• Long Bush man cuts off panties for sex

    A Spanish-speaking man has appeared before the Magistrate’s Court on allegations that he forcibly cut his lover’s underwear off her body. It is alleged that Yuli Hodge removed the woman’s panties because she objected to his sexual advances. He pleaded […]

    Long Bush man cuts off panties for sex
  • Nine statutory bodies owe nearly $11M for electricity

    Weeks after he disclosed that central government owes the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) just over $13.3 million, Premier Dr D Orlando Smith is now stating that Government’s statutory bodies also owe the Corporation a total of almost $11 million. Of […]

    Nine statutory bodies owe nearly $11M for electricity
  • Pickering earns notable degree

    Members of the community are celebrating British Virgin Islands native Jahnai Pickering, who obtained his Physical Therapist Assistant Associates Degree on May 9 after he completed studies at Keiser University in Florida, United States. Pickering is an upstanding BVIslander and […]

    Pickering earns notable degree
  • Pickering against ‘burdensome’ work permit fees

    While stating that the government is not trying to increase the burden on businesses in the British Virgin Islands, Minister of Labour Dr Kedrick Pickering indicated that no new date has been set for implementation of the new work permit […]

    Pickering against ‘burdensome’ work permit fees
  • This is just the beginning, Kyron says during celebration

    By Davion Smith, BVI News Online Staff While several persons including Premier Dr D Orlando Smith gathered yesterday to celebrate Kyron McMaster for his world-leading run of 47.80 seconds in the 400 Metre Hurdles, McMaster shone light on the persons […]

    This is just the beginning, Kyron says during celebration

 

 

 

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  • Magnitude 3.61 quake felt in BVI
    Magnitude 3.61 quake felt...

    A 3.61 magnitude earthquake was felt in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) before daybreak today, May...

    May 23, 2017 at 7:52 AM
  • POLICE: Who is this man?
    POLICE: Who is this man?

    The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) today released photos of a suspected gunman as it tries...

    May 23, 2017 at 7:27 AM
  • Female driver accused of beating male driver
    Female driver accused of ...

    Female motorist Etta Duverger has appeared before the Magistrate’s Court on allegations that she had...

    May 23, 2017 at 7:14 AM
 

 
  • BVI urged to heed wake-up call, prioritize cyber security

    BVI urged to heed wake-up call, prioritize cyber security

    The firm known as BDO BVI said the British Virgin Islands (BVI) should use a recent malware wannacry outbreak as a wake-up call, adding that there is need for the territory to start giving priority to cyber security. The recent attack...

    May 23, 2017 at 5:58 AM
  • Tearful woman recalls beating

    Tearful woman recalls beating

    Shawn Callwood’s ex-girlfriend broke down in tears this month as she recalled being battered in 2016, allegedly by her then lover Callwood. She told the court that, when she finally escaped in the safety of cops on patrol, she...

    May 22, 2017 at 3:36 PM
  • Prison terms suggested for breach of disaster orders

    Prison terms suggested for breach of disaster orders

    Employers and other persons who fail to adhere to an evacuation order in the event of a disaster may be sent to prison, according to a proposed law now before the House of Assembly. The suggested penalty is a fine not exceeding $2000,...

    May 22, 2017 at 1:49 PM
 
  • Kyron working with Usain Bolt’s management

    Kyron working with Usain Bolt’s management

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff The British Virgin Islands’ most promising athlete Kyron McMaster is working with the management team of the world’s fastest human – Usain Bolt who will retire from athletics in...

    May 22, 2017 at 8:41 AM
  • Truck driver and star athlete – Kyron McMaster

    Truck driver and star athlete – Kyron McMaster

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Kyron McMaster, who also is a truck operator, threw down the gauntlet in Jamaica’s National Stadium on Saturday when he recorded a world leading 47.80 seconds in the 400 Metre Hurdles. The...

    May 22, 2017 at 8:34 AM
  • Maduro fined for incident at Tortola Pier Park

    Maduro fined for incident at Tortola Pier Park

    Rudolph Maduro was fined $1,200 in the Magistrate’s Court after he assaulted a security guard, used indecent language at a police officer, and misbehaved at a bar in Road Town. Maduro, who said he does not fully remember the incident,...

    May 22, 2017 at 7:37 AM

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  • Jack sentenced for assaulting police

    Jack sentenced for assaulting police

    A man who punched a police officer and sprinted out of the East End Police Station to avoid being arrested for a crime has been fined $2,800. Magistrate Ayanna Baptiste DaBreo on Friday fined Everett Jack who pleaded guilty to assault...

