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January 31st, 2020
$1.5M in contracts to dredge SCB harbour signed days before elections!

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- “As we speak there is some dredging going on in the harbour at Sea Cows Bay and it bothers me. It bothers me for several reasons, one is there was absolutely zero consultation with you the people of this district as to what’s taking place in that harbour. There was none with me.”

January 29th, 2020
2020 Nissan Kicks being raffled by BVI Red Cross

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Red Cross Raffle drawing for a 2020 Nissan Kicks will take place at the Caribbean Insurers Ltd (CIL) Courtyard on February 14, 2020.

January 29th, 2020
Bar owners & men complaining of dead nightlife - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – While accusing authorities of killing the local nightlife after an alleged immigration sting operation against exotic dancers, ZBVI 780am ‘Honestly Speaking’ radio show host, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline said more needs to be done to rid the Virgin Islands of unemployed immigrants.

January 28th, 2020
‘You can’t show up on a job, do nothing & expect to get pay’- Hon Vincent O. Wheatley

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- “You can’t expect a company to hire you, you show up at 8:30, you leave at 4:30, you have done nothing but you are demanding pay. As a public service too you have to bring productivity back to the workforce,” were the stern words of Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9).

January 28th, 2020
New season of Real Talk to put spotlight on men

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The spotlight will be on men when the new season of the popular show, