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Hundreds Support Kiddies Fiesta

Hundreds Support Kiddies Fiesta

  This year's Kiddies Fiesta has been dubbed a success following a large turned out to the event on Saturday Old Recreation Grounds. The annual event which is part of the Emancipation celebrations, is hosted by the Rotary Club...

28 Jul 2014

Tichina Penn Is Miss BVI Jr. 2014

Tichina Penn Is Miss BVI Jr. 2014

  Following long hours of competing until after 12.00 am today July 2014, contestant #1 Tichina Penn was crowned the first ever Miss BVI Jr. queen at the Eileen Parsons Auditorium at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College. The...

28 Jul 2014

Not One Shred Of Evidence Of Illegality With Cruise Project-Minister Vanterpool

Not One Shred Of Evidence Of Illegality With Cruise Project-Minister Vanterpool …

  Hon. Mark Vanterpool, Minister for Communications and Works, has slammed the Opposition's lead Public Accounts Committee (PAC) final report on the Cruise Pier Project. In a radio broadcast last evening, the Minister said there is not one...

28 Jul 2014

Walwyn Slams PAC Report On Pier Project; Says Members Did Not Go In With Clean Hands

Walwyn Slams PAC Report On Pier Project; Says Members Did Not Go…

  Minister for Education and Culture Hon. Myron Wawlyn unleashed opposition members of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) final report on the controversial Cruise Pier Development. Yesterday, during the debate of Hon. Andrew Fahie's Motion on the PAC report which...

24 Jul 2014

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Nanny Cay Shares Plans For Major Expansion; 100 Jobs To Be Created

Nanny Cay Shares Plans For Major Expansion; 100 Jobs To Be Created

  Last evening, residents of the Third District were presented with the plans for Nanny Cay Resort and Marina expansion of commercial, residential, recreational, and marina developments. The public meeting was held at the Valerie O. Thomas Community Centre in Sea Cows Bay where it was also announced that some... Read more

Pavia Hospital Opens BVI Information Centre

Pavia Hospital Opens BVI Information Centre

Pavia Hospital and its  affiliated Health System, Metro Pavia Health (MPHS), celebrated on Friday, July 11th, 2014 its inaugural and ribbon cutting ceremony of the Tortola, British Virgin Islands Patient Information and Customer Service Center.  The new Customer Service Center location is at the Manuel Reef Marina in Sea... Read more

Labour Department Bemoans Staff Shortage

Labour Department Bemoans Staff Shortage

  The Labour Department through it’s a report tabled in the House of Assembly yesterday has lamented the lack of staff at the department. In its 2012 annual report which was tabled by Hon. Dr. Kedrick Pickering, Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, it was stated that... Read more

Over $1M Donated To Help Equip New Hospital

Over $1M Donated To Help Equip New Hospital

  Government has announced that $1,531,301.00 has been donated by businesses, offices, and the generous people of the Virgin Islands under the new Peebles Hospital Pledge Programme. This announced was made yesterday by Hon. Ronnie Skelton, Minister for Health and Social Development. “I must say a big thank you to everyone... Read more

Backbenchers Distance Themselves From PAC Report On Cruise Pier Project

Backbenchers Distance Themselves From PAC Report On Cruise Pier Project

  Two of the government's backbenchers who sits on the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) have publicly distanced themselves from the PAC's report on the controversial Cruise Pier Project. Yesterday afternoon, from the two-Hon. Marlon Penn, Eight District Representative and Hon. Alvera Maduro-Caines released a statement to the media... Read more

The Opportunity Is Here To Take Back The Country-Malone Tells Voters

The Opportunity Is Here To Take Back The Country-Malone Tells Voters

  President of the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) has called on residents to take back the country from the governing National Democratic Party (NDP). Mr. Malone at a recent community meeting said that the VIP's chairman Hon. Julian Fraser is someone who cares about the people.   ... Read more

Liquor License Issues Being Addressed

Liquor License Issues Being Addressed

  A few bars, and some alcohol vending enterprises have complained about what they termed was at times a frustrating process to get a liquor license. Some even suggested that it is easier to get a temporary license. The complaints have reached the ears of Premier Dr. the Hon. D.... Read more

VIP Chairman Offers Solution To Ailing Economy

VIP Chairman Offers Solution To Ailing Economy

  The opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) through its new leader has dished out its solution to the gloomy economic situation in the Territory. Hon. Julian Fraser, Third District Representative and Chairman of the party recently presented the VIP’s spending policy alternatives. Hon. Fraser put forward a... Read more

Jkhoy & Afyah Frett Cop Prince and Princess 2014 Title

Jkhoy & Afyah Frett Cop Prince and Princess 2014 Title

  Following a stiff competition in a venue filled to capacity, couple #4, Jkhoy and Afyah Frett  was crowned Prince and Princess 2014, last evening at the Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall. The couple who are from Willard Wheatley & Bregardo Flax Primary respectively also won popularity award, best introductory... Read more

Residents Warned Against NDP Distraction Tactics

Residents Warned Against NDP Distraction Tactics

The opposition party has warned residents against allowing the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) use frivolous things to distract them from the real issues facing the Territory. Hon. Julian Fraser, Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) made this call during a community meeting held on... Read more

Findings On Cruise Pier Project Up For Debate Next Week

Findings On Cruise Pier Project Up For Debate Next Week

Next week members of the House of Assembly are expected to debate the findings from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report on the cruise pier development., according to information reaching BVI Hot Press.  Information suggests that Hon. Andrew Fahie, First District Representative who is also a member... Read more

