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orlando-smith
By Edition On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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British Virgin Islands may seek overseas help in crime fight

TORTOLA – Amid a rapid escalation in crime, British Virgin Islands (BVI) Premier Dr D Orlando Smith says that overseas help should be sought and highly trained police officers returned to active service from retirement More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
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World Bank-sanctioned Chinese company selected for $153 million BVI airport contract

ROAD TOWN - Following a lengthy procurement process and consideration of the two remaining bidders for the runway extension project of the T.B. Lettsome International Airport, China Communications Construction Company More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
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Panama Papers law firm fined $440,000 by BVI regulator

ROAD TOWN - The British Virgin Islands independent regulator, the Financial Services Commission (FSC), has fined the local arm of the Panama Papers law firm, Mossack Fonseca, $440,000 for its contravention of numerous More...

Shark
By Edition On Friday, May 23rd, 2014
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Pew applauds the British Virgin Islands for establishing permanent shark sanctuary

WASHINGTON - The British Virgin Islands moved on May 22 to establish a permanent shark sanctuary in its waters. The designation by the cabinet of the British overseas territory prohibits commercial fishing of all More...

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By Edition On Thursday, February 13th, 2014
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New legislation in BVI may threaten press freedom

ROAD TOWN, BVI -- A bill introduced in the British Virgin Islands House of Assembly last week for the first of three required readings seeks to impose tough criminal penalties on individuals who leak confidential More...