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November 26th, 2023
High recurrent expenditure a concern for VI Gov’t

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has said his Government has the “difficult task” of balancing important obligations like paying salaries and operating government with the need to control recurrent expenditure at sustainable levels while delivering on a holistic development agenda.

November 25th, 2023
New upscale restaurant & lounge reportedly coming to Pockwood Pond

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI - While some residents, motorists, and tourists passing by or using the R&R Malone Complex may be curious as to why one of the main buildings at the entrance to the property is under construction, our roving news team have gathered some information.

November 23rd, 2023
Private/Public stakeholder forum being planned on VI Minimum Wage– Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) said, in an effort to deal with the minimum wage issue in the Virgin Islands (VI), a stakeholder forum is being planned to involve both the government and private sectors.

November 23rd, 2023
BVIPA celebrates Explora 1's first visit to VI

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI- On November 21, 2023, the British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA), in collaboration with the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board (BVITB) and local ship agent Island Shipping Trading Co. Ltd., commemorated the inaugural arrival of the Explora 1 with a special plaque exchange ceremony.

November 23rd, 2023
Digicel celebrates 15 Years in VI with gift giving & customer surprises!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Digicel is celebrating 15 years in the [British] Virgin Islands with a day of gifting and surprises for customers. This Friday, November 24, 2023, customers can take advantage of various Digicel deals and promotions.

November 22nd, 2023
VIP Gov’t forecasting increased revenue from taxes in 2024

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) is forecasting an overall revenue increase from its government services and taxes by $5.65 million over 2023 revenues to $382.67 million in 2024.

November 21st, 2023
Premier Wheatley presents $399,838,963 Budget for 2024

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Under the theme ‘Planning, Priorities & Progress - Building a Sustainable Nation’, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has presented a budget totalling &399,838,963 for 2024.

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 17th, 2023
Popular VI fast food entity ‘Yo Mama Kitchen’ opens outlet in St Thomas

HAVENSIGHT, ST Thomas, USVI- A decade after opening the now popular fast-food entity, Yo Mama Kitchen on Wickham’s Cay I, proprietor Marlon J. Choucoutou Jr has expanded his business to the US Virgin Islands (USVI), allowing persons in the US territory to also get a taste of the finger-licking food enjoyed in the [British] Virgin Islands.

November 17th, 2023
BVIFSC publishes 'quick guide' on trademark registration

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- The BVI Financial Services Commission (BVIFSC), as part of its continuing efforts to educate the public on matters related to financial services, has launched its newest publication titled – Trademark Fundamentals.

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