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Father, daughter caught using fake BVI visas

Father, daughter caught using fake BVI visas

A father and daughter have been remanded for allegedly trying to enter the territory with fake BVI visas. Charged with uttering forged documents are Dominican Republic natives, Leonel and Leonela Calderon. They were not made to plead to the charge […]

by / on March 8, 2018 at 9:25 AM /
Accused murderer reportedly attempts suicide

Accused murderer reportedly attempts suicide

One of the persons accused of murdering Trumanyne Daway has tried to commit suicide, BVI News understands. Highly-placed sources said the suicide attempt happened sometime after appearing in the Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. Our news centre was told that the […]

by / on March 8, 2018 at 7:29 AM /
Training facility to be built for local farmers

Training facility to be built for local farmers

An advanced training facility for local farmers is to be built in the British Virgin Islands and government is not sponsoring the development. Minister responsible for agriculture, Dr Kedrick Pickering said a private investor who is opting to remain incognito […]

by / on March 8, 2018 at 7:03 AM /
Bring back locals living abroad to help rebuild

Bring back locals living abroad to help rebuild

Opposition member Julian Fraser has called on government to bring back educated British Virgin Islanders living abroad to help rebuild the hurricane-ravaged territory. Speaking Wednesday night at a public meeting at St Mary’s Church Hall on Virgin Gorda, Fraser said […]

by / on March 8, 2018 at 6:48 AM /
Association confident about BVI in CONCACAF Nations League

Association confident about BVI in CONCACAF Nations League

PRESS RELEASE: President of the BVI Football Association, Andy Bickerton has expressed optimism and confidence following the inaugural CONCACAF Nations League draw held in Miami, Florida. The Senior men’s team will be facing Martinique, Suriname, Bonaire, and the Turks and […]

by / on March 8, 2018 at 6:20 AM /
PAHO donates to Solid Waste Department

PAHO donates to Solid Waste Department

The British Virgin Islands is set to benefit from additional donations from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). PAHO is donating a garbage truck valued more than $200,000 to the Solid Waste Department. Health Minister Ronnie Skelton said PAHO has […]

by / on March 8, 2018 at 6:10 AM /
BVI’s Anegada ground iguana replaces Lacoste clothing logo

BVI’s Anegada ground iguana replaces Lacoste clothing logo

The Cyclura pinguis commonly known as the Anegada ground iguana is among 10 of the most endangered species across the globe that will temporarily replace the iconic crocodile logo on the Lacoste clothing line. The iguana, which was once found […]

by / on March 7, 2018 at 3:38 PM /
Father convicted for ‘touching’ daughter

Father convicted for ‘touching’ daughter

A 42-year-old father was today convicted of molesting his underage daughter. The St Vincent and The Grenadines native was found guilty when he appeared before Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards inside a de facto courtroom at the House of Assembly building […]

by / on March 7, 2018 at 2:14 PM /
Arrest Blotter: Alleged murderer and thieves among 10 nabbed

Arrest Blotter: Alleged murderer and thieves among 10 nabbed

Police arrested and charged roughly 10 persons between February 25 and March 3 for a number of offences. These include serious criminal offences such as murder, wounding, and less serious traffic offences, among other things. In its latest arrest blotter, […]

by / on March 7, 2018 at 2:01 PM /
Gov’t implementing witness anonymity law

Gov’t implementing witness anonymity law

A bill that will protect the identities of witnesses involved in certain court cases is being introduced in the British Virgin Islands. The bill is being titled Witness Anonymity and once implemented, a court will have the ability to effect a […]

by / on March 7, 2018 at 7:28 AM /