Category: All News

Many living ‘fake’ socio-economic status

Many living ‘fake’ socio-economic status

While noting that salaries are relatively low and prices very high in the British Virgin Islands, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said its interviews within the community have shown that a number of people have been living a “fake […]

by / on April 26, 2017 at 2:03 PM /
Willock claims he has strong campaign committee

Willock claims he has strong campaign committee

Businessman Julian Willock said he has a ‘strong and vibrant’ campaign committee as he continues to hint that he will test his political fortunes when the next general election is held possibly in 2019. He also emphatically stated that he […]

by / on April 26, 2017 at 12:48 PM /
Man guilty of assaulting three cops

Man guilty of assaulting three cops

Denzil Wheatley, who is already serving an eight-year prison term, was today convicted in relation to another offence. Magistrate Ayanna Baptiste DaBreo found the offender guilty of three counts of assault with intent to prevent lawful apprehension. Reports were that […]

by / on April 26, 2017 at 12:16 PM /
Banking services still scaled down after flooding

Banking services still scaled down after flooding

FirstBank is encouraging its customers to use its Business Center in Road Town because it was forced to close the branch in the said town due to flooding. The financial institution has been closed for a second consecutive day, but […]

by / on April 26, 2017 at 11:49 AM /
Mysterious figure in public accounts: $589,916

Mysterious figure in public accounts: $589,916

At the end of two financial years, the Auditor General was still struggling to account for a mysterious monetary figure that she said appeared in the territory’s accounts in the year 2010, when the Virgin Islands Party was in government. […]

by / on April 26, 2017 at 10:08 AM /
REPORT: VIP handled finances poorly in 2011

REPORT: VIP handled finances poorly in 2011

By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff The Auditor General’s Department has cast a bad light on the former Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government over its handling of the territory’s financial affairs in 2011 – a year that ended with […]

by / on April 26, 2017 at 9:27 AM /
Illegal immigrants squeal on alleged smuggler

Illegal immigrants squeal on alleged smuggler

By Davion Smith, BVI News Online Staff A Haitian man accused of recently smuggling 21 illegal immigrants onto British Virgin Island (BVI) shores has be placed on remand. Luc Eloi is charged with smuggling immigrants, possession of proceeds of criminal […]

by / on April 26, 2017 at 9:05 AM /
VIP wasted public resources on private property

VIP wasted public resources on private property

The Virgin Islands Party (VIP), which formed the government in 2011, has been criticized for squandering public resources on private properties while the public infrastructure remained in disrepair. In her report, which was tabled in the House of Assembly this […]

by / on April 26, 2017 at 7:44 AM /
Continue singing about me, O’Neal to Calypsonians

Continue singing about me, O’Neal to Calypsonians

By Davion Smith, BVI News Online Staff While claiming that he has no hard feelings towards the Calypsonians who publicly criticised him as a poor representative of the Ninth Electoral District, Dr Hubert ‘Bertie’ O’Neal said he wants his critics […]

by / on April 26, 2017 at 7:20 AM /
Caribbean Posh to host empowerment brunch for women

Caribbean Posh to host empowerment brunch for women

PRESS RELEASE – On Saturday, May 13, women from various backgrounds will have the opportunity to brunch with a purpose to enrich, encourage and empower each other at the 2017 Caribbean POSHgirl POWER Brunch. The stylish weekend event is designed […]

by / on April 26, 2017 at 6:54 AM /