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May 7th, 2024
VINO receives another bomb threat email; Police investigating

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) on May 6, 2024, received another email from an anonymous person threatening to create more havoc with bomb threats across the Caribbean if four Americans who found themselves afoul of the law in Turks and Caicos Islands for possession of ammunition recently were not allowed to go back to the United States by June 2024.

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.

February 1st, 2022
VINO hacked! Statement from Board of Directors

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Sometime late last night Monday, January 31, 2022, Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) was hacked by unknown person(s) and pornographic images and videos that do not reflect our values were installed.

April 1st, 2021
Sensational BVI News Online attacks VINO over cartoon satire

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Our newsroom was overwhelmed with calls, Emails, WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook and text messages this morning, Thursday, April 1, 2021, asking why another news site, BVI News Online, which is owned by a Caucasian, would attack the Territory’s established number one online news site and most credible publication over a cartoon.

September 19th, 2020
Skelton-Cline calls out ‘VINO Boycotters’ for silence over Gov’s reparation statement

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Honestly Speaking radio moderator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has called out the hypocrisy of those who were quick to condemn and harass businesses to boycott Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) over a cartoon, yet remain silent over comments from a sitting Governor that the United Kingdom does not intend to pay slavery reparations to the Virgin Islands (VI).

June 18th, 2020
Free speech under threat with calls to ‘put VINO out of business’- Cromwell Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Lambasting persons who have been advocating for the boycott of Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) over a cartoon published on Monday, May 15, 2020, ‘Umoja’ radio show host Cromwell Smith aka ‘Edju Enka’ says their action is now putting freedom of speech under threat in the Virgin Islands.

May 7th, 2020
I received 'several threats to my life' for doing job - JTV's Cathy O. Richards

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Japhix Television (JTV) Journalist, Ms Cathy O. Richards has recalled the perils of moving to the Virgin Islands from Guyana and encountering a culture shock over how locals would treat expat journalists plying their trade.

April 7th, 2019
VINO turns 9; Has new look

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI - Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) is now 9 years old, having been founded March 1, 2010.

March 15th, 2019
“I have no editorial controls of VINO” – Hon Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The moment he took the oath of office as Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Julian Willock’s, ability to be fair, unbiased and more-so humble, came in for heavy questioning given his links to news site, Virgin Islands News Online (VINO).

June 22nd, 2018
Our Young Professional this week is Kiaun N. R. Baptiste

By M. Gary Eleazar

Some University students find it difficult to balance their studies with their social life. Some complain of the struggles of working while pursuing their education. Then there are others, like 25-year-old, Virgin Islander, Kiaun N. R. Baptiste, who trudged through it all, to overcome his obstacles and maintain the focus and determination needed to succeed.

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