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Cuban Medical Team Arrives
The twenty two (22) medical professionals from the Republic of Cuba arrived in the BVI this afternoon, July 25 as BVI prepares to expand the reopening of its borders in the midst of COVID-19.
The team arrived to a warm BVI welcome from officials including Premier and Finance Minister, Hon. Andrew Fahie and Health Minister, Hon. Carvin Malone at the TB Lettsome International Airport.
The team comprises of internist doctors, emergency response doctors, intensive care specialist and nurses and those trained in infectious diseases.
Premier Fahie had assured that the medical professionals will be tested for COVID-19 and subject to the 14-day quarantine prior to commencing work.
Concern by employer led to discovery of dead Parham Town woman
The discovery of a body of a woman in her Parham Town home on Tuesday, September 15, 2020, was reportedly made by her employer of over 20 years.
$100K contract signed for repair of Jeffrey Caines Sports Arena
Virgin Gordians will soon have a repaired sporting facility, thanks to a $100,000 contract issued for the overhaul of the Jeffrey Caines Sports Arena.
BVI Ports Authority rebrands! Marks 30-year milestone
As the British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) marks its 30 years of existence this year, the entity has created a brand new logo to identity with.
Customs K-9 Unit gets vehicles to strengthen border security
Her Majesty’s Customs K-9 Unit has been gifted three vehicles with high specifications from the Government of the Virgin Islands to assist with border security operations in the...
UPDATE: VI artistes ‘honoured’ to feature in music video with USVI’s
The three Virgin Islands’ artistes featuring in an 'uplifting' music video alongside artistes from the US Virgin Islands (USVI) have all said they are honoured to be a part of t...
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 curfe...
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...
We’re being watched by British secret service
As the BVI prepares to receive a new governor in 2021, at least one local is warning residents that governors are chosen to accomplish the UK’s agenda, which he said Britain det...
BVI could pay 7 to 9 million to rehabilitate VG airport runway
BVI taxpayers are set to pay either $7 million or $9.4 million to pave the runway at the Taddy Bay International Airport on Virgin Gorda.
BVIPA rebrands as plans advance to reopen to visitors ‘very soon’
Premier Andrew Fahie has hinted that the territory will be soon reopening its borders for tourism as the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) undergoes a comprehensive rebranding initiat...
Adhering To COVID-19 Measures Will Benefit You - Businesses Told
Members of the business community in the British Virgin Islands have been told that adhering to the government’s control and suppression measures relating to the Novel Coronavir...
Premier Defends Further $744K Contract To Quality Construction
Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon. Andrew Fahie has come to the defence of Quality Construction, a local construction firm, for inking yet another contract under the hurrican...
Fourth Man Charged In Main Street Gun, Drug Bust
A fourth man from Main Street, Tortola, has been charged in relation to drug and gun bust following investigations into the Long Bush robbery.
Governor's talk & position on reparations 'Trump-like'- Talk show host
Pastor and ZBVI Radio show moderator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has continued to lament the lack of apology from His Excellency Governor Augustus J. U Jaspert for his infamous ...
Food operators must sign declaration $$ will be used for intended purpose
Premier and Minister for Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie said the 10 food operators who will benefit from a grant from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will ...
'I even have homeless BVIslanders' living in building
A Wickham's Cay I property owner has defended a building labelled as overcrowded, unsafe, unsanitary and indecent by Government, following the removal of all of the building’s o...
Skelton-Cline vows to hold Gov't accountable despite consultancy contracts
Affirming his commitment and support for the Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) administration, Government Consultant and Honestly Speaking radio moderator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline...
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.
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 last evening.
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 res...
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