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August 16th, 2019
‘Fast track’ applications close today, Aug 16, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Applications for the Residency and or Belonger Status in the Virgin Islands (VI) through the Government’s ‘Fast Track’ initiative will close this afternoon, August 16, 2019.

August 5th, 2019
Hurricane ghut & drainage clearing begins - Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As part of preparations for the ongoing hurricane season 2019 in the Virgin Islands (VI), Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) has revealed that territory-wide Ghuts and Drainage Clearing activities have commenced.

July 23rd, 2019
Gov’t clamping down on work permit for fake jobs- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is assuring that his Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government is listening to the voices and cries of the people as they chart a better Virgin Islands (VI) with regards to labour laws.

July 22nd, 2019
Government discusses Climate Adaptation & Mitigation Best Practices

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The subject of climate adaptation and mitigation financing best practices was discussed when Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States’ Ambassador Mrs Diann Black-Layne met with Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) early last week.

July 13th, 2019
‘Follow tradition & legalise cannabis in VI’ – Luciano

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the highly anticipated Foxy’s HempFest on Jost van Dyke gets going today Saturday, July 13, 2019, headliner and Jamaican reggae artiste Jepther McClymon aka ‘Luciano’ as promised, is putting the conversation around the legalisation of cannabis on the front burner.

June 21st, 2019
E-Newsletter looking to bridge gap between Sister Islands

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A monthly electronic newsletter has been launched to showcase news and events on the Sister Islands.

June 14th, 2019
RVIPF issues crime prevention tips for ‘Buju’ weekend

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Police are urging residents ahead of the many events that are to take place this weekend, June 14, 2019, to take the necessary precautions to ensure that your houses, businesses and vehicles are secure. If you are planning to be out all night make sure your property remains secure or ask somebody to look after your home.

June 13th, 2019
Contractors needed for VI Housing Programme

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Local contractors are needed in carrying out home repairs as part of the Housing Recovery Assistance Programme.

June 5th, 2019
Youth Parliament now under HoA; No one Minister calling shots!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) announced at the Fourth Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) on June 3, 2019, that the Virgin Islands (VI) Youth Parliament (YP) will be reestablished soon.

May 27th, 2019
VIP Government to review NHI – Hon Shereen D. Flax-Charles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A government review of National Health Insurance (NHI) is on the way with the aim of improving its reach to benefit of all, amidst the many cries that have been made since its introduction by the former National Democratic Party (NDP) administration.

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