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  • Fahie blasted, challenged to prove corruption
    Fahie blasted, challenged...

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Questioning whether Opposition legislator Andrew Fahie knows the...

    01/27/2015 at 2:17 PM
  • 16 scooters seized in 2 days
    16 scooters seized in 2 d...

    Police seized a total of 16 scooters and one illegal motorcycle over two days, Friday and Sunday. The...

    01/27/2015 at 2:00 PM
  • Mother and son dissed police, court told
    Mother and son dissed pol...

    A mother and son went on trial in the Magistrates Court yesterday (January 26), both accused of spitting...

    01/27/2015 at 9:35 AM
 
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  • Too many have to borrow nowadays – Wheatley

    Too many have to borrow nowadays – Wheatley

    The middle class in the British Virgin Islands has been deteriorating and too many people have resorted to borrowing, according to President of the People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) Natalio ‘Sowande’ Wheatley. He added that, based...

    01/27/2015 at 8:43 AM
  • DRUG TRIAL: Police got tip, nabbed three

    DRUG TRIAL: Police got tip, nabbed three

    Former Detective Inspector Mark Hughes has testified that he led a team of police officers to an area at Norman Island, British Virgin Islands, where eight packages of cocaine were retrieved. The cocaine, which was later found to weigh...

    01/27/2015 at 8:10 AM
  • Gov’t in perpetual campaign mood, PEP laments

    Gov’t in perpetual campaign mood, PEP laments

    While promising to steer clear of any ‘dirty’ campaign leading up to the next general elections that are due by early 2016, the People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) said the government appears to be more concerned about campaigning...

    01/27/2015 at 8:00 AM

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  • PHOTOS: Inmate goes wild at court

    PHOTOS: Inmate goes wild at court

    Members of the Tactical Unit in the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force were yesterday (January 26) called to the Magistrate’s Court at John’s Hole, Tortola, to restrain inmate Camille King. The disturbance reportedly erupted...

    01/27/2015 at 6:03 AM
  • Church shares

    Church shares

    Members of the Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) churches in Tortola, British Virgin Islands, went into various communities recently to distribute food and monetary gifts. They said they are fulfilling part of the Gospel commission which...

    01/27/2015 at 5:55 AM
  • INSPIRE BVI: Douglas claims radio is medicine

    INSPIRE BVI: Douglas claims radio is medicine

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff “I am very optimistic about life now,” proclaimed Dave Douglas, a quintessential broadcaster whose career spans about five decades, and saw him interviewing the likes of Stevie Wonder and...

    01/26/2015 at 3:52 PM

 
  • Murder cover up? Police under fire

    Murder cover up? Police under fire

    A close relative of missing Anegada resident Marguerita Faulkner Clinton has written to Police Commissioner David Morris, accusing law enforcers of not doing enough to investigate information that her loved-one may have been murdered...

    01/26/2015 at 3:06 PM
  • Boynes says he owns gun, never shot anyone

    Boynes says he owns gun, never shot anyone

    Kenyatta Boynes who was charged for an AK47 assault rifle in December last year, today pleaded guilty to gun and drug charges when he appeared in court before Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards. Boynes pleaded guilty to possession of...

    01/26/2015 at 1:57 PM
  • FULL SPEECH: Fahie addresses constituents

    FULL SPEECH: Fahie addresses constituents

    The following is the FULL constituency report as presented on Saturday (January 24, 2015) by political representative Andrew Fahie. He was addressing the people of the First Electoral District which he represents in the House of Assembly. First...

    01/26/2015 at 1:24 PM

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  • Letty knew about drug ring – Witness

    Letty knew about drug ring – Witness

    A convicted drug dealer has testified that he passed on information to Violet ‘Letty’ Hodge about the date and time cocaine was slated to reach the British Virgin Islands by plane. Elton Turnbull, who was giving evidence...

    01/26/2015 at 10:55 AM
  • “We already gambling in this country!”

    “We already gambling in this country!”

    Upon hearing that provisions have not been made for casino gambling to take place at the cruise pier development underway in Road Town, social commentator Julio ‘Sam’ Henry on Saturday advised residents to lobby for the legalization...

    01/26/2015 at 9:53 AM
  • VIP gets youth group, advised by Willock

    VIP gets youth group, advised by Willock

    The Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) now has a 40-member youth group which is being advised by media owner Julian Willock, and also headed by young businessman Rajah A. Smith. The team, with members ranging from 18 to 35 years...

    01/26/2015 at 9:51 AM

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  • Walwyn’s youth in action!

    Walwyn’s youth in action!

    Responding to calls from various groups and leaders in the Virgin Islands for the territory to be kept clean and beautiful, the committee for territorial representative Myron Walwyn spent hours on Saturday (January 24) reaffirming...

    01/26/2015 at 8:05 AM
  • Man with cocaine does charitable work – Lawyer

    Man with cocaine does charitable work – Lawyer

    The lawyer representing a 24-year-old man held with 3.10kg of cocaine has urged the court not to impose a custodial sentence, adding that her client does charitable work for his church as well as the West End community. Attorney-at-law...

    01/25/2015 at 10:29 AM
  • The airport and politics

    The airport and politics

    By Dickson Igwe, Contributor The Beef Island airport project is becoming increasingly political. Now this Old Boy was always a supporter of the British Virgin Islands airport extension project. Any reader of his column over the years...

    01/24/2015 at 10:39 AM

 
  • UPDATE: Two in deadly accident identified

    UPDATE: Two in deadly accident identified

    Sunday, January 25 - The two persons who died on Saturday in a boating incident off Virgin Gorda have been identified as Jamaican native Howard Anderson and US citizen Kari Way. Persons close to the two Oil Nut Bay workers disclosed...

    01/24/2015 at 6:30 AM
  • Politician’s son accepts guns, jailed

    Politician’s son accepts guns, jailed

    Cordell O’Neal, the son of former legislator Irene Penn-O’Neal, has pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of firearms and ammunition. His mother, as well as his sister Zubida O’Neal, however pleaded not guilty to...

    01/23/2015 at 1:25 PM
  • Lift the ban on jet ski – Skelton Cline

    Lift the ban on jet ski – Skelton Cline

    The ban on jet skis in the British Virgin Islands should be lifted as the territory gears up to welcome many more cruise ship passengers following the completion of its multi-million dollar pier development, according to Managing Director...

    01/23/2015 at 11:58 AM

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  • kingpin goes hard on Bob Hodge, soft on Letty

    kingpin goes hard on Bob Hodge, soft on Letty

    A major drug kingpin-turn-informant has testified that he shipped over 20,000 tonnes of cocaine into the British Virgin Islands starting in the 1980s, but said he had no dealings with Violet ‘Letty’ Hodge as far as the...

    01/23/2015 at 8:53 AM
  • Rent will be used to pay investors – Faulkner

    Rent will be used to pay investors – Faulkner

    Pushing back against cynicism and skepticism from some quarters, the authorities said investors in the landside aspect of the cruise pier development will be paid from the rents collected when the project is completed. Just over 200...

    01/23/2015 at 8:00 AM
  • FRASER: This is third world-type living

    FRASER: This is third world-type living

    Opposition member Julian Fraser this week lamented what he considers to be the third world-type living that he said exists in the British Virgin Islands, adding that he is not satisfied with the internet service as well as that relating...

    01/23/2015 at 7:15 AM