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July 8th, 2015
Back in SSB money! This time it's $35M for BVIEC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The House of Assembly on Monday July 6, 2015 approved a motion for a loan in the amount of $35 million for the completion of the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) Phase 5 development programme.

April 18th, 2015
BVIEC suffers transmission shutdown on Tortola

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI – The BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) today April 18, 2015 suffered an island wide electricity shutdown on the main island of Tortola for about 2 and a half hours as a result of a transmission fault.

April 1st, 2015
Hon Vanterpool refuses to provide reports in HOA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) has refused to provide reports and other documents in the House of Assembly, citing the Standing Orders and saying that such disclosures would be inimical to the public interest.

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 9th, 2015
BVI Electricity Corporation seeking $35M Loan for expansion!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) is seeking a loan of $35 Million US to expand its Development Programme.

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.

November 5th, 2014
‘Increase is a must!’ – BVIHSA Chairman John I. Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Board of Directors for BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) Bishop John I. Cline said an increase in hospital fees is unavoidable despite who is in government as they are in a dastardly state of not being able to pay their bills and have had cause to close key units of the hospital for the lack of funds.

October 28th, 2014
Non-support of Govt forces EasyPay to close

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While the private sector has been committed in their show of support to its fellow private sector business, government’s reluctance get on board has forced the closure of EasyPay putting persons on the bread line as they now join the long list of job seekers.

September 24th, 2014
‘One-size-fits-all approach wouldn’t work’ – Mrs Allison A. Jean

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation (CARILEC) continues to lobby and promote the advancement of renewable energy across the region they continue to realize the fact that the ‘one size fits all’ approach cannot be applied.

September 20th, 2014
How did this vehicle get there?

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – Shortly before 11:00 am today September 20, 2014 this news site was alerted to a vehicular accident in the Long Look community.

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