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December 4th, 2019
Dumping household items next to waste bins is an offence, Premier warns

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In this Christmas season, where it is customary to replace old or broken furniture for new ones, residents are being warned it is an offence to dump these items next to waste bins.

December 3rd, 2019
Hon Ralph T. O’Neal OBE to be laid to rest on VG

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The late first Premier of the Virgin Islands, Member Emeritus of the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE will be laid to rest on Virgin Gorda, the place he was born and served for some 36 years as an elected official.

December 2nd, 2019
A relationship with Jesus gives us a positive mindset

Lorna M. George

In his book, Authority, D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones wrote, “In the Book of Ecclesiastes there we read the conclusions of a wise man who tried it all. He was a learned man; He had the best education and advantages of his age. He had tried wisdom, he tried riches and pleasures, and he had followed various other approaches to the problem. But he always came back to the same point: ‘Vanity of Vanities, all is vanity.’”

December 2nd, 2019
Gov't looking to eliminate 'fossil fuel' cars - Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI - With 2020 less than a month away, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has indicated that in the new year, his government will intensify efforts to move away from fossil fuel use in cars, as the Virgin Islands (VI) heads towards a greener future.

November 30th, 2019
'2019 Hurricane Season ended incident-free for VI'- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With a stark reminder that the 2020 Hurricane Season is just 6 months away, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) expressed gratitude that 2019 season officially ended incident-free for the Virgin Islands (VI).

November 30th, 2019
A Virgin Islands Treasury note - Part A

By Dickson C. Igwe

A Virgin Islands treasury note for specific projects is an effective means of finance and development, in a world of low-interest rates. A Virgin Islands Bond, well managed and trusted, could become legal tender for business deals internally, and on the international money and stock markets.

November 29th, 2019
Hon O'Neal Funeral: Wed, Dec 11, 2019 declared Public Holiday

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The December 11, 2019, date for the official state funeral of House of Assembly (HoA) Member Emeritus, the Late Hon Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE, will now be considered a public holiday in the Virgin Islands (VI).

November 28th, 2019
Rotary District 7020 Governor Delma Maduro makes 'official visit' to VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Governor of District 7020 Mrs Delma Maduro is in the Territory on her Official visit to the Virgin Islands' Rotary family. She has completed tours in all member countries with the exception of Haiti.

November 28th, 2019
Online book of condolence created for late Hon Ralph T. O'Neal OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Ahead of the Wednesday, December 11, 2019, state funeral planned for Member Emeritus of the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA), the Late Hon Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE, the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) has initiated an online book of condolences in honour of the first Premier and former legislator.

November 27th, 2019
Gov't initiating 2020 Constitutional Review of VI - Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following his budget speech announcing that provisions were made in the 2020 Budget for the commissioning of a Constitutional Review in the Virgin Islands (VI), Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A, Fahie (R1) has now announced that the process will be initiated before the end of November 2019.

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