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October 12th, 2023
Vanessa M. King elected STEP Worldwide Council rep for C/bean & Latin America

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Managing Partner of local law firm O’Neal Webster, Ms Vanessa M. King was recently elected as a STEP Worldwide Council representative for the Caribbean and Latin America Region.

October 11th, 2023
Hon Vincent O. Wheatley to assume role as Chair of OECS/PPS Board

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Virgin Islands’ Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Vincent Wheatley (R9) will be assuming the role of chair of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)/ Pooled Procurement Service (PPS) Board for the upcoming year.

October 6th, 2023
BVITB seeks 'competent & committed' board members

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Amidst reports of planned closure of help desks on St Thomas and Tortola, firing of staff and an attempt to oust the Chairman of the Board, the BVI Tourist Board (BVITB) is seeking qualified persons to serve as board members of the BVITB.

October 4th, 2023
Gov’t offices to ‘resume normal operations’ tomorrow Oct 5

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Asked to stay home today due to the impact of Tropical Storm Philippe, public officers have been told they must return to work tomorrow, Thursday, October 5, 2023.

October 3rd, 2023
Akeem R. Pickering tipped to be BVI Ports Authority Managing Director!

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our news centre from sources within the BVI Ports Authority’s Board of Directors is that former Deputy Director Akeem R. Pickering will be the new Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA).

October 2nd, 2023
People sleeping in derelict vehicles ‘is the reality of the BVI’- Hon Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a ‘doom and gloom’ speech in the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) on September 19, 2023, Opposition Member Hon Myron V. Walwyn (R6) painted the [British] Virgin Islands as a place reeking of homeless and people sleeping in derelict vehicles.

October 1st, 2023
Premier Wheatley heaps praises on his Deputy Hon Lorna G. Smith OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was at the continuation of the Third Sitting of the First Session of the Fifth House of Assembly (HoA) on September 19, 2023, that Premier and Leader of Government Business Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) heaped praises on his Second Lieutenant Hon Lorna G. Smith (AL) OBE.

September 30th, 2023
‘Glamour FX Trade Ltd’ falsely purporting to have license in VI- FSC

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI - The BVI’s Financial Services Commission (FSC) in a September 22, 2023, public statement said that in order to protect the customers, creditors, or persons who may have been solicited to conduct business by GLAMOURFXTRADE, or Glamour FX Trade Ltd., as well as to bring awareness to the public; has noted that the entity has never been licensed or regulated by the FSC to carry on any type of financial services business in the Virgin Islands.

September 29th, 2023
PAID AD: Long Bay Beach Resort now open for new season

LONG BAY, Tortola, VI- Long Bay Beach Resort is delighted to announce that it has re-opened for the new season, offering guests a chance to experience the pinnacle of relaxation and luxury in the heart of the [British] Virgin Islands.

September 29th, 2023
BVITB help desk @ CGB to be closed

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- Just weeks after the BVI Tourist Board (BVITB) decided to close the welcome desk at the Cyril E. King International Airport on St Thomas, USVI and the service desk at the Wilmoth Blyden Ferry Terminal also on St. Thomas (both will be closed by December 1, 2023), word comes of another outpost closure.

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