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February 28th, 2024
BVI Yachting Hotel & Tourism Association forges strategic alliance with Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Demonstrating their shared resolve towards advancing the Virgin Islands' tourism product, the BVI Yachting, Hotel and Tourism Association (BVIYHTA), and Premier Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) held dialogues on advancing the industry.

January 8th, 2024
'We wish for partnership, not a confrontation' with UK– Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– The relationship between the [British] Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom Government is at another crossroads, with the unelected governor John J. Rankin, CMG requesting additional powers that could infringe on democracy in the territory.

December 14th, 2023
British OTs, UK Gov’t agree to a more collaborative ‘modern partnership’

LONDON, UK – The British Overseas territories (OTs) of Anguilla, Ascension, Bermuda, [British] Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, Pitcairn Islands, St Helena, Tristan da Cunha, and Turks and Caicos Islands, along with the Government of the United Kingdom, have agreed to a Joint Declaration for a more collaborative and ‘modern partnership’ between the two.

August 3rd, 2023
It's time to think about our ‘self-determination & our freedom’- Willock

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- As the people of the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) observe this year’s Emancipation activities–marking the abolishment of slavery–former Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA) Mr Julian Willock believes the time is right to seriously reconsider “self-Determination” and ultimately “freedom” from the United Kingdom (UK).

January 22nd, 2023
UNDP Head visits VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Limya Eltayeb, Resident Representative (RR) for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Multi-Country Office (MCO) recently wrapped up a 3-day visit to the [British] Virgin Islands (VI).

November 8th, 2022
WINAIR enters into partnership with JetBlue

SIMPSON BAY, St Maarten– WINAIR, which serves the [British] Virgin Islands and other destinations in the region, has announced it has entered into an interline agreement with US-based JetBlue.

March 28th, 2022
HLSCC Marine Studies partners with Marine Resources Foundation to provide scholarships to teachers

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – The H. Lavity Stoutt Community College’s Centre for Applied Marine Studies (CAMS) has partnered with the Marine Resources Development Foundation (MRDF) and its MarineLab Programme to provide several scholarships in Coastal and Marine Ecology to educators from the Virgin Islands and Eastern Caribbean.

January 20th, 2022
If we go independent ‘we not dumping the UK’ – Hon Fraser

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI– Senior legislator in the Virgin Islands House of Assembly, Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) has argued that going independent does not mean the Virgin Islands will outright ‘dump’ the UK regarding the partnership shared by the two.

March 17th, 2021
Airbnb & CTO launch campaign to promote tourism to VI

SAN FRANCISCO, California, USA - After almost a year of intermittent travel restrictions, Airbnb, the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO), and [British] Virgin Islands are collaborating to amplify the country's recovery from the impacts of COVID-19 by promoting responsible travel to the destination across Airbnb's vast global community.

March 9th, 2021
EU parliament shelves vote on Brexit deal after UK PM ‘violates’ agreement

LONDON, UK- The Virgin Islands and other Overseas Territories are not the only ones who have found they are unable to trust the United Kingdom (UK) government of Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson ‘aka ‘Boris’.

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