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  • Politician’s son accepts guns, jailed
    Politician’s son accepts ...

    Cordell O’Neal, the son of former legislator Irene Penn-O’Neal, has pleaded guilty to unlawful...

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

    The ban on jet skis in the British Virgin Islands should be lifted as the territory gears up to welcome...

    01/23/2015 at 11:58 AM
  • kingpin goes hard on Bob Hodge, soft on Letty
    kingpin goes hard on Bob ...

    A major drug kingpin-turn-informant has testified that he shipped over 20,000 tonnes of cocaine into...

    01/23/2015 at 8:53 AM
 
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  • 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
  • Digicel now offering music streaming

    Digicel now offering music streaming

    PRESS RELEASE, January 23, 2014 (Digicel): Digicel Group today announced a ground breaking service with leading global music streaming provider, Rdio, to offer Digicel customers across the globe access to over 35 million international...

    01/23/2015 at 6:57 AM

 
  • Minor charged following hit-and-run

    Minor charged following hit-and-run

    Police have arrested and charged two persons, including a minor, following an alleged hit-and-run accident that caused damage to a vehicle that was being driven by a female resident of East End, Tortola. Immediately after the crash,...

    01/22/2015 at 3:47 PM
  • Teachers bemoan investment, cite BiWater

    Teachers bemoan investment, cite BiWater

    The BVI Teachers Union has been lamenting its members’ investment in local water company Ocean Conversion, adding that the financial returns have been significantly reduced since overseas firm BiWater was introduced into the British...

    01/22/2015 at 1:48 PM
  • Elections will be hot, heavily contested

    Elections will be hot, heavily contested

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff While predicting that the general elections will be ‘hot’ and heavily contested, Chairman of the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Julian Fraser has made it clear that his political organization...

    01/22/2015 at 11:07 AM

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  • DRUG TRIAL: Suspicious plane in the BVI?

    DRUG TRIAL: Suspicious plane in the BVI?

    Two United States agents testified in court yesterday (January 21) that they surveyed a suspicious plane dropping packages in the waters of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) minutes before midnight back in 2010. The packages, the agents...

    01/22/2015 at 8:15 AM
  • Fraser shuns resident on national radio

    Fraser shuns resident on national radio

    When he is not peppering the government with questions about national issues, he is publicly complaining that the National Democratic Party administration has been refusing to answer his many queries. But, when well-known resident...

    01/22/2015 at 8:00 AM
  • Send home the governor – Maduro

    Send home the governor – Maduro

    By Nedburn Thaffe, BVI News Online Staff Edmond Maduro has called for Governor John Duncan to be booted from the British Virgin Islands, claiming that The Queen’s local representative has been reluctant to order a commission of enquiry...

    01/22/2015 at 7:46 AM

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  • Contractor needed for Horsepath road

    Contractor needed for Horsepath road

    By: Government Information Service (PRESS RELEASE) The Government of the Virgin Islands continues to deliver on its commitments to improve the Territory’s infrastructure and is inviting tenders for the Rehabilitation of Roads and...

    01/22/2015 at 5:34 AM
  • CIBC outlines regional plan

    CIBC outlines regional plan

    PRESS RELEASE: CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank continues to demonstrate its commitment to the region as it prepares for a future of banking in which the needs of its ever-growing and sophisticated clientele are increasingly...

    01/22/2015 at 4:53 AM
  • ‘I have got news for them all’ – Fraser

    ‘I have got news for them all’ – Fraser

    Opposition member Julian Fraser has raised concern about the formation of Tortola Pier Park Limited (TPPL), adding that Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith should – sooner than later – answer certain pertinent questions mainly about...

    01/21/2015 at 2:58 PM
 
  • FEARFUL – Witness to testify against Letty

    FEARFUL – Witness to testify against Letty

    Magistrate Ayanna Baptiste-DaBroe said the court will implement special mechanisms to protect the identities of overseas witnesses who will give video-linked evidence for the prosecution in a drug and gun case involving Violet ‘Letty’...

    01/21/2015 at 11:54 AM
  • Hospital blocked during info search

    Hospital blocked during info search

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff The Social Security Board (SSB) has blocked a request for information about some of the persons who owe millions of dollars for medical services provided at the state-owned Peebles Hospital on...

    01/21/2015 at 9:20 AM
  • Horse racing should be taught in schools?

    Horse racing should be taught in schools?

    While noting that horseracing can become another economic pillar for the British Virgin Islands (BVI), social commentator Douglas Wheatley also called for the government to have it introduced into the territory’s schools. He added...

    01/21/2015 at 7:13 AM

 
  • ‘I was hearing voices’ – alleged throat slasher

    ‘I was hearing voices’ – alleged throat slasher

    Ajelan Lewis, who is accused of slashing a woman’s throat earlier this month, allegedly told police that he was hearing voices at the time he carried out the act. “I was hearing voices, which means I was thinking too fast....

    01/21/2015 at 7:11 AM
  • Investor confidence rising – Christian

    Investor confidence rising – Christian

    By Nedburn Thaffe, BVI News Online Staff Claiming that a number of small businesses have popped up across the territory over the last two years, At-Large representative Archibald Christian said such developments are a clear sign that...

    01/21/2015 at 7:10 AM
  • Gov’t issues fitness challenge

    Gov’t issues fitness challenge

    Government Information Service (PRESS RELEASE): A 12 week fitness challenge has been issued to residents of the Virgin Islands to increase physical activity thereby ensuring a healthier Virgin Islands. The challenge has been issued...

    01/21/2015 at 7:10 AM

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  • 56 litter wardens ready

    56 litter wardens ready

    Government Information Service (PRESS RELEASE): Fifty-six litter wardens are now fully equipped to carry out their duties and have been collecting their identification cards over the past week. According to the Manager of Waste Management...

    01/21/2015 at 7:08 AM
  • Morgan accused of stealing from LIME

    Morgan accused of stealing from LIME

    A Digicel employee has been called to the witness stand in the Magistrate’s Court to give evidence against Vibert Morgan who is accused of stealing two batteries belonging to telecommunications company LIME BVI. Morgan is being...

    01/20/2015 at 2:59 PM
  • “Poor people are suffering in this country!”

    “Poor people are suffering in this country!”

    With inflation apparently rising and new fees being introduced at different stages of the National Democratic Party’s (NDP) term in government, it is becoming clearer that the administration will have an uphill task trying to convince...

    01/20/2015 at 10:30 AM