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RDA CEO’s resignation will have serious implications for the BVI

RDA CEO’s resignation will have serious implications for the BVI

Leader of Opposition Marlon Penn has said he believes the recent resignation of the Recovery & Development Agency’s (RDA) Chief Executive Officer, Paul Bayly, will result in a number of recovery projects being stalled. Penn made the comment on Thursday […]

by / on January 23, 2020 at 3:04 PM /
From Facebook to TV | Cindy Rosan-Jones to host talk show

From Facebook to TV | Cindy Rosan-Jones to host talk show

Outspoken resident Cindy Rosan-Jones will be hosting a new show – Cut Deep – and is promising to provide residents with a more in-depth look at the issues affecting the British Virgin Islands. She told BVI News on Thursday that […]

by / on January 23, 2020 at 1:53 PM /
Maduro-Caines’ switch to VIP was ‘clever’ but it doesn’t dictate my political future

Maduro-Caines’ switch to VIP was ‘clever’ but it doesn’t dictate my political future

By Esther Durand, BVI News Staff John Samuel, the Virgin Islands Party’s (VIP) unsuccessful candidate for the Sixth District seat during the 2019 General Election has described his political rival, Sixth District Representative Alvera Maduro-Caines’ decision to cross the floor […]

by / on January 23, 2020 at 8:22 AM /
Gov’t signs MOU for solar technician training

Gov’t signs MOU for solar technician training

Premier Andrew Fahie has described the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the British Virgin Islands and Power52 Incorporated as another step towards transforming the territory as a leading economy in the Caribbean. The agreement is for Power52 Inc […]

by / on January 23, 2020 at 7:55 AM /
CXC creating electronic testing platform | Quicker results promised

CXC creating electronic testing platform | Quicker results promised

By Kamal Haynes, BVI News Staff Local students who plan to enrol in United States colleges are being promised a quicker timeline to receive their Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) exam results now that the regional body is creating an Electronic […]

by / on January 23, 2020 at 7:41 AM /
Rymer plans large-scale clean-up for 5th District

Rymer plans large-scale clean-up for 5th District

Residents of the Fifth District are being asked to come out and participate in a large-scale community clean-up initiative set for Saturday, January 25. This appeal came from the District Representative Kye Rymer, who told BVI News there is a […]

by / on January 23, 2020 at 7:14 AM /
Faulty unit behind widespread blackouts on Wednesday

Faulty unit behind widespread blackouts on Wednesday

A faulty unit at the Pockwood Pond power plant has been identified as the reason behind widespread blackouts today (January 22), General Manager of the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) Leroy Abraham has said. Abraham told members of the media on […]

by / on January 22, 2020 at 5:07 PM /
Gov’t workers told to focus on revenue generation this year

Gov’t workers told to focus on revenue generation this year

Premier and Minister for Finance Andrew Fahie has charged public officers with the task of focusing on revenue generation for the most of this year. Premier Fahie was at the time addressing a strategic planning meeting with public officers on […]

by / on January 22, 2020 at 1:49 PM /
Delinquent fathers to be barred from travelling under upcoming child-support legislation — Premier

Delinquent fathers to be barred from travelling under upcoming child-support legislation — Premier

Government is introducing a piece of legislation that will prevent delinquent fathers from leaving the territory until they pay any and all outstanding child support debt. Premier Andrew Fahie said this legislation will be introduced in the British Virgin Islands […]

by / on January 22, 2020 at 8:22 AM /
Porn videos of young girls with older men in BVI is alarming, support group needed

Porn videos of young girls with older men in BVI is alarming, support group needed

Newly-inducted member into the governing Virgin Islands Party, Alvera Maduro-Caines is calling for a support system to be developed for young girls who have been captured in pornographic videos performing sexual acts with older men in the British Virgin Islands. […]

by / on January 22, 2020 at 8:19 AM /