ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Bayside Blazers had a day to remember yesterday March 28, 2015 when its two teams participating in the K&J 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament turned back their challengers and are likely to be facing each other today March 29, 2015 at the Multipurpose Sports Complex.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When the management of S&D Security and Alarm Systems took a decision at the 9th hour to participate in the Buy BVI Trade show held from March 21-22, 2015 it was not expecting any award of any sort.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) has announced that Carnival Cruise Line has indicated its willingness to resume business again in the Virgin Islands as government has been in frequent dialogue with them and it was observed that there were miscommunications in the past.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands features on the latest United States’ Department of State International Narcotic Control Strategy Report: Vol 2 – ‘Money Laundering and Financial Crimes’, which alleged that there are significant money laundering risks due to the exploitation of the territory’s financial services and lack of mandatory filing of ownership information.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The first annual K & J 3 on 3 Basketball competition opened today March 28, 2015 at the Multipurpose Sports Complex in Road Town and immediately games got underway in what is planned to be a two day affair featuring a number of teams in various age categories. The organisers have insisted on a zero tolerance policy for bad behaviour.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Le'Shaughn Smith, 23, a resident of the East End Community, was placed on $80k bail with signed surety after being held by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) on a charge of importation of a controlled drug.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The team of jurors in the murder trial of Allen ‘Tiger’ Hodge has failed to come up with a unanimous verdict or an acceptable majority vote in the High Court of the Virgin Islands.
POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Board of Directors at the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) Ron R. Potter said that without the Corporation’s Phase 5 Development Programme the territory cannot realise the promise of a new hospital, or capitalise on the benefits of the cruise pier and landside development.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Gostain Holder aka ‘Splurt’ of Jost Van Dyke is accused of attacking his ex-lover and her new partner with a machete after making his way into the new couple's apartment.
By Dickson Igwe
During a recession or a long period of economic stagnation, the "green shoots" of recovery are a sign of better times ahead. These green shoots begin with increased consumer spending. An increase in consumer demand points to rising consumer confidence. The Green Shoots Phenomenon starts with a general feeling of optimism.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After months of discussions with this news site’s senior sources within the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP), Virgin Islands News Online- the official source for political coverage in the territory- can confirm that former People’s Patriotic Alliance (PPA) member Shaina M. Smith will be a candidate with the NDP for the upcoming general elections.
By Cathy O. O. Richards
While growing up, our Young Professional for this week Mr Jaimez A. J. Stoutt was just the typical boy who lived a life of not giving too much thought of the serious things that matter. One wouldn't be wrong to say he was just ‘care free’.
LITTLE DIX BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI- “Spectacular”, “cool”, “wow”, “amazing”, were just some of the one worded expressions from tourists and other persons when Blue Rush Water Sport and Jet Ski Rentals Inc. staged a Flyboarding exhibition in the waters of Little Dix Bay on Saturday March 21, 2015.
ROSEAU, Dominica- The BVI men’s national team went down 2-3 to Dominica on Thursday March 26, 2015 in the first leg of Round 1 of qualifying for the 2018 Football World Cup. They now face an uphill battle in the 2nd leg on Sunday March 29, 2015 at the same venue.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) continues to make agriculture one of its biggest campaign issues and its President Natalio D. Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru said people must move away from thinking that if they cannot produce all their food then it does not make sense producing any of it.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Some 20 swim coaches in the Virgin Islands have completed training and certification under the tutelage of two-time Olympian from the United Kingdom Brian Brinkley MBE. The course was done through the auspices of the BVI Swim Foundation.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola. VI - Embattled boat captain Stephen Fossi was granted bail in the sum of two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000) when he appeared in the Magistrate's Court moment's ago, March 26, 2015 on the charge of two counts of manslaughter.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Carlisle House of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) blew the competition out of the water, scoring 279 points to emerge champions in the first ever LIME Superfast Broadband Challenge cheerleading competition held at the Multi-purpose Sports Complex last evening March 25, 2015.
