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January 14th, 2021
BVI Bar welcomes passing of ECSC VI Amendment Act, 2020

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – President of the BVI Bar Association, Senor Associate at Harneys, Ms Kimberly K Crabbe-Adams says the BVI Bar remains pleased with the swift passing of The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Virgin Islands) (Amendment) Act, 2020 in the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA).

January 13th, 2021
Jost van Dyke ferry terminal to reopen March 1, 2021- BVIPA

JOST van DYKE, VI- The BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) has announced that the reopening of the port of entry at Jost van Dyke to international passenger vessels is poised for March 1, 2021, simultaneously with the reopening of the Road Town Ferry terminal on Tortola.

January 13th, 2021
'COVID-19 significantly hampered' court’s ability to effectively manage caseload- CJ Pereira

CASTRIES, St Lucia - Her Ladyship, Hon Dame Janice M. Pereira has bemoaned that the ongoing Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic has, to a large extent, affected the courts in the Eastern Caribbean in managing its caseload.

January 13th, 2021
Vareen C. Vanterpool-Nibbs tipped to be Supreme Court Registrar

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Senior sources in the Governor’s Office familiar with the decision have confirmed to our news centre that Attorney-at-Law Vareen Cecilia Vanterpool-Nibbs will become the new Registrar of the Supreme Court.

January 13th, 2021
Locals were not ‘prepared’ for Top CoP post - Premier Fahie confirms

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has confirmed that a local will not be taking up the post of Commissioner of Police in the territory when outgoing Top Cop, Mr Michael B. Matthews demits office.

January 13th, 2021
Berserk man injures bank customer with rock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A customer of a bank in Road Town was reportedly injured and had to seek medical attention after he was hit with a rock thrown by a man who went berserk on Monday, January 11, 2021.

January 13th, 2021
Health personnel, Minister Malone among first to get COVID-19 vaccine – Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has revealed that the Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) will be among the first recipients of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in the Virgin Islands [British].

January 12th, 2021
Deloitte’s charitable donations in VI valued over $35K- Fiscal Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- If there was a yearly Good Corporate Citizen Award in the Virgin Islands (VI), Deloitte British Virgin Islands would be a frontrunner to cop the accolade, due to its significant contribution in cash and kind to the local community in 2020.

January 12th, 2021
VI to receive 8,000 doses of 'less potent' COVID-19 vaccines from UK next month

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The United Kingdom (UK) Government will donate and deliver 8,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to the Virgin Islands next month, the Governor's Office announced via a press release today, January 12, 2021.

January 12th, 2021
BVIEC receives $600K CDB technical assistance grant

LONG BUSH, Tortola, VI - The BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) has successfully secured a Technical Assistance (TA) grant funding from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) to the tune of US $600,000 from a wider CAD $5M (UD $3.93) pool.

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