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June 11th, 2021
Cabinet approves zero-rate customs duty on renewable energy products

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands (VI) has approved several measures to accelerate the transition of the territory to a green economy, starting with the application of zero-rated customs duties to be applied to any renewable energy product/items being imported into the Territory.

June 4th, 2021
Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard confirmed as BVIPA MD

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands (VI) has confirmed the appointment of Ms Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard as the Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority for the next two years.

May 21st, 2021
Eustace C. Freeman In! Stephen Payne Out! as Exec. Dir. of Recreation Trust

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The post of Executive Director of the Recreation Trust will be held by a Virgin Islander for the first time since its creation some eight years ago.

March 26th, 2021
VI Labour Code being reviewed

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- The Andrew Fahie-led regime is making strides to modernise the territory’s existing Labour Code 2010, to bring it “more in line with the current VI labour market and industry standards.”

March 25th, 2021
$108K contract for Wendell M. Gaskin to assist with audited financial statements

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Former Deputy Financial Secretary and retired civil servant, Mr Wendell M. Gaskin will be returning to the Minister of Finance in his capacity as a consultant.

March 18th, 2021
Cabinet approves Khalid A. Frett as Chairman of VI Festival & Fairs Committee

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Cabinet at its meeting on March 3, 2021, decided that Acting Chairman of the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee (VIF&FC) Mr Khalid A. Frett be appointed Chairman until March 26, 2022.

March 5th, 2021
Cabinet gives green light for 27 to be granted Belonger status

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some 27 persons are set to become Belongers of the Virgin Islands, as Cabinet has given the green light for the granting of the status.

February 26th, 2021
Kharid T. Fraser appointed Deputy Chairman of FSC Board of Commissioners

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands on February 17, 2021, decided that Robin F. Gaul be appointed Chairman of the Financial Services Commission’s Board of Commissioners and that former Accountant General Mrs Kharid T. Fraser being appointed Deputy Chairman.

February 26th, 2021
Cabinet approves $360K month payment for barge patrol services

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has given the green light for the payment of $360,000 to a local company for providing sea patrols for one month.

February 10th, 2021
Cabinet to resume publishing its decisions effective Feb 11, 2021

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands (VI) has indicated that it will resume publishing its decisions with effect from February 11, 2021, covering the period of decisions taken from its first meeting for the new year held on January 7, 2021.

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