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May 20th, 2020
Sharon P. Flax-Brutus ‘immediately’ out as Tourism Director

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Mrs Sharon P. Flax-Brutus is no longer the Director of Tourism as the Board of Directors of the BVI Tourist Board (BVITB) has made a decision to make her resignation effective immediately.

May 20th, 2020
Dean B. Fahie tipped for Acting MD @ BVI Ports Authority

PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our news centre from persons familiar with the appointment is that Operations Manager at the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) and former Deputy Commissioner of Customs, Mr Dean Byron Fahie has been recommended by the Board of Directors to act in the post of Managing Director.

May 20th, 2020
Opposition snubbed meetings to provide updates on District needs- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the Opposition has been coming to the media as truly caring for the people and portraying to have all the answers in this global coronavirus pandemic, while accusing the Government of shutting them out, it has been revealed that they absented themselves from several meetings that provided them opportunities to give feedback on the needs of their districts as elected representatives.

May 19th, 2020
Parliamentary pay cuts

Thomas C. Famous

COVID-19

A term that has changed the world forever.

Here in the Atlantic/Caribbean region, we would normally be waving to tourists, selling them different island concoctions, giving them directions to local landmarks or driving them around in our minibuses and taxis.

May 19th, 2020
Liquidation of Digicel affiliate will not affect day to day operations- Digicel Group

HAMILTON, Bermuda- Digicel Group One Ltd, the telecommunications group’s Bermudian-based holding company, has gone into provisional liquidation in Bermuda.

May 19th, 2020
The Baths, Devils Bay next to reopen following ‘enhancements’- Hon Wheatley

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Any day now, world-renowned The Baths and Devil’s Bay in Virgin Gorda will be reopened to the general public after undergoing several enhancements.

May 18th, 2020
Opposition lays down 'COVID-19 Strategic Economic Recovery Plan'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Leader of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8), on behalf of Opposition Members Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3), Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) and Hon Melvin M. Turnbull (R2), has released to the media a detailed economic recovery plan for the Territory, which it also plans to disseminate to the general public in the coming days.

May 18th, 2020
COVID-19… Harsher than I like but just as true as always

Alred C. Frett

Good Government is always for the People by the People:

As staunch supporters of Good Governance, we expect Governments to do what they think is right and, even if they fall short, we can appreciate their effort… I join in giving our Government that praise… However, until the Mission is accomplished, we would expect any good Government to welcome fair assessment and progressive ideas… That and nothing more is my objective.

May 18th, 2020
V. Inez Archibald selected to chair powerful PSC!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Retired longtime Deputy Governor and National Democratic Party (NDP) supporter Vivian Inez Archibald has been selected by controversial Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert aka ‘Gus’ to Chair the powerful Public Service Commission (PSC).

May 18th, 2020
Local Kelvin E. Hodge tipped to be new BVIPA Chairman

PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI- Sources close to the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) Board have informed our news centre that a local person has been tipped to fill the post of Chairman of the BVIPA, made vacant by the recent resignation of Mr Nathaniel Issacs Sr.

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