ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As a fitting way of starting this week of Festival activities, Gospel Fest 2015 got underway at the Patsy Lake Festiville in Road Town last evening July 26, 2015 and saw an all-local line up of Gospel performers who all delivered.
PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- It is a fact that pageantry on a whole allows contestants to develop and improve on many areas of their own personal lives, including self esteem, communication skills, general knowledge, and even learning to walk with high heels as in the case of newly crowned Miss Jr BVI 2015 Kiarah Moolenaar.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - 19 year old J'wa Emone Charlery known as ‘Balla’ Charlery, who was brought before the Magistrate's Court Friday evening July 24, 2015 on charges of illegal entry and unlawful possession of explosives and firearms, thanked the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) for not killing him when they discovered him hiding in a tent armed with weapons and explosives.
BEEF ISLAND, VI- Road racing athletes Reuben J.A. Stoby and Rosmond Johnson have added the Ceres Juices 10K Series titles to their recent Blenheim Trust 5K titles after winning race three, the Beef Island Breeze, of the 10K series on Beef Island on Saturday July 25, 2015.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Four men have been charged with possession of cocaine following Wednesday night’s July 22, 2015 bust off Virgin Gorda, a story first reported by Virgin Islands News Online. The men were denied bail when they appeared in the Magistrate's Court on July 24, 2015.
Hating ourselves enough to hurt ourselves:
If one didn’t know better they could easily think all the Noise Makers are innocent and justified in making a Racket about NHIS and other Complaints but these Problems are not new and no alternate solutions were offered by opposing Candidates… Thus, if this Snap Election was to create a Population of ‘Walking Dead’ who would be seen and not heard, it partially succeeded.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A 60 year old ‘hot blooded’ man was given 20 months to cool off after he admitted to trying to get into a woman's house, not to steal anything but to have sex with her.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Claudius Bailey, a St. Vincent National residing in the Virgin Islands, was yesterday July 23, 2015 sentenced to a term of 24 months imprisonment for common assault for allegedly beating his girlfriend over the head with a cricket bat.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– For internationally recognised clothing designer Kristen C. Frazer, participating in the 7th Annual Summer Sizzle BVI 2015 on Saturday July 25, 2015 at the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex will be nothing new as she has been supporting the event almost every year. Nevertheless, this will be a special occasion for her because she will be teaming up on the runway with another internationally recognised shoe designer and fellow VIslander- Stella Maze.
CAPOONS BAY, Tortola, VI – The British Virgin Islands Football Association’s (BVIFA) first Summer Soccer Camp of the year concludes today, Friday July 24, 2015, with dozens of young players, both boys and girls, to be put through their paces by the English coaches Jordan Johnson, Charlene Chapman, Ben Chapman and Nicola Doig, all under the watchful eyes of FA Technical Director, Kate Rowson.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Principal Magistrate Tamia N. Richards went to town on attorney at law Patrick Thompson today July 23, 2015 when she discovered that he was the reason that Violet ‘Letty’ Hodge – found guilty of conspiracy to import narcotics – was absent from her sentencing hearing.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Virgin Islands News Online accurately reported last evening, July 22, 2015 of a police operation at the marine base in Road Reef and has since been informed that two vessels were intercepted and suspected drugs seized off Virgin Gorda in the operation that involved the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) and US Coast Guard.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the start date for the commencement of the Emancipation Festival activities draws closer, there is a flurry of activities at the Festival Grounds in Road Town where the Patsy Lake Festiville is being set up.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The summoning of media houses by the High Court has raised questions whether the move is a further attempt by Government to crack down on press freedom in the Virgin Islands.
By N. Johann Earle
Even though it might sound cliché to say that Bria R. Guishard loves her profession, in the case of our Young Professional for this week, no statement is a truer one. She lives for the profession of accounting and, even after a Bachelor's Degree in the technical subject, is seeking to elevate to higher levels of certification.
MAJOR BAY, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the United Party (UP), Conrad A. Maduro said that during the Willard Wheatley administration much was accomplished in the territory and urged the people of the VI to get in tuned with their political, social and economic history to make the changes necessary for the future.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Despite a slightly faster run in the 100m semi finals on Wednesday July 22, 2015, compared to her heats at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games, Tahesia Harrigan-Scott finished 4th and just missed out on a place in the final.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Acting Public Relations Officer of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), Carl Mason has confirmed that Eunice de Leon-Stoutt was detained by HM Customs at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport yesterday July 21, 2015 and that she was released after investigations cleared her of any crime.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A caller to the Speak Out BVI radio programme aired on July 21, 2015 on ZBVI 780 FM has questioned whether the Virgin Islands has to accept every policy that is proposed by the United Kingdom and even suggested that the territory seek to manage even more of its own affairs.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – One of the four Dominican men found with a high powered Mossberg assault rifle and ammunition on July 1, 2015 was sentenced to a total of four and a half years by Magistrate Ayana Baptiste-DaBreo today July 22, 2015.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Senior member of the Virgin Islands Party Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has declared that he respects the decision of Governor John S. Duncan OBE who yesterday July 21, 2015 in a statement announced he had appointed Virgin Islands Party Chairman Honourable Julian Fraser RA as Leader of the Opposition.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Early this morning, as part of a covert operation, members of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force were able to locate and arrest a man who is wanted by the US Marshals for Murder.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Malaki A. Smith returned from the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Age Group Championships held July 18- 19, 2015 at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago with silver and bronze medals and finished 13th overall in his 11-12 division.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Governor John S. Duncan OBE, in a statement this afternoon July 21, 2015, named Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) as the Leader of the Opposition after the failure of the latter and Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to reach an agreement on the issue after a month and a day.
PROSPECT REEF, Tortola, VI – A security guard formerly employed with Vanguard Security owned by the pair of Brian Penn and Harinder Steven-Penn alleges to be owed over $2,000 in unpaid wages. This was disclosed when the trial for alleged failure to keep proper records among other charges continued today July 21, 2015.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Not forgetting where you have come from, having a heart of gratitude, and ever willing to help others are some of the philosophies of young Virgin Islands doctor Lesley C. Prince, who was the keynote speaker at the BVI Seventh-day Adventist School Secondary Division graduation at the Eileene L. Parsons Auditorium in Paraquita Bay on June 28, 2015.
FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI - A businessman is peeved that the government is pressing ahead with a beachfront development that could see the reduction of property values and a disruption of traditional way of life for persons along the Fat Hogs Bay beach.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Digicel is kicking off its Festival celebrations by offering customers a chance to win a Rite Way Supermarket Sweep. Part of its ongoing “Red Hot Summer” promotion, all eligible customers that have Topped Up from $15, activated a Data Plan, paid their bill or joined Digicel will have a chance to win.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show host Edmund G. Maduro had a confrontation with a caller with regard to the way the Leader of the Opposition is selected and insisted that the congress of the Virgin Islands Party cannot overrule the dictates of the Constitution of the territory.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Purple Dragon BVI left their mark in Trinidad, attaining 14 medals at the recently concluded World Karate Championships at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Port-of-Spain from July 17 – 19, 2015.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Whether there were any injuries is not yet known but a container hauler truck ploughed into a lot of parked vehicles a stone's throw from the Road Town Police Station on July 20, 2015.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Representative for the Eighth District Honourable Marlon A. Penn called the late former Chief Minister Dr Willard Wheatley a man of immense integrity and dignity and a visionary leader who put the territory on the development trajectory.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- One of the challenges the Virgin Islands Shipping Registry (VISR) sought to overcome in 2012 was the issue of uncertified vessels operating in Virgin Islands waters.
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