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Not the Beef Island airport runway

Gov’t discovers a way to extend airport runway longer and millions cheaper than NDP’s proposal

The VIP government said it has found a way to extend the TB Lettsome International Airport runway to a longer distance and for millions of dollars cheaper than what the previous NDP government had proposed. Premier Andrew Fahie said they […]

by / on June 25, 2020 at 7:21 AM /
A section of the main island of Tortola. (Photo by Davion Smith/BVI News)

It’s cheaper to provide security for returnees than to shut down economy again — Premier

Stating that the British Virgin Islands has sacrificed much to now have no active cases of COVID-19, Premier Andrew Fahie has warned returning residents to comply with the quarantine measures being implemented to prevent another shut-down of the economy. Addressing […]

by / on June 3, 2020 at 7:06 AM /
wlan antenna

Flow announces faster, cheaper prices for internet following meeting with Premier

Telecommunications giant Flow has announced that it will be offering faster speeds and cheaper prices for internet service in the British Virgin Islands. Ravindra Maywahlall made the announcement on Friday following a recent meeting with Premier Andrew Fahie. “Based on […]

by / on November 15, 2019 at 3:37 PM /
Woman caught on camera swapping barcodes on supermarket item to pay cheaper price

Woman caught on camera swapping barcodes on supermarket item to pay cheaper price

The daughter of a well-known restauranteur was fined $1,500 after she was caught on camera switching supermarket barcodes to pay a cheaper price for a cake being sold at RiteWay food store. Charged with a single count of theft is […]

by / on September 26, 2019 at 7:40 AM /
Stolen devices being resold for cheap, cops suspect

Stolen devices being resold for cheap, cops suspect

Unknown assailants have been burglarizing businesses such as electronic stores on Tortola, and law enforcers suspect burglars are now reselling the stolen devices at cheap prices. Police also suspect the said burglars are behind the recent break-in at iSmart in […]

by / on April 25, 2018 at 7:45 AM /
Gov’t now using ‘cheaper’ way to deliver  projects

Gov’t now using ‘cheaper’ way to deliver projects

The Ministry of Communication and Works said it is now using a cheaper means of getting capital projects done quicker throughout the territory. According to permanent secretary in the ministry, Anthony McMaster, private/public partnerships are now the norm. He stated […]

by / on April 10, 2017 at 8:00 AM /
NHI told: Don’t search for the cheapest providers

NHI told: Don’t search for the cheapest providers

Member of the parliamentary opposition Julian Fraser has called on the National Health Insurance (NHI) to desist from searching for the cheapest healthcare providers, adding that such cheapening of healthcare services may be bad for some patients. “I want to […]

by / on March 28, 2017 at 7:28 AM /
The power plant on Anegada.

Anegada renewable energy plant is 40% complete

Despite significant delays and doubts about its completion, the Anegada Renewable Energy & Battery Storage plant is 40 percent complete and is set to come online some time in 2024. That’s the assurance given by BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) Deputy […]

by / on December 29, 2023 at 7:14 AM /
Sailing boat in a sea, yachting, sailing, travel and active lifestyle concept

Charter companies refusing to hire local boat captains?

Labour Minister Lorna Smith has stated that she will be launching an investigation into reports that charter companies are refusing to hire BVIslanders seeking to be employed as boat captains. Smith said some 60 locals were recently certified as boat […]

by / on December 27, 2023 at 6:32 AM /
Premier Dr Natalio Wheatley.

We need hundreds of millions of dollars – Premier

Premier Dr Natalio Wheatley said the government will need hundreds of millions of dollars in loan funding in order to recover from hurricanes that devastated the territory six years ago. “As it pertains to the direct figure of how much […]

by / on November 10, 2023 at 6:21 AM /