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April 2nd, 2019
Health & Education gets lion’s share of $426M Budget

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), today announced a $426M Annual Budget for the Virgin Islands (VI) in 2019 with the largest allocations going towards health and education.

April 1st, 2019
Bayside Blazers wins championship in 2019 K&J open division

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In its 5th year, the K&J 3x3, 2-day Tournament ended yesterday Sunday, March 31, 2019, and was organized by veteran basketball player Kennedy H. Bass along with local basketball superstar Jason A. Edwin.

March 28th, 2019
Gov’t develops policy to regularize public transport

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The government of the Virgin Islands (VI) is gearing to regularize its public transportation with discussions underway for the development of a Territorial Transportation Policy and Emergency Response Plan.

March 27th, 2019
BVI Spring Regatta: Records smashed in Round Tortola Race

NANNY CAY, Tortola, VI – As the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival 2019 gets underway with some of the best racing in the Caribbean, only the best survive to take home the gold and the glory with a record-breaking series of races so far.

March 26th, 2019
BVIEC goes ‘Green’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) has announced that it is now in a position to ‘Go Green.’

March 22nd, 2019
Deputy Premier mulls Investment Club for D7

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Deputy Premier of the Virgin Islands (VI), Dr the Honourable, Nathalio D. Wheatley (D7), aka Sowande, is gearing to host a community meeting in District Seven on April, 6, 2019, where he is expected to press for the formation of a District Council, with sub-committees and an Investment Club, aimed at developing the specific constituency.

March 20th, 2019
Hurricane 2019: Lower probability of the heavy storms predicted

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With Governor of the Virgin Islands, His Excellency Augustus J. U. Jaspert urging citizens be ready for the 2019 hurricane season, the Sun Sentinel storm watcher website has predicted that it is anticipating a lower probability of the heavy storm activity that characterized the past three years.

March 16th, 2019
Brexit: Keeping the Overseas Territories inside the loop

By Dickson C. Igwe

Brexit is a huge economic, social, and political matter that the Overseas Territories (OT) of Great Britain must engage with.

March 15th, 2019
This week we feature 'Young Professional' Ms Andrea A. Walters

By M. Gary Eleazar

The ‘Legal Fraternity’ across the world, boasts among its membership some of the more learned of professionals in society and this week we feature one of the Virgin Islands' (VI) aspiring Attorney-at-Law, Ms Andrea A. Walters.

March 14th, 2019
CIBC FirstCaribbean gives VI students first-hand experience to mark IWD

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – CIBC FirstCaribbean Bank on Friday, March 8, 2019, last, on the occasion of International Women’s Day (IWD)—as part of its corporate social responsibility—used the occasion to give female students in the Territory the opportunity to engage in the administrative and day to day activities of providing Banking Services in the Virgin Islands (VI).

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