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May 3rd, 2020
Premier Fahie shares VI’s COVID-19 struggles @ Caribbean Finance Ministers Meeting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), has told Caribbean Heads of Government and Ministers of Finance that COVID-19 is placing significant pressure on the Virgin Islands economy as the Territory combats the spread of the coronavirus.

April 10th, 2020
‘Let us only share BVI Love’- Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In another message of encouragement, Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) has challenged his constituents and the wider Virgin Islands to do everything in their power to support each other during this lockdown period.

January 14th, 2020
Gov Jaspert says RDA lacked support from Gov't; Premier Fahie says not so!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following Virgin Islands News Online’s (VINO) first and accurate story earlier today, January 14, 2020 about the resignation of CEO of the Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency (RDA), Mr Paul D. Bayly, Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert accused Government of not fully supporting the RDA, which drew a counter response by Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

October 28th, 2019
‘Support us, rather than break us down’- Dr Heskith A. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “I believe that the government, politicians and various parties of this country should support what we are trying to do here rather than breaking it down.”

July 8th, 2019
FSN hosts food drive as donations from businesses dwindle

By Chassidy M. Leonard

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- As many are still recovering and rebuilding from Hurricane Irma, the Director of the Family Support Network (FSN), Sasha H. Stoutt, has expressed that the demand for the network’s services has increased while donations by businesses have decreased.

July 4th, 2019
Territory Day ‘can’t just be a day off’ – Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Noting that there were no more than 300 persons in attendance at the Monday July 1, 2019 Territory Day event held on the lawns of Central Administration Complex, a local commentator has admonished persons to show more respect for the territory’s history by attending the occasion before taking time out to relax or going to the beach on the holiday.

May 17th, 2018
‘Social movement is necessary for a community’s progress’ - Shaina M. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Shaina M. Smith, political aspirant and social commentator, believes that social movement the effect change in a community is important for progress, while noting that it has helped the political development of the Virgin Islands (VI).

May 11th, 2018
'Back off UK!'- VI residents drumming up support for public demonstration

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In what is considered a most controversial amendment and one that forces the Virgin Islands (VI) to implement a public register that reveals the names of its beneficial owners of offshore companies registered in the British Overseas Territories, Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), strongly stated that his government will not comply with the amendment to the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill until it becomes a “global standard."

April 3rd, 2018
VG Easter Festival wraps up with 'Beach Picnic & Family Fun Day'

ST THOMAS BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Persons came out in their numbers to the Annual Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Explosion Beach Picnic and Family Fun Day on Monday, April 2, 2018, on the St Thomas Bay Beach on Virgin Gorda.

December 17th, 2017
Some 240 enter Scotiabank 5K Charity Walk/Run

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Persons on the main island of Tortola came out in large numbers on December 16, 2017 to run or walk in support of the BVI Autism Centre, which was damaged by Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017.

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