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Deadbeat Fathers in the BVI Won't Be Allowed to Travel Without Paying Up Under New Legislation

Staff Consortium | January 24, 2020

THE BRITISH VIRIGN ISLANDS — Fathers in the BVI who are not supporting their children financially will not be allowed to leave the British territory under new child support legislation being introduced by the administration of Premier Andrew Fahie. In essence, if a father has an outstanding child support payment, he will not be allowed to travel outside the BVI until he comes current. “I do not know why men go and get children and then don’t support them. I have an issue with that. So, one of the legislation that we are going to bring forward within the next second quarter or so of this year, is that they can’t leave the territory ever again until they pay off their Bill," Mr. Fahie told reporters at a media conference earlier this week. The announcement was first reported by BVI News. The measure is wide-ranging, and will also prevent delinquent…

BVI Opposition Member Crosses the Floor to Join Majority…

Angela Burns | January 21, 2020

ROAD TOWN, TORTOLA — In an unprecedented move, Opposition Member of the Virgin Islands House of Assembly,…

BVI Begins 2020 Population And Housing Census

Angela Burns | January 20, 2020

ROAD TOWN, TORTOLA – Residents of the British Virgin Islands are being encouraged to cooperate with…

BVI to Provide 100 Locals With Half Acre of Land to…

Staff Consortium | January 16, 2020

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS — The Government of the British Virgin Islands will provide approximately 100…

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