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November 25th, 2014
Premier breaks silence on bank breaches!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith in breaking Government’s silence on the recent spate of security breaches at Scotiabank BVI and others said that there are plans to introduce legislation to protect account holders from crimes of this very nature.

November 25th, 2014
UPDATE: ‘We’ll refund Scotiabank VI fraud victims!’ – Jennifer O’Leary

GEORGETOWN, Grand Cayman, CI – Scotiabank’s Marketing Manager - Caribbean North, Jennifer O’Leary in a statement to this news site yesterday November 24, 2014 said that if transactions are identified as fraudulent, the debit/credit cards will be blocked, replaced and the customers refunded.

November 24th, 2014
Gunman makes off with One Mart's cash

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Informed and reliable sources close to the management of One Mart Supa Store have confirmed that a staff was robbed at gunpoint on Friday November 21, 2014 while attempting to make a night deposit.

November 24th, 2014
UPDATE: Attempted Murder accused duo not yet sentenced

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Jevon Demming and Sherman Williams were back in the High Court on November 21, 2014 with the expectation of knowing their fate having been found guilty on October 22, 2014 for attempted murder.

November 22nd, 2014
‘We had an ongoing issue’ - Kenyatta Boynes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In the High Court of the Virgin Islands (VI) yesterday November 21, 2014 Justice Nichole Byer heard Kenyatta Boynes confessing to dealing Aaron Henley a blow so forceful that it broke his jaw bone which today has him walking around with foreign reconstructive objects in his face as part of the repairs made.

November 21st, 2014
Javier Maduro guilty of reckless driving

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Javier Maduro was today November 21, 2014 sentenced by Justice Nicole Byer in the High Court to nine months suspended for 1 year and fined $950 to be paid in two weeks or face six months imprisonment for reckless driving during which he caused serious injuries to Asiyah Mahoney.

November 21st, 2014
Vibert Morgan an alleged Credit Card thief

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Victim of a credit card theft Mr Michael Wood is convinced that he had caught the culprit who he testified in the Magistrate’s Court worked at a local gas station here in the Virgin Islands.

November 20th, 2014
PO Starcey Huggins caught on candid camera

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - When female Police Officer Starcey Huggins appeared before Magistrate Ayana Baptiste-DaBreo today November 20, 2014 as her breach of trust trial climaxed there were some head-nodding laughable moments.

November 20th, 2014
2 more head to court for Cornel M. Francis’ Murder

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – On December 12, 2014 family members of murdered Cornel Melbourne Francis are highly likely to be in the Magistrate’s Court room to witness the processing of two more persons that have been implicated in the daring execution style murder on May 9, 2013.

November 17th, 2014
C'paign member for Christensen-Ottley killed on St Croix

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI – United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Gubernatorial Candidate Donna M. Christensen and her running mate Lt. Governor Candidate Basil C. Ottley and the entire Christensen-Ottley Campaign mourns the passing of Campaign Team Member Javier De Jesus who was killed in an act of violence early this morning Monday November 17, 2014.

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