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Premier Slams UK’s Double Standards On Belongership
Premier and Minister for Finance Hon. Andrew Fahie has defended the territory’s position on granting belongership to non-locals who have contributed to the development of the British Virgin Islands.
60 Guests Enjoy BVI As Cruise Ships Return
A total of 60 guests disembarked from Seabourn Odyssey, the first cruise ship to dork at the C. B. Romney Tortola Pier Park today, October 13.
Cruise tourism restart: VI welcomes first cruise ship today!
At 9:00 am, today, October 13, 2021, the Virgin Islands is expected to welcome Seabourn Odyssey with a total of 462 guests, according to the Virgin Islands Ports Authority’s website, representing the first cruise ship with passengers to ...
Premier questions if blatant UK corruption is benchmark for VI’s good governance
Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has called out the blatant corruption in the United Kingdom’s management of its COVID-19 pandemic and asked whether that is the benchmark the Virgin Islands (V...
Government won’t sacrifice people’s safety during cruise season
The government has said it will not sacrifice the safety of its people despite the reopening of the ports for the cruise ship season.
Suicides likely averted with COVID grant $$ to churches - Premier
Premier Andrew Fahie has suggested that his government’s COVID-19 assistance grants given to religious organisations last year likely prevented suicides in the BVI.
Why rush to audit stimulus? Premier suggests collusion
Premier Andrew Fahie has questioned the apparent ‘rush’ to execute an audit of his government’s COVID-19 stimulus grants, arguing that ulterior motives may have been afoot.
East End police removing derelicts along roadways
The East End Police Station is leading an initiative to remove abandoned and neglected vehicles that line the roadways of the eastern side of Tortola.
Premier strives to ‘clear BVI’s good name’ at COI hearing
Premier Andrew Fahie has said his focus is now set squarely on clearing the BVI’s name after it was tarnished by the Commission of Inquiry (COI) and United Kingdom (UK) officials with allegations of corruption and poor governance.
Premier Tight-lipped About Internet Boosting Plans
The internet service in the Territory has been a sore point for years, with service providers declaring that they are trying their best and consumers continuously expressing frustration. A plan to improve not only internet speeds, but ov...
Steep Penalties For Cybercrimes, Hacking & Bullying
The penalty for computer and cyber abuse will significantly increase, and legislators announced that this is a necessary deterrent to online bullying in the Territory. In fact, the debate on the Computer Misuse and Cybercrime (Amendment)...
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