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  • “He got caught up” – Father likely to appeal son’s conviction
    “He got caught up” – Fath...

    Elvis Demming hung his head dejectedly on Wednesday, moments after his son Jevon Demming was found guilty...

    10/23/2014 at 8:44 AM
  • More hotels should remain open, Premier says amid concerns on VG
    More hotels should remain...

    Minister of Tourism Dr. D. Orlando Smith has expressed hope that more hotels will start restructuring...

    10/23/2014 at 8:00 AM
  • Cop’s evidence not accepted in drug trial
    Cop’s evidence not accept...

    The defence team in the drug case against Jomo Jack and four other men scored a partial victory in...

    10/23/2014 at 7:42 AM
 

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  • Youths attend workshop

    Youths attend workshop

    PRESS RELEASE - A workshop designed to give unemployed young persons the requisite skills and exposure to gain employment as receptionists commenced on Tuesday, October 21. The Ministry of Education and Culture through its Youth Employment...

    10/23/2014 at 6:29 AM
  • Basketball clash returns

    Basketball clash returns

    Top level basketball will return to the British Virgin Islands on November 28 and 29 with the return of Tropical Shootout 2014 at the Multi-Purpose Complex on Tortola. This year, the event is a National Association of Intercollegiate...

    10/23/2014 at 6:00 AM
  • Cousins found guilty of attempted murder on VG

    Cousins found guilty of attempted murder on VG

    Sherman Williams and his cousin Jevon Demming have been found guilty of attempting to murder St. Lucia native Neil St. Rose while he reportedly was on bended knees outside Rock Café in the Valley, Virgin Gorda. Williams, who was answering...

    10/22/2014 at 4:56 PM

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  • Wife allegedly wounds husband

    Wife allegedly wounds husband

    BVI News Online understands that a female has been nabbed by police following allegations that she stabbed her husband in the Brewers Bay area of Tortola on the weekend. The medical condition of the husband, up to publication time,...

    10/22/2014 at 8:41 AM
  • Police release man on Anegada, still not sure if gun was fired

    Police release man on Anegada, still not sure if gun was fired

    Police said they have released the man they had detained in relation to a recent fight on Anegada, and there is still no proof of a gun that was reportedly fired. They however are still encouraging persons with information to pass...

    10/22/2014 at 8:00 AM
  • Premier to talk with USVI about boating issue

    Premier to talk with USVI about boating issue

    The government has promised to hold further talks with authorities in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) regarding the restriction on the number of passengers vessels are allowed to transport into that neighbouring territory from...

    10/22/2014 at 8:00 AM

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  • Malone in LIME’s regional campaign

    Malone in LIME’s regional campaign

    Kassandra Malone, The BVI beauty queen who represented the territory at the 2013 Miss World Pageant, is among a group of artistes selected for LIME’s ‘One Flat Rate’ campaign across the region. The telecoms company, in a news...

    10/22/2014 at 7:29 AM
  • “Lorna needs a promotion” – Walwyn declares while pointing to his PS

    “Lorna needs a promotion” – Walwyn declares while pointing to his PS

    Minister of Education and Culture Myron Walwyn has publicly stated that there is need to promote Lorna Stevens, an assistant secretary in his ministry. He made the call during the opening of the new Virgin Islands School of Technical...

    10/21/2014 at 6:30 PM
  • Not for those on the fringes; Gov’t opens $1.2M technical school

    Not for those on the fringes; Gov’t opens $1.2M technical school

    The government today officially opened the Virgin Islands School of Technical Studies (VISTS), while declaring that the institution will not be used as a refuge for students with social and academic challenges as well as teachers who...

    10/21/2014 at 6:26 PM
 
  • Norwegian Pearl cancels call

    Norwegian Pearl cancels call

    The BVI Ports Authority has issued a bulletin, advising the public that the Norwegian Pearl is no longer scheduled to dock in Tortola, British Virgin Islands, on Thursday (October 23). The call has been cancelled. “The BVI Ports...

    10/21/2014 at 12:54 PM
  • Businessman concerned about water companies with similar names on VG

    Businessman concerned about water companies with similar names on VG

    Businessman Pastor Gregory George has raised concern that two water-selling companies with similar names have been given licenses to operate on Virgin Gorda, adding that the government should do something about entrepreneurs with big...

    10/21/2014 at 8:05 AM
  • Some pastors giving bad advice, says retired counsellor

    Some pastors giving bad advice, says retired counsellor

    Retired counsellor Maris Hodge-Wright said more pastors should be educated on how to deal with victims of domestic violence, adding that victims are often advised to stay in marriages despite suffering serious harm. Hodge-Wright, who...

    10/21/2014 at 8:01 AM

 

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  • Pistorius gets 5 years

    Pistorius gets 5 years

    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van with barred windows today to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Delivering her sentence, Judge Thokozile Masipa...

    10/21/2014 at 6:04 AM
  • PHOTOS: Scores attend soap box derby

    PHOTOS: Scores attend soap box derby

    Scores of persons turned out on Sunday for the BVI Soap Box Derby hosted by Caribbean Insurers Limited and the BVI Motorsports Associations. The event held at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College in Paraquita Bay was to raise donations...

    10/20/2014 at 12:11 PM
  • Overseas: Reggae superstar John Holt has died

    Overseas: Reggae superstar John Holt has died

    Jamaica Observer - VETERAN reggae singer John Holt died in a London hospital yesterday. He was 69. Copeland Forbes, Holt’s manager since 2006, confirmed the entertainer’s passing. “John died at 2:40 am English time. His [John’s]...

    10/20/2014 at 11:00 AM