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Anegada Joins Recycling Efforts
Twenty five (25) large bags of plastic and aluminum recyclables traveled from Anegada to Tortola for processing last week-end.
Robotics and Blockchain Top Startup Genome's List of Fastest-Growing Industries
Agricultural technology, big data, and other tech sectors continued speedy growth, according to a new report on the global state of entrepreneurship.
A very public watch dog
The Virgin Islands Commission of Inquiry is a watchdog that has revealed that the Commission acts as a guarantee of good behavior by the powerful
36-38 Colonial Avenue by Scott Payette Architects
Urban living gets a splash of color in this new net-zero multifamily building.
‘Be ready’ as peak hurricane season progresses – Governor Rankin
Virgin Islanders have been urged to be ready for possible storms or hurricanes as the peak of the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season is ongoing.
A teenager on Tiktok disrupted thousands of scientific studies with a single video
Researchers were caught by surprise after a short video sent a flood of new users to a survey platform. Thousands of scientific studies had to toss out weeks of data because of a 56-second TikTok video by a teenager.
Law enforcement working to ‘crack down’ on quarantine breaches– Hon Malone
Minister for Health and Social Development Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has urged persons who are under a quarantine order, to adhere to such orders to prevent the spread of the virus.
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COVID outbreak reportedly confirmed @ VG construction camp
Information coming into Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) is that a COVID-19 outbreak has been reportedly confirmed at a construction work camp on Virgin Gorda (VG).
The Best Street Style at Milan Fashion Week Spring 2022
The third leg of fashion month is underway in Milan, and Acielle is documenting all the best street style looks. See her latest photos here.
Zeo J. Walcott acting as TPP CEO while Vance M. Lewis is away
The Cyril B. Romney Tortola, Pier Park CEO, Vance M, Lewis will be out of office from Saturday 25th September, 2021 – 04th October, 2021.
Google CEO sought to keep Incognito mode issues out of spotlight, lawsuit alleges
The filing "mischaracterizes emails referencing unrelated second and third-hand accounts": Google spokesman
UPDATE: Hurricane Sam intensifies to 'major' category 3 storm
Hurricane Sam, a storm brewing in the Atlantic is now a "major hurricane," but forecasters say it currently poses little threat to land.
All Nuclear Powers Will Have to Join Arms Control Talks One Day, UN Disarmament Chief Says
All nuclear powers will at some point have to sit at the negotiating table for arms control talks, UN Under-Secretary-General of Disarmament Affairs Izumi Nakamitsu told Sputnik on Saturday.
District League Playoffs continues tonight with VG home games
The BVI Basketball Federation (BVIBF) National 'District' League playoffs will continue tonight with two games on Virgin Gorda (VG) featuring the Jr VG Bayside Blazers Vs Jr East Rockers clashing at 7:00 pm, followed by Gunz Vs VG Baysid...
Evergrande’s EV arm warns of cash crisis as property group misses payment deadline
The electric car arm of China’s embattled property developer Evergrande said it faces an uncertain future unless it gets a swift injection of cash, sounding the alarm that the company’s liquidity crisis is mounting.
Epik Hack: The attempt to make Epik liable for the content of the sites it hosts is like ugly people blaming the mirror for their own ugliness
When a tragedy happens, it is obvious that everybody must re-think what they do in order to support freedom (but not violence). The founder and CEO of Epik, Rob Monster, genuinely believes in free speech - on the left and on the right - ...
Huawei Executive Gets Hero's Welcome In China, Hails "Strong Motherland"
Meng Wanzhou was released from legal detention in Canada after striking a deal with the US prosecutors over a bank fraud case
Canadian Catholic Church Apologises to Indigenous People for Abuse in Residential Schools
The Canadian Catholic Church has apologised to the country's indigenous peoples for the suffering caused to children in residential schools, many of which were operated by the Church and often relied on forced assimilation.
Semiconductor chip shortage to cost global automakers $210 billion this year – report
A new report by consulting firm AlixPartners has suggested the ongoing semiconductor chip shortage is expected to cost the global automotive industry an estimated $210 billion in revenue in 2021.
Whistleblower behind 'Facebook files' will reveal identity, cooperate with Congress: source
The whistleblower involved in the "Facebook Files" investigation will reveal his or her identity as part of an agreement to cooperate with Congress, a source confirms to FOX Business.
China Continues Crackdown, Arrests Executives Of Conglomerate: Report
Chen Feng, HNA's chairman, and Tan Xiangdong, the company's CEO, were arrested and taken into custody Friday over suspected crimes in Hainan Province
A London teacher was killed on a walk to the pub, police say. Another tragedy in the UK's gender violence epidemic
Sabina Nessa, a 28-year-old teacher from south London, is believed to have been murdered on the five-minute walk from her house to a pub, police say, sparking renewed outcry about the UK's epidemic of violence against women and girls.
Facebook's longtime chief technology officer stepping down next year
Facebook Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer said Wednesday that he will step down from the role next year.
