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  • Man attacks ex-lover’s boyfriend with machete?
    Man attacks ex-lover’s bo...

    The man who BVI News Online earlier this week reported to have allegedly broken into his ex-girlfriend’s...

    03/27/2015 at 8:11 AM
  • ‘I am devastated’ – boat captain
    ‘I am devastated’ – boat ...

    The man who has been slapped with two manslaughter charges following a boat accident in January of this...

    03/27/2015 at 8:09 AM
  • Stop mis-educating the people, says Walwyn
    Stop mis-educating the pe...

    Education Minister Myron Walwyn said one of the things he hates most about politics in the British Virgin...

    03/27/2015 at 8:00 AM
 

 
  • Uncollected goods to be auctioned – Customs

    Uncollected goods to be auctioned – Customs

    The authorities have threatened to auction all goods left for more than two months at Her Majesty’s Customs and the BVI Ports Authority. They, in a news release yesterday, stated that the items should be removed by Friday (April...

    03/27/2015 at 8:00 AM
  • Let the prisoners vote – Wheatley

    Let the prisoners vote – Wheatley

    As the British Virgin Islands draws closer to the next general election, social commentator Douglas Wheatley has reignited calls for all inmates to be allowed the right to vote, once they are otherwise eligible. “Persons who are...

    03/27/2015 at 7:33 AM
  • OVERSEAS: Co-pilot ‘purposely’ killed 150 people

    OVERSEAS: Co-pilot ‘purposely’ killed 150 people

    British Broadcasting Corporation The co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a Germanwings airliner into the French Alps hid details of an illness, German prosecutors say. Torn-up sick notes were found in the homes of Andreas...

    03/27/2015 at 6:53 AM

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  • Taurus Riley coming to VG

    Taurus Riley coming to VG

    By Nedburn Thaffe, BVI News Online Staff Taurus Riley, one of Jamaica’s top Reggae artistes, has been booked to perform at the Virgin Gorda (VG) Easter Festival. Jerrell George, public relations officer for the Virgin Gorda Festival...

    03/26/2015 at 3:35 PM
  • Captain gets $200K bail after deadly crash

    Captain gets $200K bail after deadly crash

    Ian Stephen Fossi, the New Zealand national who has been charged with two counts of manslaughter stemming from a boating incident, was granted $200,000 in the Magistrate’s Court this afternoon, March 26, 2015. Of that amount,...

    03/26/2015 at 1:19 PM
  • UPDATE: Leslie Smith among two charged

    UPDATE: Leslie Smith among two charged

    While confirming earlier reports by BVI News Online, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) stated that three of the four persons held during a marijuana-related operation in East End yesterday have been charged. Leslie Smith,...

    03/26/2015 at 1:15 PM

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  • Don’t try to outdo everyone, Fraser tells gov

    Don’t try to outdo everyone, Fraser tells gov

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff While urging the National Democratic Party (NDP) administration to understand that government is a continuum, Opposition member Julian Fraser said there is no need for the administration to be...

    03/26/2015 at 8:02 AM
  • PHOTOS: Yellow team rules!

    PHOTOS: Yellow team rules!

    By Nedburn Thaffe, BVI News Online Staff Four cheerleading houses from Elmore Stoutt High (ESHS) captivated an audience of hundreds at the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex on Tortola last evening (March 25) during the LIME Superfast Broadband...

    03/26/2015 at 8:01 AM
  • Finally – Bill passed to regulate lawyers

    Finally – Bill passed to regulate lawyers

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Twenty minutes before 10pm yesterday, lawmakers in the British Virgin Islands passed with amendments, the long-awaited Legal Professions Bill which proposes strict regulation of the profession...

    03/26/2015 at 8:00 AM

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  • St Kitts: Tax removed from food, funeral costs

    St Kitts: Tax removed from food, funeral costs

    ST KITTS OBSERVER - The new Unity government has made good on one of its biggest election campaign promises, the removal of VAT from food items. In his first national address since being sworn in as Prime Minister on February 18, Hon....

    03/26/2015 at 7:58 AM
  • BVI rugby team narrowly missed finals

    BVI rugby team narrowly missed finals

    PRESS RELEASE - 15 players from the British Virgin Islands Rugby Football Union are in Hong Kong to compete in the 14th annual Kowloon RugbyFest 2015, also known as the Kowloon 10s. This is the second time the BVI Rugby Football Union...

    03/26/2015 at 6:55 AM
  • Landmark ruling rocks senate in Jamaica

    Landmark ruling rocks senate in Jamaica

    JAMAICA GLEANER - Members of the parliamentary opposition will come face to face tomorrow at a crucial meeting which has been called by Leader of Opposition Business in the House of Representatives, Derrick Smith, to decide, among...

    03/26/2015 at 6:12 AM

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  • Captain charged with 2 counts of manslaughter

    Captain charged with 2 counts of manslaughter

    A native of New Zealand, who was captain of the ‘Inevitable’ motor vessel that ran onto rocks near Cow Mouth, has been charged with two counts of manslaughter. Stephen Fossi, 46, is to appear in the Magistrate’s Court on Thursday,...

    03/25/2015 at 6:02 PM
  • Not all lawyers make big money – Pickering

    Not all lawyers make big money – Pickering

    The fees that lawyers pay in order to practice in the British Virgin Islands were a big bone of contention among some government ministers this afternoon, March 25, as a debate raged over whether those charges should be hiked. Lawyers...

    03/25/2015 at 3:49 PM
  • Drug addict to be removed from prison

    Drug addict to be removed from prison

    An inmate, who disclosed during a previous court appearance that he was offered drugs while at Her Majesty’s Prison, is being placed in a drug rehabilitation programme at Peebles Hospital. Ronaldo Hewlett who is on remand in...

    03/25/2015 at 3:44 PM

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  • Election: Smith versus Fahie?

    Election: Smith versus Fahie?

    Shaina Smith is likely to represent the governing National Democratic Party (NDP) in the First Electoral District when the next elections are held, according to BVI News Online’s political sources. Attempts were made this morning...

    03/25/2015 at 11:46 AM
  • No surrender – AG writes letter to the House

    No surrender – AG writes letter to the House

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff The financing of a statutory board does not affect the fact that such statutory board is a separate legal entity from the Government of the Virgin Islands, according to Attorney General Baba Aziz,...

    03/25/2015 at 8:54 AM
  • Man enters ex-lover’s house with machete?

    Man enters ex-lover’s house with machete?

    Reports emerging from the island of Jost Van Dyke are that the police have arrested a man who allegedly sneaked into his ex-girlfriend’s house with a machete this week, and approached her in a threatening manner. The police, who...

    03/25/2015 at 8:53 AM

 
  • Juliette backs brother as murder trial winds down

    Juliette backs brother as murder trial winds down

    As the trial of the three men accused of murdering Darren ‘Tiger’ Hodge continues, a sister of the accused Mitch Christopher yesterday testified that her brother was at home around the same time Tiger was killed. The prosecution...

    03/25/2015 at 7:47 AM
  • ‘Keep it to yourself’

    ‘Keep it to yourself’

    Backed by market research, the BVI Tourist Board said it has launched another advertising campaign – ‘Keep it to Yourself’. That slogan, the Board further said, is aimed at building on the destination’s existing tagline...

    03/25/2015 at 7:38 AM
  • Teachers get financial services training

    Teachers get financial services training

    PRESS RELEASE - Teachers from secondary schools in the Territory are participating in a five-day training workshop to ensure the Territory’s future is secure in the area of Financial Services. The workshop commenced yesterday and...

    03/25/2015 at 7:36 AM

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