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Government has no intention of legalising prostitution, same-sex marriages- Premier
Has anybody ever needed the government's “permission” to have sex for money with freelancers, lovers or wives? No: no one has ever needed it and no one ever will need it, regardless of what our "virtuous" politicians say. (Our double-sta...
One-year project! Consultancy services now being sought for WE ferry terminal development
The permanent West End Ferry Terminal has moved one step closer to being materialised, as the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) has issued an invite for consultancy services for the design and construction management of the project.
VG landlord guilty of damaging tenant's washing machine & car windshield
A Virgin Gorda landlord was found guilty of a 2012 matter where he reportedly destroyed a washing machine and a car windshield of one of his tenants. Morris Huggins to be sentenced on July 28, 2020
Being educated in VI is no 'disservice' to local children- Karia J. Christopher
Points out misconception in prestigious circles that foreign education is better
Instagram influencer, singer and model – and computer generated: rise of the virtual kings and queens of social media
Half Japanese and half American, Liam Nikuro has 14,400 fans on Instagram thanks to his streetwise fashion, and posts that encourage people to talk to him imma gram has a bubblegum-pink bob, models for brands such as Burberry, Bape and ...
Donald Trump formally pulling US out of World Health Organisation over ‘China puppet’
Letter submitted to UN secretary general triggers one-year withdrawal timeline ใ op Democrat on Senate foreign affairs committee slams move, saying it ‘won’t protect American lives or interests’
'We can't breathe' projected on Grenfell in stark reminder of final 999 calls
The words ‘we can’t breathe’ were projected onto the Grenfell Tower last night in a powerful message ahead of the second phase of the inquiry.
UK resumes arms sales to Saudi Arabia, says ‘possible’ war crimes in Yemen are ‘isolated incidents’
The UK “against human rights violations” government has come under fire after announcing that it is to recommence arms sales to Saudi Arabia, despite acknowledging that the kingdom could be using them to commit war crimes in Yemen.
New York's Attorney General Is Ordering The Black Lives Matter Foundation To Stop Operating Until It's Transparent With Donations
Following a BuzzFeed News investigation into donor confusion between the California-based foundation and the Black Lives Matter movement, authorities are stepping in.
Education ministry receives laptops from Deloitte
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture is the recipient of 15 laptops courtesy of the accounting and auditing firm Deloitte.
President of Brazil Bolsonaro tested positive for the new coronavirus
The President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, announced this Tuesday, July 7, that he tested positive for the new coronavirus, but that he is "perfectly fine" with mild symptoms.
Atlanta Mayor (And Possible Joe Biden VP Pick) Keisha Lance Bottoms Has Tested Positive For COVID-19
Bottoms, who has gained national attention for her response to police killings, is in serious contention to be Joe Biden's running mate.
'Gov't never limited the church' to 1hr meetings - Hon Fahie
Refutes claims made by local pastors about time limited gatherings
This ‘revolution’ isn’t what it looks like
We’re really witnessing a counter-revolution of the neoliberal class
Find investor to manage LIAT - Survival of airline vital to region’s economy - Walwyn
Former legislator Myron Walwyn said despite the myriad of challenges faced by regional airline, LIAT, Caribbean leaders should effectively band together to save the company, as it is crucial to the region’s economy.
Slow start but govt's conditional shuttle service gaining momentum
Despite a slow start to government’s free Park & Ride shuttle service which officially got underway a week ago, one local dispatcher is reporting that the initiative is quickly gaining momentum.
BVI among countries exempted from UK's travel quarantine list
The British Virgin Islands has been included among a list of more than 50 countries and territories which have been exempted from the United Kingdom’s mandatory COVID-19 self-isolation protocol.
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International students may need to leave US if their universities transition to online-only learning
International students who are pursuing degrees in the United States will have to leave the country or risk deportation if their universities switch to online-only courses, Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Monday.
Why Mexico's president is flying commercial to see Trump
If you happen to be flying between Mexico City and Washington, DC, this week, you could be seatmates with a president.
UK Watchmaker saved family firm by taking up supermarket job during pandemic
When Covid-19 struck, some businesses had to get creative to survive
Why Americans shouldn't be surprised that Europe is blocking them
The EU unveiled a list of countries whose residents can start traveling into Europe in July. The U.S. is not one of them - and for good reason.
The coronavirus crisis is pushing 13 UK universities towards insolvency, study says
Social distancing measures, travel restrictions and lockdowns have tested the ability of universities to survive without students.. The institutions at higher risk of collapse are those with a large share of international students and th...
There are 1,510 people in Jeffrey Epstein's little black book
We have a copy of the book, uncensored. As AG William Barr is now in charge, and he is moving this investigation forward despite the pressure from Epstein's operators from one end and Epstein's "customers" from the other end - we better...