"I Represent A Country That's Proud To Be Known As Mother Of Democracy": PM At UN
PM Modi said: "We have had a great tradition of democracy that goes back to thousands of years".
"World Is Watching Them": US Condemns Taliban Plan To Resume Executions
US State Department spokesperson Ned Price said the US stands with the Afghan people, especially with members of minority groups
Apple CEO Tim Cook hunts for leakers just like in a Mafia
Cook emphasized that leakers constitute a 'small number of people' who 'do not belong' at Apple
In Myanmar, Pro-Democracy Monks March Against Military Junta
Myanmar has been in turmoil and its economy paralysed since February when the military ousted Aung San Suu Kyi's civilian government
US, India Call For A Swift Return Of Democracy In Myanmar
US President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Narendra Modi at called for the urgent implementation of the ASEAN Five Point consensus on Myanmar.
FTX Crypto Exchange Moves Headquarters From Hong Kong To Crypto Friendly Bahamas
FTX, the crypto derivative exchange, has officially moved its headquarters from Hong Kong to the Caribbean Island nation Bahamas, the firm announced. It remains incorporated in Antigua and Barbuda.
Morgan Stanley Executive: 'Bitcoin Is Like Kenny From South Park'
Bitcoin is like Kenny from South Park, who dies every episode but comes back again in the next one, says Morgan Stanley executive, Dennis Lynch.
Architect Rips ‘Unfactual’ Reports On ESHS Wall At CoI Hearing
Stating that he was not included in the much-publicized Auditor General (AG) report on the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) wall project, lead architect, Steve Augustine outlined that criticisms of the project have been scarring.
Commentary: Young Democracy
I have been hearing the phrase "young democracy " in conversations lately when referring to the Virgin Islands’ development.
NAGICO Donates Interactive Smart Board To Ebenezer Thomas Primary School
In an effort to enhance the delivery of quality education in the Territory, NAGICO Insurances recently joined with the Rotary Club of Central Tortola (RCCT) to donate a state-of-the-art interactive Smart Board to the Ebenezer Thomas Prim...
Active COVID-19 Cases Double In Four Days
The Territory now has 61 active COVID-19 cases with one person being hospitalized.
Tropical Storm Sam now a hurricane
Tropical Storm Sam has now been upgraded into a hurricane as of Friday, September 24, 2021.
Electronic gambling will significantly boost VI's tourism earnings– Hon Fahie
Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is betting on a future of electronic gaming in the Virgin Islands (VI) to significantly boost tourism revenues, while at the same time providing new economic opportunities f...
COVID-19 Xray Crystallographic Examination of VI Economic Ills
As the rest of the Caribbean region and in the spring of 2020, Coronavirus (COVID-19), a deadly global pandemic, struck the [British] Virgin Islands (VI), instilling fear among residents and changing lives, livelihoods, and circumstances.
'We entered office with great enthusiasm'– Hon Wheatley
Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) said when the young Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government entered office following the 2019 polls, they had great plans; however, they never antic...
District League: Gunz & VG Bayside Blazers clash tonight
In what is billed as a mouthwatering contest and a premature final, powerhouses VG Bayside Blazers and Gunz will be clashing this evening, September 24, 2021, in game one of the Second Round Playoffs of the BVI Basketball Federation (BVI...
‘The whole curfew needs to be lifted off' VI - Skelton-Cline
Talk show host Claude O. Skelton-Cline has called on the Fahie administration to end the national COVID-19 curfew for good, since he believes the curfew is having adverse economic impacts on the territory.
VG has 46 of 61 total active COVID-19 cases in VI
Active COVID-19 cases in the Virgin Islands (VI) have reached 61 with 1 hospitalization according to the latest epidemiology report from the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI).
COMMENTARY: Dialogues about BVI as a ‘young democracy’
I have been hearing the phrase “young democracy ” in conversations lately when referring to the Virgin Islands’ development.
19 illegal immigrants held on Virgin Gorda
Nearly two dozen immigrants were apprehended by members of the Joint Task Force (JTF) this week for attempting to entering the territory illegally.
School wall project has scarred me! An overhanging cloud on business
Local architect, Steve Augustine, has said he is scarred by the developments that took place with the controversial 2014 wall project for Elmore Stoutt High School’s (ESHS).
Is BVI prepared for gambling law’s pitfalls? It will create loan sharks
Opposition legislator Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull has raised questions about what has been put in place to avert some of the likely social ills that will come with the implementation of the territory’s gambling laws.
No job losses with BVI’s air and seaports merger - Premier
Premier Andrew Fahie has contended that there will be no job losses once the territory merges its air and seaport authorities.
A Beach House Made of Timber, Clay, and Concrete Welcomes Sunbeams and Sea Breezes in Mexico
Designed by Mexico City–based firm BAAQ', Casa Naila features four pitched-roof volumes that open up to the pristine shores of Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca.
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