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  • ‘I am getting fed up!’
    ‘I am getting fed up!’

    The usually calm and collected National Democratic Party (NDP) election candidate, Ronnie Skelton, seemed...

    05/21/2015 at 12:06 PM
  • Juggy unveils plan, says opponent did her best
    Juggy unveils plan, says ...

    While announcing the likely construction of a state-of-the-art marina and water sports park in the Baugher’s...

    05/21/2015 at 11:33 AM
  • Corruption worse than ever – Dancia Penn
    Corruption worse than eve...

    After just over three years in the political wilderness following her trouncing at the November 2011...

    05/21/2015 at 8:31 AM
 

 
  • Premier wants persons to stop defacing posters

    Premier wants persons to stop defacing posters

    Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith said it has been brought to his attention that posters promoting candidates for the June 8 general election are being defaced. He, in a brief message this morning, urged persons to desist from carrying...

    05/21/2015 at 7:44 AM
  • Dancia Penn contesting election

    Dancia Penn contesting election

    Dancia Penn-Sallah has announced that she will contest the June 8 general election as an independent territorial candidate. Penn-Sallah is a former deputy premier and representative of the Eighth Electoral District under the former...

    05/20/2015 at 6:30 PM
  • Youths don’t feel they have a stake in BVI?

    Youths don’t feel they have a stake in BVI?

    Virgin Islands Party (VIP) territorial candidate Sharie DeCastro, who has spent much of her time on the campaign trail calling for the ‘old type of politics’ to be replaced  by one that is more promising, has claimed that many...

    05/20/2015 at 4:05 PM

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  • International observers coming for election

    International observers coming for election

    A team of six international observers mainly from the Caribbean and Americas region will arrive in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) for the general election to be held on June 8, according to Governor John Duncan, who also said the...

    05/20/2015 at 1:27 PM
  • Two charged for cocaine, deceased not identified

    Two charged for cocaine, deceased not identified

    Local police said they have charged two men arrested on Monday following an anti-drug operation in the waters of the British Virgin Islands (BVI), but they are yet to ascertain the identity of a third male suspect who was shot dead. Those...

    05/20/2015 at 1:10 PM
  • Skelton opposed early election, but later agreed

    Skelton opposed early election, but later agreed

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Senior member of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Ronnie Skelton has disclosed that he initially opposed the suggestion that an early general election be held, but he later agreed that the...

    05/20/2015 at 9:27 AM

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  • Fraser distrusts elections office; wants observers

    Fraser distrusts elections office; wants observers

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff While stopping just short of accusing the Elections Office of being involved in trickery, Chairman of the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Julian Fraser has warned against ‘political police’...

    05/20/2015 at 7:55 AM
  • They try to assassinate my character – Turnbull

    They try to assassinate my character – Turnbull

    By Nedburn Thaffe, BVI News Online Staff National Democratic Party (NDP) candidate Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull has dismissed as lies, claims that he has disrespected the chairman of the People’s Empowerment Party (PEP), Alvin...

    05/20/2015 at 7:21 AM
  • Leave the premier and face me, Walwyn tells Fahie

    Leave the premier and face me, Walwyn tells Fahie

    By Nedburn Thaffe, BVI News Online Staff While claiming that the unemployment woes facing the territory are symptomatic of a failed education system that existed when Andrew Fahie served as minister of education in the former Virgin...

    05/20/2015 at 7:15 AM
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  • Sentence for MoneyGram robbers reduce

    Sentence for MoneyGram robbers reduce

    The Court of Appeal has reduced the sentences that were imposed on the two men involved in the infamous MoneyGram robbery that took place at Road Town, Tortola, in January 2011. The two – Jason Stevens and Leonard Sprauve –...

    05/19/2015 at 5:32 PM
  • I was labelled the action minister – Christopher

    I was labelled the action minister – Christopher

    Nedburn Thaffe, BVI News Online Staff While indicating that he was the one who first earned the ‘action minister’ title, People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) chairman Alvin Christopher has chastised the governing party,...

    05/19/2015 at 4:35 PM
  • ‘Out of order!’

    ‘Out of order!’

    In a speech that mainly glorified the achievement of women in the territory, Virgin Islands Party (VIP) territorial candidate Irene Penn-O’Neal hit out against those whom she said have resorted to ‘degrading and insulting’...

    05/19/2015 at 3:49 PM

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  • Fraser promises to change NHI

    Fraser promises to change NHI

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Julian Fraser, chairman of the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP), said a government under his leadership would modify the government’s proposed National Health Insurance (NHI) plan, adding...

    05/19/2015 at 1:40 PM
  • ‘Outright lie’ – Premier denies plot with UK

    ‘Outright lie’ – Premier denies plot with UK

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. D. Orlando Smith has dismissed as outright lie, claims that the National Democratic Party (NDP) government has agreed with the United Kingdom to cut the civil...

    05/19/2015 at 9:29 AM
  • Pickering raps Pickering

    Pickering raps Pickering

    By Nedburn Thaffe, BVI News Online Staff Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard, the general election candidate who is seeking to capture the Seventh Electoral District for the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), has chastised the incumbent Dr. Kedrick...

    05/19/2015 at 7:50 AM

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  • NDP or VIP – Who is serious about housing?

    NDP or VIP – Who is serious about housing?

    The long-standing issue of housing was raised in different sections of Road Town on Saturday, May 16, when both of the major political parties held their respective meetings in preparation for the June 8 general election. The governing...

    05/19/2015 at 7:48 AM
  • Investors Wanted – TPP reopens opportunity

    Investors Wanted – TPP reopens opportunity

    PRESS RELEASE - The Tortola Pier Park Limited (TPPL) Public Offering has been re-opened to allow investors another opportunity to subscribe by June 18. The TPPL Board of Directors adopted a resolution to re-open the public offering...

    05/19/2015 at 6:48 AM
  • A new day for the 9th District – Faye Reese-Charles

    A new day for the 9th District – Faye Reese-Charles

    PRESS RELEASE - People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) candidate in the Ninth Electoral District Mrs. Faye Reese-Charles has outlined her Sub-Manifesto and vowed to ensure a new day for Anegada and Virgin Gorda residents. Mrs. Reese-Charles,...

    05/19/2015 at 6:40 AM

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  • Digicel: Strictly business, not politics

    Digicel: Strictly business, not politics

    UPDATE: Telecoms provider Digicel said it is not affiliated with any political party, adding that the mass messages it distributed on Saturday was based on a business arrangement with the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP). The...

    05/18/2015 at 3:40 PM
  • Ferry between USVI and BVI until midnight – VIP

    Ferry between USVI and BVI until midnight – VIP

    A Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government would partner with the private sector to ensure that a deluxe ferry service operates early morning until midnight between the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and St. Thomas in the neighbouring US...

    05/18/2015 at 2:18 PM
  • Walwyn resumes fight for expat children born in VI

    Walwyn resumes fight for expat children born in VI

    It has been a lingering issue, and it was not surprising that the minister responsible for youth affairs, Myron Walwyn, again raised it on the weekend. Should children born to expat parents in the British Virgin Islands become citizens...

    05/18/2015 at 11:38 AM