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”.
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.
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.
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.
By Ron M. Henry
This week’s Young Professional, Asheina Lennard, is an entrepreneur with a fascinating outlook on life. She is always keen on trying new things and is passionate about her pursuits towards her ultimate goal of becoming her own boss.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier Dr the Honourable Dr. D. Orlando Smith will be honoured by the Caribbean College of Surgeons at its 11th Annual Clinical Conference currently underway at Long Bay Beach Resort and Villas. The conference runs from June 13 – 16, 2013.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board (BVITB) seems to be making every effort to strengthen the industry from every possible angle and soon a number of its industry partners will benefit from a crisis communications workshop.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The trial against Gerry Smith hit a snag when the defendant appeared before the Magistrate’s Court recently since the prosecutor in charge of the matter was absent.
David Cameron's key objectives at the G8 summit next week – cracking down on tax havens, launching EU-US trade talks and progress to a Syrian peace conference – were still meeting resistance on Thursday as he battled to win over key allies.
By Akil Johnson
This is what I want to say to every brother whose heart was broken by the absence of his father. And also to that brother who saw their father everyday but he had no love to give or to put on display. Your anger and pain is so deep, it splits you from the top of your head to the sole of your feet. I understand the hole in your heart you've been trying to fill and where it has led you I know it was never your will.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Information Office reports that, just before 4 A.M. today, June 14, 2013, Officers on routine patrol noticed a vehicle being driven erratically in the Road Town area. The vehicle appeared to make an unlawful turn and subsequently made off when signaled to stop by the Officers.
UWI’s Sir Frank Worrell Blood Donor Memorial Committee celebrates World Blood Donor Day June 14, 2013
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Blood donation, its “Myths, Facts and Benefits” were the main topics of discussion to highlight “World Blood Donor Day” during the talk show “UMOJA” last evening, June 13, 2013.
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