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800 musicians from 55 countries combine to create a stunning virtual video - Nearer, My God, to Thee
COVID-19 & fearful times for VI businesses
There is light at the end of the tunnel on the COVID-19 Pandemic with an approved vaccine expected shortly, and new super-swift testing and tracing capabilities. However, busine...
Legacy Auto Sales bringing COVID-19 relief with huge discounts
Given the hardships of the COVID-19 pandemic and the struggles many families are facing in the Virgin Islands (VI), one local company in their bid to remain good corporate citiz...
Dawn J. Smith appointed VI Attorney General
Indigenous Virgin Islander, Ms Dawn J. Smith has been appointed to the seat of Attorney General in the Virgin Islands (VI), effective October 1, 2020.
Physical schools re-opening despite COVID-19 concerns
A cabinet backed phased reopening of schools in the Virgin Islands (VI) has been approved, upturning a previous tentative decision to keep classrooms closed for the rest of the ...
Rotary partners up to donate 14 student laptops
Rotary has always been committed to youth development and promoting basic education and literacy within communities, To this end, the Rotary Club Sunrise of Road Town has embark...
Skelton-Cline calls out ‘VINO Boycotters’ for silence over Gov’s reparation statement
Honestly Speaking radio moderator, Mr Claude O. Skelton has called out the hypocrisy of those who were quick to condemn and harass businesses to boycott Virgin Islands News Onli...
Lack of trust in local leaders hindering quest for independence
Public commentator Elroy Turnbull has expressed that a lack of confidence in locally-elected officials is the reason many BVIslanders shun the idea of becoming an independent na...
Family ‘tied up’ by gunmen who invade home on Virgin Gorda
A family on Virgin Gorda has been left shaken after three masked gunmen invaded their home this afternoon, September 18.
Physical schools reopening on a phased basis
With a reduction in the number of COVID-19 cases now in the BVI, the government has approved the physical reopening of the territory’s schools on a phased basis.
Putin, the poisoning and Belarus: what's really going on?
Vladimir Putin has been rattled by protests in Belarus and Russia’s far east - and stands accused of poisoning Alexei Navalny, his only real political rival at home. What does P...
16 shot at backyard party in Rochester, New York
Two people were killed and more than a dozen others were injured when at least one person opened fire at a backyard party in Rochester in upstate New York, local officials and w...
Politicians should take citizens’ assemblies seriously
IN 403BC Athens decided to overhaul its institutions. A disastrous war with Sparta had shown that direct democracy, whereby adult male citizens voted on laws, was not enough to ...
From Nollywood to Netflix African entertainers are wowing global audiences
“I SWEAR TO make sure you never forget about me,” sings Burna Boy on the opening track of “Twice as Tall”, which was released last month. These days there is little chance of that.
Mourning woman TWERKS ON COFFIN in bizarre Ecuadorian funeral (VIDEO)
Funerals are usually a somber affair, but for one woman, the death of a loved one was a chance to hop on top of the coffin and twerk to say goodbye. A video of the bizarre funer...
You have to applaud tiny Barbados for finally cutting its colonial ties & telling the British Queen: ‘You’re fired’
The tiny Caribbean nation has decided now is the time to remove Her Majesty as its head of state. Might it spark a chain reaction among other former colonies?
Concern by employer led to discovery of dead Parham Town woman
The discovery of a body of a woman in her Parham Town home on Tuesday, September 15, 2020, was reportedly made by her employer of over 20 years.
$100K contract signed for repair of Jeffrey Caines Sports Arena
Virgin Gordians will soon have a repaired sporting facility, thanks to a $100,000 contract issued for the overhaul of the Jeffrey Caines Sports Arena.
BVI Ports Authority rebrands! Marks 30-year milestone
As the British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) marks its 30 years of existence this year, the entity has created a brand new logo to identity with.
Customs K-9 Unit gets vehicles to strengthen border security
Her Majesty’s Customs K-9 Unit has been gifted three vehicles with high specifications from the Government of the Virgin Islands to assist with border security operations in the...
UPDATE: VI artistes ‘honoured’ to feature in music video with USVI’s
The three Virgin Islands’ artistes featuring in an 'uplifting' music video alongside artistes from the US Virgin Islands (USVI) have all said they are honoured to be a part of t...
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