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March 3rd, 2019
NDP increased Airport fees before leaving Office

BEEF ISLAND, VI – The National Democratic Party (NDP1) Government days before being ousted from Office approved an Order that would see the controversial development works at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island, being financed in part by all passengers (including visitors and tourists) travelling in or out of the Virgin Islands (VI).

February 22nd, 2019
Controversial airport runway resurfacing to start March 2019

BEEF ISLAND, VI - Some have blasted the project, stating that it is money leaving the Territory and there are tools locally to do the project. However, Phase one of the resurfacing of the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport runway will commence on Friday, March 15, 2019.

February 19th, 2019
TB Lettsome Airport is closed; Malfunctioning generator blamed

BEEF ISLAND, VI - Sometime before 12:00 Noon today, Tuesday, February 19, 2019, the power went out at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island.

January 15th, 2019
‘Sometimes projects fail; airport expansion killed airline’—Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister of Finance, Premier, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), has finally attempted to come clean on the BVI Airways fiasco which cost the Virgin Islands (VI), some $7.2M—money still to be recovered—and has said, it was the expansion of the runway at Beef Island, which caused the company to begin to fold.

November 15th, 2018
Precarious Parking

BEEF ISLAND, VI – Our roving cameras captured this SUV parked precariously over the guard rail to the side of the road at the steep turn at Trellis Bay, Beef Island, Virgin Islands (VI) last evening, November 14, 2018.

November 3rd, 2018
Nanny Cay Round Tortola Race set for November 17th

NANNY CAY, Tortola, VI: The 48th edition of the Round Tortola Race, sponsored by Nanny Cay, will take place on Saturday, November 17, 2018, with entries now opened to compete in Racing, Cruising and Multihull Classes.

September 9th, 2018
'ONE BVI' human-chain brings Climate Change in focus for Irma Anniversary

LONG BAY BEACH, Beef Island, VI - A human chain embossed ‘ONE BVI,’ in the sands of Long Bay Beach, at Beef Island, to form part of the Territory’s one-year observance activities, marking the passage of Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017.

September 6th, 2018
'Human Chain' for Irma anniversary observance

LONG BAY BEACH, Beef Island, VI - A human chain will be formed at Long Bay Beach, Beef Island this Saturday, September 8, 2018, in observation of the 1st anniversary of the passage of Hurricane Irma.

June 4th, 2018
Dreaded seaweed invades VI shores yet again

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands (VI) has once again been invaded by the dreaded ‘sargassum seaweed,’ with the floating algae and its accompanying pungent odour already beginning to adversely affect the Territory.

June 26th, 2017
Female driver injured in 2-vehicle accident on Beef Island

BEEF ISLAND, VI- A female driver is currently awaiting an ambulance to be transported to Peebles Hospital following an accident on Beef Island minutes ago, June 26, 2017.

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