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BVI premier accused of cocaine trafficking granted bail in Miami
Judge rejects prosecutors’ claim that Andrew Fahie, arrested in DEA drug sting, could flee US if freed from prison
British Virgin Islands protesters condemn UK dictatorship rule plan
Fake Report commissioned by Queen’s representative who has zero experience in how to run a country or in politics, had called for Caribbean territory to be effectively recolonized, controlled by dictatorship from London instead of the e...
British Virgin Islands: UK minister dispatched for friendly invasion talks
But the British overseas territory's acting leader says it opposes calls for the UK to impose colonialism again and to cancel constitution.
Plan for canceling democracy and recolonizing the British Virgin Islands opposed by acting premier
UK decided to suspend the constitution and democracy one month before ex-leader charged with drug offences and a UK inquiry finds governance issues. The question is what Zuckerberg can lecture BVI about good governance…
Premier of British Virgin Islands, port director charged in Miami in cocaine smuggling scheme
British Virgin Islands Premier Andrew Alturo Fahie and the Caribbean territory’s port director, Oleanvine Maynard, were arrested on drug trafficking and money laundering charges Thursday after they went to a Miami airport to check on a h...
British Virgin Islands premier and the BVI port authority director arrested in Miami on drugs and money laundering charges
The premier of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) Andrew Fahie and the director of the small Caribbean territory’s ports Oleanvine Maynard were arrested Thursday at a Miami-area airport by federal agents on charges of conspiring to import ...
BVICCHA’s Chair Peeved; Prospect Reef Remains Abandoned By Gov’t
Chairperson of the BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA), Mrs. Shaina Smith-Archer appeared peeved that the state-owned Prospect Reef Resort continues to remain in a state of abandonment following the 2017 hurricanes, w...
Caribbean National Kurt A.G. Menal tipped for new MD of BVIAA
Word just reaching our news centre from sources within the UK’s Air Safety Support International (ASSI), the territory’s aviation regulators, is that St Lucian Kurt A. G. Menal will be the new Managing Director of the BVI Airports Author...
National Draft Sustainable Dev. Plan Going Public: Have Your Say!
In a matter of days, the British Virgin Islands’ draft National Sustainable Development Plan will be made public and residents of the territory are being asked to have their say by commenting and providing recommendations.
Embattled Johnson facing new round of corruption allegations in UK!
United Kingdom Prime Minister, Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson ‘aka ‘Boris’ has been accused of a new round of corruption allegations for 2022, after it emerged that he sought funds for his flat refurbishment from a Conservative donor...
TRC updating licensing terms as telecoms providers seek renewal
As the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) reviews applications from local telecoms providers seeking to renew their license to operate in the BVI, the Commission has announced that it will make several amendments to the terms...
Premier Fahie welcomes Final Adoption of UN Resolution on VI Decolonisation
Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has welcomed the final adoption of the United Nations (UN) Resolution on the ‘Question of the British Virgin Islands’ passed by the UN General Assembly on December 11, 2021,...
Wheatley Admits! Politicians Facing Lack Of Trust
Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Hon. Vincent Wheatley has admitted that public trust has dwindled in the British Virgin Islands over the last few years in politicians.
Premier thankful for UN resolution on decolonisation
Premier Andrew Fahie has welcomed the final adoption of the United Nations (UN) resolution on ‘the question of the British Virgin Islands’ passed by the UN General Assembly at the conclusion of its 76th session on December 11, which deal...
BVI one of two OTs operating without deficit budget
Now that the House of Assembly has passed the 2022 budget, Labour & Immigration Minister Vincent Wheatley said the Virgin Islands is one of two British Overseas Territories operating without a deficit budget going into the new fiscal year.
Four Years Later, BVI Still Negotiating UK Loan Guarantee Offer
Deputy Premier and Minister for Education Hon. Dr. Natalio 'Sowande' Wheatley has announced that the British Virgin Islands is seemingly still interested in the United Kingdom’s Loan Guarantee offer and negotiations are still underway.
Hon Fahie wants more UN support as region tackles COVID pandemic
Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has advocated for more support from the United Nations as the Caribbean region battles the COVID-19 pandemic and its variants.
Two new centenarians in the territory
The British Virgin Islands has welcomed its two newest centenarians in the territory.
Get It Under Control! Nothing Kills An Economy Faster Than Crime
Former Minister for Education Myron Walwyn is pleading with the Hon. Andrew Fahie regime to get the rising crime in the British Virgin Islands under control, as it has the potential to kill the territory’s economy.
BVI Premier Fahie Confident of Commission of Inquiry Vindication
Premier of the British Virgin Islands Hon. Andrew Fahie is confident that he would be vindicated when the ruling of the Commission of Inquiry is handed down in January.
BVI’s Fear Country Could End Up Politically Like Turks and Caicos Islands
There is growing fear that the British Virgin Islands could end up suffering the same fate as its sister British Overseas Territory, the Turks and Caicos, which had its constitution yanked and direct rule from the United Kingdom instituted.
BVI Premier Expressly Denies Drug Involvement
Premier of the British Virgin Islands Hon. Andrew Fahie, has vehemently denied being involved in drug running, while accusing former governor Augustus Jasper of pulling out all the stops to sully not only his name, but also that of the e...
Gov’t exploring Bermuda’s model for a local coast guard - Premier
The government is considering to adopt ‘Bermuda’s model’ of maritime security which would see the BVI having its very own coast guard.
Discussing BVI’s Political Future Is Not A Cardinal Sin
Premier and Minister for Finance Hon. Andrew Fahie said discussing the British Virgin Islands’ political future is not a cardinal sin, as viewed by some.
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