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May 14th, 2019
Same-sex marriage policy should be matter for VI to decide- UK Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The United Kingdom Government of Theresa M. May has said it will not force the British Overseas Territories (OTs) to legalise same-sex marriage but will continue to engage them, to ensure their legislation is compliant with their international human rights obligations.

May 14th, 2019
‘Fast track initiative’ was a 'tough decision' made- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - There is no doubting the popularity and respect that Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) commands among the people in the Virgin Islands; however, he has been receiving criticism from some locals on his ‘fast track’ regularisation programme for non-locals residing in the Territory for 15 years and more.

May 13th, 2019
UPDATE: Mr & Ms Senior BVI 2019 winners also copped Best Talent

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- When six seniors of the Virgin Islands, two at the peak age of 81, took to the stage in a well contested pageant, they proved the biblical reading, “I can do all things…” and the popular saying, “Age is just a number.”

May 13th, 2019
Hundreds descend on RT Police Station for Police Clearance Certificates

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the Department of Immigration prepares to receive applications from persons residing 15 years or more in the territory and wishing to regularise themselves through the Government's ‘fast track initiative’, which closes on May 31, 2019, the rush is on to get the necessary required documents, including police clearance certificate.

May 12th, 2019
Hon Fahie salutes mothers as hallmark of Territory

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the world celebrates the achievements and sacrifices of mothers as part of ‘Mother's Day 2019’, Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) spared no moment to salute the mothers of the territory on the special occasion.

May 12th, 2019
Mother’s Day Message: Minister for Transportation, Works & Utilities Hon Kye M. Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Below is a Mother’s Day Message from Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5):

May 11th, 2019
'For years we played chess with people’s lives'- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Amid criticisms and concerns from locals towards the residency and belongership ‘fast track initiative’, Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), as promised, has been responding to those concerns via the Facebook page 'Premier’s Special Projects.'

May 11th, 2019
‘Ready yourselves for 2019 hurricane season’ – Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Social Commentator and ZBVI 780am ‘Honestly Speaking’ radio host, Claud O. Skelton-Cline has issued a clarion call to both the Governor of the Virgin Islands, His Excellency Augustus J. U. Jaspert aka ‘Gus’ in addition to Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to ensure that the Virgin Islands (VI) is well prepared ahead of the upcoming 2019 hurricane season.

May 9th, 2019
CSA Interim Body moving full speed ahead - Sasha D. A. Flax

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Current acting Sister Islands Coordinator Ms Sasha D. A. Flax, in her new role as President of the Civil Service Association (CSA) Interim Body, says they are moving full speed ahead, starting with the first committee meeting set for the end of May 2019.

May 8th, 2019
‘Existing applicants get auto entry in fast track initiative’ – Premier Fahie

WICKHAM'S CAY II, Tortola, VI – Existing applications for residency and belongership status in the Virgin Islands (VI) will automatically be considered as part of the new Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration ‘fast track initiative’ announced by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

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