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September 18th, 2021
Pay up arrears by Oct 1, 2021 or face disconnection – W&SD Director

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Customers of the VI Water and Sewerage Department (W&SD) are being encouraged to settle outstanding arrears by October 1, 2021, to avoid the disconnection of their services.

September 18th, 2021
Bars, nightclubs can now re-open with fully vaccinated staff & patrons

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands (VI) has given approval for nightclubs and entertainment spots to re-open under the condition that all staff and patrons are fully vaccinated.

September 17th, 2021
Speaker chides AG for allegedly ‘misleading the court’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Information coming into Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) is that House of Assembly Speaker, Hon Julian Willock has lambasted the Attorney General, Hon Dawn J. Smith for allegedly misleading the court.

September 17th, 2021
Invest 95L likely to develop into tropical depression- DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A system known as Invest 95L is being forecast to develop into a tropical depression that could affect the Virgin Islands and other countries of the Leeward Islands in a few days time, the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) has stated.

September 17th, 2021
‘Kindergarten bickering’ in HoA amidst CoI is disconcerting- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Honestly Speaking talk show host Claude O. Skelton-Cline has called out what he called 'kindergarten bickering' in the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) among legislators, even as the UK-sponsored Commission of Inquiry (CoI) is present in the territory, as disappointing.

September 17th, 2021
Blazers reach 2nd round playoffs; East Rockers 2.0 on the ropes!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The formidable VG Bayside Blazers have advanced to the second round of playoffs in the BVI Basketball Federation (BVIBF) National ‘District’ League; however, one of the favourites- East Rockers 2.0- is now in a do-or-die situation.

September 17th, 2021
'The premier in any administration is basically omnipotent'- Hon Fraser

WICKHAM'S CAY II, Tortola, VI- Opposition Member Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) said ministers risk losing their ministerial portfolios if they do not obey dictates from the sitting Premier.

September 17th, 2021
Government matters & is legit

Edgar Leonard

The institution of government matters, and it is legit. Nonetheless, the government is often criticised, maligned, and raked mercilessly over hot coal. Nevertheless, some of the criticism is self-inflicted and well-deserved.

September 17th, 2021
Board member posts given as reward for support @ polls- Hon Penn claims

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Leader of the Opposition Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) has claimed that instead of competency and experience being at the core for selecting statutory boards members, these posts are being filled by persons who supported the government at the polls.

September 16th, 2021
‘It is the hardest task’ getting businesses to interview locals for jobs- Hon Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honorable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) says it remains a challenge to get local businesses to interview Virgin Islanders from a local job pool for locally available jobs.

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