ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Key stakeholder in local telecommunications company CCT Global Communications Dr Heskith A. Vanterpool said the company will continue to fight the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) for what he called the unfair demand to give up a portion of a frequency that the company sees as critical to the capacity of its network.
DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Following a decision to halt play in the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed Basketball League to address issues of serious concern, including indiscipline by players, the League will now resume play on Friday October 9, 2015 at the Save the Seed Energy Centre Basketball Court in Duff’s Bottom.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The ZONTA sisterhood of the Virgin Islands, ZONTA Club of Tortola, has gained further strength as it continues to work towards its set goals and objectives of improving the quality of life of each other and the community.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) has commenced a one-day conference here in the Virgin Islands with a view to bringing together professionals to examine issues within the financial sector and to brainstorm ways of overcoming them.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - T’Shonda Dore, a high school student of the Virgin Islands, has left these shores for the United States of America (USA) to undergo corrective surgery to her spine, thanks to the many persons who donated financially and otherwise to help give her a chance at a comfortable and pain-free life.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Treasury Department of the Virgin Islands is currently operating without a ‘head’ as Government is yet to name someone to the position left vacant by Dr Sandra M. Besson who tendered her resignation on December 2, 2014.
Cable & Wireless Communications scores with exclusive Premier League football rights from seasons 2016/17 to 2018/19
Starting next season, the Premier League will have a new home in the Caribbean. Cable & Wireless Communications Plc (CWC) today announced that it has won the exclusive rights to broadcast live all 380 matches per season of the Premier League across 32 Caribbean countries from 2016/17 to 2018/19.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Officers of the Police Marine Branch and the Special Investigations Team, while on patrol, intercepted a 30 ft. motor vessel near Village Cay late Tuesday evening, October 7, 2015.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Radio talk show regular Winston E. Nibbs aka La Fontey spoke up last evening October 6, 2015 in condemnation of the National Health Insurance (NHI) in its current form, saying that persons already make contributions under the Social Security Board and that they should not have to pay again.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the changes continue to take place with the switch-over of brand at LIME, it is understood by this news site that among the other persons to be sent packing is its Marketing personality Kareem-Nelson Hull.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The trial of Alberto Rosa De La Rosa aka Pi Yoyo, who allegedly inflicted a fatal stab wound to the chest of Riky Bautista Familia aka Macoticea, got underway in the High Court yesterday October 6, 2015 with one of the witnesses testifying that he saw the accused with a knife in his possession on the night of November 16, 2012.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Natural Resources and the Environment Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering (R7) said while the sargassum seaweed might be responsible for larger numbers of spawned fish, there is no link between the larger fish numbers being brought in by fishermen and the dead fish that have been turning up sporadically.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The two funeral homes on the main island of Tortola are embroiled in a battle of words as one accuses the other of ‘stealing bodies' meant for it and the other counter accusing of spreading falsehoods.
HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI – When six year old Aviyah N. A. Ottley was introduced and called to the stage at the Huntums Ghut Church of God of Prophecy – Shekinah House of Prayer, the congregation stood to its feet in loud applause and a moment of worship on learning that the child is now in remission having battled with cancer from the tender age of 7 months.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “I think I am going to make it a plank in my representation to be a representative of the youths. That’s going to be my emphasis right there,” stated Representative for the Ninth District Dr The Honourable Hubert O’Neal.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Here is the Arrest Blotter for September 26 to October 3, 2015 as released by the Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The British Virgin Islands Cricket Association (BVICA) got its Corporate Tape Ball Cricket League underway at the Softball Field in Road Town on Thursday October 4, 2015 with big wins for Delta Petroleum and Nagico/Terminex.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering (R7) said citizens and residents of the territory might as well get used to the sargassum seaweed washing up on beaches as it is not going away anytime soon.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The fire that was brought under quick control at the sewage pump station right next door to SOL Gas Station near the roundabout in Road Town on October 2, 2015 is under investigation, a press release from Government Information Service (GIS) has stated.
CAPOONS BAY, Tortola, VI – Today, October 5, 2015, principals and teachers across the territory were honoured in one way or the other by fellow teachers, students and parents, but added to the list for teachers of the First District was a surprise showing by former Minister for Education and Member of the Opposition Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) bearing gifts.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Owner of B&F Medical Complex Mr Alred C. Frett has stated his institution has not yet signed on to the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme as a health care provider and will not be doing so unless certain concerns are adequately addressed.
VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Residents of Virgin Gorda are calling on Government and Water and Sewerage Department (W&SD) to not only do the radio and Facebook messages for the water flushing exercise today, October 5, 2015, but to also have a mobile public address system through the streets of the island among a few other things.
SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- A little bit of history was made at Ellis Thomas Downs on Sunday October 4, 2015 when Kelsey Camarillo won the first race of the day on Motion for Appeal.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Poor policy advice and analysis lead to poor decision making and wastes time and manpower resources and this is why training of public officers involved in policy work is essential.
PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn said part of the responsibility of young parliamentarians is to be prepared and ready to debate topical issues such as the National Health Insurance (NHI) but warned them that, for the sake of social cohesion and the preservation of the economy, they must do their research in order to be on point with their position.
SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Mr Alex V. Lake had expressed extreme confidence in his horse ahead of the feature encounter of the 5-race card at Ellis Thomas Downs today, October 4, 2015 and My Pal Shawn did not disappoint as it galloped to victory moments ago.
PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Newly crowned Miss World BVI Sasha O. E. Wintz has joined the national team of advocators working together to ensure children living with disabilities get the attention they deserve and be able to live equally with the rest of society.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In the wake of fish kills and complaints of discoloured water from the taps, local environmentalist Dr Cassander Titley-O’Neal PhD is warning persons to stay away from the water in places invaded by sargassum seaweed because of the possible negative impacts on human health, including the potential to be fatal in strong enough doses.
PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- The Breast Cancer Awareness initiative was a clear winner at the 2nd leg of the Highland Spring College Classic Series at Paraquita Bay on Saturday October 3, 3015 as persons came out in large numbers decked out in pink to show support for the fight against the disease and to remember those who have passed on as a result of it.
DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - It was a candid and open discussion among young and relatively young fathers who last evening, October 2, 2015, on the rooftop of the Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff's Bottom shared their experiences regarding fatherhood with a view to breaking the cycle of absent fathers.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Police Officer Nicholas Tranquille has been granted leave by the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court of Appeal to file judicial review proceedings against a decision by the former Commissioner of Police David Morris to deny him promotion to the rank of sergeant.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A wave of hundreds of young footballers rolled down Waterfront Drive on Wednesday September 30, 2015 adorned with brightly coloured football shirts designating their BDO Primary School League and BVIFA High School League team colours.
VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- After months of planning and preparations, the BVI Sports Fishing Association is ready to launch with a bang!
PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – With pomp and ceremony, the Government today October 2, 2015 launched the Virgin Islands Youth Parliament with a view to ensuring inclusion of the next generation of law makers and to canvas their fresh and innovative ideas to address some of the problems that presently face the territory.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Reverend Melvin A. Turnbull, the prominent preacher and father of 2nd District Representative Hon Melvin 'Mitch' Turnbull, was taken to Peebles Hospital a few days ago after complaining of chest pains, sources have informed Virgin Islands News Online.
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