Articles By: Julia Donavan

Man dies in JVD incident

Man dies in JVD incident

A man has died following a freak incident at the Bubbly Pool on the island of Jost Van Dyke (JVD). Sources close to the investigation told BVI News Online that the Caucasian man died after falling from a rock on […]

by / on January 15, 2017 at 3:52 PM /
Tourists among those injured in crash

Tourists among those injured in crash

About seven persons have been injured in a vehicular accident that happened in Slaney on Tortola this afternoon. BVI News Online understands that some tourists were among those injured in the two-vehicle accident. They were transported to Peebles Hospital for […]

by / on January 15, 2017 at 3:16 PM /
Build a sturdy bridge to ‘Charlotte Amalie’

Build a sturdy bridge to ‘Charlotte Amalie’

By Dickson Igwe, Contributor For the working and middle Class, British Virgin Islands traveler, with a US Visa, or US Citizenship, there is no substitute to the air travel mini hub, Cyril E King International Airport, Charlotte Amalie. The airport, […]

by / on January 14, 2017 at 1:00 PM /
Emergency repairs considered for undermined road

Emergency repairs considered for undermined road

The government is moving to expedite repairs to a section of the roadway in Cane Garden Bay that is being undermined apparently by groundswells. Representative of the Second Electoral District including Cane Garden Bay, Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull, said the government […]

by / on January 14, 2017 at 12:08 PM /
BVI Airways establishes office in Road Town

BVI Airways establishes office in Road Town

BVI Airways has announced the establishment of its headquarters in the capital of the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Road Town, as the airline continues preparation to launch non-stop service between the BVI and Miami International Airport. The office, which is […]

by / on January 13, 2017 at 2:15 PM /
Man charged for pointing plastic gun at father

Man charged for pointing plastic gun at father

A 21-year-old man was hauled before the Magistrate’s Court this morning for allegedly pointing a plastic gun at his father and his father’s girlfriend. The accused, Arian Fahie, is charged with possession of a firearm with intent to put another […]

by / on January 13, 2017 at 1:53 PM /
Cline on Church: We have weathered many storms

Cline on Church: We have weathered many storms

Days after a politician forced him out of a public job because he criticized the government on national radio, Bishop John Cline is still convinced that politics and religion can make a perfect mix. He told BVI News Online that, […]

by / on January 13, 2017 at 11:27 AM /
Henry: Chinese to set up asphalt, concrete plant

Henry: Chinese to set up asphalt, concrete plant

The government is being challenged to go public with information regarding the conditions under which it is entering into a contract to extend the runway at Terrence B Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island. Social commentator Julio ‘Sam’ Henry threw […]

by / on January 13, 2017 at 9:24 AM /
PHOTOS: Car overturns, injures occupants

PHOTOS: Car overturns, injures occupants

An investigation has been launched into the circumstances under which a vehicle toppled in the vicinity of a car wash in the Duff’s Bottom area of Tortola. Two persons have been taken to Peebles Hospital, sources told BVI News Online. […]

by / on January 13, 2017 at 8:46 AM /
No ‘whole life’ sentence for murder convict – DPP

No ‘whole life’ sentence for murder convict – DPP

Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Kim Hollis has told Justice Nicola Byer – who is tasked with sentencing Kenyatta Boynes for murder – that the convict should not spend his whole life in prison as his situation is not the […]

by / on January 13, 2017 at 8:45 AM /