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October 23rd, 2023
BVI Airports Authority celebrates Air Traffic Controllers

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI-Air Traffic Controllers at the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) were recognised for their invaluable contributions when the [British] Virgin Islands observed International Air Traffic Control Day on October 20, 2023.

October 23rd, 2023
VI receives $500K insurance payout for damages from TS Philippe

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) Ministry of Finance has announced that the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) has received a payout of US$552,297 from the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) to assist in recovery efforts following the passage of Tropical Storm Philippe on October 4, 2023.

October 23rd, 2023
HoA to meet Oct 31; Formation of PAC expected to be on agenda

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The formation of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is expected to be on the Order Paper when legislators return to the House of Assembly next week.

October 22nd, 2023
Project underway to review use of farmland @ Paraquita Bay

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands is informing farmers using agricultural plots on the Paraquita Bay Estate that a project is underway to review the use of the land and demonstrate sustainable land farming practices on eligible livestock and crop farms on the estate.

October 18th, 2023
Digicel Business empowers VI with Digital Transformation & Cyber Security workshops

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Digicel Business, a leading telecommunications and technology provider, partnered with the Digicel Protect Team and Symptai to host a dynamic dual-purpose event in the [British] Virgin Islands (VI).

October 18th, 2023
Digicel Business strengthens cyber defenses during Cyber Security Awareness Month

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the world embraces the digital era, the importance of robust cybersecurity measures cannot be overstated. In honor of Cyber Security Awareness Month this October, Digicel Business reaffirms its commitment to safeguarding businesses of all sizes with cutting-edge cyber solutions.

October 18th, 2023
Ayana I. Glasgow appointed Executive Director of International Business Regulations

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Ms Ayana I. Glasgow has been appointed Executive Director of International Business Regulations in the Ministry of Financial Services, Labour and Trade.

October 17th, 2023
VI removed from EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes

BRUSSELS, Belgium- Following a meeting of the European Union’s (EU’s) Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) today, October 17, 2023, the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) has been removed from the EU list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions (Annex I).

October 13th, 2023
Large VI contingent in Annapolis for annual US Sailboat Show

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland, USA- The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission (BVITBFC) is leading a large contingent, including marine industry partners as diverse as yacht charter companies, marinas, regatta organisers, yacht sales, and a marine administration and regulation entity, at the annual internationally acclaimed United States Sailboat Show being held from October 12-15, 2023, in Annapolis, Maryland.

October 13th, 2023
‘We have to go & aggressively sell our [tourism] product’- Hon Hodge-Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Junior Minister of Culture and Tourism, Hon Luce D. Hodge-Smith (R4) has called a huge success, the recent trip to Monaco led by Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) where a local delegation was able to attend the Monaco Yacht Show.

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