Fathers Should Read To Their Children-Governor Urges

Fathers Should Read To Their Children-Governor Urges

  Governor Boyd McCleary who is winding up his tenure as Governor has made a special appeal to fathers to read to their children. Yesterday, the BVI Reading Council recognized the contributions made by the Governor and his wife, Mrs. Jenny McCleary to improving literacy in the Virgin Islands. The... Read more

It Was The VIP Who Built This Country-Fraser Reminds JVD Residents; NDP Accused Of Putting Elites First

It Was The VIP Who Built This Country-Fraser Reminds JVD Residents;  NDP Accused Of Putting Elites First

  Residents on Jost Van Dyke (JVD) were reminded last evening that it was the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) that built the BVI and it was a mistake made by the people by voting them out of office in 2011. However, according to Hon. Julian Fraser, Third District Representative and... Read more

No More Catching Rides by the Roundabout

No More Catching Rides by the Roundabout

Standing in front of the Post Office or TMF to hitch a ride will soon be a thing of the past. This announcement was made last week as Minister for Communications and Works, Hon. Mark Vanterpool outlined plans to construct a bus stop that... Read more

Restroom Still in the Pipeline for Long Bay Beach, Beef Island

Restroom Still in the Pipeline for Long Bay Beach, Beef Island

Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. The Hon. Kedrick Pickering announced that the plans to have restrooms on Long Bay beach, Beef Island still stands and that the construction will be done before the next Fisherman’s Day beach event. Speaking at the ‘Government on the Road’ meeting... Read more

Lack of Volunteers Force Reduction In HIV Screening/Testing

Lack of Volunteers Force Reduction In HIV Screening/Testing

  There has been a reduction in the number of HIV testing and screening due to lack of volunteers. The HIV/AIDS Foundation BVI, made this disclosure during its annual report which was recently made public. "HIV screening/testing-this aspect of the Foundation activity has been significantly reduced... Read more

Cruise Project: $1M Dollar Oral Agreement With TPP Done Based On Trust?

 Cruise Project: $1M Dollar Oral Agreement With TPP Done Based On Trust?

  The government of the Virgin Islands may have orally agreed with Tortola Pier Partners (TPP) for the $1.7M for designs and other pre-development works based on trust. Under the first process for the Cruise Pier Development which for the most part... Read more

Minister Laments Teenage Pregnancy Problem

Minister Laments Teenage Pregnancy Problem

There is an issue of teenage pregnancy in the Elmore Stoutt High School, Minister for Education and Culture, Hon. Myron Walwyn announced on July 10 during the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Rotary Club of Road Town, Follow the Movement and Hope Foundation at Maria's... Read more

Judge Grants Bail To Duo In EE Armed Robbery

Judge Grants Bail To Duo In EE Armed Robbery

  This morning, Justice Vicki Ann Ellis granted bail to Samuel Harris and Denzil Wheatley for $100,000.00 signed with one surety each. In this case, Mr. Cliff Williams of East End signed for both men. If they men is to flee the territory or not show up for their case,... Read more

“3rd District’s Got Talent!” Bringing Live entertainment 16 August

“3rd District’s Got Talent!” Bringing Live entertainment 16 August

  Sea Cow’s Bay, Tortola – ACT (Alternative Community Transformation) presents their first “3rd District’s Got Talent!” event on Saturday 16 August, 2014 at 6pm. The event will be held at the Ellis Thomas Downs, Sea Cows Bay. A night of live entertainment for the whole family showcasing talent from... Read more

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INTERNATIONAL MOTORS (Fish Bay) APPOINTE…

INTERNATIONAL MOTORS (Fish Bay) APPOINTED EXCLUSIVE MERCEDES-BENZ DEALER IN THE BVI

  International Motors, the leading car dealership in the BVI, has joined the global Mercedes-Benz dealer network and has been appointed the exclusive dealer for Mercedes-Benz in the BVI.   The ML-350 will... Read more

Hundreds Support Kiddies Fiesta

Hundreds Support Kiddies Fiesta

  This year's Kiddies Fiesta has been dubbed a success following a large turned out to the event on Saturday Old Recreation Grounds. The annual event which is part... Read more

Judge Grants Bail To Duo In EE Armed Rob…

Judge Grants Bail To Duo In EE Armed Robbery

  This morning, Justice Vicki Ann Ellis granted bail to Samuel Harris and Denzil Wheatley for $100,000.00 signed with one surety each. In this case, Mr. Cliff Williams of East... Read more

Principals Heading to Jamaica

Principals Heading to Jamaica

  Principals of schools in the territory will soon be heading to Jamaica for training, Minister for Education and Culture, Hon. Myron Walwyn informed the House of Assembly... Read more

It Was The VIP Who Built This Country-Fr…

It Was The VIP Who Built This Country-Fraser Reminds JVD Residents;  NDP Accused Of Putting Elites First

  Residents on Jost Van Dyke (JVD) were reminded last evening that it was the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) that built the BVI and it was a mistake made by... Read more

VI’s Nanjing 2014 athletes announced at …

VI’s Nanjing 2014 athletes announced at Olympic Day celebrations

  The BVI Olympic Committee (BVIOC) announced the 7 athletes who will be representing the Virgin Islands at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in swimming, sailing, and athletics. The... Read more

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