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Archive for February, 2018

VI Softball – Baseball Association hosting park clean up

The Virgin Islands Softball – Baseball Association will be hosting their Park Clean Up this Saturday from 10AM. We have sought the help of Heavy Equipment Volunteers, supports and players to execute the clean up of the field. Calling all […]

by / on February 20, 2018 at 1:11 PM /
Marijuana imported in boxes of baby products

Marijuana imported in boxes of baby products

Local law enforcement officers have discovered an importation of marijuana that was concealed inside a few boxes of baby products. The packages were reportedly imported into territory late last week through a well-known multinational courier. Reports are that Customs Officers were […]

by / on February 20, 2018 at 7:30 AM /
BVI still beautiful place to vacation, visitors endorse

BVI still beautiful place to vacation, visitors endorse

Retired Australian couple Deb and Peter Cronk are on a personal mission to ‘spread the word’ that the British Virgin Islands is still beautiful and vacationers are welcome. The Cronks were initially sceptical about visiting the territory after the widespread […]

by / on February 20, 2018 at 7:15 AM /
What should the new public sector look like?

What should the new public sector look like?

Members of the public can now have their say in the type of public service they want. In a statement issued yesterday, government unveiled the Public Service Transformation Plan with the objective of a ‘stronger, more resilient, and more effective […]

by / on February 20, 2018 at 6:29 AM /

Public invited to participate in essay contest

PRESS RELEASE: The public is invited to participate in an exciting essay competition organised by the Ministry of Education and Culture in collaboration with the H Lavity Stoutt Commemorative Committee. The topic is ‘What Would H. Lavity Stoutt Do?’ Right […]

by / on February 19, 2018 at 6:06 PM /
Miss World, other beauties visiting Sunday

Miss World, other beauties visiting Sunday

Reigning Miss World Manushi Chhillar of India will be arriving in the British Virgin Islands on Sunday and will be accompanied by other beauties from across the world. BVI News had reported last year that the Miss World organisation was […]

by / on February 19, 2018 at 3:07 PM /

Public meeting to analyze recovery plan

BULLETIN: Third District Representative Honourable Julian Fraser invites all Third District Residents and the wider BVI public to the Valerie O. Thomas Community Center this Wednesday evening at 7pm to learn the facts and the figures in the Recovery and […]

by / on February 19, 2018 at 2:26 PM /
April date promised to fix pooling problem on Lee Road

April date promised to fix pooling problem on Lee Road

Virgin Gorda residents will have to wait until April before the lingering issue of water pooling on the Lee Road is addressed. The water has been causing exceptional discomfort to residents living on the sister island since the August floods […]

by / on February 19, 2018 at 1:47 PM /
SURVEY: Majority of residents against 2018 VG Easter Fest

SURVEY: Majority of residents against 2018 VG Easter Fest

A majority of residents in the British Virgin Islands believe the annual Virgin Gorda Easter Festival should be scrapped this year. This is the finding of a BVI News survey conducted on the islands of Tortola and Virgin Gorda from […]

by / on February 19, 2018 at 8:23 AM /
BVI likely to start producing marijuana for medicine

BVI likely to start producing marijuana for medicine

The British Virgin Islands might begin harvesting plants such as marijuana for the medicinal purposes. Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources Dr Kedrick Pickering made the announcement during a recent public meeting at the Watch Tower on Tortola. He […]

by / on February 19, 2018 at 8:02 AM /