Sunday, March 14, 2010

Newsy Stuff from the BVI March 14, 2010

 Our B.V.I. Adventure: Exit Survey: Travis
By Amelia
How many wild chickens and/or roosters did you see while on Tortola? Answer(s): 3739 chickens 427 goats 83 lizards 7 horses 6 pirates 2 cows (Actually it was the same cow but I saw it twice) 2 snakes (Amelia only saw 1)
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Deportations in order
BVI News Online
In an interview with BVI News, Jennings was asked if an individual with a certificate of permanent residence could be deported to his country after serving ...


Tortola Tourist Board - Let Cruise Excursion Bus Story "Die ...
By Jim Walker
BVI News and BVI Platinum News continue their excellent coverage of the tragic and deadly crash of the Princess Cruises' excursion bus in Tortola, British Virgin Islands (BVI) with an article entitled "It could Have Been Worse." ...

St. Thomas: Virgin Territory
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Florida may have Disney World, but the Virgin Islands are ferry distance from the stunning British Virgin Islands (Tortola is an hour from St. Thomas, ...
Queen's Baton Relay 2010 Delhi to debut at Noel Lloyd Positive Action Movement ...
BVI News Online
BY PRESS RELEASE Tortola, British Virgin Islands, March 13, 2010 – The Queen's Baton Relay 2010 Delhi will be introduced to the BVI at 9.00am on Tuesday, ...

Ahoy mateys!
Caribbean Hurricane Network
By DearMissMermaid at aol.com Had a nice afternoon just North of the Airport Runway Extension on St. Thomas, after a real rough night attempting to rest at ...


Deportations in order
BVI News Online
In an interview with BVI News, Jennings was asked if an individual with a certificate of permanent residence could be deported to his country after serving ...
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Sail World (press release)
2010 BVI Spring Regatta: Music, Models, Mount Gay and more
Sail World (press release)
Music, models, Mount Gay and more… just what sailors at the 2010 BVI Spring Regatta will find at the Regatta Village, March 29 – April 4. ...
BVI To Review Taxes And Fees
Tax-news.com (subscription)
British Virgin Islands Prime Minister, Ralph O'Neal has said that the territory will run a budget surplus during 2010, although the government still intends ...
Appleby sheds 17 workers
BVI News Online
BY Staff Reporter Appleby has confirmed that it has reduced its staff due to a "reduction in work levels in its business in the BVI over the last 18 months" ...

Boat Captains Bemoan New Regulations at VG Meeting
Platinum News Online
Boat captains from Tortola also attended the meeting. Some of the recommendations highlighted at the meeting included the need for medical certificates to ...

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Caribbean Hurricane Network
Sunshine!
Caribbean Hurricane Network
By DearMissMermaid at aol.com This AM was nice and sunny, just a few scattered clouds. 79 at 8AM with winds from ENE at about 16 kts, seas in the Sir ... 
Social Development intervenes after 2-month-old injured in domestic dispute
BVI News Online
BVI News was informed that the baby, whose name is Hilary, now nearly 2 ½ months, received bruising on her forehead. She was born at 8:51 pm on New Year's ...

Our B.V.I. Adventure: Other BVI Bloggers
The Shands introduced us to her blog, titled Dear Miss Mermaid. She gives some of the most accurate weather reports and helps make sense of these crazy ...

Driver of boat that led to death of Kevin Walters charged with manslaughter
BVI News Online
Court reports reveal that Walters was in the company of three persons including the captain traveling from Virgin Gorda to Tortola on a 21-foot speedboat ...
Min. of Communications and Works concludes taxi tariff meetings
BVI News Online
... Islands Coordinator, a representative from the BVI Tourist Board and the BVI Taxi Commission, as well as Mr. Courtney DeCastro and Mr. Khoy Rymer. ...
4 for Mr. GQ
BVI News Online
Tickets: $20 (adults) $25 (at the door). Outlets: Speedy's, Rosy's & BVI Tourist Board (VG). The event is presented by the Virgin Gorda Festival Committee.
Meeting on March 13 to discuss expansion of VG Festival Grounds
BVI News Online
BY Admin-BVI Premier Honourable Ralph T. O'Neal, OBE, accompanied by senior officials from the Ministry of Education and Culture will travel to Virgin Gorda ...

Woman Jailed For Driving With "Chip" On Shoulder - pirates of the ...
By Margaret
The owner of "Chip," the parrot from Pirates of the Caribbean, was stopped in England for driving with the three-foot bird on her shoulder. As she was arrested for a previous violation, Chip pecked at the police officer. [Daily Mail]
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Closing Remarks: BVI Kite Jam 2010 | Women Talk Sports | The first ...
by Carl Giordano British Virgin Islands, Nature's Little Secret Tortola, British Virgin Islands – For ten years, the kiteboarding industry has struggled in its efforts to convince the American media that kiteboarding is for everyone.

BVI Kite Jam Photos | Kiteboarding Magazine
While attending the BVI Kite Jam, we lived aboard a 38-foot catamaran and toured the islands with 12 other BVI Kite Jam boats. This is the only way to go in ...

Music Models and Mount Gay at BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Fest
All At Sea
Later, after the sun sets, the stage will come alive with one of the Caribbean's favorite sons and Tortola's own, Quito Rymer. Performing with his band, ...

Tourist Board introduces Return N' Stay programme
BVI News Online
Road Town, Tortola, March 12 – Today at the Noel Lloyd Positive Action Movement Park, staff of the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board are out promoting ...

Alleged rape victim pregnant; man charged
BVI News Online
BY Staff Reporter Police have arrested and charged a 19-year-old man with rape on Thursday morning, BVI News understands. The virtual complainant is now ...

Alleged rape victim pregnant; man charged
BVI News Online
BY Staff Reporter Police have arrested and charged a 19-year-old man with rape on Thursday morning, BVI News understands. The virtual complainant is now ...

Thieves target Banco ATM
BVI News Online
And while police and bank officials are tightlipped about the incident, Patrick Haywood of the Crime Prevention Unit said in an invited comment to BVI News ...

Cool Links any Conch Killer should know about
Cool Links any Conch Killer should know about. Dear Miss Mermaid Blog · Click here to go back to home page.

Archives unit to host second old pictures exhibition
SKNVibes.com
Road Town, Tortola - The Archives and Records Management Unit of the Deputy Governor's Office will host its second Old Pictures Exhibition in mid-April ...


 “The St. Croix Fast Ferry ~ The Most Economical Way to Travel
NOTICE TO PASSENGERS

Please be advised that service between St. Thomas and St. Croix has been suspended this weekend (March 12 – 15) due to mechanical failure.  We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused to the traveling public.

Service is expected to resume on Friday, March 19th

Please visit our website www.goviseatrans.com for the St. Thomas Carnival Schedule. 

Schedules and updates can also be retrieved from the automated response at 340-776-3494.



--
Shelli Brin
Island Magic
Destination Management Company
340-776-5494
www.islandmagicvi.com
www.goviseatrans.com
www.smithsferry.com



         
    
 
 


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