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November 20th, 2023
USVI’s Emmanuel Phillips cops top prize in BVITB's 2023 film competition

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In a red carpet premiere event, USVI Emmanuel Phillips copped the top prize of the 'Rhodni Skelton Award' $5,000.00 for overall best film in the BVI Tourist Board Film Commission's 284 Excellence Film Competition 2023 held Sunday night, November 19, 2023.

November 20th, 2023
BVIEC Long Bush office closed for today, Nov 20, 2023

LONG BUSH, Tortola, VI- Customers who have not yet signed up to the BVI Electricity Corporation’s (BVIEC) online portal were unable to pay their electricity bill today, Monday, November 20, 2023, due to the office in Long Bush being closed.

November 20th, 2023
'This is the first time I really feel unsafe' in VI– Hon Marlon A. Penn

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Opposition legislator in the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) says, as a result of crime, now is the first time he has really felt unsafe in the VI.

November 19th, 2023
UPDATE: Nicaraguan Sheynnis Palacios Cornejo crowned Miss Universe 2023

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador- Nicaragua's Sheynnis Palacios Cornejo was crowned Miss Universe 2023 on Saturday, November 18, 2023, at the 72nd edition of the pageant, held this year at Adolfo Pineda National Gymnasium in San Salvador, El Salvador.

November 18th, 2023
Work Ministry undertakes review of policies on Gov’t projects

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Officials in the Ministry of Communications and Works recently met to review the procedures and policies that are in place to ensure that the Government of the Virgin Islands gets value for money on all projects.

November 18th, 2023
‘Successful engagement’ held with students, VI residents @ BVI House London – Hon Wheatley

London, UK – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) said as part of his trip to the United Kingdom, he was able to engage with persons from the VI as well as students on a number of matters in the VI.

November 17th, 2023
AG Chambers celebrate Culture Day 2023 in the VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Attorney General, Hon Dawn J. Smith, and her staff are featured as they observed ‘Culture Day’ as part of activities to celebrate Culture and Tourism Month.

November 17th, 2023
‘Momentus occasion’ as Tradewind Aviation starts VG-San Juan service

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI– Calling the commencement of service a momentous one for the Virgin Islands, Minister for Communications and Works Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) says the Government welcomes Tradewind Aviation on its commencement of commercial flights between Virgin Gorda and San Juan, Puerto Rico.

November 17th, 2023
CTO Secretary General Dona Regis-Prosper officially visits VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Secretary General of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) Mrs Dona Regis-Prosper paid a courtesy call on Acting Premier Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) while on an official visit to the Virgin Islands (VI) this week.

November 16th, 2023
Gov’t needs to buy out SSB homes @ Joe’s Hill Manor– Hon Marlon A. Penn

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Opposition Member Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has called on the Government of the Virgin Islands to come up with a solution for the Social Security-funded homes at Joe’s Hill Manor given they continue to depreciate and many have not been sold.

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