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FAA warns of significant delays at New York area airports
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) warned on Monday airline passengers at New York City-area airports could see significant delays in the evening due to air traffic control staffing issues.
‘Something worse’ than recession coming – JPMorgan
The boss of Wall Street banking giant JPMorgan Chase, Jamie Dimon, has warned investors of the likelihood of a downturn in the US economy, saying that “something worse” than a hard recession could be on the horizon.
VI top of points table after draw with TCI in CFU U14 Football Series
Despite a goalless draw with Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) on Sunday, August 14, 2022, the Virgin Islands (VI) are sitting top of the points table after two games in Tier II Group 3 of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Under 14 Challen...
Romanian’s central bank hires fortune teller
The National Bank of Romania (BNR) has hired well-known astrologer and fortune teller Minerva
Governor Rankin takes 2nd COVID-19 booster; 4th jab in total
Governor John J. Rankin, CMG has taken his 2nd booster against COVID-19 and has urged persons to also get immunised against the Covid-19 virus.
Australia's ex-PM 'secretly held ministry portfolios'
Australian PM Anthony Albanese says he will investigate reports that his predecessor, Scott Morrison, secretly assumed three roles in the ministry.
Cedorene P. Malone-Smith back @ BVIHSA; Levor A.H. Lettsome out!
Word reaching our newsroom is that former Acting Chief Executive Officer, Mrs Cedorene Patricia Malone-Smith is back at the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA); however, the Human Resources Manager Mr Levor A. H. Lettsome is not.
Rethinking global cyber order at the Global Cybersecurity Forum
The Global Cybersecurity Forum (GCF), a leading platform driving the global cybersecurity agenda founded and hosted by the Saudi National Cybersecurity Authority (NCA), announced on Monday its return between November 9-10, 2022.
UK Order in Council important to UK/VI 'agreement'– Governor Rankin
Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI) H.E. John J. Rankin, CMG has hinted that the UK Order in Council to suspend the VI constitution may not be removed given its importance as it relates to the United Kingdom's leverage for the VI to impl...
Modi pledges to turn India into a developed country
Standing in front of the historic Red Fort in Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday pledged to transform India into a developed country in the next 25 years.
Pedro Samuel & Reno Alphonso charged in latest drug bust
Officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force Marine Branch have charged the two men found on the boat intercepted in a drug seizure near Cooper Island on Saturday afternoon, August 13, 2022.
Rustic Asian Home With A Traditional Essence
On a peaceful plain by the foothills of Annamese Cordillera, central Vietnam, Hue people hold the role of family in high regard, placing family connections above all else.
Two charged following cocaine bust of over 400 kilos
Officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force Marine Branch charged the two men found on the boat intercepted in a drug seizure near Cooper Island on Saturday afternoon.
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Draft terms of constitutional review sent to HOA for debate
A draft of the terms of reference for the upcoming constitutional review has been created and sent to the House of Assembly to be debated.
6 skincare brands beauty editors swear by
From allergen-neutral skincare to the green juice for your skin and blemish-fighting powerhouses. Let us introduce you to the insider-favourites
Gov’t in ongoing talks about statutory boards, Premier says
There is an ongoing discussion within the National Unity Government administration about statutory boards and their formation, Premier Dr Natalio Wheatley has said.
China unexpectedly cuts 2 key rates, withdraws cash from banking system
China's central bank unexpectedly cut a key interest rate for the second time this year and withdrew some cash from the banking system on Monday, to try to revive credit demand to support the COVID-hit economy.
RVPF’s increased oversight of ports improves security
Governor John Rankin said he believes the arrangements established by his office to give the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) greater oversight of the territory’s ports will improve security and help to ensure the law is properl...
Extent of Instagram and Facebook tracking exposed
Meta apps inject a tracking code into websites when people are viewing them
Many benefits to be accrued from positive UK relationship – Premier
Premier Dr Natalio Wheatley has argued that there are benefits to be accrued from a positive relationship between the BVI and the United Kingdom (UK).
Ukraine in default according to Fitch and S&P
Global rating agencies S&P and Fitch on Friday lowered Ukraine's foreign currency ratings to selective default and restricted default as they consider the country's debt restructuring as distressed.
Anegada solar project faces roadblocks overall cost inflates
With the territory heavily focused on renewable energy to combat the climbing oil, gas, and electricity prices, Premier Dr Natalio Wheatley recently said there have been some roadblocks over the completion of the Anegada Microgrid Project.
Carnival drops mandatory COVID-19 testing for vaccinated passengers
Carnival Corp's (CCL.N) major cruise lines will drop mandatory COVID-19 testing for vaccinated guests and allow unvaccinated passengers to travel without an exemption in some cases, the company said on Friday.
