Archive for November, 2014

Michael Fonseca and his cycling El Dorado

Michael Fonseca and his cycling El Dorado

By Dickson Igwe (contributor) A series of stories on visionary politics looks at a delightful rendition on a healthy way of living, and saving the planet. This Old Boy Columnist was beaming on Saturday November 22, 2014. He had just […]

by / on November 29, 2014 at 11:07 AM /
Robbery victim left unconscious; Rabsatt charged

Robbery victim left unconscious; Rabsatt charged

Kurt Rabsatt, 29, has been charged with a robbery that took place this month outside Club Envy on Tortola, said the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) in a release to the press. Rabsatt’s alleged victim, who was wounded and […]

by / on November 29, 2014 at 10:50 AM /
Crook lied that vehicle was stolen, fined

Crook lied that vehicle was stolen, fined

A man who admitted in court that he lied to cops when he reported a rental vehicle stolen was asked to pay a fine or serve prison time for the crime. Edison Crook pleaded guilty to charges of making a […]

by / on November 28, 2014 at 3:26 PM /
Supermarket burglar gets 18 months

Supermarket burglar gets 18 months

Magistrate Ayanna Baptiste-DaBreo has sent Jeremy Williams to prison for 18 months after he was caught on camera breaking into Buck’s Food Market in Virgin Gorda. In her sentencing today (November 28), the magistrate said she considered as aggravating, the […]

by / on November 28, 2014 at 2:03 PM /
True professionals can’t be bought – Velon John

True professionals can’t be bought – Velon John

Nedburn Thaffe, BVI News Online Staff Magistrate Velon John, whose final day on the job in the British Virgin Islands is today (November 28), said it is easy for cops in the territory to become tempted into corruption due to the relatively small […]

by / on November 28, 2014 at 9:59 AM /
“We might well lose democracy” – O’Neal

“We might well lose democracy” – O’Neal

By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Noting that he has been putting ‘a lot of thought’ into the question of democracy in the British Virgin Islands, Opposition Leader Ralph T. O’Neal has warned that the territory may lose its […]

by / on November 28, 2014 at 9:19 AM /
Many live in ‘luxury’ – Census

Many live in ‘luxury’ – Census

By Nedburn Thaffe, BVI News Online Staff While a number of households in the British Virgin Islands possess amenities necessary for a comfortable lifestyle, several others have what can be described as luxury items, according to the 2010 Housing and […]

by / on November 28, 2014 at 9:03 AM /
I will do something about prices, Fraser promises

I will do something about prices, Fraser promises

By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Julian Fraser has promised that, if the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) wins the general elections under his leadership, he is prepared to ‘do something’ about the relatively high cost of goods as well […]

by / on November 28, 2014 at 8:18 AM /
Technical school is a model, says OECS officials

Technical school is a model, says OECS officials

PRESS RELEASE (GIS) – The Virgin Islands School of Technical Studies has been lauded by Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) officials, who have said that the institution can be used as a model for the Network of Excellence for Tourism […]

by / on November 28, 2014 at 7:28 AM /
Public must have access to beach, Ja court rules

Public must have access to beach, Ja court rules

Jamaica Observer, Kingston, Jamaica – THE Urban Development Corporation (UDC) has been ordered by the court to grant public access to Winnifred Beach in Portland, ending a five-year legal battle between the residents and the entity. The ruling, which was handed […]

by / on November 28, 2014 at 6:16 AM /