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June 4th, 2023
Importing vehicles from Japan heightening derelict vehicles problem- Neville Allen

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- “Many persons bring vehicles from Japan and so forth and it is very difficult to get parts when it starts giving problems and they would take these vehicles and put them on the side of the road and in public parking lots. It is a nightmare, a safety issue and it breaks down the beauty of our Territory.”

June 4th, 2023
VI Gov’t seeking ways to manage threat of sargassum seaweed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) is seeking ways to manage the threat of an unwelcomed visitor- sargassum seaweed.

June 4th, 2023
VI’s visa requirement for Guyanese should be 'revisited'- Hon Fraser

WICKHAM’S CAY 1, Tortola, VI- Member of His Majesty’s Loyal Opposition Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) has said the visa requirement imposed on Guyana nationals by the [British] Virgin Islands should be revisited.

June 3rd, 2023
UPDATE: T.B. Lettsome Airport re-opens following brief closure

BEEF ISLAND, VI - The BVI Airports Authority has announced that the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport has resumed normal operations effective 1:20 p.m. today, Saturday, June 3, following a brief closure.

June 3rd, 2023
UPDATE: TS Arlene downgraded to Tropical Depression

MIAMI, Florida, USA - Tropical Storm Arlene weakened to a tropical depression on Saturday morning, June 3, 2023, as its maximum sustained winds dipped from 40 mph to 35 mph.

June 3rd, 2023
Roach stresses insurance preparedness as 2023 hurricane season begins


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - As the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season officially commenced on June 1, Lieutenant Governor Tregenza A. Roach is urging Unites States Virgin Islands (USVI) residents to secure appropriate insurance coverage to protect their properties and belongings.

June 3rd, 2023
Gov’t investing $50K in local musical artists– Premier Dr Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Government of the Virgin Islands will be investing some $50K into local Virgin Islands artists as a means to push local musical talent and help each artist grow in their respective field.

June 3rd, 2023
‘It feels good to deliver the goods for the people of the VI’- Premier

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R1) has congratulated all who made the inaugural direct flight from Miami to the Virgin Islands (VI) possible, adding that it feels good to have delivered on a promise made to the people of the territory.

June 2nd, 2023
'Konshens' to headline BVITB’s ‘Non-stop’ free concert on June 30

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A free concert dubbed the ‘Non-stop’ concert set for June 30, 2023, will feature Jamaican artist ‘Konshens’ as the headline, along with a host of other artists.

June 2nd, 2023
VI pays '2.7 times more in court fees than other jurisdictions' under ECSC- Daniel F. Davies

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Young local lawyer Mr Daniel F. Davies has reportedly made a complaint to the Complaints Commissioner for what he said was the inequality in court fees the Virgin Islands is made to pay to the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) in contrast to other jurisdictions under the ECSC.


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