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November 24th, 2020
COVID-19, the virus that tanked Thanksgiving

Alred C. Frett

And so, it Came to Pass:

Previous Articles and Broadcasts have been so accurate that the points will last well into the 2nd quarter of next year: Donald J. Trump lost the Election by an Electoral Landslide; 306-232; The Roundabout Barrels and Strings have been removed so Traffic may flow better; Post-Colonial Police Officers Misdeeds surfaced in the Virgin Islands and our Open Borders Uncertainties remain in a constant state of flux.

November 23rd, 2020
VI ports remain 'key part' of territory's economic development – Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) in congratulating the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) on its 30th anniversary, said the territory's ports remain integral to the territory’s economic development.

November 20th, 2020
RiteWay re-opening ‘Harbour Market’ store in Dec 2020

WEST END, Tortola, VI – Local retailer RiteWay Food Markets will be re-opening its iconic ‘Harbour Market’ store in Soper's Hole, Tortola, in December 2020, following some extensive renovation works.

November 19th, 2020
'Sacrifices were made' to keep public servants employed– Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has said that throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, his administration has had to sacrifice to ensure public officers remain employed despite the layoffs in the private sector.

November 19th, 2020
Bars, clubs, beauty shops to be given automatic Gold Seal certification

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Owners and staff within the entertainment and beauty sectors can breathe a sigh of relief as they would not need to go through the re-inspection process for the reopening of the territory to tourists come December 1, 2020.

November 19th, 2020
USVI bill seeks to tax items purchased on Internet

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- A bill sponsored by Senator Novelle E. Francis seeks to tax Virgin Islanders for items they purchase through the internet, including on platforms such as Amazon, Target, Walmart and other e-commerce businesses. Calls and texts placed to Mr Francis on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, for comment were not returned.

November 17th, 2020
‘Premier is crazy’ to reduce cost of COVID-19 tests, travel accessories- Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Social commentator and former talk show host, Mr Julio S. Henry aka ‘Sam’ has criticised Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) over a move to reduce the cost of COVID-19 travel accessories to make it more affordable for tourists to vacation in the Virgin Islands when the territory re-opens on December 1, 2020.

November 16th, 2020
Gov’t spent $57.4M in unbudgeted COVID-19 expenses so far - Premier Fahie

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – The COVID-19 pandemic in the Virgin Islands (VI) has so far cost the territory a whopping $57.4 million in direct expenses that were not initially budgeted for in 2020, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has revealed.

November 16th, 2020
No open crowds for BVI Food Fete 2020

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Crowded ferries and other boats with revellers will not be the order of the day as is customary for the biggest event that has been featured on the island of Anegada annually, the Anegada Lobster Fest, now being referred to as the BVI Food Fete Dine Out Anegada (Lobster Edition).

November 15th, 2020
Mailboxes to be restored across VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Mailboxes left abandoned by the previous National Democratic Party (NDP) Government following the hurricanes of September 2017 will be restored.

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