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January 21st, 2023
Hon Rymer pleads for cautious road use following two fatal accidents

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Premier and Minister for Transportation and Work, Hon Kye M. Rymer who is currently the Acting Premier of the Virgin Islands has called for more cautious use of the roads in the VI following two recent road deaths.

January 21st, 2023
Gov’t rolling out upgraded tax admin system in March 2023

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Inland Revenue Department in its bid to improve its database to allow taxpayers greater access and flexibility is preparing its Standard Integrated Government Tax Administration System – SIGTAS 3.0 to go live in March 2023.

January 21st, 2023
VI Gov't, University of Southampton sign partnership MoU

LONGON, UK - The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) and the University of Southampton (UoS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on January 19, 2023 which formalized a mutually beneficial partnership between the parties. The purpose of the MOU is to establish friendly relations, to agree to cooperate with each other and to identify areas of cooperation that could help foster and develop the relationship.

January 21st, 2023
No discussions to run as Unity Gov’t ‘but anything can happen’- Hon Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –Minister for Health and Social Development under the Government of National Unity, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) said while he has had no discussions on current elected officials taking on Elections 2023 as a Unity Government, anything can happen between before elections day.

January 21st, 2023
Values make a nation

Dickson C. Igwe

A country without an appropriate set of guiding values and principles: invisible rules of conscience and morality that sit in the hearts and souls of its residents, is a vessel with neither compass nor rudder. It will end up on the rocks.

January 21st, 2023
Moderate chance of showers today, Jan 21, 2023 in VI- DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands Department of Disaster Management (DDM) has indicated that shallow low level patches embedded within a moderate trade wind flow could move across the area of the Virgin Islands (VI) today, January 23, 2023.

January 20th, 2023
Tracy Bradshaw acting for nearly 4 years as BVI London Office Director

UPPER GROSVENOR STREET, London, UK- As the Virgin Islands celebrates some 20 years of the BVI London Office being in operation, there remains the issue of the non-confirmation of its acting Director.

January 20th, 2023
CIBC First Caribbean raises $51,500 for BVI Cancer Society

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Cancer Society is kick-starting 2023 with a large cheque from CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank, positioning the Society to continue providing much-needed support to persons living with and or affected by cancer.

January 20th, 2023
UK antagonism & threats still hovering over VI– Shaina M. Smith-Archer

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Chairman of the BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA), Mrs Shaina M. Smith-Archer says there remains antagonism from the United Kingdom (UK) as it relates to their relationship with the Virgin Islands (VI).

January 20th, 2023
Premier hosts 20th anniversary reception @ BVI House London

LONDON, UK - Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley, hosted a large gathering of dignitaries at a reception to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the BVI London Office.

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