Got TIPS or BREAKING NEWS? Please call + 1 284 340 NEWS (6397) or 346-6397 or 393-6397 or 1-284-494-1338-office; ads call 346-9999

News

March 28th, 2015
VI on US 'money laundering' list- Report

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.

March 28th, 2015
Man allegedly shipped drugs to VI in ‘dummy’ Stereo set

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.

March 28th, 2015
Green shoots & the feel good factor!

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.

March 27th, 2015
Jury fails to reach decision in ‘Tiger’ murder trial

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.

March 27th, 2015
Kenyetta Boynes sentenced to 6 years, 7 months

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – (Post Time 7.55 PM) - Kenyetta Boynes was this afternoon March 27, 2015 sentenced to a total of six years, seven months for gun, ammunition and narcotics charges when he appeared before the Magistrate’s Court.

March 27th, 2015
‘New hospital, cruise pier need BVIEC Phase 5’ – Ron R. Potter

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.

March 27th, 2015
BVI to field women’s team in 2015 CBC C/Ships

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The BVI Basketball Federation has announced it will be hosting the 2015 Senior Men’s and Women’s Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) Championships for the second consecutive year.

March 27th, 2015
‎'Splurt' remanded for alleged machete attack on ex-girlfriend

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.

March 27th, 2015
Shaina M. Smith to run with NDP in upcoming elections!

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.

March 27th, 2015
This Week We Feature Young Professional Jaimez A. J. Stoutt

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’.

Follow Us On