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October 12th, 2019
Banco Popular taking shape on Virgin Gorda

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - With the Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) administration yet to name the official October 2019 opening date for Banco Popular on Virgin Gorda, the building for the much-needed service on the island is finally taking shape.

October 10th, 2019
VI Hurricane Recovery Framework for next 'convenient' HoA Sitting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands Cabinet, having established a Borrowing Committee to oversee loans taken under the United Kingdom (UK) Loan Guarantee, will be moving to make public the territory's revised Recovery to Development Plan for 2019-2023, which will serve as the framework to guide the territory’s recovery to development.

October 8th, 2019
BVIEC linesmen deployed to assist with Bahamas recovery

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Four Linesmen from the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) were yesterday, October 7, 2019, deployed to help the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas islands of Grand Bahama and Abaco in their electricity restoration efforts.

October 7th, 2019
‘Fast track’ regularisation programme may be reopened

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Persons who were unable to capitalise on the brief application window for the Clear Path to Regularisation: Residency and Belonger Status Programme' aka the ‘Fast Track’ initiative implemented by the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration may receive another opportunity to do so.

October 6th, 2019
Premier Fahie to meet with BVIEC & BVI Cable TV on pole sharing fallout

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the hope that BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) and BVI Cable TV would be able to “find common ground” regarding the issue of pole sharing, Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has scheduled a meeting with executives of the two entities.

October 5th, 2019
UPDATE: Court docs say Hyman pocketed $$$ in BVI Airways deal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Documents presented to a USA court of law by the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) alleges that former Government Lawyer, Lester Hyman personally profited from the failed BVI Airways, a dereliction of his professional obligations as the Governments' Attorney.

October 4th, 2019
Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard In! Akeem R. Pickering Out! as BVIPA Deputy

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Senior Virgin Islands Party (VIP) officials have confirmed to our newsroom that former Labour Commissioner and 2015 Seventh District Candidate, Mrs Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard is the new Acting Deputy Managing Director at the British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA).

October 4th, 2019
‘Swim with the Dolphins’ to return in 2020

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The government of the Virgin Islands (VI) and the Management of Dolphin Discovery are close to finalising contractual arrangements that would result in commencement of works at a section of Prospect Reef Hotel and Resort to facilitate the return of ‘Swim with the Dolphins’.

October 3rd, 2019
PHOTO of the Day: Premier Fahie & Hon Rymer mingle with HLSCC Students

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), along with Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer(R5), today took time out of their busy schedules to intermingle with several students in a classroom at the H.Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) in Paraquita Bay, Tortola.

October 2nd, 2019
Premier Fahie meets with his office’s management team

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is featured on October 1, 2019 as he discussed developmental plans with the Senior Government Officers under the Premier’s Office.

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