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April 1st, 2020
Henry O. Creque among bidders for Anegada Hybrid Renewable Energy Project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following the disclosure by the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) on March 31, 2020 that it had received 5 bids for the Anegada Hybrid Renewable Energy and Battery Storage System Project, former Deputy General Manager and political candidate at the 2019 General Elections, Mr Henry O. Creque has disclosed that his company has teamed up with one of the main bidders.

March 31st, 2020
5 companies bid for Anegada Hybrid Renewable Energy Project

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- Following a site visit on December 11, 2019 by representatives of 28 companies, from as far as Spain and the United Kingdom (UK), at the proposed site on Anegada for the Territory’s first Hybrid Renewable Energy system, 5 companies have since submitted bids.

March 31st, 2020
Premier moves motion for HoA to meet by ‘electronic means’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Amid the Coronovirus pandemic and the need for social distancing, legislators of the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) can continue to do the business of the people without having to assemble at one location.

March 31st, 2020
The 3 Cs

Thomas C. Famous

Sun, Sea & Sand

Words synonymous with life in the Atlantic /Caribbean region and her people.

March 31st, 2020
VI has 'healthy reserves’ & SSB Fund ‘is very robust’- Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Queen’s representative in the Virgin Islands, His Excellency the Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert has initially responded to the Government of the Virgin Islands’ request for a grant to help persons made unemployed as a result of stringent measures to fight COVID-19, saying he supports the vision of the Government but suggested the VI is capable of financing its own initiative.

March 31st, 2020
BVICCHA participates in Intra-Regional Commerce & Trade Symposium

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On Monday, March 30, 2020, the BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA) participated in the Virgin Islands’ Intra-Regional Commerce and Trade Symposium hosted by the Premier’s Office via Zoom.

March 31st, 2020
Caribbean goods 'right down to tissue paper' needed in VI- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has turned to the other Caribbean leaders of business organisations to unite in the face of the threat to food security caused by many countries closing their borders and limiting exports, because of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

March 30th, 2020
Food & supplies access the focus @ online Regional Symposium today, March 30

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the aim of exploring ways to maintain access to quality goods and supplies and ensuring competitive prices during this coronavirus period and beyond, the Government of the Virgin Islands will be convening a Regional Trade and Commerce Symposium today Monday, March 30, 2020 via the internet.

March 30th, 2020
VI asks UK for grant to assist persons unemployed by COVID-19

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) is requesting a grant from the United Kingdom (UK) to assist persons in the Territory who have been made unemployed as a result of the pandemic, Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

March 28th, 2020
Bank of Asia gifts VI protective supplies to fight COVID-19

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands has received over 10,000 pieces of protective gear including medical masks, gowns, gloves, glasses and temperature measurers from the Bank of Asia to assist in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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