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November 21st, 2019
BVIPA records significant increase in revenue for last 10 months

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) has shown a significant increase in revenue in less than a year, which confirms the continuous verbalised conviction of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Administration that the entity has the potential of being a major revenue earner once managed correctly.

November 20th, 2019
VI to begin establishing medicinal marijuana industry in 2020

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After years of the Territory toying with the idea, Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has announced plans to begin establishing a medicinal marijuana industry in 2020.

November 20th, 2019
VI to offer duty-free fuel to mega yachts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Mega yachts that sail the pristine waters of the Virgin Islands (VI) will soon benefit from a new duty-free fuel initiative under the condition that they remain in the territory for three days and more.

November 19th, 2019
Caribbean Airlines may fly to VI in 2020

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Travellers to and from the Virgin Islands will have added airlift options in 2010, according to Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

November 19th, 2019
$414M Budget for 2020 announced; No new tax measures!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government that swept to power at the February 25, 2019 general elections has announced a 2020 Budget of $414,008,611 under the theme ‘Transformation for resilience and sustainability: SMART strategies, Empowered People, and Green Development’.

November 19th, 2019
VI visas soon on sale @ various airports- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As part of an overall push to boost tourist arrivals in the Virgin Islands (VI), Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has disclosed the territory will soon be selling a special category of visitor's visa that can be purchased en route to the territory or at a local airport.

November 19th, 2019
Plantation era grave site on Virgin Gorda to receive face lift

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The Virgin Gorda plantation era grave site will receive a face lift following the donation of funds to the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board.

November 18th, 2019
Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 is Budget Day in the Virgin Islands

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is expected to deliver the Territory’s 2020 Budget Address tomorrow Tuesday, November 19, 2019 during the Second Sitting of the Second Session of the Fourth House of Assembly.

November 18th, 2019
VIslander Kenisha Frett appointed Administrator @ Griffin Law in UK

KENT, England, UK- A daughter of the Virgin Islands soil has been appointed Administrator at the United Kingdom office of Griffin Law.

November 18th, 2019
'TPP investment was one of the best VI made' - Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Even though the project has a cost totalling some $85 million-plus, including cost overruns of at least $40 million for the Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park Project (TPP), former Communications and Works Minister, Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) insists that the TPP investment was one of the best the territory ever made.

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