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July 9th, 2019
UPDATE: Powerboats infringing in swim area @ CGB to be remedied by August

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- With concerns raised recently about power boats and other vessels infringing in swim areas and dropping anchor close to the shoreline at Cane Garden Bay, Tortola, Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) said the situation will be resolved next month after Swim Area and No Anchoring markers are installed.

July 5th, 2019
‘Imperative that Labour Dept & Private Sector forge closer partnership’- C. Michael Thomas

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It is no longer the Labour Department but rather The Department of Labour and Workforce Development, a name change made official today July 5, 2019 amidst calls for private sector training, improved employer and employee etiquette and constitutional reform.

July 2nd, 2019
Karyn O.E. Alexander Hon Vincent O. Wheatley’s Social Media Accounts Manager

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Young entrepreneur and social commentator Ms Karyn O.E. Alexander has joined the Ministry of Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration as Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley’s (R9) Social Media Accounts Manager.

June 13th, 2019
Locals sidelined for jobs even after understudying expats - Hon Flax-Charles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) recently revealing that the Virgin Islands (VI) has processed thousands of work permits so far for 2019, concerns are being raised over the state of the job market for locals.

June 7th, 2019
The Labour Department to be renamed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Labour Department will soon be known as the Department of Labour and Workforce Development.

June 6th, 2019
‘Willy T’ to return to ‘The Bight' off Norman Island

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After over a year of being booted from its original location at The Bight off Norman Island and then kicked from its new location, Great Harbour, Peter Island, the legendary vessel that has a huge local and international following, the William Thornton aka ‘Willy T’, will be returning to The Bight.

June 5th, 2019
'I will not allow the Speaker to silence me' – Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Leader of the Opposition, Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) has come forward with loud criticisms regarding his treatment in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (Hon) by House Speaker Hon Julian Willock.

June 4th, 2019
Speaker reprimands insubordinate Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In what could be described as a short heated exchange between House Speaker, Hon Julian Willock and Opposition Leader, Marlon A. Penn (R8), the Speaker moved to reprimanded the Opposition Leader and briefly shutting down the House over some perceived insubordination in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA).

June 4th, 2019
Delinquent landowners have 6 weeks to pay – Hon Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With land title distribution made a priority under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government, Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9), said in order speed up the process, persons issued property and are yet to pay will be on notice to pay up or lose said property.

June 3rd, 2019
Some people ‘working hard’ to get deported- Hon Vincent O. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “There are those who come and work among us, live amongst, who are in love with the BVI. They probably love it more than we do but then again who wouldn’t fall in love with the BVI. It’s an incredibly beautiful place, like I have said before, to live, work, visit and invest.”

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