    May 22, 2017 at 7:15 AM
  • Jamaica’s oldest newspaper: We now know McMaster

    Jamaica’s oldest newspaper: We now know McMaster

    Jamaica Gleaner – WITH so many top international athletes on show at the Jamaica International Invitational Meet inside the National Stadium last Saturday, not many local fans knew about Kyron McMaster of the British Virgin Islands,...

    May 22, 2017 at 6:59 AM
  • HMS Brexit and the Brussels Iceberg

    HMS Brexit and the Brussels Iceberg

    By Dickson Igwe, Contributor The United Kingdom must skillfully negotiate its exit from Europe, or risk being torn apart. With the Brexit Referendum, Brussels has become a massive and ominous iceberg that the seafaring vessel, The...

    May 22, 2017 at 5:13 AM
 
  • VIDEO: McMaster runs world leading time

    VIDEO: McMaster runs world leading time

    Kyron McMaster from the British Virgin Islands this evening ran a world leading time and national record to win the Men’s 400 Metre Hurdles at the National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica. He clocked 47.80 seconds over the distance. In...

    May 20, 2017 at 10:12 PM
  • Masa found guilty of gun possession

    Masa found guilty of gun possession

    Social media personality Ramoamasagana ‘Masa’ Pemberton has been found guilty of keeping an unlicensed firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition. Magistrate Ayanna Baptiste-DaBreo gave the verdict this afternoon (May...

    May 19, 2017 at 4:55 PM
  • Inmate charged with attempted murder

    Inmate charged with attempted murder

    The young man facing a new charge of attempted murder is Mount Healthy resident Shakoy Lavacia, Information Officer at the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force Diane Drayton has confirmed. As BVI News Online reported moments ago, Lavacia,...

    May 19, 2017 at 12:40 PM

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  • Sex worker gets $300, told she can sue beater

    Sex worker gets $300, told she can sue beater

    Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards yesterday ordered Garry Smith to pay a total $6,300 for stealing from and beating a sex worker who he claimed did not give him his money’s worth of pleasure. The senior magistrate slapped Smith with...

    May 19, 2017 at 9:31 AM
  • Probe and Prison – Fraser ‘smells’ UK appointments

    Probe and Prison – Fraser ‘smells’ UK appointments

    While crying shame on all persons involved in the appointment of Phil Sharman as the territory’s next Auditor General, member of the parliamentary opposition Julian Fraser said there is something that doesn’t ‘smell’...

    May 19, 2017 at 8:41 AM
  • Malone fined $500 – Compared to Donald Trump

    Malone fined $500 – Compared to Donald Trump

    After she fined Darier Malone $500 for calling a police officer a “punk mothers ***t”, Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards said in apparent jest that the offender is “more mature” than the US President Donald Trump. That is because...

    May 19, 2017 at 8:37 AM
 
  • OPINION: Welcome to the twilight zone where wrong means right

    OPINION: Welcome to the twilight zone where wrong means right

    By A C Frett, Contributor Just when we thought things couldn’t get worse, leaders across the world show us they can. International trade agreements are scrapped, crucial healthcare for the needy is withdrawn, basic education is rolled...

    May 19, 2017 at 8:36 AM
  • Fahie may be used, Fraser suggests

    Fahie may be used, Fraser suggests

    A suggestion is being made that Leader of the Opposition and Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee Andrew Fahie may be used as a pawn in a United Kingdom-linked affair that “doesn’t smell right”. Opposition member Julian...

    May 19, 2017 at 8:27 AM
  • Deceased found floating on water -Coroner Involved

    Deceased found floating on water -Coroner Involved

    The police force said the death of James Leonard Snr had been reported to the Coroner – an official who holds inquests into violent, sudden, or suspicious deaths in the British Virgin Islands. Leonard, who was found afloat in...

    May 19, 2017 at 7:59 AM

 
  • We cannot hide from the public’s eye – Vanterpool

    We cannot hide from the public’s eye – Vanterpool

    Minister of Communication and Works Mark Vanterpool has told a group of seven newly recruited fire fighters that they – as well as elected representatives – cannot hide from the people, and therefore should not want to hide. “As...

    May 19, 2017 at 7:39 AM
  • BVI pushes ‘free movement’ at latest BREXIT talks

    BVI pushes ‘free movement’ at latest BREXIT talks

    Government Information Service (press release) – A British Virgin Islands delegation and UK Government representatives recently discussed freedom of movement to the European Union (EU) for Overseas Territories (OT) citizens at...

    May 19, 2017 at 6:26 AM
  • Two women charged with malicious wounding

    Two women charged with malicious wounding

    The two women who allegedly wounded a female native of Jamaican at Pearla’s Bar in Baugher’s Bay this month have been arrested and charged with unlawful and malicious wounding. They are Jelissa Malone from Baugher’s Bay...

    May 18, 2017 at 3:28 PM