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Vendors upbeat despite making no profit

Vendors upbeat despite making no profit

By Davion Smith, BVI News Online Journalist While making it clear that they are not waiting on handouts from Government, vendors at the festival village in Road Town said they have missed out on profits because of the rainfall that […]

by / on August 11, 2017 at 8:37 AM /
Don’t be silent when you are owed – Premier

Don’t be silent when you are owed – Premier

By Davion Smith, BVI News Online Journalist While claiming that he has an open door policy, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr D Orlando Smith has told vendors and business owners not to sit quietly when they don’t receive payment […]

by / on August 4, 2017 at 8:51 AM /
Motion filled with tired complaints -PREMIER

Motion filled with tired complaints -PREMIER

Premier Dr D Orlando Smith last evening tried to defend his government’s handling of the territory’s financial affairs, adding that a motion of no confidence against him continuing as Minister of Finance is mere political grandstanding wrapped in falsehoods and […]

by / on August 2, 2017 at 8:20 AM /
Lawmakers put politics above country – FAHIE

Lawmakers put politics above country – FAHIE

Leader of the Opposition Andrew Fahie has accused members of the House of Assembly of putting politics above the interest of the people when they declined to support a motion he moved yesterday to have Premier Dr D Orlando Smith […]

by / on August 2, 2017 at 7:05 AM /
Significant, uncontrolled rise in prices – FAHIE

Significant, uncontrolled rise in prices – FAHIE

The relatively high cost of living in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has made it almost impossible for persons to live decently in the territory, said Leader of the Opposition Andrew Fahie. He stated that the cost of living is […]

by / on July 31, 2017 at 10:18 AM /
Hotel expanding – More conference rooms for BVI

Hotel expanding – More conference rooms for BVI

By Davion Smith, BVI News Online Village Cay Hotel and Marina has joined the number of resorts and hotels in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) that are undergoing expansion projects. A two-story catering and office complex is being built at […]

by / on July 28, 2017 at 6:44 AM /
Fahie fires back: Everyone knows the economy bad

Fahie fires back: Everyone knows the economy bad

Leader of the Opposition Andrew Fahie has lamented that the premier has used his mid-term address to boast about the health of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) economy, adding that everyone else in the territory knows the local economy is […]

by / on July 12, 2017 at 8:12 AM /
Festival Clampdown! Vacationers illegally vend too

Festival Clampdown! Vacationers illegally vend too

While making it clear that all persons operating businesses in Road Town should be registered, City Manager Janice Brathwaite-Edwards has vowed to walk the streets with police in tow to deal with illegal vendors especially during the festival season. She […]

by / on July 11, 2017 at 6:18 AM /
Premier ‘staying on path to prosperity’

Premier ‘staying on path to prosperity’

Premier and Minister of Finance Dr D Orlando Smith will present the mid-year review of his government’s work in a radio and television simulcast at 8 o’ clock this evening, July 10. The government’s Director of Communication, Arliene Penn, said […]

by / on July 10, 2017 at 4:10 AM /
Three women, one ultimate vacation goal

Three women, one ultimate vacation goal

Although they have different academic and professional backgrounds, three ambitious young ladies have joined forces to establish a highly promising addition to the travel market in the British Virgin Islands (BVI). Their company, Ultimate Vacation BVI Limited, is now providing […]

by / on July 7, 2017 at 8:06 AM /