Statement By Premier Honourable Andrew A. Fahie On The Passing Of Former Prime Minister Of Antigua And Barbuda, The Late Sir Lester Bird SR. KHN, MP

Monday, 9 August 2021 - 11:49am

It is with great sadness that I learned of the passing of former Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Sir Lester Bird KHN, MP.

Statement By Premier Fahie on Saint Lucia Election and Changing of CARICOM Secretary General

Saturday, 31 July 2021 - 7:01pm

On behalf of the Government and people of the Virgin Islands, I would like to congratulate the new Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, The Honourable Philip J. Pierre, on his resounding election victory and appointment as Prime Minister. The General Election was yet another triumph of democracy in the Caribbean.

Premier Comments on G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors

Wednesday, 14 July 2021 - 10:07am
On 9 and 10 July, G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors endorsed the key components set out in the “Statement on a two-pillar solution to address the tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy” released by the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) on July 1. 

Statement By Premier Fahie On The Death Of President Of The Republic Of Haiti

Wednesday, 7 July 2021 - 6:19pm

It is with great concern and sadness that I learned of the death of President of the Republic of Haiti Mr. Jovenel Moise who was attacked by assassins and died today. This is a day of profound sadness for the people of Haiti and the Caribbean more widely.  

CARICOM Backs Continued Constitutional Role Of BVI Elected Government

Wednesday, 7 July 2021 - 5:04pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie welcomes the statement of The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) which outlines the importance of the constitutional role of the British Virgin Islands’ elected Government.

BVI Receives Strong Backing At UN Decolonization Meeting

Wednesday, 30 June 2021 - 5:41pm

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has received strong backing by the United Nations (UN) Special Committee on Decolonization (C-24) regarding the self-governance of the Territory and its right to self-determination at the recently concluded session of the C-24 at UN Headquarters from 14th – 25th June 2021.

International Ferry Passengers To Increase From 50 To 65

Friday, 21 May 2021 - 5:35pm

Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie led a delegation from the BVI into a successful negotiation with the United States Virgin Islands on increasing the number of persons travelling by ferries to and from both Territories.

BVI COVID-19 Response Hailed As Model For Eastern Caribbean

Thursday, 1 April 2021 - 5:17pm

The British Virgin Islands’ response to COVID-19 has been presented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) as a model for the Eastern Caribbean.

BVI Receives 2000 Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine From Dominica

Sunday, 7 March 2021 - 2:29pm

A delegation of officials from the Government of the Virgin Islands was present at the Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport today, March 7 to receive 2000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines for immediate distribution from the Government of Dominica.

BVI Welcomes CARICOM Interest In Commission Of Inquiry

Friday, 26 February 2021 - 5:39pm

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has welcomed CARICOM interest in the Commission of Inquiry (COI) currently taking place in the Territory, highlighted in the communiqué of the recently concluded 32nd Intersessional Meeting of the Conference of the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community on February 24 and 25.