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  • Hung jury: Lawyers to battle a second time
    Hung jury: Lawyers to bat...

    The prosecution and defence teams in the trial of three men accused of murdering Darren ‘Tiger’...

    03/28/2015 at 9:57 AM
  • Boynes gets nearly 7 years for gun, ammo
    Boynes gets nearly 7 year...

    Kenyatta Boynes who pleaded guilty to possessing an AK47 assault rifle along with a quantity of explosives...

    03/27/2015 at 8:03 PM
  • Smith leaving Digicel as election nears
    Smith leaving Digicel as ...

      Kevin ‘OJ’ Smith is leaving telecoms provider Digicel where he has been serving in the post...

    03/27/2015 at 1:21 PM
 

 
  • Quinton dies after gallant fight

    Quinton dies after gallant fight

    “He wanted to be a lot of things; he wanted to be a policeman; he wanted to be a fireman; he is simply a very creative boy who never gave up,” Shirley Mills said, as she struggled to come to grips with the sudden passing of her...

    03/27/2015 at 11:24 AM
  • Man attacks ex-lover’s boyfriend with machete?

    Man attacks ex-lover’s boyfriend with machete?

    The man who BVI News Online earlier this week reported to have allegedly broken into his ex-girlfriend’s house with a machete appeared in the Magistrate’s Court on Tortola yesterday, March 26. At the time of the incident on...

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

    ‘I am devastated’ – boat captain

    The man who has been slapped with two manslaughter charges following a boat accident in January of this year said he is devastated, and has reached out to the families of the deceased persons. Stephen Fossi, while not admitting to...

    03/27/2015 at 8:09 AM

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  • Stop mis-educating the people, says Walwyn

    Stop mis-educating the people, says Walwyn

    Education Minister Myron Walwyn said one of the things he hates most about politics in the British Virgin Islands is what could be deemed the political manipulation and mis-education of people who are ignorant of certain facts. He...

    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

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  • 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
  • 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

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  • 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
  • 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

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  • 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
  • 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

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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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