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  • OPINION: Teamwork is vital to organizational growth
    OPINION: Teamwork is vita...

    By Dr. Laura Lyons (contributor) “Teamsmanship” is not an option, but a must for the development...

    09/15/2014 at 7:56 AM
  • INSPIRE BVI: Goodbye to the territory’s oldest man, William ‘Kenny’ Industrious
    INSPIRE BVI: Goodbye to t...

    BVI News Online sat on William ‘Kenny’ Industrious’ verandah in Cane Garden Bay on September 1...

    09/15/2014 at 7:05 AM
  • Contractor needed for VG works
    Contractor needed for VG ...

    PRESS RELEASE - The British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (“BVIPA”) invites tenders for: The Construction...

    09/15/2014 at 5:27 AM
 

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  • UPDATE: Grief as Michael is found dead

    UPDATE: Grief as Michael is found dead

    Several hours of frantic search for 20-year-old Michael Poole have ended in shock and grief. His body was recovered from waters in the Road Reef area of Tortola on Sunday morning, two days after he went missing. The Royal Virgin Islands...

    09/14/2014 at 1:50 PM
  • Alleged thief ripped chain from victim’s neck – police

    Alleged thief ripped chain from victim’s neck – police

    An alleged thief accused of ripping pieces of jewellery from a man’s neck in broad daylight was bold enough to tell the police that at least one of the stolen items was not original, according to the prosecution. “That gold band...

    09/14/2014 at 1:00 PM
  • Murder victim identified as Nyron Olliverre

    Murder victim identified as Nyron Olliverre

    The territory has recorded its second murder since the start of the year; this after a man was last night shot and killed in Horsepath, Tortola. The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has identified the victim as Nyron Olliverre...

    09/13/2014 at 8:42 AM

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  • Economics – never an exact science

    Economics – never an exact science

    OPINION: The following narrative is part of a series of articles on issues affecting the global economy, relevant to the Virgin Islands. It uses the contemporary US economic model as analogy. It argues that economics and politics are...

    09/13/2014 at 8:33 AM
  • Man tries to unlock stolen phone in Road Town store, court hears

    Man tries to unlock stolen phone in Road Town store, court hears

    An alleged iPhone thief received $10,000 bail when he appeared in the Magistrate’s Court on Friday and was arraigned on a charge of theft. Nikita Naval pleaded not guilty before Magistrate Ayanna Baptiste-DaBreo, and is to return...

    09/12/2014 at 3:31 PM
  • ‘JAIL WORK’ – Walwyn hints at criminal breaches in harbour project

    ‘JAIL WORK’ – Walwyn hints at criminal breaches in harbour project

    Education Minister Myron Walwyn has suggested that there is enough evidence of criminality in the Auditor General’s report on the Sea Cow’s Bay Harbour Development on Tortola, while Julian Fraser who is the former government minister...

    09/12/2014 at 11:40 AM

 
  • “Three telephone companies; one will die” – Skelton

    “Three telephone companies; one will die” – Skelton

    Another minister in the National Democratic Party government, Ronnie Skelton, has lamented the fact that a third telephone company was allowed to operate in the British Virgin Islands, adding that one of the three will collapse mainly...

    09/12/2014 at 11:39 AM
  • Bail offered in fake money case

    Bail offered in fake money case

    Old Plantation resident Kurt Rabsatt, who was allegedly held by police with fake money in his possession, was granted $20,000 bail during his court appearance on Friday, September 12. Magistrate Ayanna Baptiste-DaBreo informed the...

    09/12/2014 at 11:38 AM
  • Premiership not coming so easily, Walwyn warns embattled Julian Fraser

    Premiership not coming so easily, Walwyn warns embattled Julian Fraser

    Two members of the governing National Democratic Party on Thursday evening scoffed at the idea of Opposition member Julian Fraser rising to the rank of Premier and Minister of Finance, with one of them even vowing to fight to ensure...

    09/12/2014 at 10:55 AM

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  • Three youths charged with marina burglary, six engines recovered

    Three youths charged with marina burglary, six engines recovered

    The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force has reported that three males were on Thursday charged with burglary, criminal damage and taking a conveyance. Dejson Benjamin, 18, of Greenland and two juveniles aged 15 and 16 of Fat Hog’s...

    09/12/2014 at 8:54 AM
  • BVI already preparing to avert Ebola

    BVI already preparing to avert Ebola

    The British Virgin Islands is coordinating a multi-agency preparedness response programme in the event that the deadly Ebola virus makes landfall in the territory. Health Minister Ronnie Skelton made the announcement in the House...

    09/12/2014 at 7:44 AM
  • 123 FIRES – Residents urged to avoid smoking in bed, cooking when exhausted

    123 FIRES – Residents urged to avoid smoking in bed, cooking when exhausted

    While stating that 14 buildings are among the properties affected by fires since January, the Fire and Rescue Services department has encouraged residents to take precautionary measures where possible. According to the Acting Chief...

    09/12/2014 at 7:14 AM

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