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July 18th, 2019
VIP Gov't scrapping NDP’s 'unfair' $5 Airport Development Fee

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In May 2019, Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) contributing columnist, Ms Lorna M. George had complained to our newsroom that even as the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) was now at the helm of the Government, citizens were still being forced to pay a confusing and exorbitant tax imposed by the former Administration on domestic travels.

July 17th, 2019
BVIAA syphoned off $5M runway loan to pay salaries – Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is dropping bombshell information on the state of the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA), calling the agency ‘beyond catastrophic’ in detailing several irregularities at the agency, such as moneys earmarked for development being used instead to pay salaries.

July 16th, 2019
‘Beyond catastrophic’– Premier Fahie says BVIAA needs critical intervention

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Calling it a 'rabbit hole' of mismanagement, deception and possible misappropriation of funds from the public purse, Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) today revealed that the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) is in critical need of intervention.

June 24th, 2019
Denniston S. Fraser retires as MD of BVIAA

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI- Word reaching our newsroom is that the Managing Director (MD) of the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA), Mr Denniston S. Fraser, has retired.

May 8th, 2019
Promise kept! Sports Minister presents $10k cheque to BVIAA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A promise to provide financial assistance to the further development of sports and athletes in the Territory was fulfilled on May 7, 2019 when Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr The Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley aka ‘Sowande Uhuru’ presented a cheque of $10, 000.00 US to the BVI Athletics Association (BVIAA).

February 22nd, 2019
Controversial airport runway resurfacing to start March 2019

BEEF ISLAND, VI - Some have blasted the project, stating that it is money leaving the Territory and there are tools locally to do the project. However, Phase one of the resurfacing of the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport runway will commence on Friday, March 15, 2019.

January 17th, 2019
Repair works begin On A.O. Shirley Grounds Track

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Rehabilitation works on the track at the A.O. Shirley Recreational Grounds has commenced and is expected to continue for approximately four weeks.

August 29th, 2018
BVIAA gets $100K to rebuild A.O. Shirley Grounds

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The British Virgin Islands Athletics Association (BVIAA) has secured a $100,000 grant, from its international governing body—the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF).

March 6th, 2018
March 7 a historic day for football in the Region- BVIFA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Wednesday March 7, 2018 is a historic day for football in the Region as, according to the BVI Football Association (BVIAA), it will represent a defining moment for CONCACAF and the 41 Member Associations, marking the completion of “our transition into a new era for the Confederation.”

January 21st, 2018
BVIAA to benefit from IAAF Solidarity Funding

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico- International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) President Sebastian N. Coe visited Puerto Rico on Monday January 15, 2018 to continue discussions and on this occasion hear first-hand about the devastation caused last year by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and Jose.

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