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January 11th, 2016
Tourist allegedly attacked by man with knife on Willy T’s

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Relating to this news site what she described as "bad for tourism", a tourist who asked not to be named because she frequents the territory, is alleging that one of her sons was attacked and injured by a man wielding a knife on the popular Willy T’s Friday night, January 8, 2016.

November 1st, 2013
Minister Walwyn hopes a local can head HMP in next two years!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “In the next two years, the position of Superintendent will be open once again. I remain committed to seeing the top job at Her Majesty’s Prison earned and given to a local officer,” said Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn at the opening ceremony for the Job Fair to recruit new persons for the facility today, November 1, 2013.

May 27th, 2013
UPDATE: Esther Georges Out! Lynda Varlack In! as NPT Deputy Director

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After first and accurately reporting on June 5, 2012 that long time Deputy Director of the National Parks Trust (NPT) Rev. Esther Georges was forced to retire at the end of June 2012, Virgin Islands News Online is now reporting that the Deputy Director's post has been filled.

May 7th, 2013
UPDATE: Kandy James gets sentence reduced to 3 years

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – (Posted: 11:10 A.M.) Kandy James, who was sentenced to 7 years in prison in 2011 for procuring a substance could have resulted in a miscarriage and three years for assault occasioning actual bodily harm, has successfully appealed for a reduction in prison time.

March 19th, 2013
UPDATE: Alleged change in legal fee leaves JVD man uncertain of rep.

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Crown expressed that it was not ready to proceed with the assault matter for Dean Callwood today, March 19, 2013 as priority had been given to two earlier matters scheduled for hearing today.

December 19th, 2012
UPDATE: Belle Vue man gets 9 months for Criminal Trespass

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Sherwin Fahie, 33, of Belle Vue was sentenced to 9 months in prison when he appeared before Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards on December 17, 2012 after being convicted on the charge of Criminal Trespass.

October 6th, 2012
UPDATE: Prudence Mathavious reports to ME&C as Deputy Sec.

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Just as firstly and accurately reported by this news site in April of this year, we can confirm that Mrs. Prudence Mathavious has now taken up her post as Acting Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Education and Culture.

August 31st, 2012
Update: Hadassah Ward is out from BVITB!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Just as firstly and accurately reported by Virgin Islands News Online in March of this year, that Director of Tourism Ms. Hadassah Ward was removed from her post following the 2011 General elections, now comes word from this news site’s team of reporters that this has been confirmed.

August 29th, 2012
UPDATE: Court tells VC she is ‘perverting the course of justice’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In response to complaints brought to the court, trial of a case against Isaac Ragnauth began today August, 29, 2012, where his wife Parbatei Ragnauth, who is also the Virtual Complainant in the case, told the court that she doesn’t want to continue with the case, which the court interjected and said the decision is not up to her.

August 28th, 2012
Update: Mellissa Amey out! Wade Tobin in!

Paraquita Bay, Tortola, VI - Well known throughout the Virgin Islands for our accurate and factual reporting and always having the inside scoops that no other sites have, Virgin Islands News Online first reported in June of this year that Wade W. Tobin was tipped to take up the position of Acting Principal of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) come fall 2012.



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