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Archive for November, 2017

Still no leads into double murder – Police

Still no leads into double murder – Police

Investigators have said they still have no leads into the chilling double murder of an 11-year-old girl and a 41-year-old man on Tortola last week. Police made the disclosure today after their one-week anniversary visit to the crime scene on […]

by / on November 30, 2017 at 5:10 PM /
PHOTO OF THE DAY: Afternoon zzz

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Afternoon zzz

This man who is said to have no known place of abode was spotted today having an afternoon nap on a public bench at the Noel Lloyd Positive Action Movement Park in Road Town. Around him were a box of half-eaten […]

by / on November 30, 2017 at 3:39 PM /
Bizarre Loyalty: Residents protect killers, distrust police

Bizarre Loyalty: Residents protect killers, distrust police

Residents are protecting the killers responsible for last week’s double homicide of an 11-year-old girl and a man. This is according to Commissioner of Police Michael Matthews who said no one has come forward with information on the murders. The […]

by / on November 30, 2017 at 12:37 PM /
Branson’s Necker Cup raising funds to rebuild BVI 

Branson’s Necker Cup raising funds to rebuild BVI 

Businessman Richard Branson, through his charity organization and the annual Necker Cup Pro-Am tennis event, is seeking to raise funds to help rebuild the territory. The money is expected to come specifically from a gala and auction which is a […]

by / on November 30, 2017 at 12:15 PM /
Two held in marijuana bust

Two held in marijuana bust

Two men are expected to be taken before the court to answer to marijuana-related charges after they were allegedly held by police with a large quantity of the drug. BVI News understands that sometime last week, the men were stopped […]

by / on November 30, 2017 at 7:12 AM /
Hong Kong rallies to assit BVI, funds raised

Hong Kong rallies to assit BVI, funds raised

While the exact figures raised are still being tallied, a black-tie fundraiser gala which was held in Hong Kong for Elmore Stout High School has been hailed a success. Reports are that more than 300 persons turned up to the […]

by / on November 30, 2017 at 6:07 AM /
Fifth highest hurricane season ends today

Fifth highest hurricane season ends today

Today, November 30, has officially marked the end of the 2017 hurricane season. It is the fifth highest recorded active season in the Atlantic. As the season comes to a close, persons are being urged to remain vigilant. Director of […]

by / on November 30, 2017 at 5:45 AM /
Clergyman, Captain being awarded Badge of Honour

Clergyman, Captain being awarded Badge of Honour

PRESS RELEASE: Pastor Cromwell Oliver Hodge and Captain Wendell Parsons are the 2017 recipients of the BVI Badge of Honour. Her Excellency the Acting Governor, Rosalie Adams after consultation with the Premier, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE and […]

by / on November 30, 2017 at 5:44 AM /
Power back on parts of Jost Van Dyke

Power back on parts of Jost Van Dyke

Electricity has returned on Jost Van Dyke. A release from the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) said Sea Crest Inn was the first property on the island to be put back on the grid. “The BVIEC team is currently working on […]

by / on November 29, 2017 at 3:42 PM /
DMV not administering road tests

DMV not administering road tests

The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has suspended all road tests indefinitely. The DMV said all other tests required to obtain a driver’s license also have been suspended. The department said the suspension is in light of the September hurricanes […]

by / on November 29, 2017 at 2:15 PM /