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  • Walwyn launches campaign app
    Walwyn launches campaign ...

    PRESS RELEASE - The Committee to Re-Elect Hon Myron V. Walwyn to the Third House of Assembly has sought...

    05/23/2015 at 6:00 AM
  • Spanish Bowl winner!
    Spanish Bowl winner!

    PRESS RELEASE - Leonora Delville Primary School was named the winner of the 2015 Inter-Primary Spanish...

    05/23/2015 at 5:58 AM
  • BVI is an arbitration jurisdiction
    BVI is an arbitration jur...

    PRESS RELEASE - Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE has announced...

    05/23/2015 at 4:03 AM
 

 
  • 42 candidates nominated; record number of women

    42 candidates nominated; record number of women

    A total of 42 candidates have been nominated to contest the general election in the British Virgin Islands on June 8. That is one less than the number that was nominated for the general election back in November 2011. Crunching the...

    05/22/2015 at 7:49 PM
  • Senior citizen missing on VG

    Senior citizen missing on VG

    Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a senior citizen who they said wandered from his apartment in the Gun Creek area of Virgin Gorda. John Emmanuel, 66, was last seen on Wednesday of this week near his apartment,...

    05/22/2015 at 7:39 PM
  • Nomination underway

    Nomination underway

      The nomination of candidates contesting the June 8 general election has been on earnest across the British Virgin Islands. The action got underway around 10am, with one returning officer describing the process as smooth. “So...

    05/22/2015 at 3:22 PM

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  • Stoutt dispels rumours, launches candidacy

    Stoutt dispels rumours, launches candidacy

    Independent candidate Preston Stoutt, who is seeking to unseat Andrew Fahie in the First Electoral District, said politicians have been spreading rumours that he is a drug abuser in an effort to undermine his candidacy. Stoutt, who...

    05/22/2015 at 11:16 AM
  • Jealousy – Pickering has rich white friends!

    Jealousy – Pickering has rich white friends!

    Rubbishing many of the rumours that have been circulating about him, National Democratic Party (NDP) candidate in the Seventh Electoral District Dr. Kedrick Pickering last evening challenged his critics to provide proof that he is...

    05/22/2015 at 10:19 AM
  • Hold off your dogs, Fraser tells premier

    Hold off your dogs, Fraser tells premier

    By Nedburn Thaffe, BVI News Online Staff Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Julian Fraser has called on Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith to call off his ‘dogs,’ adding that he is tired of the ‘gutter politics’ that...

    05/22/2015 at 8:15 AM

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  • Walwyn reported to governor again, freed

    Walwyn reported to governor again, freed

    By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff The true motive of the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) has been called into question after the group made another failed attempt this week to have the governor take action against Myron...

    05/22/2015 at 7:37 AM
  • Roxie: I will not listen to the naysayers

    Roxie: I will not listen to the naysayers

    Jo-Ann ‘Roxie’ Romney, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidate who is seeking to unseat Mark Vanterpool of the National Democratic Party in the Fourth Electoral District, has accused the incumbent of breaking a number of promises...

    05/22/2015 at 7:35 AM
  • Call for Summer Sizzle models

    Call for Summer Sizzle models

    PRESS RELEASE: The BVI’s mega fashion & lifestyle event, Summer Sizzle BVI will hold a model casting call for females and males for the Summer Sizzle BVI “Global Glamour” Runway Show on Friday, May 22, 2015 at the Multi-Purpose...

    05/22/2015 at 7:30 AM
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  • Nomination: Two voters and $500 required

    Nomination: Two voters and $500 required

    Persons contesting the June 8 general election must make their respective candidacies official tomorrow, May 22, from 10am until 1pm or from 2pm until 4pm. The Office of the Supervisor of Elections, in a public reminder this afternoon,...

    05/21/2015 at 7:14 PM
  • Penn wants more independence for electoral system

    Penn wants more independence for electoral system

    Calling for wide-ranging constitutional reform that she said would incorporate the funding of political parties and a fixed election date, a former deputy premier who will contest the June 8 general election, Dancia Penn-Sallah, said...

    05/21/2015 at 4:36 PM
  • Bring back the money, Fraser told

    Bring back the money, Fraser told

    National Democratic Party (NDP) territorial candidate Myron Walwyn has called on former government minister Julian Fraser to return the public funds that were paid out for undone work while he (Fraser) was the minister of communication...

    05/21/2015 at 2:12 PM

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  • Maduro in territorial contest

    Maduro in territorial contest

    Social commentator Edmund Maduro will contest the June 8 general election as one of the territorial candidates for the newly formed People’s Progressive Coalition (PPC). Representative of the Movement, Ishmael Brathwaite confirmed...

    05/21/2015 at 2:05 PM
  • WALWYN: We dont trust you Fraser; show us the plan

    WALWYN: We dont trust you Fraser; show us the plan

    By Nedburn Thaffe, BVI News Online Staff While stating that chairman of the main opposition party Julian Fraser has a poor track record when it comes to planning for the territory, National Democratic Party (NDP) election candidate...

    05/21/2015 at 12:09 PM
  • ‘I am getting fed up!’

    ‘I am getting fed up!’

    The usually calm and collected National Democratic Party (NDP) election candidate, Ronnie Skelton, seemed frustrated when he passionately declared that he is now ‘fed up’ of members of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) who are reportedly...

    05/21/2015 at 12:06 PM

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  • Juggy unveils plan, says opponent did her best

    Juggy unveils plan, says opponent did her best

    While announcing the likely construction of a state-of-the-art marina and water sports park in the Baugher’s Bay area of the Sixth Electoral District, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidate in the constituency Elvis ‘Juggy’...

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

    Corruption worse than ever – Dancia Penn

    After just over three years in the political wilderness following her trouncing at the November 2011 polls, former deputy premier and attorney general Dancia Penn-Sallah took to the airwaves last evening, claiming that corruption is...

    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

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  • 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
  • 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

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