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October 16th, 2020
Shaina M. Smith confirmed as BVICCHA Chairman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A year after she became Interim-Chairman of the BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA), electrical engineer, businesswoman and former political candidate, Ms Shaina M. Smith has been confirmed to the post.

April 30th, 2020
BVICCHA wants curfew relaxed for 12 hours daily

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Balancing opening hours with giving staff time to take care of their personal matters in the 7-hour window of operation permitted in the phased soft opening of the Virgin Islands is seen as the main challenge for businesses.

March 31st, 2020
BVICCHA participates in Intra-Regional Commerce & Trade Symposium

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On Monday, March 30, 2020, the BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA) participated in the Virgin Islands’ Intra-Regional Commerce and Trade Symposium hosted by the Premier’s Office via Zoom.

February 11th, 2020
BVICCHA hosts regional networking reception

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA) hosted 40+ businesses from Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint Martin, St Lucia, French Guyana, Metropolitan France, and Barbados in a networking session with local businesses.

December 22nd, 2019
BVICCHA reflects on key accomplishments for 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Advocating on various bills, hosting a first Business Solutions Forum in collaboration with the Premier’s Office, increasing awareness of the Multi-Employer Pension Plan and launching a new website as well as a ‘Visit BVI’ magazine are some of the key accomplishments of the BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA) for 2019.

February 15th, 2019
PVIM candidates not interested in positions of power – Hon Ronnie W. Skelton

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI – With the Thursday, February 14, 2019, Nomination Day in the Virgin Islands (VI) behind us, political parties in their bid for power, are moving full speed ahead to polling day starting with advance polling on February 21, 2019, then General Elections on February 25, 2019.

December 11th, 2018
PVIM's Shaina M. Smith promises equal pay for women

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islander and proud daughter of the soil Mr Shaina M. Smith, is promising to put the territory first and fight for women’s issues as an at-large candidate under the Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM).

November 16th, 2018
No principles in spate of NDP resignations, fallout – Carvin Malone

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI - Businessman Carvin Malone, is questioning what principles lay behind the recent spate of resignations in the National Democratic Party (NDP), as they continue to haemorrhage their leadership and collapse from the inside.

May 17th, 2018
‘Social movement is necessary for a community’s progress’ - Shaina M. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Shaina M. Smith, political aspirant and social commentator, believes that social movement the effect change in a community is important for progress, while noting that it has helped the political development of the Virgin Islands (VI).

March 1st, 2018
'The VI society is still chauvinistic'- Shaina M. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- All over the world the discussion of equality for women and their place in politics have been had. Yesterday, Tuesday February 27, 2018, the discussion was brought home as former Manager of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) and political commentator Claude O. Skelton-Cline opened talks about women in Virgin Islands politics.

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