BVI PORTS AUTHORITY DEFERS FEE INCREASES TO 2022

Pursuant to the public announcement made by Premier and Minister with responsibility for Ports, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie, on Thursday, April 8th, regarding the postponement of port fee increases to 2022, the British Virgin Islands Ports Authority officially advises all stakeholders that the majority of fees, included those scheduled to take effect next month, will … Continued

“FREAK STORM” CAUSES MODERATE DAMAGE TO BARBADOS DURING THE PASSING OF A TROPICAL WAVE

While the territory experienced inclement weather from a tropical wave on the night of Thursday June 17 that mainly resulted in heavy showers, at least one other Caribbean country has reportedly suffered moderate damage from a “freak storm”. Barbados experienced a tropical wave on the night of Wednesday June 16 which resulted in houses completely … Continued

BVIFA’S YOUTH PROGRAMME MAKING POSITIVE STRIDES IN DEVELOPMENT OF YOUNG FOOTBALLERS

The BVI Football Association’s Youth programme has been making positive strides in the development of young footballers here in the territory. This is according to the BVI Football Association’s President Andy Bickerton who made the statement during an interview with 284 Media on Thursday June 17. Bickerton was speaking on the advancements made in youth … Continued

TOTAL LOCKDOWN FOR SURINAME AS CASES TOP 19,000

Suriname Thursday announced a complete lockdown on Sundays and holidays until July 5, as the Dutch-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country and other member states recorded deaths linked to COVID-19. The number of COVID-19 deaths in Suriname has risen to 427 after nine people died from the virus, pushing the total for this month to 125. … Continued