ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A recent announcement disclosed that Mrs Eileene L. Parsons was awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to education and the community in the Virgin Islands.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The maternal emotions of a mother was ripe in the High Court this morning June 18, 2013 when Ms Mary Stoddard took to the witness stand on day two of the trial for the murder of her daughter, Kwanna Todd-Rhymer. Charged for the crime is Alcedo Tyson.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The controversial United Kingdom appointed Governor, William B. McCleary, has requested and was granted another year’s stay in the Virgin Islands.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It took years for the Methodist Manse Road/Paul Wattley Drive on Tortola, Virgin Islands to get started in the first place. Once started, there were trailer loads of challenges but was finally completed at least to the stage where commuting was smooth.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Cavaliers thoroughly outplayed Lucas United on Sunday June 16, 2013 to record a thumping 106 run win as round 2 of the Digicel 20/20 Cricket Championship got underway.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Two men, a high school teacher and a graphic artist, are currently before the Magistrate’s Court facing charges of possession of an illegal weapon and explosives following an alleged police chase recently. The weapon has been identified as a Glock .45 calibre semi-automatic handgun, with nine rounds of ammunition.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word reaching Virgin Islands News Online from its many sources within the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government is that the designee Deputy Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority, Alfred 'Al' Henley, is still not on the job.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The trial of 19-year-old Marlon Senhouse, the man accused of assaulting a Police Officer, has been postponed to September following an adjournment in the Magistrate’s Court today June 17, 2013.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In the words of Leader of the Virgin Island Party and Representative of the Ninth District Honourable Ralph T O'Neal, OBE, the Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn is a “rookie”.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica has given the new board of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Airlines (CAL) a month to indicate how it intends to use the Air Jamaica brand in the future.
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Opposition Leader Dr. Keith Rowley says Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar and members of her coalition People’s Partnership government were engaged in “self defence” as the controversy over the “emailgate” scandal continues here unabated.
(CNN) -- Rescue workers in northern India are scrambling to save tens of thousands of people left stranded by devastating floods that have killed as many as 150 people in the region.
(CNN) -- Fashion luminaries Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana were sentenced to prison in Italy Wednesday for failing to pay 40.4 million euros in taxes to the Italian government, their lawyer and a prosecutor said.
Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- Peace talks between the U.S. and the Taliban over the war in Afghanistan will likely be held "in the next few days," a senior U.S. administration official told CNN on Wednesday.
SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Milton McLean has no equals in his chosen charity, as he has an obsession with the youth and a passion for sports. His energies are unmatched by all others. He is the person that drives the activities involving sports at all ages among the youth from Baseball to Softball, and including Basketball from Sea Cows Bay to West End, Cane Garden Bay and Road Town.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Crown revealed that Sonnel Hanley, 31, allegedly slammed his victim against a water machine during an incident that occurred earlier in the year according to details read at the Magistrate’s Court on June 14, 2013.
PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – It would not take a rocket scientist to see that the members of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government and that the Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith do not see eye to eye on the issue of the Virgin Islands advancing the status of becoming an independent country.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI-The BDO Primary School Football League closed out on Saturday June 15, 2013 with a series of games on Anegada and at the A.O. Shirley Ground, but with the championships decided the real action was for the golden boot awards.
VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Shea O.S. Alexander of the Bregado Flax Educational Centre has emerged the top student for the 2013 National School Leaving Examination.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Rueben Reyes, 26, of the Dominican Republic was fined for destroying his ex-girlfriend’s mobile phone after the two allegedly had an argument at a night club earlier this year, 2013.
Washington City Paper
Former employees of embattled D.C. politics money man Jeff Thompson have given money to a wide range of political campaigns for District and national candidates. But only one campaign is at issue in a hearing set for later this week: that of Virgin Islands Del. Donna Christensen, a Democrat.
Remarks by Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, M.P. at press conference to launch the People’s Labour Party (PLP)
CHANGE, RENEWAL AND REWARD
ST KITTS and NEVIS- Fellow Citizens, Comrades and Residents, I am delighted, honored and humbled to formally introduce you to the People’s Labour Party. The People’s Labour Party (PLP) was registered as an entity on the 28th day of May, 2013 by the Hon. Sam Condor and I, Dr. the Hon Timothy Harris, elected members of St. Christopher 3 and 7 respectively.
Remarks By Minister For Education And Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn On The Occasion Of The Secondary School Leaving Examination Results
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Good-day, I am Myron V. Walwyn, Minister for Education and Culture in the Virgin Islands. I am very pleased to offer congratulatory remarks to our secondary school students who were successful in meeting and exceeding the minimum criteria for graduation.
By Alred C. Frett
No need to trust me if you Trust Yourself:
I say things as I see them and for those who are quick to ask why should you listen to me and believe? - The answer is quite simple – I am not asking you to… I have researched these things for myself so rather than just believing me or anyone, it may be best to do your own research and learn your own Truths so you can decide whether or not to believe your own lying Eyes.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On the eve of the 40th Anniversary of BVI-USVI Friendship Day later this month, the Virgin Islands and United States Virgin Islands already have something to both be proud of and that is the recent electing of Rosalie Simmonds-Ballentine of the Diocese of the Virgin Islands to serve as the Episcopal Church lay representative on the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC).
PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - On the occasion of the 20th Graduation of the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) on June 13, 2013, a sombre atmosphere loomed with mentions of the state of the Virgin Islands financial services industry.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Sydney Varlack-Malone reported before the Magistrate’s Court that his quest to secure an attorney in time for his hearing proved unsuccessful.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Leader of the Opposition and Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Ralph T. O'Neal, OBE, has categorically stated that he hates the At-Large system and there are tons of facts to support his stand.
PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – It was an evening of pride, honour, courage and inspiration as some 204 students graduated from the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) and whether they realized it or not their robes of green, which covered the already green lawns of the college, had its symbolism of a preserved earth and their significance in its future.
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