Archive for August, 2017

Two women robbed at gunpoint

Two women robbed at gunpoint

Gunmen have robbed two women of a white motor scooter in Fat Hog’s Bay, Tortola. Members of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), however, managed to recover the motorcycle from bushes in the Fat Hog’s Bay area. Details of […]

by / on August 21, 2017 at 10:09 AM /
Help after rain – O’Neal reveals Gun Creek plan

Help after rain – O’Neal reveals Gun Creek plan

The recent heavy rainfall may have been a perfect storm for Gun Creek Harbour, which has become an eyesore, despite it being what is described as the gateway to all resorts in the North Sound area of Virgin Gorda. Representative […]

by / on August 21, 2017 at 8:30 AM /
Minors steal 2 scooters from police station

Minors steal 2 scooters from police station

Law enforcers have arrested a group of about six minors on suspicion that they stole two motor scooters from the Road Town Police Station. The minors, BVI News Online understands, range from 13 years old to 16. They are all […]

by / on August 21, 2017 at 8:28 AM /
Gov’t will spare no cost to recovery – O’Neal

Gov’t will spare no cost to recovery – O’Neal

In his first report on the impact that the recent tropical wave had on the Ninth Electoral District, representative of the constituency Dr Hubert O’Neal yesterday declared that he and the government will spend whatever money is needed to ensure […]

by / on August 21, 2017 at 8:00 AM /
Don’t watch eclipse with naked eye, unapproved devices

Don’t watch eclipse with naked eye, unapproved devices

DO NOT watch the solar eclipse today (August 21) with the naked eye, or with unapproved lenses or other devices! That is the warning released this morning by the Department of Disaster Management (DDM). “Different phases of the eclipse will […]

by / on August 21, 2017 at 7:21 AM /
$45K bail for man on marijuana charge

$45K bail for man on marijuana charge

Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards has granted $45,000 bail to Shaquille Benjamin, who is accused of being in possession of marijuana. The prosecution alleged that, around 8pm on January 18 this year, police were on foot patrol in the Purcell Estate […]

by / on August 21, 2017 at 7:00 AM /
3 beat 3 at prison

3 beat 3 at prison

Three correctional officers have been beaten at Her Majesty’s Prison. They allegedly were attacked on the weekend by three inmates during the latest physical altercation to unfold at the violence-plagued facility. Two of the three correctional officers have been treated […]

by / on August 21, 2017 at 6:55 AM /
Vanterpool to raise two bridges

Vanterpool to raise two bridges

Minister of Communication and Works Mark Vanterpool said plans are afoot to raise two bridges, adding that some of the bridges were flooded this month after being blocked by rubble. One of those to be made higher is located near […]

by / on August 21, 2017 at 6:24 AM /
Believe in your power – Malone

Believe in your power – Malone

By Davion Smith, BVI News Online Journalist The first degree Chantel Malone completed five years ago was in Kinesiology, which is the study of mechanics of body movements. That readily gave her a strong foothold into possibly becoming a doctor. […]

by / on August 21, 2017 at 5:16 AM /
Police recover ‘bone’ in Long Trench

Police recover ‘bone’ in Long Trench

Police said there is nothing suspicious so far regarding a bone that was found at a home today at a residence in Long Trench, Tortola. Initial reports were that a landowner spotted the ‘bone’ and thought that it may have […]

by / on August 20, 2017 at 6:00 PM /