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May 8th, 2019
'We have to speak, show & act love'- Hon Wheatley

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI- “We are really trying to help persons who have lived among us. They have been here for some 30, some 40 years but absolutely no status. There are kids who have been born here, lived all their lives in the BVI, know no place else besides the BVI. We want to make sure that these persons feel at home. They are our wives, our cousins and so forth…We want to spread the love. We must not only speak love, we must also show and act love.”

May 6th, 2019
Residency regularisation programme begins tomorrow

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A promise made by Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to have a residency amnesty programme in place for “eligible” persons will be realised tomorrow May 7, 2019.

May 5th, 2019
‘VI needs national vision, strategic plan’ - Gerard St. C. Farara QC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Queen’s Counsel (QC), Attorney and member of the Inner Bar, Mr Gerard St. C. Farara says that for the Virgin Islands (VI) to effectively take on constitutional reform, the approach should be based on where the territory wants to be in the future, both in relation to its national development and its external relationship with the United Kingdom (UK).

May 5th, 2019
GoFundMe page launched to preserve JvD Methodist Church building

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- A GoFundMe campaign has been launched to rebuild the Jost van Dyke Methodist Church, while preserving the historic structure. The roof of the church building was taken off by the hurricanes of September 2017.

May 4th, 2019
'My expanded immigration powers not new'- Hon Wheatley

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI – According to a May 1, 2019, Cabinet Release, Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) will soon have the power to permit any person to land and remain in the territory at his discretion, via an amendment to the Immigration Act.

May 4th, 2019
The Economics Dichotomy

By Dickson C. Igwe

In pursuing and realizing a vision for the Virgin Islands, policymakers must understand a key divergence in economic thinking.

May 4th, 2019
Chrystall Kanyuck-Abel In! as DDM Info & Education Manager

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former Journalist and Editor of The BVI Welcome, Chrystall Kanyuck-Abel has been appointed Manager of the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) Information and Education department.

May 2nd, 2019
‘Too much neglect of the elderly’ – Rev Franklyn E. Manners

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Families and communities are reminded that seniors are priceless treasures of the territory and they must be treated as such.

May 1st, 2019
'Boldly together or stumble separately'- Premier Fahie on regional unity

BASSETERRE, St Kitts & Nevis – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says now more than ever the Caribbean region must think of ways to implement regional unity if it is to succeed as thriving economies in the future.

April 30th, 2019
Finally! Gun Creek restrooms reopen

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI- After being out of operation for almost two years, the Captain Owen G. Harrigan Visitor Centre restrooms in Gun Creek in North Sound, Virgin Gorda, have been reopened.


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