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February 20th, 2020
Give us 'some credit' for renewable energy push!- Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Opposition Member and Fourth District Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) says that while he supports the direction that the Fahie Administration is moving with its renewable energy push, the previous National Democratic Party (NDP) Government ought to be given credit for laying the groundwork.

February 19th, 2020
Vance M. Lewis & Vincent Wattley In! as top brass of TRC Board

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Current Chief Executive Officer of the Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park (TPP), Mr Vance M. Lewis, will now sit as Chairman of the Board at the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission for a period of three years with effect from February 1, 2020.

February 19th, 2020
VI must 'aggressively & assertively' expand its tourism sector- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Alluding that the Virgin Islands (VI) tourism product is the one thing from the Territory that cannot be outsourced, ZBVI 780am 'Honestly Speaking' moderator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has challenged the government and authorities to embark on an extensive expansion of the Territory's tourism product.

February 19th, 2020
VI now a fully compliant jurisdiction under EU tax laws

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The [British] Virgin Islands has now been recognised as a fully compliant jurisdiction for tax purposes under the European Union (EU) having previously been placed on "Annexe ll" of the EU's list while they monitored the Territory’s compliance in matters related to economic substance.

February 17th, 2020
VI consuming $26.16M in fossil fuel per year- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With a consumption of approximately one million gallons of fossil fuel per month, the Virgin Islands (VI) is burning $2.18 million in fossil fuel per month at base cost, which works out to roughly $26.16 million per year, and $130.8 million over five years, according to Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

February 15th, 2020
Premier Fahie attending CARICOM Heads of Gov't Meeting

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is currently away from the Territory attending the 31st Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in Barbados.

February 15th, 2020
Gov't 'working tirelessly' to deliver on green energy promise - Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has reaffirmed his Government's commitment in delivering promises to transition the Virgin Islands (VI) into a green state and move towards the use of alternative energy.

February 12th, 2020
Governor assents Cybercrime Bill despite 'Free Speech' concerns

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Even as international media watchdogs and Virgin Islands (VI) Governor, H.E. Augustus J. U. Jaspert cited freedom of expression concerns in the government proposed Computer Misuse and Cybercrime (Amendment) Act, 2019, the bill was assented today, February 12, 2020, paving the way for a new era in VI's ICT use.

February 12th, 2020
Increment payments not coming fast enough -Claude O. Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - While Government has been keeping its promise of paying outstanding increments to public servants in the Virgin Islands (VI), those payments are not coming fast enough, says commentator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline.

February 12th, 2020
More business ventures & jobs coming- Allison Petrus aka ‘Allie’

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) has stated publicly that it will be throwing its full support behind businessman Allison Petrus aka ‘Allie’ and family to encourage them in their endeavour to undertake more business ventures in the Territory and ultimately creating employment.

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