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March 5th, 2015
Magistrate remands youth 'to protect society'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards was very concerned about the protection of the public when she made the decision to lock away 21-year-old Estervan Jefferson until his next scheduled court appearance on May 11, 2015 for his most recent brush with the law. He was on bail for other criminal matters.

March 5th, 2015
‘Time for a Heroes/Ancestry Day’ – Hon Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), senior member of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) said it is time that the territory has a day set aside for honouring its heroes and ‘sheroes’ from the days of slavery to present day.

March 5th, 2015
UPDATE: Meal of death? Woodley’s co-workers in shock

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - New information reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that construction worker Cosell Woodley reportedly became ill after consuming a meal and even though she visited the Iris O’Neal Health Centre twice, she succumbed, much to the shock of her co-workers and many residents of Virgin Gorda who were very familiar with her.

March 5th, 2015
‘Long list of VIP achievements since 1995’ – Hon Julian Fraser RA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) had cause to debunk the views of a caller during the VIP Let’s Talk radio programme last night March 4, 2015 after the caller gave the impression that nothing was done by the party since the death of former Chief Minister Hamilton Lavity Stoutt.

March 5th, 2015
'My mother aint going jail'- Cordell O’Neal allegedly told cops

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It was a long day of needle point grilling of the first witness called by the Crown, Constable Kelleon London, yesterday, March 4, 2015 in the guns and ammunition case being heard in the Magistrate’s Court against some members of the O’Neal’s family; Mrs Irene Penn-O’Neal and Zubidah O’Neal. Shameek Grant was also jointly tried with the duo.

March 5th, 2015
‘Local businesses being discriminated against’ – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio Talk Show host Edmund G. Maduro has decried what he described as discrimination against local establishments which are being made to close earlier than some others owned by foreigners.

March 5th, 2015
Kelly on fire at Last Chance track meet

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Showing her best form since her days at Illinois, sprinter Ashley Kelly posted the second fastest 200m and 400m indoor times by a (British) Virgin Islands female athlete while competing in the Boston Last Chance meet at Boston University on February 28, 2015.

March 4th, 2015
Virgin Islands News Online turns 5

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The now popular online news site Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) - www.virginislandsnewsonline.com- has turned five (5) this month, March 2015 as it was launched on March 1, 2010.

March 4th, 2015
Andre ‘Shadow’ Dawson quits as Horse Owners’ Asso. PRO

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Andre ‘Shadow’ Dawson has resigned from the post of Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Virgin Islands Horse Owners’ Association, becoming the third person to leave the position in about three years.

March 4th, 2015
MASA plugs $$ into BVIHSA for community’s benefit

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While many have been focusing lately on the furnishing of the new Peebles Hospital the cry for improved community services had appeared to have taken a back seat but Medical Air Services Association (MASA) has given ears to the community’s call, resulting in them donating $10, 000.

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