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March 12th, 2017
TB Lettsome airport departure tax scrapped, payments now in airline tickets

BEEF ISLAND, VI- Passengers travelling regionally or internationally using the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport at Beef Island will no longer be required to pay their $20.00 departure tax directly at the airport booth.

August 25th, 2013
No new relief measures expected from gov’t for shoppers - Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier Dr the Hon. D. Orlando Smith has stated that no relief measures are expected from government for local shoppers. While assuring residents that after taking all factors into consideration, there is very little difference in prices between goods purchased in St Thomas and those purchased locally.

July 25th, 2013
'Is the Port broke?' Hon. Fahie on raising departure tax

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Member and First District Representative, Hon. Andrew A. Fahie has questioned the process used to determine the need and processes for the proposed increase in departure tax at the sea ports.

May 19th, 2013
Commentators lash RVIPF fee increases

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentators have denounced intended fee increases recently announced by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) for services they provide, calling the increases untimely and burdensome.

May 15th, 2013
UPDATE: Don’t solve problems of economy on backs of poor people- Hon. Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Representative of the Third District Honourable Julian Fraser RA, is objecting to the announced increased in departure tax at sea ports and believes it is not the right move in these trying economic times.


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