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August 29th, 2019
Governor Jaspert & Hon Rymer on aerial reconnaissance of VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- At around 9:00am, August 29, 2019, Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert, along with Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities Hon Kye M. Rymer ((R5) and Deputy Director of Public Works Mr Kurt Hodge, commenced an aerial inspection of the territory following the passage of Hurricane Dorian.

August 12th, 2019
Crafts Alive vendors given more time to pay outstanding rent

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Vendors of Crafts Alive who have outstanding rent payments to Government have been given more time to fulfill their obligation, according to Deputy Premier and Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5).

August 6th, 2019
Owed water truck operators refused to respond to bush fires- Hon Turnbull

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – At a time when bush fires were an almost weekly occurrence during the second quarter of 2019, some private water truck operators allegedly refused to lend assistance when summoned because of being owed by Government.

August 5th, 2019
‘Exercise care & vigilance on roads’- Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In light of the horrific accident that claimed the life of a man this morning, August 5, 2019, at Fahie Hill, Tortola, authorities are calling on Virgin Islanders and visitors alike to take precautions as they partake in the 2019 Emancipation celebrations.

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 18th, 2019
Gov't moving apace to increase legal limit of cc for motorcycles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Government is moving apace to bring legislation to the House of Assembly (HoA) to increase the legal limit of cc for motorcycles and scooters in the Virgin Islands.

July 9th, 2019
D5 Resource Centre reopens in time for Summer Programme

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI- “This is the day, this is the day that the Lord has made…” the children sang and clapped joyfully as they began their first day of summer school activities at the refurbished and reopened Resource Centre in Huntums Ghut in the Fifth District on July 8, 2019.

July 7th, 2019
‘Stigma attached to Labour Department removed’- Hon Kye M. Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- For years the government department that handles all levels of labour related matters was stigmatised, having been accused of being unfriendly, unfair to persons filing disputes, ducking work permits, tardiness in communicating with applicants, just to name a few.

July 2nd, 2019
Premier Fahie attending Heads of Government of CARICOM Meeting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is away from the territory attending the 40th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community in St Lucia.

June 15th, 2019
Public Servants recognised for exceptional service

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Twelve Public Officers in the Virgin Islands (VI) were recognised for their exceptional customer service and pinned at the second Public Service Star Membership Club Pinning Ceremony on June 13, 2019.

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