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BVI Airways planes found! Reportedly sold twice since 2017

BVI Airways planes found! Reportedly sold twice since 2017

By Kamal Haynes, BVI News Staff Premier Andrew Fahie has revealed that the two aircraft associated with the botched BVI Airways deal under the previous NDP administration have been found and are presently operating in Australia. Premier Fahie made the […]

by / on February 25, 2020 at 3:47 PM /
Overhaul of faulty East End, CGB sewerage systems to begin this year

Overhaul of faulty East End, CGB sewerage systems to begin this year

Minister for Utilities Kye Rymer is promising to commence work on the faulty East End/Long Look and Cane Garden Bay sewerage network this year. The minister said during Thursday’s sitting of the House of Assembly that these two areas will […]

by / on February 25, 2020 at 7:10 AM /
High Surf Advisory in effect till Thursday as BVI experiences ‘shower activity’

High Surf Advisory in effect till Thursday as BVI experiences ‘shower activity’

A high surf advisory is in effect for the British Virgin Islands as the territory continues to experience intermittent rainfall that may continue to affect the territory for the next 48 hours, at least. A weather bulletin from the Department […]

by / on February 25, 2020 at 6:57 AM /
Tourist Board introducing Wireless Network Strategic Plan in BVI

Tourist Board introducing Wireless Network Strategic Plan in BVI

The BVI Tourist Board is planning to introduce a Wireless Network Strategic Plan in the British Virgin Islands. Premier Andrew Fahie made the announcement during a recent session of the House of Assembly, where he said government is making the […]

by / on February 25, 2020 at 6:56 AM /
Over 200 persons approved for housing assistance to date

Over 200 persons approved for housing assistance to date

More than 200 residents are set to benefit from the Housing Recovery Assistance Programme, Social Development Minister Carvin Malone has said. Malone, who was at the time addressing Thursday’s sitting of the House of Assembly said a total of 562 […]

by / on February 25, 2020 at 6:16 AM /
Premier assures the safety of BVI offices in coronavirus-hit China

Premier assures the safety of BVI offices in coronavirus-hit China

Government has given assurance that all the necessary safety measures are in place to protect the BVI overseas offices and overseas employees in China from the Novel coronavirus outbreak. Premier Andrew Fahie in a recent session in the House of […]

by / on February 25, 2020 at 6:05 AM /
Sea Cows Bay water woes to end soon — Utilities Minister

Sea Cows Bay water woes to end soon — Utilities Minister

Residents of Sea Cows Bay are being told that their water woes will soon come to an end. While addressing the House of Assembly last Thursday, Utilities Minister Kye Rymer said a pump is now installed at the Long Trench […]

by / on February 24, 2020 at 1:27 PM /
BVI Financial Accounting Reporting System to receive ‘Country by Country Reporting’

BVI Financial Accounting Reporting System to receive ‘Country by Country Reporting’

Filings for Country by Country Reporting by BVI Constituent Entities is set to commence in the upcoming weeks through the BVI Financial Accounting Reporting System (BVIFARS) which is in its final stages of updates. A media release from the International […]

by / on February 24, 2020 at 1:20 PM /
Additional school year in public high schools no longer mandatory

Additional school year in public high schools no longer mandatory

The additional school year that was implemented in all public secondary schools in the BVI for the last three years will no longer be mandatory. Announcing the change in the House of Assembly on February 20, Education Minister Dr Natalio […]

by / on February 24, 2020 at 8:13 AM /
Ban on night flights to Anegada airport being lifted

Ban on night flights to Anegada airport being lifted

Night flights are soon expected to make a return to the Auguste George International Airport on Anegada. Premier Andrew Fahie made that announcement while delivering a statement in the House of Assembly last Thursday. He stated: “Night flights are still […]

by / on February 24, 2020 at 7:46 AM /