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British Virgin Islands Extends Ban on Nighttime Use of Motorcycles, With Premier Citing Increase in…

Staff Consortium | June 29, 2020

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, CMC – The government of this British Overseas territory has extended its night time ban on motorcycles. The ban, that was scheduled to end last Thursday, has been extended by three weeks. According to the updated Road Traffic Regulations published in government’s official gazette  the ban is now scheduled to come to an end on July 16. No indication has been given on why the ban has been extended. However, the extension was ordered the same day Premier Andrew Fahie voiced concern about an increase in accidents on roads across the territory.   “We are seeing an increase in scooter accidents and riders are not wearing safety gears and riding safely on the road. I am urging scooter riders to practice safety on the territory’s roads,”  Fahie said. Except for a select category of riders when they are travelling…

BVI Government Seeking UK's Help to Retrieve Coronavirus…

Staff Consortium | April 14, 2020

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, CMC –  BVI Health Minister Carvin Malone said Sunday that the BVI has…

British Ship RFA Argus Dispatched to Support Caribbean's…

Staff Consortium | April 03, 2020

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The British casualty ship RFA Argus, has set sail for the Caribbean ahead…

BVI Young Entrepreneurs Boosted With Funding From…

Staff Consortium | January 14, 2020

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS — The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) through the National Bank of the BVI will…

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