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November 20th, 2018
Do women have a role in a NDP Gov't? Hon Maduro-Caines over looked

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6), was first elected in 2011, defeating ‘a giant,’ the Late Legislator, Mr Omar W. Hodge.

November 5th, 2018
Cure for cancer may be in Marijuana – Deputy Premier Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Which will it be? The medicinal proprieties in cannabis or the western style type of medicine? Those were two opinions shared with cancer survivors, on Saturday, November 3, 2018, at the Dinner Gala for the 20th Anniversary of the British Virgin Islands Cancer Society.

November 2nd, 2018
Action needed from NDP on rising insurance costs - Claude O. Skelton-Cline

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI: On an episode of ‘Honestly Speaking,’ dated October 30 2018, host Claude O. Skelton-Cline delivered a whipping to the National Democratic Party (NDP) government over its failure to adequately address the rising cost of insurance premiums in the Territory.

October 30th, 2018
‘Where are the other NDP Ministers?’- Radio Caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: The infighting and division in the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) continues to be noticed by the public. The Hon Myron V. Walwyn’s wing of the party appeared on ‘NDP Radio’ last evening Monday, October 29, 2018, for a two-hour show.

October 25th, 2018
Stop complaining else plague will hit Territory - Hon Pickering to Legislators

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering (R7) has urged his fellow legislators to stop complaining as much as they do, but rather, be thankful for what they have and where they are heading as it relates to the territory’s development.

September 6th, 2018
'Human Chain' for Irma anniversary observance

LONG BAY BEACH, Beef Island, VI - A human chain will be formed at Long Bay Beach, Beef Island this Saturday, September 8, 2018, in observation of the 1st anniversary of the passage of Hurricane Irma.

September 5th, 2018
Gov’t ends funding for Paraquita Bay farmers—Hipolito D. Penn

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - The National Democratic Party (NDP) government has decided to end funding for farming in the Paraquita Bay area—a shocking revelation dropped by Independent Candidate for the upcoming General Elections, Mr Hipolito D. Penn.

September 3rd, 2018
RDA Boss $350k package not a Gov’t decision—Dr Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The $350,000 remuneration package for the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), of the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA), was negotiated with the successful candidate, New Zealand native, Mr Paul Bayly, by the entity’s Board of Directors and not the Virgin Islands (VI) Government.

August 19th, 2018
New procedure for processing Executive Work Permits

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands’ (VI) Labour Department, has announced that a new procedure to process ‘Executive Work Permits’ will take effect from Monday, September 3, 2018.

August 16th, 2018
Climate Change: A Contributor To Josiah’s Bay Fish Kill

JOSIAH'S BAY, Tortola, VI - Officials from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour continue to investigate the cause of a fish kill that occurred at Josiah’s Bay Pond, according to a press release issued by the Government Information Service (GIS) on August 14, 2018.



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