Six Years for Letty Hodge for cocaine, fined $100K

Six Years for Letty Hodge for cocaine, fined $100K

Former President of the BVI Hose Owners Association Violet ‘Letty’ Hodge was sentenced to six years imprisonment today (September 12) for conspiracy to import cocaine. She was also slapped with a $100,000 fine, which is to be paid within two months. If the fine is not paid, Mrs Hodge will spend an additional six months at Her Majesty’s Prison. Magistrate Ayana Baptiste-DaBreo handed down the sentence in a makeshift courtroom at the Road Town Police Station, where security was beefed up. The sentencing took place at the police station for…

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Plane Full Of Deportees Expected From London Today Sept.8 2016

Plane Full Of Deportees Expected From London Today Sept.8 2016

Freshradiovybz- LONDON: A special charter flight with more than 60 passengers was expected to depart the United Kingdom (UK) this morning, bound for Jamaica. On board will be Jamaicans who have been deported from the UK for a range of reasons, including overstayers and even people who have lived in the UK for many years but did not regularise their immigration status. The UK regularly arranges these special charter flights with deportees from the UK, but it is the first time the flight will be a full one According to…

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work permits cost Going up in the BVI

work permits cost Going up in the BVI

New work permit application fees for minimum wage earners are being calculated based on the new minimum wage of $6 per hour effective October 1 this year, said a media release late this afternoon from the Government Information Service. Commenting on the developments, Labour Commissioner Janice Rymer said: “Work permits are typically issued for a year and due for renewals at the end of the year, so this change anticipates and pro-rates for the upcoming year. This particular fee change only affects employees from October 1. This is the beginning…

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The Greatest – Bolt Sprints To Historic Third Olympic 100m Title

The Greatest – Bolt Sprints To Historic Third Olympic 100m Title

Published:Monday | August 15, 2016 | PreviousNext freshradiovybz.com An elated Usain Bolt crosses the line first to claim his third straight Olympic 100m title at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, yesterday. RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil: Everything stood still. even the lottery draw in Jamaica was delayed, but Usain Bolt hit the jackpot last night, continuing his dominance in the sprints. He entered the Olympic Stadium track to Earth-moving screams and with arms spread wide, quite like the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue that overlooks the city. He…

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Usain bolt poison attempt in Rio ?

Usain bolt poison attempt in Rio ?

Freshradiovybz.com-Jamaicans where just about settling in the athletes’ village in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but moments ago global sprinting icon, Usain Bolt,was given treatment after complains about belly pain an vomiting. Doctors in Rio found a low level of Arsenic after a blood test was done. sources told the media that Usain has requested to be taken back to Jamaica before something bad happen’s. FRESHRADIOVYBZ.COM

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More investment needed to UP- Soca Monarch in the VI

More investment needed to UP- Soca Monarch in the VI

TORTOLA, BVI – The 4th edition of Soca Monarch to have been held in the British Virgin Islands was one deemed as very good, better than that of 2015 but a tier away from that of 2014. Hundreds of persons turned out at the Festival Village ground to witness the performance of some 15 participants as the compete for the coveted prize of $10,000. At the end of the night that winning prize went to JJ. The top three prizes in this year’s Flow Soca Monarch competition have been won by…

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Soca KingJJ Parsons Calls For Unity

Soca KingJJ Parsons Calls For Unity

Following a highly anticipated and stiff competition between regional and local artistes in the Road Town Festival Grounds, BVI’s Jevaughn “JJ” Parsons, was crowned the 2016 Soca Monarch, this morning, Sunday, July 24. After his win, which came as a surprise to several persons, Parsons made a public call for the ‘powers that be’ to insert the soca monarch competition which is the brainchild of Eustace ‘Boss’ Freeman, to be part of the official annual festival activities. The annual FLOW Soca Monarch competition was held under the theme ‘BVI Meets…

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Dakery Rhymer found dead

Dakery Rhymer found dead

CANE GARDEN BAY: This morning waking up not finding their son and loved one at home was one thing but when his lifeless body was found washed up on the shores at Quito’s Bar was the hardest thing for the Rhymer family. It is FRESHRADIOVYBZ information that the young man aka Myett and Rhymes, may have gone for a swim late last night following or during the moonlight celebrations but was never seen alive again. He was the son of the owners of Myett’s at Cane Garden Bay and from…

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