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September 9th, 2023
Ex-USVI Senator Steven D. Payne Sr arrested on sexual battery charges


ORLANDO, Florida - Former at-large Senator Steven Payne Sr. was arrested on Friday, September 8, 2023, by the Orlando Police Department on an out-of-county warrant from Duval County.

August 26th, 2023
USVI man with Tortola roots accused of attempted murder in Florida

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – A 43-year-old U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) man said to have Tortola roots was at the Broward County main jail on Wednesday, August 23, 2023, accused of trying to kill someone.

August 19th, 2023
Premier Wheatley & OT Heads discussed issues of 'mutual importance' in Florida

MIAMI, Florida, USA- Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) recently joined Heads of Government from United Kingdom (UK) Overseas Territories (OT) to discuss issues of mutual importance and agree on actions to address shared challenges.

June 12th, 2023
Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard enters plea deal over cocaine conspiracy charges

MIAMI, Florida, USA- As previously reported by Virgin Islands News Online (VINO), former BVI Ports Director, Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard has pleaded guilty to a count of conspiracy to import cocaine, following a similar move by her son Kadeem S. Maynard aka ‘Blacka' and now a plea deal entered over the indictment.

April 8th, 2023
Ex-Premier Fahie requests more flexible bail conditions for legal meetings, healthcare

FLORIDA, USA – Former Premier and First District representative in the Virgin Islands, Andrew A. Fahie has filed a motion before a Florida court through his lawyer Theresa Van Vliet to receive more flexible bail bond conditions ahead of his July 2023 trial.

February 21st, 2023
VI attends highly informative Airport Expansion Summit in Florida

MIAMI, Florida, USA- As the tourism-dependent Virgin Islands continues to focus on critical airports development, a delegation from the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) recently travelled to Florida, USA to attend the Airport Expansion summit for Latin America and the Caribbean.

November 22nd, 2022
Morey Wright Jr sworn in as Florida Tamarac Commissioner

TAMARAC, Florida, USA – Virgin Islander Mr Morey Wright Jr, who was recently elected to the Tamarac, Florida City Council, was sworn into office in a ceremony held yesterday, November 21, 2022.

October 2nd, 2022
Ian death toll climbs to 67 in Florida

MIAMI, Florida, USA- The death toll from Hurricane Ian rose to 67 and power remained out to more than 860,000 homes and businesses across Florida on Sunday, October 2, 2022, four days after the Category 4 beast slammed ashore along the Sunshine State's Gulf Coast.

September 29th, 2022
At least 5 dead, 2 million in dark as Hurricane Ian slams Florida

PUNTA GORDA, Florida, USA– Southwestern Florida was slammed by a historic Hurricane Ian Wednesday afternoon, September 28, 2022, making landfall with 150 mph winds and a record-setting storm surge.

September 5th, 2022
VI still hunting first win in CONCACAF U17 C/Ships

MIAMI, Florida, VI- BRADENTON, Florida, USA- With two games left to play in the CONCACAF U17 Championship qualifiers in Florida, the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) boys will be looking to right some wrongs and put points on the board against Guyana from 9:15 am today, September 5, 2022, and St Martin on Wednesday.

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