Archive for June, 2017

UPDATE: Injured persons released from hospital

UPDATE: Injured persons released from hospital

The two persons who were injured in a vehicular accident this morning have been treated and released from Peebles Hospital. BVI News Online understands that the injured parties, comprising a man and a woman, were travelling in the same vehicle […]

by / on June 30, 2017 at 8:55 AM /
BVI wins prince contest, other titles in Bulgaria

BVI wins prince contest, other titles in Bulgaria

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has won the Prince of 2017 title among others at the World Prince and Princess Awards held in Nesebar, Bulgaria. The territory was represented by its 2016 Prince and Princess Jonathan Hutchinson and Jae’da deCastro, […]

by / on June 30, 2017 at 1:15 AM /
Tropical wave affects holiday activities

Tropical wave affects holiday activities

Some activities planned for the holiday weekend have been affected by reports of a tropical wave affecting the British Virgin Islands (BVI). Today, June 30, is being observed as Territory Day. According to the Government Information Service, the Territory Day […]

by / on June 30, 2017 at 1:10 AM /
No sewerage problem at my building- Betteto Frett

No sewerage problem at my building- Betteto Frett

Betteto Frett has chided another online media house for reporting that there was a sewerage problem at his building that houses businesses such as the government’s Training Division, adding that the report was “tally erroneous, sensational, and irresponsible journalism”. Frett, […]

by / on June 30, 2017 at 1:00 AM /
Man who overstays for 15 years ordered deported

Man who overstays for 15 years ordered deported

Governor John Duncan has ordered the deportation of the St Lucian native who overstayed in the British Virgin (BVI) Islands for 15 years. Edgar Lucien, who was given permission to stay for seven days when he initially arrived in August […]

by / on June 29, 2017 at 1:59 PM /
Cops under fire – Chopped woman speaks out

Cops under fire – Chopped woman speaks out

By Davion Smith, BVI News Online Staff Less than a year after she was chopped severely by her estranged boyfriend who later committed suicide, Lucinda Gordon yesterday joined other women in lamenting what is said to be the shockingly poor […]

by / on June 29, 2017 at 9:52 AM /
71 become citizens of BVI

71 become citizens of BVI

Governor John Duncan today performed one of his final official acts by presenting 71 expats with certificates of naturalisation. He said the occasion is not only a milestone for him, but also for the new British Virgin Islands citizens. “It […]

by / on June 29, 2017 at 9:00 AM /
Boys top class

Boys top class

By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff Two fathers watched in awe as their sons collected trophies upon trophies yesterday for outperforming their batchmates – especially the females – to be declared the top two students in academics this year […]

by / on June 29, 2017 at 8:16 AM /
No choice!

No choice!

Amid the usual advice for them to continue striving for excellence, some 80 primary school graduates have been told that they have no choice but to embrace the digital textbooks they will start using when their secondary school journey commences […]

by / on June 29, 2017 at 7:19 AM /
Governor wraps up farewell tour

Governor wraps up farewell tour

Governor John Duncan, who is serving his final weeks in the British Virgin Islands, has completed an official farewell tour of the sister islands. He visited Virgin Gorda, Anegada, and Jost Van Dyke from June 20 to 23 as part […]

by / on June 29, 2017 at 6:36 AM /