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  • Cuba, USA becoming friends again
    Cuba, USA becoming friend...

    BBC - Cuban President Raul Castro has urged the US to end its trade embargo after the two countries...

    12/18/2014 at 6:54 AM
  • Name new hospital after Premier Smith?
    Name new hospital after P...

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Health Minister Ronnie Skelton has suggested that the brand new...

    12/17/2014 at 4:02 PM
  • POLICE: No party without permission
    POLICE: No party without ...

    The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) said it will ensure that laws are strictly obeyed, especially...

    12/17/2014 at 3:49 PM
 

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  • “We don’t get a dime from the UK” – Fraser

    “We don’t get a dime from the UK” – Fraser

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Pinpointing some restrictions that the British Virgin Islands faces due to its status as a colony of Britain, Chairman of the Opposition Virgin Islands Party Julian Fraser has noted that the territory...

    12/17/2014 at 8:38 AM
  • Stop over-charging the gov’t, companies told

    Stop over-charging the gov’t, companies told

    Government legislator Archibald Christian has called on private sector companies or individuals who do business with the Government to stop over-charging for the goods or services they provide. Speaking in the House of Assembly on...

    12/17/2014 at 8:37 AM
  • BVI fires back in yacht clash with USVI

    BVI fires back in yacht clash with USVI

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith said the British Virgin Islands (BVI) already has started to consider measures aimed at maintaining the competitive edge it has had for several years in the yachting...

    12/17/2014 at 8:00 AM

 
  • Walwyn defends scholarship policy, cites Training

    Walwyn defends scholarship policy, cites Training

    The government’s Training Division has restructured its scholarship programme, and is now focusing on ‘priority’ areas, which are usually those in which there is a shortage of local skills that are important to the territory’s...

    12/17/2014 at 7:16 AM
  • Barnes PR wins major award

    Barnes PR wins major award

    PRESS RELEASE: For the second consecutive year, Virgin Islands-based public relations firm, Barnes PR has received the High Impact Award from the United Kingdom based organising agency for its efforts as a partner host of Global Entrepreneurship...

    12/17/2014 at 6:02 AM
  • Six countries produce most world emissions

    Six countries produce most world emissions

    WASHINGTON, USA (AP) — Six countries produce nearly 60 per cent of global carbon dioxide emissions. China and the United States combine for more than two-fifths. How they rank, what they’re doing:  1 CHINA It emits nearly...

    12/17/2014 at 6:00 AM

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  • Fix the road leading to the teacher’s house – O’Neal

    Fix the road leading to the teacher’s house – O’Neal

    Opposition Leader Ralph T. O’Neal has appealed to Minister of Communications and Works Mark Vanterpool to repair a public road in his constituency which he said is in a bad state and is causing some discomfort to a senior educator...

    12/16/2014 at 1:42 PM
  • Woman struck on crosswalk

    Woman struck on crosswalk

    A female pedestrian was taken to Peebles Hospital yesterday afternoon (December 15) after being struck by a Suzuki motorcar while she used the recently constructed pedestrian crossing that leads from Crafts Alive Village onto Main...

    12/16/2014 at 1:00 PM
  • Fraser-nomics won’t work, says Christian

    Fraser-nomics won’t work, says Christian

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Government legislator Archibald Christian has termed as Fraser-nomics, the economic philosophy outlined by Chairman of the Opposition Virgin Islands Party Julian Fraser, who last week declared...

    12/16/2014 at 9:08 AM

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  • ‘Opportunities are stagnated’ – Rajah Smith

    ‘Opportunities are stagnated’ – Rajah Smith

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff It is a difficult time for young people – many of whom are trying assiduously to find employment in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) where opportunities are ‘stagnated,’ according to Rajah...

    12/16/2014 at 9:00 AM
  • Fraser missed budget debate; concerns raised

    Fraser missed budget debate; concerns raised

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Julian Fraser, aspiring premier and representative of the Third Electoral District, missed an opportunity to contribute to the budget debate in the House of Assembly yesterday (December 15) after...

    12/16/2014 at 8:00 AM
  • Adhere to incinerator rules, community told

    Adhere to incinerator rules, community told

    PRESS RELEASE (GIS) - The Department of Waste Management is asking for a coordinated response from the community in maximizing the potential of the incinerator. The incinerator which once opened to the public 24 hours a day, experienced...

    12/16/2014 at 7:33 AM

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  • Lions spends $60K on hospital equipment

    Lions spends $60K on hospital equipment

    PRESS RELEASE (Health Services Authority) – The Lions Club of Tortola purchased an orthopedic operating table at the cost of $60,000.00 for the new Peebles Hospital. The presentation was made to the BVIHSA Chairman of the Board Mr....

    12/16/2014 at 6:27 AM
  • Several shell casings found at murder scene – Cops

    Several shell casings found at murder scene – Cops

    Commissioner of Police David Morris said an off duty cop was early on the scene following last evening’s murder of Paul Prentice, adding that, once it was determined that the victim was deceased, the scene was immediately preserved...

    12/15/2014 at 7:47 PM
  • INSPIRE BVI: The man who builds on love, J. Fahie

    INSPIRE BVI: The man who builds on love, J. Fahie

    By Nedburn Thaffe, BVI News Online Staff For the past 17 years, Jasen Fahie has been working at the British Virgin Islands Post Office, where he is now supervisor of operations. While he continues to love his day job, the dream of...

    12/15/2014 at 4:00 PM

 
  • Send gunmen to prison for long time – Christian

    Send gunmen to prison for long time – Christian

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Government legislator Archibald Christian has called for the administration to expedite the tabling of a Bill aimed at increasing the penalties for gun crimes, adding that the fatal shooting of...

    12/15/2014 at 3:46 PM
  • Tourist among two dead after sea incidents

    Tourist among two dead after sea incidents

    Two persons have died in the British Virgin Islands over the last few days following separate incidents at sea. The first person is a 54-year-old tourist out of the United States, Katherine Cranston. The deceased in the second incident...

    12/15/2014 at 2:41 PM
  • ‘FOOLISHNESS’ – Pickering says he won’t join VIP

    ‘FOOLISHNESS’ – Pickering says he won’t join VIP

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Dr. Kedrick Pickering, deputy premier and founding member of the governing National Democratic Party (NDP), has rubbished what he described as foolish rumours that he is planning to switch to...

    12/15/2014 at 8:31 AM

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  • The last phone conversation before fatal shooting?

    The last phone conversation before fatal shooting?

    Many people are still trying to come to grips with the brazen overnight murder of Tortola resident Paul Prentice. He became the third dead victim of the gun locally since the start of the year, when a bullet cut him down in the middle...

    12/15/2014 at 8:30 AM
  • NDP blasts opposition over ‘small man’ claims

    NDP blasts opposition over ‘small man’ claims

    The following is a full statement submitted by the governing National Democratic Party (NDP) in response to claims made by the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Fellow Virgin Islanders and Friends, we must resist the temptation...

    12/15/2014 at 7:42 AM
  • Angry youths wreaking havoc in the society – FSN

    Angry youths wreaking havoc in the society – FSN

    President of the Family Support Network (FSN) Judith Charles has claimed that there is a growing trend of angry and otherwise troubled youths wreaking havoc in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), adding that poverty is a contributing...

    12/15/2014 at 7:15 AM