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December 5th, 2019
Harneys wins five awards at BVI Financial Services Gala

SCRUB ISLAND, VI- Harneys are proud to announce that we have been named Corporate Service Provider of the Year, Litigation Practice of the Year, and Tech Savvy Firm of the Year, at the BVI Financial Services Gala Awards Dinner held at Scrub Island Resort in the Virgin Islands (VI) on November 28, 2019.

December 3rd, 2019
Internet service must improve ‘even if it means inviting new players’- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With unreliable internet service despite the high costs a bugbear for ordinary citizens as well as businesses, and now the Government of the Virgin Islands seeking to embrace technology and innovation as opportunities for development of the economy, internet service providers have been put on notice to get their act together or risk seeing additional competition entering the market in the Virgin Islands (VI).

December 3rd, 2019
VI Gov’t inks border management contract with Canadian firm

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) has said with the contract signing of a new modern border management system, immigration will finally be under control in the Virgin Islands.

December 2nd, 2019
Water & Sewerage rolling out digital meters

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Director of the Water and Sewerage Department, Mrs Perline R. Scatliffe Leonard has announced that the initial management training is complete for the operation of the ultrasonic water meter Kamstrup FlowIQ 2100.

December 2nd, 2019
Gov't retains Martin Kenney & Co in $7.2M BVI Airways probe

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands Government, headed by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has retained the services of Martin Kenney & Co Solicitors to go after the missing $7.2M in the BVI Airways case filed in New York on June 14, 2019.

December 2nd, 2019
Gov't looking to eliminate 'fossil fuel' cars - Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI - With 2020 less than a month away, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has indicated that in the new year, his government will intensify efforts to move away from fossil fuel use in cars, as the Virgin Islands (VI) heads towards a greener future.

December 2nd, 2019
Big Bamboo aiming to go bigger & better for 2020 Anegada Lobster Festival

LOBLOLLY BAY, Anegada, VI- The dust has barely settled on the two-day Anegada Lobster Festival, and visitors and residents have been placed on notice that they should expect an even more elaborate 2020 edition of the culinary festival at one of the participating establishments, Big Bamboo Restaurant.

December 1st, 2019
BVIAA to meet with VI Airlink to find solution to hanger rental issue

BEEF ISLAND, VI- Following a public outcry by VI Airlink over the decision by the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) to begin constructing and renting out hangers at the Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport, the BVIAA has since said it is willing to meet with the local airline to find a solution that would be in the best interest of both parties.

November 30th, 2019
'2019 Hurricane Season ended incident-free for VI'- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With a stark reminder that the 2020 Hurricane Season is just 6 months away, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) expressed gratitude that 2019 season officially ended incident-free for the Virgin Islands (VI).

November 30th, 2019
'Rethink procurement rules after natural disasters' - E. Benito Wheatley

WASHINGTON DC, USA - Mr E. Benito Wheatley, the Virgin Islands (VI) Special Envoy for the Government, has called on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and international partners to reexamine approaches to procurement after a natural disaster.

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