BEEF ISLAND, VI - International artiste 'Ghost', who along with Onyan is slated to turn up the steam in Cane Garden Bay this weekend, has arrived on island and has assured there will not be a dull moment for patrons of the stage show dubbed Old School on Friday March 27, 2015.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The off-road Red Bull BVI X-Tri took place in Smuggler’s Cove and Belmont on Saturday March 21, 2015 and saw Carolina Pettigrew, after last competing in and winning this event 8 years ago, roaring back to win the ladies division and breaking the course record set by Kay Reddy last year.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Island Police Force (RVIPF) Police Week activities step into high gear tonight, March 25, 2015 when the first ever X-Factor USA winner Melanie A. Amaro performs.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Stephen Fossi, the captain in the deadly boat accident off Virgin Gorda on January 24, 2015 has been charged with two counts of manslaughter and is to appear in the Magistrate’s Court tomorrow, March 26, 2015.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Department of Disaster Management today March 25, 2015 carried out its National Earthquake/Tsunami Simulation Exercise: Carib Wave/LANTEX 2015 to assess the readiness of the territory in the eventuality of such disasters happening.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following the resignation of horse racing enthusiast Andre ‘Shadow’ Dawson, a story first and accurately reported by Virgin Islands News Online, the Virgin Islands Horse Owners’ Association has appointed a new Public Relations Officer (PRO)- Ms Esther N. Fraser.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In a joint operation by officers of the Special Investigations Team and the Intelligence Department, search warrants were carried on two premises in Nottingham Estate which resulted in two persons being charged and another two arrested.
SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) has hit back at Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) for allegations made regarding the alleged leasing of land to Earl Fraser some years ago under the previous administration.
EAST END, Tortola, VI- An East End family has made it public that they are not pleased over the recent Motion that was moved in the House of Assembly for the compulsory acquisition of a family-owned piece of land for a sewerage pumping station opposite the East End Police Station.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A caller into last evening’s Speak Out BVI radio talk show suggested that there needs to be a stronger Consumer Protection Agency if the minimum wage is ever adjusted upward or else businesses will raise their prices as well.
GREENLAND, East End, VI- Cricket action in the 2015 LIME Superfast 20/20 cricket action was another big hit on Sunday, March 22, 2015 as Derol Redhead and Grenada entered the BVI cricket book of records with an unbeaten 383 first wicket stand against Road Town Wholesale.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Public Relations Officer of the People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) Lorie A. Rhymer said local farmers are being run over by persons selling imported produce far cheaper than local produce and that this situation must be corrected if agriculture in the territory is to go anywhere.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Easter season on the heels and school being out for that celebratory time, founder of Write To Read Ms Sharie B. de Castro has teamed up with her fellow educator and twin sister Sharia de Castro to create a programme that is designed to have children gainfully occupied as their parents head off to work.
Statement by Advance Marketing & Professional Services on Attorney Stephen R. Daniels
ROAD TOWN, Tortola BVI- We smiled to ourselves when we noted on the pro-government online news site, BVI Platinum, that prominent Attorney at Law and Guyanese national Stephen R. Daniels claimed to have been misquoted by Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) in a story we carried on Monday March 23, 2015.
POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) yesterday March 23, 2015 delivered a campaign style address to the workers of the BVI Electricity Corporation and other officials on the launch of Phase 5 development programme, extolling the efforts of the Government and urging the audience to clap at the achievements.
- Plank on VI cricket banks on Scotiabank to provide balls!
- the builder on Sistah Joyce holds her own @ BVI Spring Fest
- Check on S & D Security gets Best Booth award @ Buy BVI Trade Show
- Da Pol on Man allegedly shipped drugs to VI in ‘dummy’ Stereo set
- @ Boo this da pol on Man allegedly shipped drugs to VI in ‘dummy’ Stereo set