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10 years in prison for going on holiday? Nigel Farage reacts.
It is laughable to see the Labour position on this topic. Matt Hancock has gone too far this time.
Harry and Meghan stir public debate ahead of Oprah interview
Vehement reactions to upcoming TV exclusive suggest royals still have power to inflame opinion
Fully Restored! Customs Dept. Receives Additional Vessel
The Customs Department has received a new addition to its vessel fleet, with the addition of MV Searcher.
Fish Bay, Long Trench Roads Targeted For Upgrades
The Frenchman’s Cay Bridge, the Fish Bay and Long Trench road networks are in line for upgrades.
Butu Mountain duo busted with gun in home
Information coming into Virgin Islands News Online (VINO), is that a 41-year-male and a 22-year-old female were both arrested and charged for Keeping Unlicensed Firearm after po...
EU to seek AstraZeneca doses from US amid Covid-19 vaccine supply shortfalls
The European Union will reportedly ask Washington to allow the export of millions of doses of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine as Brussels struggles with supply shortages.
New ‘MV Searcher’ added to VI’s crime-fighting marine fleet
Acting Financial Secretary, Jeremiah G.A Frett has urged his department to ensure that accidents are avoided and the newest vessel to join their fleet, the MV Searcher is fully ...
VI to receive 2000 AstraZeneca vaccines doses from Dominica
Dominica has agreed to grant the Virgin Islands (VI) with 2000 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines for immediate distribution.
US Poet Amanda Gorman Says Followed By Guard, Called "Suspicious"
"This is the reality of black girls: One day you're called an icon, the next day, a threat," she tweeted Friday.
Johnson resisting CoI into UK’s ‘disastrous & corrupt’ COVID-19 crisis
With the fifth highest death toll and COVID-19 infection rates in the world, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (UK) Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson ‘aka ‘Boris’ has so far...
Czechs ask Germany, Poland, Switzerland for help with COVID-19 patients
The Czech Republic has asked Germany, Switzerland and Poland to take in dozens of COVID-19 patients as the situation in its own hospitals has reached a critical point, Prague's ...
HoA amends Register of Interest Act to comply with VI CoI
In an effort to fully comply with the Virgin Islands (VI) Commission of Inquiry (CoI) 2021, the House of Assembly (HoA) on Thursday, March 4, 2021, introduced and passed the Reg...
Pope Francis meets with top Shia cleric on historic visit to Iraq
Pope Francis condemned violence in the name of God as ‘the greatest blasphemy’ during his historic visit to Iraq, where he met with the country’s top Shia cleric.
Gov't to sign MoU with private health care providers to aid in vaccine rollout
With the vaccination rollout programme now back in full swing after a brief pause, the Government of the Virgin Islands plans to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with 'q...
MI5 involvement in drone project revealed in paperwork slip-up
Exclusive: Document produced by university cited agency as secret funder of research
CoI announcement created a ‘crisis’ for VI – Hon Wheatley
While affirming his commitment to cooperating with the Virgin Islands (VI) Commission of Inquiry, Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Hon Vincent O. Wheatley ...
Venezuela to issue 1-million-bolivar bill, but it’s worth only 50 cents amid raging hyperinflation
Venezuela is set to have a new highest valued banknote of one million bolivars as soon as next week. But as the sanctions-hit country is facing enormous inflation, the bill is o...
Cabinet gives green light for 27 to be granted Belonger status
Some 27 persons are set to become Belongers of the Virgin Islands, as Cabinet has given the green light for the granting of the status.
AirAsia’s ‘flying taxis’ set to buzz through the skies in 2022 – CEO
Despite a tough year for the aviation and travel industry, Malaysian low-cost airline AirAsia is going to launch an air taxi service, the company’s CEO Tony Fernandes has revealed.
Leaving issues unchecked contributed to COI
Health Minister Carvin Malone has posited that the culture of not correcting “ongoing issues” within the public service is a reason that led to the launch of a Commission of Inq...
Fake social accounts of politicians used to scam residents for $$
Persons have been creating fake social media pages of elected officials and using them to run scamming operations in the territory.
Magnificent Designs That Proudly Embrace Glass Walls Inside And Out
Open and airy interiors are the trend right now. Most modern and contemporary homes feature open floor plans where the living room, kitchen and dining area are all combined into...
More business shut-downs possible with continued seaports closure
The BVI Chamber of Commerce & Hotel Association (BVICCHA) said the April 2021 extension for the reopening of seaports is a major blow that could result in the permanent closure ...
Musk loses $27 billion in days as high-flying tech stocks take a beating
A sharp drop in Tesla’s share price this week has wiped some $27 billion from its CEO Elon Musk’s enormous fortune. The carmaker’s stock has been tumbling for four days in a row...
New shipments confirmed so vaccinations resume this month!
The Ministry of Health will be resuming its roll-out of COVID-19 vaccinations on the BVI population in three weeks.
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