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June 17th, 2024
BVIEC disconnects health clinics due to BVIHSA owing millions in electricity bills

LONG BUSH, Tortola, VI- Some health clinics in the [British] Virgin Islands had their electricity supply disconnected by the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) on June 12, 2024, due to millions of dollars owed in electricity bills.

June 14th, 2024
Business Watch: House of Luxury

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Anyone looking for a variety of top-quality gold, diamond, silver, and pearl jewellery, cologne, bags, wallets, cardholders, belts, sunglasses and more to choose from simply has to check out House of Luxury located on Park Lane in Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park.

June 14th, 2024
2022 Trade Department Audit to be reviewed but not a priority area– Hon Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Deputy Premier and Minister for Financial Services, Labour and Trade, Hon Lorna G. Smith, OBE (AL) says a probe report into 2022 allegations of corruption at the Trade Department would need to be reviewed before being released into the public; however, it is not a priority area.

June 13th, 2024
‘Communications Specialist’ Angela U. Burns given consultancy with Premier’s Office

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Veteran media practitioner Angela U. Burns, who has worked for several local, regional and international news agencies, has landed herself a one-year consultancy contract with the Government of the Virgin Islands.

June 13th, 2024
$271K contract signed for Trellis Bay Welcome Centre

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI- Nearly 7 years after the waiting area at the ferry dock in Trellis Bay, Beef Island was destroyed in the hurricanes of 2017, a contract has been signed to construct the Trellis Bay Welcome Centre.

June 10th, 2024
Ex-political candidate Coy W. Levons returns as Director of Civil Aviation

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Anegadian and former political candidate in the 2023 Virgin Islands (VI) general elections with the opposition National Democratic Party (NDP), Mr Coy W. Levons is back at the Civil Aviation Department.

June 6th, 2024
VI urges UN climate chief on support as active hurricane season gets underway

ST JOHN’S Antigua- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has urged the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Mr Simon E.K. Stiell on support to the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) to help in the response to the negative impacts of climate change as the islands face stronger and more frequent storms, heavier rains, flash flooding and sea level rise.

May 31st, 2024
Business Watch: Land & Bijoux Terner

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Variety, durability, affordability and BVI branded products are some of the guarantees at Land and Bijoux Terner retail stores on Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park.

May 31st, 2024
'We are just as vulnerable as other islands'- Premier tells SIDS conference

ST JOHN’S, Antigua & Barbuda– Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has called on United Nations (UN) Members to live by the mantra, “Leave no one behind”, adopted by the international community if states are going to building climate resilience or achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

May 30th, 2024
HoA continues today, May 30, 2024; Crown Lands Bill is being debated

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The controversial Crown Lands Management Bill is before the House of Assembly (HoA) today, May 30, 2024, as the debate continues. Today is the continuation of the 11th Sitting of the 1st Session of the 5th HoA.

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