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…”
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.
By Dickson Igwe
What happens if a third and viable political party enters the race for power in the Virgin Islands? How will a third party fare in elections at the end of 2015? Who will benefit? Who will lose? How will a third party play out in a tightening contest? How will core supporters of both main parties react to a new third party? How will swing voters react? The following article is part of a series assessing the political pulse of the Virgin Islands at midterm. It is not an endorsement of any pol
LAMBERT’S ESTATE, Tortola, VI – “My husband didn’t want me to see him suffer or in any pain. He knew how much I loved him and couldn’t bear to see him in any sort of pain; he knew that, he really knew that.” Those were words of Mrs Vilna M. Fahie, wife of the late Police Inspector (PI) Leonard A. Fahie, speaking exclusively to Virgin Islands News Online.
BAUGHER’S BAY, Tortola, VI – With a sizable population in the Virgin Islands, Guyanese have been coming together to celebrate Guyana’s 44th Republic Anniversary. Last night March 2, 2014 the celebrations came to an end with a Bar-B-Que, Lime and Domino competition at Da Spot, Baugher’s Bay.
DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – “People don’t get to a place like this all by themselves…” said Mr Robert A. Mathavious as he graciously accepted an award at the New Life Baptist Church’s (NLBC) annual Unsung Hero Awards celebration yesterday, March 2, 2014.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islanders Leslee Smith and Tammy Phillips both continue to impress with their respective University basketball teams, although on Saturday March 1, 2014, Phillips’ Great Danes saw their 38 game Conference winning streak come to an end.
VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – It took a number of weeks of insistent and consistent pushing and promoting that resulted in yet another show of the family spirit of the residents of Virgin Gorda who took to bull by its horns to clean up their island.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Two men convicted on charges of possession of cocaine appeared before the Magistrate’s Court to have the court make a determination of the value of the cocaine they were found with, before sentencing could be passed.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - For many women and a few men alike yesterday’s introduction to the line of clothing, accessories, shoes and bags was a shopping paradise. “Her stuff is different and that’s what makes her stand out,” said one customer as Chic Trends officially opened its doors to the general public yesterday afternoon, February 28, 2014.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Sister Islands of Jost Van Dyke, Anegada and Virgin Gorda put up a strong showing in the Zone I Championships on Friday February 28, 2014 at the A.O. Shirley Grounds to prove they will be giving their more illustrious Tortola-based counterparts a run for their money come the Primary School Championships.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Fire Services Department revealed recently that their operational capacity is constrained with the lack of a full complement of fire trucks but said that the unit is “trying its best” despite the challenges.
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