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September 16th, 2016
BVIEC technical staff will not lose their jobs – Henry O. Creque

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI – Technical staff of the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) slept comfortably last night as it was publicly announced yesterday September 15, 2016 that they will not lose their jobs to Wartsila’s arrangement with the local power company.

August 18th, 2016
Three new generators arrive for BVIEC’s Phase V Project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the frequent power outages being experienced in the territory due to load shedding and other issues, residents would welcome the news that three new engines have arrived for the BVI Electricity Corporation’s (BVIEC) Phase V Power Development Project, although they are not expected to be added to the grid until in December.

August 4th, 2016
‘Fault in transmission network’ resulted in island-wide power outage

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Electricity was off for more than two hours across the island of Tortola today, August 4, 2016 due to a problem with the transmission network, according to Deputy General Manager of the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC), Mr Henry O. Creque.

June 27th, 2016
BVIEC investigating 'root' cause of island-wide power outage

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Sometime around 1:00 A.M. on June 27, 2016 there was an island wide power outage that the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) is now investigating.

June 24th, 2015
VI needs to be 'a little less angry & on edge' - Julien N. Johnson

WEST END, Tortola, VI – When members of the Rotary and Rotaract families of the Virgin Islands (VI) gathered at the Long Bay Beach Resort on the Western end of Tortola for dinner and fellowship they were challenged to be the change that is needed to take the territory to its former glory.

February 20th, 2015
More $$ for hospital & new YEC for Purcell

WICKHAM’S CAY, Tortola, VI - “The Rotary Club of Tortola’s Unwavering Commitment to Fight Poverty, Promote Youth Development and Improve Health Services.” This is one of the objectives that propelled the Club to stage yet another ‘Grand Affair’ and among the top priorities for funding are the construction of a state of the art Youth Empowerment Centre (YEC) and the completion of the equipping of the Neo-Natal unit at Peebles Hospital.

February 12th, 2015
UPDATE: BVIEC workers grateful for Asphalt Plant’s quick response

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI – Workers who had contacted this news site complaining about the emitting of pollutants from the nearby Asphalt Plant which had negatively affected them are now singing praises for the company’s prompt response.

February 11th, 2015
Male students shun ‘Baby Think It Over’ practical experience

PALESTINA, Tortola, VI – When the Rotary Club of Tortola officially launched their 'Baby Think It Over' programme yesterday, February 10, 2015 reporters were introduced to a bevy of promising young women who were willing to face the challenge. However, there was just one male student opting to join them.

January 6th, 2015
UPDATE: Power outage a technical glitch – Premier D. Orlando Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While many calls directly to the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) continue to attract no response, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith has stepped forward with an explanation for yesterday’s extensive power outage.

October 24th, 2014
‘Erase Ebola like Polio is being tackled’ – Mr. Henry O. Creque

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Rotary clubs the world over are key in observing ‘Polio’ Day and rightfully so as Rotary has been championing the cause of fighting the dreaded disease to the point that they can take much credit for it being almost extinct from the face of the earth.

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