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June 6th, 2024
VI belonger Jarecki says he had ‘consensual’ relationship with rape accuser

NEW YORK, USA - [British] Virgin Islands (VI) belonger and psychiatrist Henry G. Jarecki, through his lawyer on Wednesday, June 5, 2024, said he had a “consensual, non-secretive and mutually respectful relationship” with a victim of Jeffrey E. Epstein. The victim has filed a lawsuit against Jarecki with explosive allegations that he raped and sex trafficked her.

March 17th, 2024
‘I see brighter days ahead for agricultural production’- Hon Dawson

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Junior Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries Dr the Hon Karl Dawson (R1) has said the Government of the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) remains committed to the principles of food sovereignty and food security and to ensuring a far greater capacity to feed “ourselves” than currently obtains.

March 6th, 2024
VI officially removed from French blacklist of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions.

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Below is a Statement by the Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) delivered at the Ninth Sitting of the First Session of the Fifth House of Assembly (HoA) on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, on the VI being removed from the French blacklist of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions.

February 13th, 2024
‘I was appalled to hear about the armed robbery’- Governor Pruce

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Looking like a journalist reporting from the scene of the crime, Governor Daniel Pruce stood in front of Aladdin Jewellery Store on Monday, February 12, 2024, to give a statement regarding the armed robbery committed there on Friday, February 9, 2024.

February 5th, 2024
King Charles III diagnosed with cancer

LONDON, United Kingdom- King Charles III, 75, has been diagnosed with cancer, Buckingham Palace announced today, Monday, February 5, 2024.

January 30th, 2024
Hon Fraser objects to Hon de Castro bringing new statement to continuation of HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Today, Tuesday, January 30, 2024, is the Continuation of the Sixth Sitting of the First Session of the Fifth House of Assembly (HoA) of the [British] Virgin Islands.

January 16th, 2024
OECS condemns ‘strongly’ Governor’s efforts to undermine legitimate VI Gov’t

CASTRIES, St Lucia- The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) has said Heads of Government of the OECS has “noted with alarming concern”, the evolving situation in the [British] Virgin Islands (VI), regarding the request by the Governor for additional powers which will allow him to bypass the Territorial Government, and implement unilaterally, the recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry (COI) for governance reforms in the territory.

October 10th, 2023
One arrested following ESHS disturbance- NSC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- One person has been arrested following an incident at Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) on October 9, 2023, that saw police being called in.

August 4th, 2023
‘Miscommunication’ caused ferry passengers to encounter locked gate @ RT Jetty- BVIPA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Referring to the incident as caused by “miscommunication”, the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) has publicly apologised for an incident that resulted in passengers of a ferry encountering a locked gate at the Road Town Jetty on August 2, 2023.

August 3rd, 2023
Statement from Advance Marketing & Professional Services (Parent company of VINO)

Over the past 6 days, Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) has been experiencing some connectivity challenges, especially as it relates to local customers of Flow-BVI. Some Flow-BVI fixed services and broadband local customers were unable to access the online news site for a few days.

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