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August 20th, 2018
Hon Dame Janice Pereira DBE, to receive Honorary Degree

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Honourable Dame, Janice M. Pereira DBE, will be the third Virgin Islander to receive an honorary degree from the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus.

August 19th, 2018
New procedure for processing Executive Work Permits

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands’ (VI) Labour Department, has announced that a new procedure to process ‘Executive Work Permits’ will take effect from Monday, September 3, 2018.

August 16th, 2018
NGOs funding extends cleanup efforts to sister islands

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) and the Department of Waste Management (DWM) will expand the debris clearance project to Anegada and Virgin Gorda Monday, August 20, 2018—with funding secured from Unite BVI and The Bitter End Yacht Club.

August 16th, 2018
Climate Change: A Contributor To Josiah’s Bay Fish Kill

JOSIAH'S BAY, Tortola, VI - Officials from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour continue to investigate the cause of a fish kill that occurred at Josiah’s Bay Pond, according to a press release issued by the Government Information Service (GIS) on August 14, 2018.

August 11th, 2018
3 new HIV+ cases reported in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Residents of the Virgin Islands (VI) are encouraged to continue to get tested for HIV/AIDS, as three new cases have been reported in the first six months of 2018.

August 9th, 2018
Central Administration Complex to be rehabilitated

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) is inviting tenders for the rehabilitation of the Central Administration Complex.

August 7th, 2018
“Do Not Eat Dead Fish In Josiah Bay” Residents Warned

JOSIAH BAY, Tortola, VI - Residents and visitors are being warned against eating ‘double dead’ fish following a major fish kill in Josiah Bay, Tortola.

August 4th, 2018
Gov’t extends Customs Duty exemption period

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) has announced that the Customs Duty exemption period has been extended until August 31, 2018 and September 30, 2018, for two categories of importers.

August 2nd, 2018
RDA & DWM begins aggressive debris clearance programme

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) and the Department of Waste Management (DWM) has partnered to clean up debris on Tortola and Jost van Dyke left from the passages of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

August 1st, 2018
Chronic Care ‘Pilot’ to manage diseases

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A new chronic care programme will be piloted by the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) next month, to improve the management of chronic diseases in the Territory.



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