Got TIPS or BREAKING NEWS? Please call 1-284-442-8000 direct/can also WhatsApp same number or Email ALL news;                               ads call 1-284-440-6666


November 1st, 2019
Elihu Rhymer formally pinned with British Empire Medal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After being named in last year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours, Mr Elihu Rhymer, BEM, was formally pinned with the British Empire Medal during an investiture ceremony at his home on Thursday morning, October 31, 2019.

September 21st, 2015
‘Time to properly honour our seamen’ – Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Talk show host Doug Wheatley said there seems to be some reluctance with regard to honouring persons who worked in the early days providing sea-faring services to the territory in the most difficult of conditions.

August 10th, 2015
Woman drowns after father blocks rescue to save 'honour'


DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AFP) — A young Asian woman drowned after her father allegedly prevented Dubai lifeguards from coming to the rescue because that would "dishonour" her, Emirati news media reported Monday.

July 5th, 2015
After snubbing him, NDP to honour political giant Ralph T. O’Neal OBE!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After abruptly dissolving the House of Assembly (HoA) on May 1, 2015 without allowing political giant and first Premier of the Virgin Islands Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE to say farewell while a sitting member, the National Democratic Party (NDP) has come to the people with a motion to give the former Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Chairman the title of ‘Member Emeritus’.

January 14th, 2015
Former VINO staff to get Queen's Youth Award

ST PETER’S, St Kitts & Nevis- For some time especially in 2012 the name Javon A. Liburd was a familiar one in the Virgin Islands as he was a reporter at Virgin Islands News Online (VINO).

June 14th, 2013
Premier Smith to be honoured at Surgeons' Conference

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier Dr the Honourable Dr. D. Orlando Smith will be honoured by the Caribbean College of Surgeons at its 11th Annual Clinical Conference currently underway at Long Bay Beach Resort and Villas. The conference runs from June 13 – 16, 2013.

August 27th, 2012
Humility in honour - Claudette “Boopie” Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Claudette Smith affectionately known to many as Boopie was recently honoured at this year’s Emancipation Festival by having the Festival Village named after her.

November 2nd, 2011
Call repeated for something to be named in honour of Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Many buildings and infrastructure in the Virgin Islands such as the Althea Scatliffee Primary School, H.L. Stoutt Community College, Adina Donovan Home and Eileene L. Parsons Auditorium bear the names of notable Virgin Islanders as a tribute to their sacrifice and service to the Territory, however, there has been no naming in honour of the Territory’s stalwart politician Premier Ralph T. O’Neal.

Follow Us On