ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – An activity to mark the official launch of the Festival celebrations of 2014 has taken a form unlike any in the many years of annual observances: a ‘block party’ with locals and one international band on March 22, 2014.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Students of the Althea Scatliffe Primary School (ASPS) assembled last Friday, March 7, 2014 to mark the school’s annual Commonwealth Day Explosion.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – After being tasked with cleaning the Road Town Police Station as punishment for crimes committed last year, Jelissa Malone re-appeared before the Magistrate’s Court on March 7, 2014 and offered an account of her encounter.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The observances for Education week 2014 kicked off yesterday afternoon March 9, 2014 with the Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn quoting a phrase from the late great Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., ‘The fierce urgency of Now’.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islander Tammy Phillips and the number 1 seeded UAlbany women’s basketball team are back in the America East title game for the third-straight year after defeating 5-seed Hartford 65-51 on Sunday March 9, 2014 in the America East semifinals.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Stars in the education system of the Virgin Islands will be one of the main highlights in the observations of Education Week 2014.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Led by Virgin Islander Tammy Phillips hitting shots and crashing the boards, the UAlbany women’s basketball team defeated Binghamton 77-59 on Friday night to advance to the America East semifinal round.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands House of Assembly will be meeting at its Chambers in Road Town the Capital City on Thursday 13, March 2014 at 10:00 A.M. and a controversial piece of legislation aimed at media censorship is expected to come up for debate.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “Our whole health system is designed, as you know, to manage acute illnesses and now we have the chronic disease epidemic; so it is a whole system change and that takes a long time.” So says Dr. Sandra Delon, a Consultant.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Yesterday a key stakeholder in the first telecommunications entity in the Virgin Islands, CCT, Dr. Heskith A. Vanterpool made it abundantly clear that they will remain vibrant in the Virgin Islands (VI) as he claimed that research has shown that despite efforts of competitors, LIME and Digicel, to remove CCT from the market, they will continue to survive.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – After the February 26, 2014 commencement of the civil matter between Police Constable (PC) Nicholas Tranquille vs Commissioner of Police (CoP) David Morris Justice Viki Ann Ellis is yet to hand down her decision.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Talk show host Edmund Maduro has lashed out at the Territory’s leadership and has accused leaders of today of taking Virgin Islanders in the wrong direction, away from freedom and into bondage.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The eight (8) illegal immigrants from the March 2, 2014 sweep of Peter Island by the Virgin Islands Immigrations and Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) are currently still in custody on these shores as their repatriation process proves challenging.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the years roll by one of the biggest dreams of local artistes is quickly becoming reality. That dream is to one day see locally produced music flooding the shores of these Virgin Islands, every radio station, television station, bar and club.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Director of the Financial Investigation Agency (FIA) Mr Errol George told the Standing Finance Committee (SFC) that it was difficult to anticipate future need for resources for the agency he heads because international bodies such as the Financial Action Task Force continue to shift the goalpost.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With anticipation nearing fever pitch for the seventh annual Top 7@7 Who’s Next finals, organisers of the Follow The Movement (FTM) Group have revealed that preparations are just about ninety percent complete ahead of this weekend’s performances.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Department of Human Resources has emerged with allegations against Deputy Commissioner of Customs, Mr Dean Fahie arising from an alleged human smuggling operation where the Virgin Islands (VI) was used as a point of entry for Brazilian nationals en route to the United States of America (USA).
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The extent of crimes in the Virgin Islands (VI) is obviously something that has not only seen the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) and other adults affected but also the very young minds of society, little D’Nae being one of them.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentator Donald E. de Castro has decried the fact that even after changes in the legislation governing the Territory’s labour laws where it highlights that only employers can apply for permits, this has not been the case.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Local entrepreneur and cake artist, Gorvey A. Henry aka ‘cake boss’ has shrugged off suggestions that his novelty business might be ill affected given the present harsh economy and noted that he didn’t just make cakes, but offered an experience as well.
EAST END, Tortola, VI - BVIEC's Deputy General Manager Mr Henry O. Creque minutes ago returned a call to this news site indicating that T&D Engineer Ms Symorne Penn has confirmed receiving the report of the broken and dangerously hanging pole at Little Dix Hill around 2:30 pm today March 5, 2014.
VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Yesterday March 4, 2014, was day one back at her desk at Rosewood Little Dix, Virgin Gorda. It was also the first time she had chosen to go public with the cause and circumstances surrounding the death of little Demiah O. O’Neal. “It’s so hard for me; it really is hard but…”
By Ron M. Henry
Some among us are simply born to become high achievers and this week’s Young Professional can be counted as no different. With an immense sense of focus and determination, this week’s Young Professional, Quéyanna K. Guishard, has catapulted herself to stratospheric heights at a very early age.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The BVI Cancer Society (BVICS) has made yet another significant stride as they aggressively pursue their mandate to do ever thing possible to champion the cause of Cancer for persons of the territory, their latest move was to establish a partnership with the American Cancer Society of the United States Virgin Islands (ACSVI).
VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Many residents who live around the Mine Hill, Windy Hill, Crab Hill and parts of the Copper Mine area on Virgin Gorda have been shut out for years not being able to build their homes or open a business.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – After nearly two years, Police are yet to test the substance allegedly used to bring charges against Michael Lloyd, 57, of Brewers Bay.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – One of the key players in the first ever BVI Exquisite Boat Show Ms Meslyn M. Allan has sought to further emphasize the benefits that are to be derived by winner/s of the inaugural event being organised by a group of four young people.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Workers were observed busily moving items around at the Indulgence Bakery Café yesterday, March 3, 2014 after being denied access to the business place for one month.
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