Archive for November, 2016

Man threatens to send hit-man for mother, stepdad?

Man threatens to send hit-man for mother, stepdad?

Lorne David has threatened to hire a hit-man to kill his mother and step-father, the Magistrate’s Court heard today when the accused man’s mother and step-father took the witness stand. The 52-year-old accused is being tried for criminal damage and […]

by / on November 30, 2016 at 3:12 PM /
Georges wants further clampdown on alcohol

Georges wants further clampdown on alcohol

While calling for business-persons and other members of the community to take a firm stand against alcohol abuse, Elton Georges indicated that he expects further policies to be implemented to reduce the drinking of alcoholic beverages. He lauded legislators for […]

by / on November 30, 2016 at 1:18 PM /
Taxi operator injured in town; man charged

Taxi operator injured in town; man charged

A man accused of using a beer bottle to injure a taxi operator at the Waterfront Taxi Stand in Road Town a few days ago has been arrested and charged. While not disclosing details of the incident, the Royal Virgin […]

by / on November 30, 2016 at 1:00 PM /
Businessman dislocates worker’s jaw, court hears

Businessman dislocates worker’s jaw, court hears

Local businessman Clinton Pickering has been called before Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards for allegedly dislocating one of his employee’s jaw and chin. He pleaded not guilty and was granted $50,000 bail. The prosecution has alleged that the assault happened during […]

by / on November 30, 2016 at 8:35 AM /
Vendors blast taxi operators, want urgent meeting

Vendors blast taxi operators, want urgent meeting

Several vendors in Crafts Alive Village are today accusing taxi operators of turning tourists away from the Road Town-based facility, adding that their pockets are now being hit hard. They want an urgent meeting with Minister of Communication and Works […]

by / on November 30, 2016 at 8:00 AM /
Woman tries to commit suicide on VG

Woman tries to commit suicide on VG

Police were summoned to the Nurse Iris O’Neal Medical Centre on Virgin Gorda this week to control a man whose relative was being treated at the facility for allegedly attempting to commit suicide. BVI News Online is yet to ascertain […]

by / on November 30, 2016 at 7:58 AM /
FAHIE vs FRASER: Who will win?

FAHIE vs FRASER: Who will win?

Andrew Fahie was a picture of dejection back in May 2014 after he learnt that Julian Fraser had trounced him 44-30 votes in a divisive clash for chairmanship of the opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP). Today, however, Fahie will seek […]

by / on November 30, 2016 at 7:24 AM /
Summons issued for officer who delays case

Summons issued for officer who delays case

A Customs officer who was scheduled to give evidence in a priority trial against Laurent Vanderbrouke did not show up in court to testify yesterday, and now has a court summons hanging over his head. The no-show caused a delay […]

by / on November 30, 2016 at 6:57 AM /
HIV-positive activist coming to share story

HIV-positive activist coming to share story

PRESS RELEASE – A series of appearances and speeches by Tree Alexander, an HIV-Positive advocate will be the centerpiece of the BVI HIV/AIDS Foundation’ 2016 World AIDS Day awareness program. World AIDS Day is celebrated annually around the world on […]

by / on November 30, 2016 at 6:20 AM /
RiteWay offering $1K for robbery info

RiteWay offering $1K for robbery info

Police said a reward is being offered for information that can assist in the apprehension and conviction of the persons who robbed Rite Breeze Supermarket in East End last week Thursday. “RiteWay Food Market is offering $1,000 reward for information […]

by / on November 29, 2016 at 4:46 PM /