Gov’t operations the main concern emerging from COI community meetings
Since the framework agreement with the United Kingdom and BVI to implement the Commission of Inquiry recommendations, the Government of National Unity has hosted a series of community meetings in which Premier Dr Natalio Wheatley said th...
YouTube plans to launch streaming video service, WSJ reports
Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) YouTube is planning to launch an online store for streaming video services, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.
Election desperate populism: UK's Sunak proposes 'Rushdie sanctions' on Iran
UK Conservative Party leadership candidate Rishi Sunak on Sunday called for a tightening of sanctions against Iran in response to the recent attack on novelist Salman Rushdie by… an American, in America.
Over 400Kg of cocaine seized on vessel off Cooper Island
The amount of cocaine seized on a vessel off Cooper Island yesterday, August 13, 2022, is estimated to be over 400 kilograms.
Chelsea legend Terry pays tribute to 'best owner' Abramovich in passionate post
The retired former captain shared some of the football club's best years with Abramovich.
VI footballers beat USVI 2-1 in CFU U14 Tournament in DR
The Virgin Islands (VI) have won their opening game of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Under 14 Challenge Series in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Set It Off clinch victory with buzzer beater against Up 2 Da Time @ Summer Jam
The 2022 Summer Jam Basketball Tournament got off to an exciting start at Jeffrey Caines Arena in South Valley, Virgin Gorda on Saturday, August 13, 2022.
Police recover over 400 kilos of cocaine near Cooper Island
The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) made a major drug bust in BVI waters yesterday, Saturday August 13.
The US War on Drugs isn’t what it seems – and Colombia’s new president wants to end it
Gustavo Petro promises a major blow to US hegemony over Latin America
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Man in court accused of attempting to murder Salman Rushdie
A man has appeared in court in New York accused of attacking the author Sir Salman Rushdie. Hadi Matar, 24, of New Jersey, pleaded not guilty to a charge of attempted second degree murder.
Unsealed Mar-a-lago search warrant cites 3 criminal laws
A federal court in Florida unsealed the search warrant executed at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, which cites three different criminal laws. Here is the copy of the unsealed documents:
Unsealed Mar-a-lago search warrant cites 3 criminal laws
A federal court in Florida unsealed the search warrant executed at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, which cites three different criminal laws. CNN’s Evan Perez breaks down what those laws are and how Trump might have vi...
Is water the new gold?
Climate change is causing temperatures to rise. Extreme weather events and droughts are increasing. Springs and wells are drying up. And everyone needs more water. The battles for control over precious water reserves have begun.
Inflation explained: What is it, what causes it and how do we deal with it now?
What is inflation, where does it come from and how to handle its fluctuation? Here’s everything you need to know about it.
Inflation in the Virgin Islands
Price controls and reducing taxes will not alleviate the inflation burden in the Virgin Islands. Only charity and handouts to the needy will help contain suffering.
Man arrested after allegedly assaulting ex-girlfriend's male friend
Charges have been laid against a man accused of attacking his ex-girlfriend’s friend. Rasheem Edwards was arrested on Thursday and charged with disturbance of the peace by threats and simple assault and battery.
Rotary Club Grand Raffle 2nd place winner receives $5K cheque
The second-place winner of the Rotary Club of Tortola grand Raffle, Mr Organ Baronville was presented his cheque of $5,000k in the 2022 competition, for coming in second even as the first place winner is still to be drawn.
'Tremendous work' ongoing to implement CoI reforms in VI – Premier
Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) said the Framework for the Implementation of the Recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry (COI) Report and other Reforms continues to be coordinated ...
Police & wife among 3 reportedly rushed to hospital after car collision
Information coming into Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) is that a senior officer at the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) and his wife have been reportedly rushed to the Dr. D. Orlando Smith Hospital following a vehicular colli...
Police make large drug bust off Cooper Island; 2 arrested
Two men have been arrested by police, following a large drug bust in Virgin Islands waters late this afternoon, August 13, 2022.
WHO Announces New Names For Monkeypox Variants To Avoid Causing Offence
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced new names to avoid causing any cultural or social offence.
Snapchat rolls out option to let parents see who their teens are messaging
Snapchat on Tuesday introduced its first parental control center, nearly 10 months after an executive from the company told Congress it was developing tools aimed at helping parents keep their teens safe.
How Abercrombie, Victoria's Secret and Vitamin Shoppe use smell to get you to spend more
Have you ever stepped into an Abercrombie, Victoria's Secret, Vitamin Shoppe or another store and wondered: "What's that smell?"
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