BEEF ISLAND, VI – US R&B star Melanie Fiona, the feature artiste to hit the stage of the Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall tonight December 6, 2013, told Virgin Islands News Online in an exclusive interview on her arrival in the territory that she is more keen on being an inspiration to the young artistes in the Top 7@7 ‘Who is next?’ competition.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a bold move that has sent shock waves throughout the Virgin Islands business community, Chairman of the British Virgin Islands Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA) Attorney Jamal S. Smith and the group’s Executive Director Mrs Doris Smith-Scatliffe have both resigned from their posts in the organisation.
SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – “My People, the next leader of this territory must be able to take data and effectively execute what is a limited analysis with relative certainty, assess advice, and make informed decisions.” Those were words uttered with much emphasis by Third District Representative, Honourable Julian Fraser, RA.
CARICOM Heads of Government will be making Information and Communication Technology a major focus at their next Intercessional meeting, which is slated to take place in February.
By Cathy O. O. Richards
Dogs are indeed man’s best friend, whether it be a poodle, a German Shepherd or a pit-bull, which is a special breed of dog that is beginning to become a favourite among dog lovers, including here in the Virgin Islands. Pit-bulls do not exist in large numbers in the VI, according to one VIslander who you can safely say knows a mountain about pit-bulls and other pets. He is our young professional for this week, Mr Jarrel ‘Jay’ Rhymer.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- National Swim Coach and co-founder of the Makos Swim Club Mr Elsworth Phillip has been elected President of the BVI Swim Federation (BVISF).
DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- The little ones kicked, blocked, punched, rolled and returned to their fight stance as the large crowd of supportive parents cheered on at the grading exercise of the Purple Dragon martial arts school yesterday, December 4, 2013 at the Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duffs Bottom.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - On the heels of the recently concluded Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) in the United Kingdom (UK), the BVI London office played host to the Premier and a wide cross section of BVI students in London at its annual Student Orientation.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Vendors at the Crafts Alive Village had a feisty meeting with the Minister for Communications and Works and Fourth District Representative Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool on November 3, 2013 at the grounds of the Crafts Alive Village in Road Town, the Virgin Islands’ capital city.