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Articles By: Julia Donavan

Removal, processing of derelict vessels

Removal, processing of derelict vessels

PRESS RELEASE:The Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) – a statutory Agency established by the Government of the Virgin Islands with the purpose of ensuring the timely and proper implementation and execution of the Recovery to Development Plan of the Virgin […]

by / on March 8, 2019 at 2:41 AM /
Up to residents to pressure local authorities if they’re unhappy with BVI politics

Up to residents to pressure local authorities if they’re unhappy with BVI politics

While noting that their remit is not to police the 2019 election season, the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association British Islands and Mediterranean Region (CPA BIMR) has said residents of the British Virgin Islands are the ones who are ultimately responsible to […]

by / on February 19, 2019 at 4:51 PM /
UPDATE: Power restored at airport, operations resume

UPDATE: Power restored at airport, operations resume

Power has been restored at the Terrance B Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island and the facility has now reopened. Electricity was restored at the facility at 1:15 pm, Diana Maduro of the BVI Airports Authority told BVI News. PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED ARTICLE The […]

by / on February 19, 2019 at 1:02 PM /
Liquor licence applications deadline November 22

Liquor licence applications deadline November 22

The public is notified that all liquor licence applications are to be submitted to the Environmental Health Division no later than November 22. This will ensure that pre-requisite inspections are carried out within a reasonable time-frame for the sitting which […]

by / on November 9, 2018 at 6:18 PM /
Chronic disease patients to benefit from support programme

Chronic disease patients to benefit from support programme

PRESS RELEASE: Persons with Chronic Diseases in the territory will soon benefit from a Self-Management Programme courtesy the Family Health Unit of the Ministry of Health and Social Development in collaboration with the BVI Health Services Authority. The Stanford University […]

by / on November 9, 2018 at 6:13 PM /

Clarification: Simeon Pope was not arrested

On September 25, 2016, BVI News Online published a story under the headline: POPE TO COURT: I used cutlass; not gun. In that story, a Mr Simeon Pope was reported as being charged for threatening language and being arrested for […]

by / on September 29, 2018 at 5:10 AM /
SURVEY: BVI heading wrong direction, residents want new party

SURVEY: BVI heading wrong direction, residents want new party

Majority of eligible voters in the British Virgin Islands currently have no political preference and believe the territory is heading in the ‘wrong direction’. This was the finding of a Caribbean Development Research Services political survey conducted between February and […]

by / on April 3, 2018 at 7:54 AM /
Gov’t workers battling mould on VG too; building in disrepair

Gov’t workers battling mould on VG too; building in disrepair

Some employees at the Government Administration Complex on Virgin Gorda reportedly have been forced to abandon their once sound office spaces and seek refuge on the outside because of a mold infestation at the facility. BVI News sources said while […]

by / on February 21, 2018 at 1:50 PM /
Flow network rebuild making progress

Flow network rebuild making progress

PRESS RELEASE: Flow is pleased to advise the British Virgin Islands community that significant progress is being made in the rebuild of its network, with more than 60 percent of the infrastructure operational and customers being reconnected daily. Fixed-line and broadband reconnections […]

by / on February 21, 2018 at 11:06 AM /
Expats struggle to survive while awaiting work permit transfers

Expats struggle to survive while awaiting work permit transfers

Expatriate workers throughout the territory are being faced with yet another challenge — surviving without a salary as they await their work permit transfer. Hundreds of expats were left jobless after last year’s hurricanes ravaged the territory. But, under BVI law, […]

by / on February 21, 2018 at 8:17 AM /