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Finance and Business

August 17th, 2019
‘UK demands for loan guarantee far from reasonable’ - Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – First announced under the Dr D. Orlando Smith, National Democratic Party (NDP) government, the United Kingdom (UK) through a recovery and reconstruction package for the Virgin Islands (VI) had promised up to £300 million in loan guarantees and £10 million in grants to support the Territory's recovery after Hurricanes Irma and Maria of 2017.

August 17th, 2019
Prevailing against economic imperialism

By Dickson C. Igwe

Countries that fail to economically optimize their own natural and domestic markets are doomed to an eternity of economic slavery

August 16th, 2019
UPDATE: VG Airport reopens!

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- A mere four days after the Taddy Bay Airport on Virgin Gorda was closed due to an issue with the lone fire tender, the airport has been reopened.

August 16th, 2019
Re-opened WE Police Station to house Immigration & Customs

WEST END, Tortola, VI- Nearly 2 years after the West End Police Station in the First District on Tortola was battered by hurricanes Irma and Maria, the facility was reopened, but with added functions.

August 16th, 2019
HireBVI to give out hundreds of bags with school supplies

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- HireBVI is once again helping to ensure that as many children as possible are fully geared for school, with its annual Back to School Fun Day.

August 15th, 2019
'BVI Cable TV trying to mislead the public'- BVIEC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following public accusations by BVI Cable TV on August 14, 2019 that the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) has been consistently trying to prevent it from rebuilding its cable network infrastructure in the Virgin Islands, BVIEC has fired back.

August 15th, 2019
Premier's 1000 jobs initiative kicks off Wed, Aug 21, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – First announced by Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) as part of a Virgin Islands Party (VIP) campaign promise on the road to the February 25, 2019, elections day in the Virgin Islands, the 1000 jobs in 1000 days initiative will officially kick off on August 21, 2109, at 10:00am at Central Administration Complex in Road Town, Tortola.

August 15th, 2019
‘Back to the Sea’ Maritime Industry Training Programme launched

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The first phase of the “Back to the Sea” Maritime Industry Training Programme launched on August 14, 2019, was described by Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) as a milestone in the journey to transform the Virgin Islands and a another step towards taking command of the territory’s destiny through the empowerment of its people.

August 14th, 2019
BVI Cable TV accuses BVIEC of derailing restoration efforts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- BVI Cable TV has said it has been working diligently to rebuild its cable network infrastructure in the Virgin Islands despite “continuous opposition” from the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC).

August 14th, 2019
Massive back to school fiesta planned for Ninth District

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Hundreds are poised to benefit from what is hyped to be the largest back to school drive ever experienced by residents of Virgin Gorda, as government officials collaborate with corporate Virgin Islands (VI) and a number of private individuals.

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