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April 15th, 2019
VI better equipped to enhance tourism products – Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following his attendance of the Seatrade Global trade in Miami Florida, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has indicated that the Virgin Islands (VI) is now in a better position to enhance its tourism product.

April 14th, 2019
VI’s Simone E. Martin now Deputy Director, FSC Anguilla

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - One of the best in the Virgin Islands' Financial Services Sector, Ms Simone E. Martin has been appointed Deputy Director in the Financial Services Commission (FSC) of Anguilla.

April 12th, 2019
BVICCHA inks deal for upscale tourism magazine

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The British Virgin Islands Chamber of Commerce & Hotel Association (BVICCHA), has entered into a partnership with North South Net (NSN), a publishing company to develop ‘Visit the British Virgin Islands’, an upscale destination magazine to be distributed in guest rooms of member hotels, villas and yacht charter companies in Virgin Islands (VI).

April 12th, 2019
Too many complaints @ Immigration Dep’t - Hon Vincent O. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) has announced some sweeping changes coming to the Virgin Islands (VI) Immigration Department following several complains over its operation.

April 11th, 2019
Hon Wheatley wants frugal spending on Festivals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee (BVIF&FC) some $300K in debt as accumulated under the Dr D. Orlando Smith led National Democratic Party (NDP) government, the committee is looking to spend this year’s $710k budget as frugal and as wisely as possible given the current rebuilding atmosphere in the Virgin Islands (VI).

April 7th, 2019
VIP inherits $300K festival debt from NDP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Ahead of the 2019 Emancipation Festival, residents are being told that the 65th anniversary festivities will now be scaled down significantly due to financial constraints.

April 6th, 2019
No money issues in VI – Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), says that with the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) in government and budget estimates in place, the main objective now is to make sure that all the various parts of the Virgin Islands (VI) financial services sector is working together as a unit so that they can overcome challenges.

April 5th, 2019
I resented NDP treatment of District Reps – Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says that under his leadership, all elected district representatives in the Virgin Islands (VI) will have full access to financing and will be respected, unlike how it was under the Dr D. Orlando Smith led National Democratic Party (NDP).

April 4th, 2019
VIP 2019 budget has NPD plans – Hon Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Leader and Deputy Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP), Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) says the Virgin Islands Party’s (VIP) $426M Budget presented by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) on April 2, 2019, at the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) has some of the same plans his party had in their budget.

April 2nd, 2019
Boys Service Station opens new Huntums Ghut location

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI - The popular Boys Service Station on Saturday, March 30, 2019, opened yet another gas station location, this time, in Huntums Ghut, on the main island of Tortola.

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