Yahoo Engineer Evades Prison After Hacking 6,000 Accounts in Search of Porn
On Monday, former Yahoo engineer Reyes Daniel Ruiz was sentenced to limited house arrest and probation after violating the privacy of thousands in search of explicit images.
New York Times Publishes Democrats Economic Manifesto Calling for Reparations
The New York Times devoted its entire “Sunday Review” section this weekend to an economic manifesto that lays out a left-wing vision for redesigning the American economy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The Times focuses on redre...
How street style changed fashion weeks, and why its future is in doubt as industry resets after the pandemic
The late photographer Bill Cunningham started a street style column documenting well-dressed fashion week show-goers in 1978 for The New York Times. Now, thanks to Instagram, self-promotion doesn’t have to wait for fashion week, so will ...
Uber is buying Postmates in a $2.65 billion deal as it leans on food delivery to make up for coronavirus losses
Uber says the deal will help it eventually reach profitability, something it has struggled to do for years.
Struggling Austrian Airlines swaps planes for trains
Austria's flagship airline is replacing one of its flights with a more frequent train service, in order to meet the environmental criteria of its recent government bailout.
UK: ‘The police said it wasn’t rape it was rough sex’
BBC Three has spoken to young women who claim their rape cases never made it to court because of the so-called "rough sex" defence.
Mission impossible: Boris’s attempt to rewire the British government
It’s never a good sign when a government relaunches itself. Look what happened at the end of Theresa May’s time in power - there was a relaunch almost every other week, each one with diminishing effect.
Almost 230,000 UK renters at risk of homelessness when eviction ban lifts
Hundreds of thousands across the UK could lose their homes next month when the coronavirus eviction ban ends, a charity has warned.
Coronavirus: Stocks surge globally after biggest daily rise since 2015 in China
Analysts warn that any spike in coronavirus deaths in the United States could derail the market recovery.
The growing educational apartheid
This week would normally be the time when state and private schools go their separate ways, when privately educated children go off on their holidays while the state school lot carry on for another couple of weeks of term. Except this ti...
WINAIR begins limited commercial flights
As airlines across the region and the world begin to resume limited operation, WINAIR restarted commercial flights on Saturday, July 04, 2020.
COVID-19 Testing Expanded
The British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) has announced that it will now be offering COVID-19 testing to more persons in the community.
Rapper Kanye West announces surprise US presidential bid on Twitter
America gets weirder as US rapper makes surprise bid for US presidency. Elon Musk, another celebrity known for eccentric outbursts, endorsed West’s Twitter post
UK: Churches reopen for first Sunday services in months but singing is off the cards
After places of worship were given the green light to reopen this weekend, many churches across the country today held their first Sunday Mass in months – but with a few changes.
How will London's economy look after lockdown?
Coronavirus is changing London. Some of it may be temporary, as the capital adjusts to the presence of an invisible killer, some of it will be more permanent.
UK hospitality industry calls for 'urgent' support
"Urgent" support is needed to prevent "widespread devastation", the hospitality sector has warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Protesters In Baltimore Pulled Down A Statue Of Christopher Columbus And Threw It Into The Harbor
The statue is the latest in a list of monuments depicting enslavers and colonizers that have been torn down amid Black Lives Matter protests.
Could a US$14 billion Australian solar farm provide a fifth of Singapore’s energy?
Singapore firm Sun Cable plans to provide a fifth of the city’s energy through an undersea cable linked to a solar farm 3,800km away in Australia.. Experts – and billionaire backers – say that’s not as crazy as it might sound, even if it...
Who’s afraid of Ghislaine Maxwell? Everyone on this list
Or more likely, who should the soon-to-“suicide” Madam Ghislaine Maxwell should be the most afraid from?
BVI Government received a check from the Social Security Board for $40 million dollars
On Friday July 3rd, 2020 the Government of the Virgin Islands received a check from the Social Security Board for $40 million dollars.
Premier hints at 'media conspiracy' to discredit VIP Gov't
Campaign includes fake facebook pages & news to spread misinformation
NHI has potential to bankrupt the territory- Premier Fahie
Gov't will commiting $1M of SSB grant towards reviewing operations
UK wants financial protocols upheld but 'will agree to flexibility'- Gov Jaspert
Even as Premier Fahie said Protocols have hampered Govt's ability to seek loan funding
'Bush Medicine' Saved My Life! Premier Vows To Push Alternative Medicine
Premier Hon. Andrew Fahie has vowed to lead the charge to ensure that alternative/herbal medicinal, popularly known as bush medicine, is regulated in the BVI.
World sees record rise of 212,326 coronavirus cases in 24 hours
A record 212,326 new coronavirus cases have been detected across the world in the past 24 hours.
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