Category: Alive Word

Apple Bay land swap deal likely – Vanterpool

Apple Bay land swap deal likely – Vanterpool

The Government is now considering the proposal by residents of Apple Bay to engage in a land swap deal for a new road to be built in their area, Works Minister Mark Vanterpool has revealed. The recent hurricanes and subsequent […]

by / on November 17, 2017 at 8:09 AM /
Customers benefit from millions in top-up credit after hurricanes – FLOW

Customers benefit from millions in top-up credit after hurricanes – FLOW

Telecommunications giant FLOW said it dished out millions in free top-up credit to keep its customers in the territory and various other Caribbean Islands connected to the outside world following the hurricanes. Estimating that the figure amounts to over $3 […]

by / on October 27, 2017 at 3:29 PM /
Residents running low on cash

Residents running low on cash

Some residents across the territory are facing the likelihood of running out of cash after Hurricane Irma caused serious damage to at least two major financial institutions and their Automated Teller Machines on the Islands. Images have emerged of the Scotiabank […]

by / on September 10, 2017 at 9:16 AM /
BUY LOCAL – How long have we been saying it?

BUY LOCAL – How long have we been saying it?

Amid calls for consumers in the British Virgin Islands to buy local goods and services now more than ever due to international developments, business operators at the territory’s premier trade expo yesterday called for consumers to be granted certain incentives […]

by / on April 30, 2017 at 7:49 AM /
Gov’t to save $1.3M on water; not consumers

Gov’t to save $1.3M on water; not consumers

The government will save $1.3 million annually on water purchase from Aqua Designs BVI Limited on Virgin Gorda, according to minister responsible for water Mark Vanterpool, who also announced that the company will build a new water plant to increase […]

by / on October 8, 2015 at 3:26 PM /
Stop stealing clients’ money, lawyers warned

Stop stealing clients’ money, lawyers warned

Lawyers practicing in the British Virgin Islands and other countries served by the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court have received a stern warning against misappropriating clients’ funds and properties. Chief Justice Janice Pereira, speaking from Grenada today (September 17) during the […]

by / on September 17, 2015 at 1:11 PM /
Some pre-election works halted, to be completed

Some pre-election works halted, to be completed

Minister of Communications and Works Mark Vanterpool has given the assurance that the road improvement works that started shortly before the June 8 general election will be completed, adding that some have been placed on hold to facilitate the laying […]

by / on September 8, 2015 at 8:07 AM /
Man pleads guilty after taking dinghy

Man pleads guilty after taking dinghy

Jeremy Kuntz has pleaded guilty in the Magistrate’s Court to a charge which stemmed from an incident in which he took a dinghy from a yacht at Trellis Bay, but the dinghy was later recovered in Virgin Gorda. Kuntz appeared […]

by / on February 19, 2015 at 11:45 AM /
Miliband warns overseas territories, including BVI

Miliband warns overseas territories, including BVI

BBC – A Labour government would push for UK overseas territories to be put on an international blacklist if they refuse to co-operate with a drive against tax avoidance, Ed Miliband has told them. In a letter to their leaders, […]

by / on February 10, 2015 at 8:45 AM /
Man denies assaulting teacher

Man denies assaulting teacher

Colin Stephens, who is accused of assaulting a female who is a teacher and also damaging her $30 hairstyle, is to stand trial next month for the offences. Stephens, who appeared before Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards recently, is answering to […]

by / on February 5, 2015 at 8:35 AM /