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June 4th, 2020
‘People want to make charitable contributions in BVI’- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- One of the things I have recognised as Minister of Finance is that people want to make charitable contributions in the BVI,” said Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) during remarks at the launch of the BVI Resilience Fund today, Thursday, June 4, 2020.

March 6th, 2020
Preparation for VG Easter Fest ‘coming on pretty good’- Franklin Walters

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Preparations for the 53rd Virgin Gorda Easter Festival slated for April 11 -13, 2020 is well underway, Chairman of the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Sub-Committee Mr Franklin Walters is reporting.

February 13th, 2020
BVI Now: 'World's first' non-data plan/wifi travel app developed in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A first of its kind travel app that uses latest smartphone technologies to provide users access to accurate navigation and mapping of the [British] Virgin Islands (VI), without the use of wifi and mobile data, has been created to assist tourists and even persons residing in the Virgin Islands.

November 20th, 2019
7 honoured during launch of Virgin Islands Communal Association

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI- Seven “extraordinary” VIslanders were honoured at the launch of the Virgin Islands Communal Association (VICA) and Awards Gala ceremony on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at the Moorings Marina Restaurant under the theme: “Restoring Virgin Islands Cultural Heritage and Pride.”

September 30th, 2019
Local chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. launched

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI- The Black sisterhood organisation, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated, has launched a chapter in the Virgin Islands (VI) and the local group will be moving to spearhead a number of community projects, the first of which is likely to be the adoption of a school.

September 18th, 2019
'A good day for criminal justice' as ECSC launches sentencing guidelines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On the heels of public outcry over the perceived inconsistency in sentencing in the courts of the Virgin Islands, the public might be somewhat satisfied to know that judges and magistrates in the territory and the other member states of the Eastern Caribbean will soon have a unified guide to follow when sentencing criminals.

June 28th, 2019
Hon Fraser League running at a loss but ‘saving the seed’

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Although emphasising that the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed Basketball League is “in no shape or form in jeopardy”, Co-Founder of the League Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) has revealed that the league, which has risen in popularity and status over the years, continues to run at a deficit.

May 14th, 2019
‘1000 Jobs in 1000 Days’ launch postponed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The launch of the 1000 Jobs in 1000 Days initiative, scheduled for today, May 14, 2019, has been postponed.

June 8th, 2017
Tasty event! 4th BVI Food Fete launches tomorrow

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Residents and visitors of the Virgin Islands will get a firsthand ‘taste’, months ahead, of the 4th Annual BVI Food Fete when the event launch is held on Friday June 9, 2017 at Callwood’s Rum Distillery in Cane Garden Bay.

February 3rd, 2017
VI to host 2019 Rotary District Conference

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI- Having been affiliated with Rotary for some forty-three years and being an official member of the Rotary Club of Tortola for some 17 years, prominent Virgin Islander businesswoman Mrs Delma D. Maduro has been elected to be the 7020 District Governor, a post that will take effect in the 2018/19 Rotary year, and make her responsible for thousands of Rotarians across ten islands in the north and northwestern Caribbean.

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