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January 14th, 2021
VI participates in string of regional meetings on future with COVID-19

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has revealed that the Virgin Islands (VI) participated in the United Nations 12th Ministerial Forum for Development in Latin America and the Caribbean on January 13, 2021, and two forums on VI's future navigating the pandemic.

January 14th, 2021
Break away from routine politics

Jacqueline Wheatley

We have embraced the change of new governance, and as promised we expect what was put forward not to be contrary to the plans stated. When given an open shot for leadership, you must target the issues that are ringing in your ears.

January 14th, 2021
Gov’t seeking 'negotiation' of UK decision on 'Marijuana Bill'

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says more negotiations with the United Kingdom (UK) will have to be made over the Cannabis Licensing Act, 2020, as his administration is not fully clear on the way forward.

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
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 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
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.

January 11th, 2021
Crew members on cruise ships ‘will not be allowed to disembark’- BVIPA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Crew members onboard cruise ships in the territory for warm layups will not be allowed to disembark the vessels.

January 11th, 2021
First cruise ship in nearly 10 mths Rhapsody of the Seas arrives in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It may not be a cruise ship full of tourists, nevertheless, the sight of a cruise ship in nearly 10 months in the tourist destination of the Virgin Islands is certainly a welcome sight.

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