Archive for July, 2017

BREAKING NEWS: Third person charged in murder case

BREAKING NEWS: Third person charged in murder case

The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force this afternoon charged a third person in relation to the murder of David Springette outside the Wayside Bar in Fat Hogs Bay on the evening of June 21. Springette, who was pronounced dead at […]

by / on July 31, 2017 at 5:03 PM /
Funds needed to prepare pageant contestants

Funds needed to prepare pageant contestants

The team associated with at least one contestant in the Miss BVI Pageant has gone public with an appeal for financial assistance in offsetting the cost of preparing for the competition. An appeal made on the JustGiving website shows that […]

by / on July 31, 2017 at 4:29 PM /
Significant, uncontrolled rise in prices – FAHIE

Significant, uncontrolled rise in prices – FAHIE

The relatively high cost of living in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has made it almost impossible for persons to live decently in the territory, said Leader of the Opposition Andrew Fahie. He stated that the cost of living is […]

by / on July 31, 2017 at 10:18 AM /
Man accused of murdering Penn finally gets lawyer

Man accused of murdering Penn finally gets lawyer

The Dominican Republic native who is accused of murdering Alston Penn has acquired legal representation. Yamarco Hernandez will be represented by attorney-at-law Akilah Anderson of N.R. Samuel and Co. The Legal Aid Board here in the British Virgin Islands has […]

by / on July 31, 2017 at 9:13 AM /
Inspire BVI: Family affair in festival booth

Inspire BVI: Family affair in festival booth

At sundown last Saturday, booth number six at the Festival Village in Road Town was abuzz with activity as three generations of Freeman worked hand in glove to prepare their makeshift restaurant and bar for the Emancipation Festival that starts […]

by / on July 31, 2017 at 8:00 AM /
BVI man among two held overseas in drug bust

BVI man among two held overseas in drug bust

A British Virgin Islands man, along with a male airline employee whose nationality is yet to be verified, has been taken into custody in the neighbouring US Virgin Islands in relation to a drug bust. Their names are being withheld […]

by / on July 31, 2017 at 7:49 AM /
Man accused of fingering woman’s rectum

Man accused of fingering woman’s rectum

A man in his forties was hauled before the Magistrate’s Court this month for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman by – among other things – putting his finger into her rectum. Charged with two counts of indecent assault is Jerome […]

by / on July 31, 2017 at 7:00 AM /
Many young people frustrated, not coming back

Many young people frustrated, not coming back

President of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Dr Natalio Wheatley has claimed that a number of young people from the British Virgin Islands have become frustrated with the territory, adding that a lot of them are now opting to reside […]

by / on July 31, 2017 at 7:00 AM /
PHOTOS: Festival village blessed

PHOTOS: Festival village blessed

The festival grounds in Road Town came alive last night, July 30, with the staging of Gospel Fest 2017. The event pulled a number of persons who were observed worshiping, singing, and dancing to live Gospel hits. The show involved […]

by / on July 31, 2017 at 6:45 AM /
Photo: Car flips at Zion Hill

Photo: Car flips at Zion Hill

A motor vehicle has flipped in the Zion Hill area of Tortola. Details of the incident and the condition of persons involved were not clear up to publication time.

by / on July 30, 2017 at 2:10 PM /