Deputy Premier Honourable Kye Rymer has confirmed that the Miami based BVI Ports Authority LLC (Limited Liability Company) is a legitimate company which acts as an outreach location for the territory’s cruise business.
Rymer, who was recently appointed the minister responsible for the BVI Ports Authority made the statement during a recent press conference after conducting what he described as preliminary internal investigations into the company.
The investigations follow recent concerns raised by residents, after a document bearing the name of the BVI Ports Authority Managing Director Oleanvine Maynard, started circulating across the territory following her three count indictment on drugs and money laundering charges.
Rymer assured residents that the Miami based company does not handle any form of revenue and he explained why Maynard’s name was among a list of three directors on the document, who are all shareholders of the company.
The deputy premier further disclosed that while the office of the BVI Ports Authority LLC was never officially opened due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was used to host government agency meetings while officials were in Miami on business travel.
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