BVI ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH EVOJETS FOR PRIVATE FLIGHTS

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) officially reopened its borders to international travelers on 1 December , exclusive to arrivals at Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island. With safety and socially-distanced travel top of mind, the BVI Tourist Board & Film Commission (BVITB&FC) is now excited to announce a partnership with evoJets, one of … Continued

FIRST CRUISESHIP DOCKS IN BVI AFTER A 10-MONTH HIATUS- NO ONE CAN LEAVE NOR ACCESS SHIP!

Today the British Virgin Islands welcomed “Rhapsody of the Sea”, the first cruise ship to return to the BVI since borders officially closed in March,2020 following the coronavirus pandemic. “Granduer of the Seas” another ship from the Royal Caribbean fleet is also scheduled to arrive tomorrow, January 11, 2021. The British Virgin Islands Ports Authority … Continued

KENNETH BAKER TO LEAD FSC FOLLOWING THE RETIREMENT OF DR. ROBERT MATHAVIOUS, OBE

According to reports reaching our newsroom, Kenneth Baker has been tipped to lead the Financial Services Commission following the retirement of Dr. Robert Mathavious OBE. Mr. Kenneth Baker, was jointly the Deputy Managing Director, Regulation and the Director of the Banking, Insolvency and Fiduciary Services Division. He joined the Financial Services Department in June 2000 … Continued

PRO-TRUMP PROTEST TURNS DEADLY. A WOMAN IS NOW DEAD

A woman who was shot inside the U.S. Capitol during the violent pro-Trump protest has died. That’s according to two officials familiar with the matter who spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday on condition of anonymity because they weren’t authorized to speak publicly. The Metropolitan Police Department said it was taking the lead on … Continued

THOUSANDS OF PRO-TRUMP SUPPORTERS STORM CAPITOL HILL AS LAWMAKERS GATHER TO COUNT VOTES!

Thousands of pro-Trump protesters have stormed the U.S. Capitol, pushing past police and forcing Congress into a recess amid the Electoral College vote certification on Wednesday. Members of Congress were seen evacuating the building with gas masks and reports were received of “Officers in distress”. Base on updates, the police is gravely outnumbered and up … Continued

DISTRICT 8 COMMUNITY OUTREACH FOOD PROGRAM HELP HUNDREDS

Press release Eight District Representative and Leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition Honorable Marlon A. Penn and the Eight District Committee partnered with several churches in Districts 7 and 8 donating meals to approximately 1000 persons residing in districts seven and eight, during the holiday season. “We recognize that the holiday season is about generosity … Continued

BVI TO RECEIVE COVID-19 VACCINES IN FEBRUARY

GIS The Government of the Virgin Islands will be collaborating with several agencies in supporting a national programme to make the AstraZeneca vaccine available to residents on a voluntary basis. In a statement in the House of Assembly during the Fifth Sitting of the Third Session of the Fourth House of Assembly on December 31, … Continued