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October 15th, 2020
Touching of nightclub entertainers banned!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Any night lifer craving a lap dance at nightclubs will have to resist the urge as COVID-19 protocols for nightclubs have banned close contact with performers.

October 14th, 2020
Legislation in works to restrict old vehicle importation- Hon Kye M. Rymer

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) say the Government is working to restrict the importation of 8-10-year-old vehicles as a mechanism to stop the accumulation of derelict vehicles in the territory.

October 13th, 2020
Gov't spent under $100K not $1M on palm trees– Premier clarifies

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has sought to clear the air on the cost of the over 100 palm trees planted around Road Town in August as part of the beautification initiative of his Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration.

October 13th, 2020
'Every step we make' must be towards self-determination- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to building the Virgin Islands towards a path of self-determination and nation building that strengthens its people.

October 12th, 2020
Ground breaks for modern market square in RT

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) said the new Road Town Market Square will be a critical step for the Virgin Islands in stimulating economic growth when it is completed in nine months.

October 11th, 2020
LIAT could be back in the skies again as early as November


ST JOHN’S, Antigua, – The cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, which is undergoing a restructuring programme, is likely to return to the skies in November, a senior government minister in Antigua has said.

October 11th, 2020
‘Follow the law’: Skelton-Cline urges nightlife businesses & patrons

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Now that the curfew has been lifted to midnight to 5:00am following no reported active COVID-19 cases and bars and night clubs are now allowed to operate once more, commentator Claude O. Skelton-Cline has appealed to nightlife business operators and patrons to be responsible and follow the COVID-19 suppression protocols in place.

October 10th, 2020
VI stalwart Dr Robert A. Mathavious awarded OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islander and stalwart son of the soil, Dr Robert A. Mathavious has been conferred with an Order of British Empire (OBE) from Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, in recognition of his unwavering support and services to the [British] Virgin Islands.

October 9th, 2020
BVIPA purchases land on VG for port expansion

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) has announced it has invested in parcels of land located in Virgin Gorda.

October 8th, 2020
Pier Park tenants receive over $1M in rent concessions since April

WICKHAM’S CAY 1, Tortola, VI- As part of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government’s initiative to assist businesses affected by the global coronavirus pandemic, Tortola Pier Park Limited (TPPL) has been offering tenants heavy discounts on rent since April 2020, including up to 100%, according to Chief Executive Officer of TPPL, Mr Vance M. Lewis.


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