MOU WITH CARICOM AND PRECLEARANCE TALKS TO STREAMLINE TRAVELLERS EXPERIENCE

The immigration process at the Terrance B Lettsome International Airport will soon be streamlined to make the travelling experience seamless for all inbound and outbound travellers. Premier and Minister for Tourism Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley made the announcement during a recent press conference, where he revealed that his government will soon be signing a … Continued

AA FLIGHTS TO THE BVI TO BE “AFFORDABLE” – ASSURES RYMER

The American Airlines direct flights to the British Virgin Islands from Miami are expected to be “affordable” with a seating capacity that will range from between 60-76 passengers. While not providing approximate figures to determine the extent of the affordability of tickets to the territory come next June, Deputy Premier and Minister for Communication and … Continued

BUSH CUTTERS DISTRESS NOTED – PREMIER POINTS TO “RATED” PROGRAMME AS THE SOLUTION

While acknowledging that local bush cutters have been significantly impacted by the recent Commission of Inquiry Recommendation to cease the issuing of petty contracts, Premier Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley says his government’s new RATED programme is designed to address these kinds of unemployment issues. Premier Wheatley addressed the subject during the recently concluded Fourth … Continued

SIGTAS SYSTEM TO BE UPGRADED AND E-PAYMENT SYSTEM ESTABLISH IN 2023 TO IMPROVE TAX COLLECTION

The government has announced a number of technological initiatives for 2023 that will seek to improve its tax collection measures, including upgrading its Standard Integrated Government Tax Administration System (SIGTAS) and the establishment of an e-payment system. These were some of the many initiatives announced by Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable Natalio … Continued

A $399.33M BUDGET ANNOUNCED WITH THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH ALLOCATED THE LARGEST PORTION

Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley has announced a 2023 budget totaling $399.33 million with the Ministry of Health to receive the largest percentage of the recurrent allocations. Premier Wheatley made the announcement during the 2023 Budget Address in the House of Assembly this morning. He said the numbers display a … Continued

ESHS NEW BUILDINGS TO BE HANDED OVER TO THE MINISTRY SOON

The Elmore Stoutt High School Redevelopment Project is expected to be handed over to the Ministry of Education in short order from the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA). Premier Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley made the announcement during Thursday’s sitting of the House of Assembly, stating that students will have access to the new buildings … Continued