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  • Jewellery thieves beg for mercy
    Jewellery thieves beg for...

    While pleading for mercy in the Magistrate’s Court, a Spanish-speaking man who helped to steal...

    06/30/2015 at 8:51 AM
  • eCamps donates $2,000
    eCamps donates $2,000

    PRESS RELEASE – The British Virgin Islands Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) received a donation...

    06/30/2015 at 8:40 AM
  • Puerto Rico can’t pay public debt – Governor
    Puerto Rico can’t pay pub...

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The governor warned that Puerto Rico can’t pay its $72 billion public...

    06/30/2015 at 7:51 AM
 

 
  • PHOTOS OF THE DAY: landside project on the move

    PHOTOS OF THE DAY: landside project on the move

    The cruise pier landside development, which will be named Tortola Pier Park upon completion, will feature retail, commercial, entertainment and green spaces. Showing the progress made so far on the buildings, the BVI Ports Authority...

    06/30/2015 at 6:02 AM
  • Start preparing for independence – Walwyn

    Start preparing for independence – Walwyn

    By Nedburn Thaffe, BVI News Online Staff While pointing out that there will come a time when the British Virgin Islands will sever ties with the United Kingdom and take on independence, Culture Minister Myron Walwyn today called on...

    06/29/2015 at 3:20 PM
  • Four former politicians honoured

    Four former politicians honoured

    Four former politicians were today (June 29) recognized for their stellar contributions to the development of the British Virgin Islands during their tenure in government. They are the late Terrence B. Lettsome, Hubert Robinson O’Neal,...

    06/29/2015 at 12:54 PM

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  • Virgin ships for Miami, hopefully Cuba – Branson

    Virgin ships for Miami, hopefully Cuba – Branson

    MIAMI, United States (AFP) — Virgin Cruises will launch its first luxury liner in 2020 from Miami, British tycoon Richard Branson announced Tuesday, placing his bets on medium-sized “boutique” ships. True to his flamboyant...

    06/29/2015 at 10:11 AM
  • When being a fugitive is normal!

    When being a fugitive is normal!

    By Dickson Igwe, contributor This second narrative in a three part story on criminal dysfunction is a wakeup call to young Caribbean males contemplating a life of crime. The proceeding story assesses a narrative from Commentary magazine...

    06/29/2015 at 8:40 AM
  • Two youths charged

    Two youths charged

    Police said they have charged two persons in relation to separate incidents on Virgin Gorda and Tortola. In the Tortola incident, 19-year-old Arien Fahie who resides at Belle Vue has been charged with unlawful possession of a controlled...

    06/29/2015 at 8:31 AM

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  • Are you a proud prodigal?

    Are you a proud prodigal?

    No doubt about it, PRIDE is a deceptive, false sense of security. It can make you feel right when you’re dead wrong. And it’s usually accompanied by it twin associate, VANITY. When these two gang up on you, you need God’s grace...

    06/29/2015 at 7:37 AM
  • Marijuana for breakfast, lunch and dinner?

    Marijuana for breakfast, lunch and dinner?

    A Rastafarian who was allegedly found with a quantity of marijuana has reportedly told the police that he smokes the illegal drug for ‘breakfast, lunch and dinner’. Ruby Pickering, 25, also allegedly stated that a stash...

    06/26/2015 at 2:24 PM
  • Two nabbed in marijuana operation on Tortola

    Two nabbed in marijuana operation on Tortola

    Two natives of the British Virgin Islands who reside in the Parham Town area of Tortola have been taken into police custody following an operation this morning (June 26) in which a number of marijuana plants were uprooted. Details...

    06/26/2015 at 1:12 PM

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  • PHOTOS: 178 in historic graduation

    PHOTOS: 178 in historic graduation

    There was a celebratory atmosphere within the walls of the Multi-purpose Sports Complex on Tortola yesterday (June 25) as 178 students made what turned out to be a historic exit from the territory’s largest secondary school – Elmore...

    06/26/2015 at 11:39 AM
  • EU downplays seriousness of blacklisting BVI

    EU downplays seriousness of blacklisting BVI

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Mikael Barfod, head of the European Union Delegation to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, has tried to downplay concerns raised by countries and territories such as the British Virgin Islands...

    06/26/2015 at 8:30 AM
  • Skelton to work with opposition ‘leaders’

    Skelton to work with opposition ‘leaders’

    While notifying the territory that challenges are still on the horizon, Minister of Health and Social Development Ronnie Skelton this week said he is prepared to answer any pertinent question that the two members of the Opposition...

    06/26/2015 at 8:00 AM

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  • Penn to pay more than $17K or go to prison

    Penn to pay more than $17K or go to prison

    After pleading guilty regarding a case in which he sold a go-fast boat belonging to one of his customers, East End resident Sylvan Penn was told to fork out $17,500 in cash within the next six months or spend time at Her Majesty’s...

    06/26/2015 at 7:07 AM
  • Basketball: Two important meeting dates

    Basketball: Two important meeting dates

    PRESS RELEASE - As momentum builds for the opening of the highly anticipated Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League scheduled for August 15, 2015 to November 1, 2015, the League has announced two new important dates. Meeting...

    06/26/2015 at 7:06 AM
  • Oops!

    Oops!

    A motorist narrowly escaped injuries few hours before daybreak today (June 26) when his Mitsubishi Outlander careened off the roadway in the Zion Hill area of Tortola, and almost overturned. The driver, who was heading home from an...

    06/26/2015 at 6:12 AM

 
  • Major cleanup of vector hotspot, JDV

    Major cleanup of vector hotspot, JDV

    Government Information Service - The Department of Waste Management will be spearheading a cleanup campaign on Jost Van Dyke from July 4 to 6 in an effort to mitigate vector borne diseases like Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue Fever. Manager,...

    06/26/2015 at 6:10 AM
  • Behave yourself, Guyana tells Venezuela

    Behave yourself, Guyana tells Venezuela

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) – Guyana has called on Venezuela, to “behave itself” as the two South American countries continue to seek public support for its position regarding the ongoing border dispute between them. Minister of...

    06/26/2015 at 5:24 AM
  • Stevens leaving ESHS, to head Bregado Flax

    Stevens leaving ESHS, to head Bregado Flax

    Glenda Stevens will be the new principal of Bregado Flax Educational Centre on Virgin Gorda when the state-owned school reopens in September. Stevens is currently a teacher at the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) on Tortola. Acting...

    06/25/2015 at 10:02 PM
 
  • Walwyn had ‘very good’ band talk with USVI

    Walwyn had ‘very good’ band talk with USVI

    Following his first band-related meeting with the recently elected government of the US Virgin Islands (USVI), Culture Minister Myron Walwyn said it appears the current acting governor of the USVI – Osbert Potter – is committed...

    06/25/2015 at 3:50 PM
  • Love children, but don’t support their wrong!

    Love children, but don’t support their wrong!

    While urging fathers to bring their children together if they live in different households or have separate mothers, mentor Kenric George said they should also desist from supporting children in their wrongdoings. “You have to correct...

    06/25/2015 at 12:27 PM
  • Vanterpool totally dissatisfied with TRC speed

    Vanterpool totally dissatisfied with TRC speed

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Disappointed and totally dissatisfied; that is how minister responsible for telecommunications Mark Vanterpool said he feels about the speed at which the state-run Telecommunications Regulatory...

    06/25/2015 at 9:08 AM