ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentator Douglas Wheatley offered that one of the reasons there has been division in our communities is because of the introduction of party politics in the Virgin Islands (VI).
SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI – With all being set to celebrate the sport fishing industry in the Virgin Islands (VI), the Wahoo Madness, the 18th Fisherman’s Jamboree is ready to go in Spanish Town, Virgin Gorda and among the regular cautions that the committee is insisting on is that fishermen stay within the boundaries of the VI's waters.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Eldred Henry, a Virgin Islands 2013 Carifta Games Discus Throw and Shot Put bronze medalist shattered the Territory’s Discus mark and improved his own standard in the Shot, during two competitions in Arizona last weekend.
VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Some years ago when Government had erected the wall to the ground which is extensively used for sports and other cultural festivities in Virgin Gorda, it was nothing but a bare wall. Residents had decided to use the wall as a mural resulting a section being nicely painted with art work.
NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – Boat Captains and several other residents including Mr Daniel Harrigan and Mr Allington O. Creque aka DJ Gumption are calling for serious investigations into the allegedly secret business behind the ownership or alleged paid usage of a ferry dock at Gun Creek in North Sound, Virgin Gorda.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Digicel BVI on Monday April 14, 2014 announced that the new Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone is now available at both of its retail locations.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Contrary to what some might believe, young people in the Virgin Islands want to work and are willing to be trained in order to get this done according to commentator and talk show host, Julio Sam Henry.
GREENLAND, Tortola, VI – The Vikings restricted to a par score of 193 by Grenada C.C. managed to squeeze home by just 2 runs as the BVICA Digicel 20/20 Tournament continued on Sunday April 13, 2014 on the field at Greenlands.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Three years ago Former Magistrate Charmaine R. Rosan-Bunbury was removed from office as the Crown had taken legal action against her but a tribunal had in May 2012 found no wrongdoing on her part and had advised that she be returned to office. Up to today that order has not been carried out.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Report on the Ports Development Project has hit the streets of the Virgin Islands and will be laid on the Table of the House of Assembly on Thursday April 17, 2014, according to the Order Paper obtained by this news site.
NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – The future of the leadership of the Virgin Islands seems to be of great concern to residents across the divides to the extent that they fear that the ‘White man’ is taking over very senior leadership positions in government.
NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – Residents of Virgin Gorda joined their District Representative (R9) Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE in expressing their concerns about the distribution of lands especially at Long Bay.
By Donald E. de Castro
How do I begin this? On a daily basis you meet people you meet friends and acquaintances and you ask them, how are things? One of the most famous responses is, “I can’t complain.” Sometimes I would reply, yes, you can complain; however, you may not get any satisfaction and you may even at times be labeled as a “complainer”, therefore at times one must do what is right regardless of the consequences.
SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – The Governor’s Cup which is expected to be held in St Thomas, USVI next month is clearly the main thing on the horizon following yesterday’s (April 13, 2014) win at Ellis Thomas for the L&B Stables prize champion horse, Really Uptown.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The first World Paddle Association sanctioned race in the Caribbean is heading to St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands, on May 9, 2014 and there will be three days of SUP Races, demos, clinics, music and entertainment, in what can only be described as a slice of paradise on earth.
VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Tecora Morgan, 17 years old, was tonight crowned Miss Virgin Gorda Easter Festival 2014 as she stunned the crowd not only with her beauty and poise but also her assertiveness in her speech, especially as she confidently and smoothly answered her question in the final segment of the night.
SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Information just reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that legislators Hon. Myron V. Walwyn, Hon. Mark H. Vanterpool and Hon Archibald C. Christian along with other entities have upped the purse for the highly anticipated three-way clash at Ellis Thomas Downs tomorrow, April 13, 2014 by adding an additional $15,000.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Last evening the frontage of UMi’s Fashion was nothing but full of life, energy, excitement and a great show as BVI Electricity Corporation and Social Security Board (SSB) battled for the long sought-after title of UMi Battle of the Corps Champion.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “We want to let the world know again that we are back; and don’t take the negative that we out of business and [not] give us orders…we are back and you can place your orders…Come with cart from tomorrow and shop all you can…I need your business.” These were the words of Mr Elton S. Leonard earlier today April 11, 2014.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - He is most well-known for his hit ‘Everything I Own’ among many other hits as he has several albums and was beating the airwaves even from the days when Bob Marley was just emerging in the music industry.
By: Cathy O. O. Richards
One day, someday soon, the Virgin Islands will stand boasting of this young man whom we feature today as our Young Professional for this week; Travis J. Osbourne.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The subject of mentally ill persons being made to wear t-shirts bearing the political slogan, ‘NDP must go’ was again brought to the fore, this time when talk show host, Edmund G. Maduro turned his attention to the issue.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islanders Jelissa Potter and Darear Malone and the Warner University’s Lady Royals completed their first conference road trip of the season with a perfect 4-0 record on Saturday April 5, 2014 winning both games of the doubleheader against St. Thomas University.
CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI - Residents of Cane Garden Bay and other areas suffered a crippling blackout today April 10, 2014 which lasted hours following engine shut down and scheduled maintenance of high voltage systems by the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC).
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Public Relations Department of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has confirmed with this news site that investigations into the accident of last night April 9, 2014 on Virgin Gorda are being aggressively pursued.
VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Coordinators of the 2014 Easter Festival Activities on the sister island of Virgin Gorda have noted that thus far they are moving apace with their programme and come this Saturday April 12, 2014 the Miss Easter Pageant will be on as scheduled.
VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Residents of Virgin Gorda are claiming that the absence of certain disciplined programmes can lend to the rise in crime and youths getting involved in illegal activities on the island and as such they have made a loud call for the return of the Cadet Programme.
By Dickson Igwe
Juvenile delinquency in the Virgin Islands is a social, cultural, and economic devourer: a ravenous beast. If it is allowed to grow as swiftly as it is growing at present, it will destroy the fabric of Virgin Islands society. Juvenile delinquency can be defeated however, through intervention early in the life of the child at danger. It can be further managed with corrective education during the teenage years of the delinquent. EDUCATION is KEY to defeating the juvenile delinquency OCTOPUS.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands is becoming a very political society according to Minister for Education and Culture Hon. Myron V. Walwyn.
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