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Archive for September, 2020

Alic George of AGS Construction Limited

VG business owner awarded $100K contract for works on VG arena

Basketball and other recreational activities will soon return to the heart of Virgin Gorda now that a Ninth District construction company has been awarded a $100,000 contract to complete phase two of works to the Jeffrey Caines Sports Arena on […]

by / on September 18, 2020 at 7:50 AM /
Visitation, other services resume at hospital and clinics

Visitation, other services resume at hospital and clinics

The resumption of visitation hours at the Dr D Orlando Smith Hospital is one of the many new changes within the BVI Health Services Authority following government’s latest curfew order which came into effect this week. A September 17 notice […]

by / on September 18, 2020 at 7:40 AM /
Plywood barricades are erected on both the Hope Hill to Sabbath Hill roadways. (Photo by Kamal Haynes/BVI News.)

Local company awarded i$744K contract to rehabilitate Hope Hill, Sabbath Hill roads

Residents and other persons who traverse the Hope Hill to Sabbath Hill roadways will soon be relieved of any dangers associated with the temporary plywood barricades that were erected along the thoroughfares. This relief was assured following Thursday’s signing of […]

by / on September 17, 2020 at 3:50 PM /
Owner of Grace Consultants and Chairman of the Cruise Tourism Committee, Claude Skelton Cline.

CSC’s contract with gov’t extended! Says 2 major projects underway

Pastor Claude Skelton Cline has said he is still under contract as a government consultant for the governing Andrew Fahie administration and is working on two major projects that will be announced soon. This news comes one month after the […]

by / on September 17, 2020 at 8:54 AM /
Photos by Kamal Haynes/BVI News

Property owners will be prosecuted for unsanitary living conditions

Health Minister Carvin Malone has issued a warning that property owners will be prosecuted if they provide unsafe and unsanitary areas for other persons to reside. The minister sounded the warning in an update to the territory yesterday, September 16, […]

by / on September 17, 2020 at 8:10 AM /
Premier Andrew Fahie

SVG told to wait for confirmation before linking COVID cases to BVI

Premier Andrew Fahie has had talks with St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) authorities, who have given assurances that they will, in future instances, wait on official test results from the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) before linking positive COVID-19 […]

by / on September 17, 2020 at 8:07 AM /
Babies, small children, teens, and elderly among BVI’s COVID cases

Babies, small children, teens, and elderly among BVI’s COVID cases

The latest COVID-19 figures from the Ministry of Health show slightly more than 10 percent of the territory’s COVID-19 cases are infants and small children. The latest figures were shared by the Minister for Health Carvin Malone in his live […]

by / on September 17, 2020 at 7:46 AM /
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Customs receives new specialised vehicles

Border security in the British Virgin Islands has been further strengthened as government awarded three highly specialised vehicles to Her Majesty’s Customs last evening. Government is said to have purchased the vehicles to enhance Custom’s K-9 Unit, which is part of […]

by / on September 17, 2020 at 6:45 AM /
President of the BVIFA Andrew Bickerton (left) and local football, Chalwell

BVI baller becomes first local to play in English Football Youth Cup

Local football sensation Luka Chalwell has inked his name on the history pages by becoming the first BVIslander to play in the English Football Associations, Youth Cup. A media release from the BVI Football Association (BVIFA) on Thursday said Chalwell […]

by / on September 17, 2020 at 6:33 AM /
Governor designate for the BVI, John Rankin

Bermuda’s governor to replace Jaspert in 2021

Bermuda’s present Governor John Rankin, CMG has been appointed to serve as the new governor of the British Virgin Islands from 2021. This is according to a media release from the Office of the Governor, which said Rankin will be […]

by / on September 16, 2020 at 2:01 PM /