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  • Fraser denies unlawful voter registration
    Fraser denies unlawful vo...

    Julian Fraser, chairman of the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and aspiring premier, said there...

    03/05/2015 at 7:58 AM
  • John Leonard quits VINO
    John Leonard quits VINO

    After years of being described as a mysterious or dead person, John E. Leonard is said to have parted...

    03/05/2015 at 7:40 AM
  • $10K donation for new vehicle
    $10K donation for new veh...

    BVI Health Services Authority (press release) - On Tuesday 3rd March 2015 the British Virgin Islands...

    03/05/2015 at 7:23 AM
 

 
  • Trial starts: Six to testify against politician

    Trial starts: Six to testify against politician

    There has been a relatively early start to the trial of politician Irene Penn O’Neal who, along with two other persons, has pleaded not guilty to illegal possession of firearms and ammunition. The other two facing trial are Mrs...

    03/05/2015 at 7:15 AM
  • Local women to be honoured

    Local women to be honoured

    Government Information Service (press release) - The Office of Gender Affairs is celebrating BVI women who have made significant contributions to the development of the Territory as part of International Women’s Day celebration. President...

    03/05/2015 at 6:10 AM
  • Five women hospitalized after crash

    Five women hospitalized after crash

    Five women – including three visitors to the British Virgin Islands – have been taken to Peebles Hospital following a motor vehicle accident in the Harrigan’s Estate area of Tortola this morning, March 4. Their medical...

    03/04/2015 at 5:00 PM

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  • Alleged drunk driver remanded

    Alleged drunk driver remanded

    A 21 year-old man who allegedly drove away a motor vehicle belonging to the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) and crashed it while in a drunken state was remanded in custody when he appeared in court today, March 4. Estervan Jefferson...

    03/04/2015 at 4:26 PM
  • Pastors afraid to enter politics, told to change

    Pastors afraid to enter politics, told to change

    As the British Virgin Islands draws closer to general elections, three of the territory’s leading clergymen have called for their colleagues to overcome the fear of persecution and throw their hats into the ring, adding that the...

    03/04/2015 at 2:47 PM
  • Business of the month: F & M’s Halal

    Business of the month: F & M’s Halal

    Government Information Service (press release): F & M’s Halal is the recipient of Government’s Business of the Month award. This announcement was made yesterday when the Department of Trade and Consumer Affairs launched its...

    03/04/2015 at 1:00 PM

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  • Married man threatens girlfriend, demands sex?

    Married man threatens girlfriend, demands sex?

    A married man who is a native of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has been brought before the Magistrate’s Court on allegations that he beat his girlfriend while demanding sex, and also threatened to cut her neck. Elvis Williams, a...

    03/04/2015 at 12:38 PM
  • Decent girls don’t roam, says Indian rapist

    Decent girls don’t roam, says Indian rapist

    OVERSEAS – DELHI, India (AFP) – One of the men convicted of the gang-rape and murder of an Indian student that shocked the world has said he blames the victim for “roaming around at night”. The comments are made...

    03/04/2015 at 12:00 PM
  • Red hat robber demanded ‘wife’ – court hears

    Red hat robber demanded ‘wife’ – court hears

    Zedikhi Randy Innis – the alleged ‘red hat’ robber and mental health patient – demanded sex from a female victim when he held her at knife point and robbed her of her belongings, the court has heard. The female...

    03/04/2015 at 11:55 AM

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  • CCT considers overseas operation – Penn

    CCT considers overseas operation – Penn

    Other countries in the Caribbean are likely to be served by CCT Global Communications if the management of the British Virgin Islands-based telecoms provider makes good on its promise to further explore the viability of such expansion. “We...

    03/04/2015 at 7:53 AM
  • LIAT bans e-cigarettes

    LIAT bans e-cigarettes

    Regional airline LIAT has announced that e-cigarettes are prohibited for carriage in checked luggage on the airline’s services, effective immediately. Citing a recommendation from the United States Federal Aviation Administration...

    03/04/2015 at 7:50 AM
  • OPINION: “Liberating our people from themselves”

    OPINION: “Liberating our people from themselves”

    By AC Frett (CONTRIBUTOR) Shackling our children to lies of the past: In the beginning, long before Adam and Eve or Steve, the ‘God of Nature and Laws of Balance’ decreed that all living things were created to coexist even while...

    03/04/2015 at 6:49 AM

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  • UPDATE: Innis charged for two robberies

    UPDATE: Innis charged for two robberies

    Police have issued a statement regarding the incidents in which a ‘red hat’ man, Zedikhi Randy Innis, has been charged with two counts of robbery. The 29-year-old resident of Josiah’s Bay, Tortola, also allegedly threatened two...

    03/03/2015 at 4:09 PM
  • Cop freed of corruption allegations

    Cop freed of corruption allegations

    A detective who was among five members of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force being investigated for alleged corruption has returned to duties on Tortola after having his name cleared by the team in charge of the probe. The name...

    03/03/2015 at 2:18 PM
  • College fight lands Winter sisters in court

    College fight lands Winter sisters in court

    Two sisters who have been accused of attacking a female on the compound of H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) are to stand trial on charges of criminal damage and assault causing actual bodily harm. Brittany and Delecia Winter,...

    03/03/2015 at 8:49 AM

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  • BLASTED: Local firm accuses TRC of bias

    BLASTED: Local firm accuses TRC of bias

    Local telecommunications provider CCT has made a number of damning allegations against the territory’s Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC), accusing it of being biased towards multinational players, and virtually ignoring...

    03/03/2015 at 8:37 AM
  • Walwyn: How many of us would be like Mr. Stoutt?

    Walwyn: How many of us would be like Mr. Stoutt?

    While stating that the late Hamilton Lavity Stoutt would have been proud of several infrastructural developments including the cruise ship pier in Road Town, Education Minister Myron Walwyn yesterday hailed the territory’s first...

    03/03/2015 at 7:09 AM
  • We are not politically linked – CCT

    We are not politically linked – CCT

    Averad Penn, the man at the helm of local telecommunications provider CCT, has declared that the company is not affiliated to any political party. He said the firm is being ‘brandished’ with a particular party, but he did not state...

    03/03/2015 at 7:08 AM

 
  • PHOTO OF THE DAY: New restroom facilities

    PHOTO OF THE DAY: New restroom facilities

    Idan Martin of the BVI Ports Authority, in the photograph above, opens the door to the recently completed restroom facilities at the Road Town Jetty on Tortola. The two new restrooms (for men and women) were built for the benefit...

    03/03/2015 at 6:39 AM
  • Gov’t still strong advocate of local investment

    Gov’t still strong advocate of local investment

    Government Information Service (press release) - The Government of the Virgin Islands has reiterated its commitment to provide a secure future for residents by being a strong advocate of local investment. These sentiments were expressed...

    03/03/2015 at 6:06 AM
  • Mr. Stoutt would have applauded NDP gov’t?

    Mr. Stoutt would have applauded NDP gov’t?

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff While stating that the late chief minister Hamilton Lavity Stoutt would have applauded the National Democratic Party government’s effort at nation building, the First Lady of the British Virgin...

    03/02/2015 at 5:11 PM