April 19, 2019

Last external officers departing BVI next week

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From BVI News Law enforcement officials who came to offer additional security to the British Virgin Islands after Hurricanes Irma and Maria will officially depart the territory next week. The last of the officers from the Cayman Islands and Bermuda were treated to an in-house luncheon earlier this week by Commissioner of Police Michael Matthews […]

Caribbean tax haven begins to bounce back after Irma

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By Tom Metcalf , Ezra Fieser , and Lynnley Browning From Bloomberg Corporate registry up and running for British Virgin Islands Damage to the territory from Irma estimated at $1.4 billion It took two days after Hurricane Irma ripped through the British Virgin Islands, damaging or destroying an estimated 70 percent of the territory’s buildings, […]

BVI: Cayman Islands’ tech expert Jones notes ‘weird’ split between two departments

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From BVI News A technical expert from the Cayman Islands, Barry Jones, said he found it ‘weird’ that the government ministry responsible for town and country planning is not the same one responsible for natural resources. The Town and Country Planning Department falls under the Premier’s Office, which is headed by Premier Dr D Orlando […]

Destination of the week

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British Virgin Islands a true Caribbean treat By Ellen Creager, Detroit Free Press Among the loveliest of Caribbean destinations, the BVI and its island-studded aqua seas have long been a favorite of sailors looking for an idyllic getaway. But last year, the BVI island of Tortola extended its short cruise ship pier to accommodate two […]