ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Long standing Chairman of the Complaints Commission Mr. Elton Georges has had his tenure with the Commission further extended as no decision has been mutually met by the Government and the Opposition.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The public and at least three former Legislators have already concluded that following the 2011 general elections in the Virgin Islands the House of Assembly has become the biggest embarrassment to the Territory and not a place residents or the youth can look up to for an example of leadership and upholding of laws.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Increasingly Non-Governmental and Not-for-Profit Organisations are finding it more challenging to secure funding to execute projects and programmes as the Government of the day is said to be breathing over their shoulders in approaching the private sector.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio show host Edmund G. Maduro continues to call on the Government to respect the rights of BVIslanders in terms of employing persons from the Territory as he defends the rights of a local woman who was fired from her job.
BALSUM GHUT, Tortola, VI - Speaking of the benefits of the Partnership for Peace programme that has significantly impacted his life one inmate of Her Majesty’s Prison, Mr Roland Allen said that a similar programme should be designed for some of the Prison Officers.
DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Another action packed weekend at the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed Basketball League saw the Bayside Blazers get win number three, 92-59, against the West Gunners, at the Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duffs Bottom.
SEA COWS’ BAY, Tortola, VI – The leaders and members of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) are not leaving any stone un-turned to ensure that they return to power which would allow them to continue the job started in taking the Territory forward.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The BVI Football Association’s (BVIFA) 40th Anniversary celebrations kick off in true style today, Sunday August 31, with two church services, one at the New Testament Church of God in Baugher’s Bay, Tortola and the other at the Sanctuary of Hope, the Valley, Virgin Gorda.
EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – Tears fell today August 30, 2014 at the home-going service for the late Ms Grethel Stoutt-Richardson, as loved ones of the East End businesswoman shared moments of remembrance and took time to comfort each other.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Contemporary Virgin Islands artist Desiree Smith had an exhibition of her work at the Bamboushay Lounge in Road Town on Thursday evening August 28, 2014 and art lovers came out in numbers to see her pieces, mainly centred on modern pop culture.
WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI – Miss BVI 2014 Jaynene Jno Lewis is not allowing herself to be distracted by the naysayers as she moves full pace ahead in her reign and is continuing to embark on initiatives to positively impact youths of the Virgin Islands.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With his 12th strike out of the night, Neville "Sheep" Smith led Power Outage to a 6-5 victory over the Pirates on Friday August 29, 2014, in the deciding Game 7 of the Berth “Big Man” Henley Fast Pitch Softball Men’s Championship.
BALSUM GHUT, Tortola, VI – Today August 29, 2014 ten inmates of Her Majesty’s Prison received their certificates for successfully completing the anger management programme of the Partnership for Peace (PfP) and as a result they have earned newfound respect for women.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Double taxation is a criminal behaviour by the likes of the United States of America against persons who may for whatever reason have dual or multiple citizenship, said radio talk show host Edmund G. Maduro.
By Cathy O.O. Richards
There is a great feeling of pride in citizens who take on the safety and security of their country with a passion that sees them giving their all. In most cases persons with such attributes go to the military where there is one, the armed services and firemen.
SEA COWS’ BAY, Tortola, VI – “We could have already have the sewerage fixed, we could have already have the water situation fixed,” said member of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and Representative of the First District Honourable Andrew A. Fahie.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – You can be the home administrator (housewife), the worker in the field or at the desk… it is a tested and proven fact that Fridays come with a special yearning to get social, sip and chat or party or just to be in an environment that has absolutely nothing to do with work. Some say Thank God it’s Friday (TGIF).
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Yesterday, Thursday August 28, 2014 the Virgin Islands Volleyball Association (VIVA) duly completed a Coaching Course designed to give participants a better understanding of how to teach, promote and develop the sport.
EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – The farewell service for East End businesswoman Gretel Stoutt will take place at the Long Look Methodist Church on Saturday August 30, 2014.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Sources within the National Democratic Party (NDP) and this news site’s well placed sources within the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) have today August 28, 2014 confirmed that a petition signed by over 50 percent of all ranks of the Police Force has been dropped off at Government House.
SEA COWS' BAY, Tortola, VI – The Territory’s most experienced and senior legislator, Former Premier of the Virgin Islands Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE (R9) has spoken words of wisdom to residents sending the strong warning that the upcoming general elections are not to be taken lightly.
SEA COWS' BAY, Tortola, VI – When the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) reached out to residents of the Territory last night August 27, 2014, its leadership gave the assurances that they will be working with the people to take the Territory out of the doldrums.
NANNY CAY, Tortola, VI – With Registration now open for the Royal BVI Yacht Club’s (RBVIYC) Back to School Regatta, organisers have also announced that the Club will be taking part in Bart’s Bash on September 21, 2014.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- NAGICO Insurances today August 27, 2014 partnered with the popular Hon. Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League as its platinum sponsor for the 2014 League.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is advising that there could be squalls over the Virgin Islands this weekend as a result of the Disturbance 2 developing some distance from these shores and Information and Education Manager at the DDM Philomena N. Robertson said persons should prepare for this.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Rotary Club of Tortola is stepping up to the call by Family Support Network (FSN) and Social Development to help families in genuine need of assistance with daily supplies of food by organising a food drive this coming Saturday August 30, 2014.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In light of the constant and prolonged spates of power outages that have been plaguing the Virgin Islands recently residents and businessmen feel that it is total disregard of the BVI Electricity Corporation to take two weeks to advise residents about its problems.
By Dickson Igwe
The final stories in the series on a dysfunctional Virgin Islands telecoms industry exhort the Virgin Islands Telecoms Regulator and Political Establishment to put suffering customers first. This putting the consumer first must take precedence over entertaining the ‘questionable financial interests’ of the telecoms fat cats. And that spells introducing aggressive competition into the Virgin Islands telecoms industry, immediately.
WICKHAMS CAY II, Tortola, VI – When she was encouraged by one of her teachers, Ms Sharie B. de Castro to enter the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) 2014 Children's Essay Competition, the last thing on Leigha Burke’s mind was winning.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Lakeisha Warner of the Virgin Islands grabbed gold in the 8 x 100 mixed relay shuttle on Tuesday August 26, 2014 at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing China.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A caller to the Speak Out BVI radio show on ZBVI called to complain about the dress code that is applied to visitors to the Government Administrative Complex and is asking that consideration be given to persons like himself who might be diabetic and cannot wear shoes or long pants.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The two persons who were detained by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) in relation to the Sunday morning August 23, 2014 shooting incident on Free Bottom Road have since been released.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Admitting that they have not gotten it all correct in their home country, Jamaica, Principal Director of the National College of Education Leadership (NCEL) of the Ministry of Education in Jamaica, Dr Maurice Smith has made a commitment to bring out the best in Virgin Islands' teachers.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Shamori Chinnery, a St Thomas, United States Virgin Islands (USVI) national who resides in Jost Van Dyke, Virgin Islands, was yesterday August 25, 2014 remanded to prison when he appeared in the Magistrates’ Court, according to the Police Public Relations Department.