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  • Four inmates attend church
    Four inmates attend church

    PRESS RELEASE, Government Information Service - Four inmates from Her Majesty’s Prison participated...

    09/18/2014 at 6:59 AM
  • OVERSEAS: Scotland votes on independence
    OVERSEAS: Scotland votes ...

    BBC News: People in Scotland are voting on whether the country should stay in the UK or become an independent...

    09/17/2014 at 2:08 PM
  • Gov’t not ruling out call for inquiry into harbour project
    Gov’t not ruling out call...

    Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith on Wednesday indicated that his administration is not ruling out the possibility...

    09/17/2014 at 2:05 PM
 

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  • More people getting Belonger status; fewer being naturalized

    More people getting Belonger status; fewer being naturalized

    Fresh data has revealed that the British Virgin Islands granted Belonger status to more persons last year than in any given year over the last five-year period. In fact, there has been a continued increase in the number of Belonger...

    09/16/2014 at 8:34 AM
  • Cop allegedly bit teenager; retired investigator accused of bias

    Cop allegedly bit teenager; retired investigator accused of bias

    A police officer, Joseph Phillip, went on trial in the Tortola-based Magistrate’s Court on Monday, accused of biting a teenager while executing his duties. Phillip has been charged with common assault in relation to the alleged incident...

    09/16/2014 at 8:05 AM
  • Home purchaser left with huge water bill – Complaints Commission

    Home purchaser left with huge water bill – Complaints Commission

    A man who purchased a house some time ago found himself in contention with the Water and Sewage Department (WSD) after he became aware that the person from whom he purchased the building had racked up a relatively hefty water bill,...

    09/16/2014 at 8:03 AM

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  • “I support my colleague fully” – Fahie claims harbour debate was premature

    “I support my colleague fully” – Fahie claims harbour debate was premature

    While dismissing claims that he deliberately offered no support to his embattled colleague Julian Fraser last week, Opposition member Andrew Fahie has told BVI News Online that he is fully backing Fraser, adding that the parliamentary...

    09/16/2014 at 8:00 AM
  • Gov’t measuring performance of apartment and taxi sectors

    Gov’t measuring performance of apartment and taxi sectors

    The government has announced a survey aimed at measuring the performance of the territory’s apartment and taxi sectors. In a brief bulletin issued through the Government Information Service, the administration noted that the survey...

    09/16/2014 at 7:57 AM
  • Contractors needed for West End ferry terminal

    Contractors needed for West End ferry terminal

    PRESS RELEASE - The British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (“BVIPA”) invites tenders for: The design and construction of a new or newly renovated ferry terminal, ferry dock, and ancillary facilities at the West End, Tortola port...

    09/16/2014 at 6:09 AM

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  • “There are some serious allegations,” says Christopher in relation to harbour project

    “There are some serious allegations,” says Christopher in relation to harbour project

    Claiming that he has never gone against the good of the territory in the name of politics, Opposition member Alvin Christopher has described as serious, some of the allegations in the Auditor General’s report on the Sea Cow’s Bay...

    09/15/2014 at 10:44 AM
  • Tear-gassed in the cell?

    Tear-gassed in the cell?

    Devon Freeman has told the Magistrate’s Court that officers at Road Town Police Station threw tear-gas in his cell shortly after they allegedly claimed they were arresting him for his own safety because he had a large quantity of...

    09/15/2014 at 9:36 AM
  • NDP trying to poison my character, Fraser tells the press

    NDP trying to poison my character, Fraser tells the press

    Aspiring premier and member of the Opposition Julian Fraser has accused the National Democratic Party (NDP) government of deliberately trying to fulfill what he describes as an election promise to poison his character. The claim comes...

    09/15/2014 at 9:05 AM

 
  • Industrious laid to rest at age 104

    Industrious laid to rest at age 104

    After a relatively lengthy sojourn on earth, the territory’s oldest man, William Industrious, was laid to rest in Cane Garden Bay on Saturday. His funeral was attended by scores of persons from all across the territory who decorated...

    09/15/2014 at 8:05 AM
  • Easier info sharing – BVI to start sharing tax info automatically with partners

    Easier info sharing – BVI to start sharing tax info automatically with partners

    The British Virgin Islands will soon start to transfer financial services information to its tax partners automatically and in some instances spontaneously; thereby reducing the emphasis previously placed on the need for partners...

    09/15/2014 at 8:00 AM
  • OPINION: Teamwork is vital to organizational growth

    OPINION: Teamwork is vital to organizational growth

    By Dr. Laura Lyons (contributor) “Teamsmanship” is not an option, but a must for the development and evolvement of any organization. Without teamwork, failure is assured. You don’t have to like your teammate in order to work...

    09/15/2014 at 7:56 AM

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  • INSPIRE BVI: Goodbye to the territory’s oldest man, William ‘Kenny’ Industrious

    INSPIRE BVI: Goodbye to the territory’s oldest man, William ‘Kenny’ Industrious

    BVI News Online sat on William ‘Kenny’ Industrious’ verandah in Cane Garden Bay on September 1 last year and listened as the centenarian reflected on the history of the island, and also gave his perspective on life. Roughly a...

    09/15/2014 at 7:05 AM
  • Contractor needed for VG works

    Contractor needed for VG works

    PRESS RELEASE - The British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (“BVIPA”) invites tenders for: The Construction of an expanded bulkhead and ancillary work, situated at St. Thomas Bay, Virgin Gorda. The Project will be built to a Guaranteed...

    09/15/2014 at 5:27 AM
  • UPDATE: Grief as Michael is found dead

    UPDATE: Grief as Michael is found dead

    Several hours of frantic search for 20-year-old Michael Poole have ended in shock and grief. His body was recovered from waters in the Road Reef area of Tortola on Sunday morning, two days after he went missing. The Royal Virgin Islands...

    09/14/2014 at 1:50 PM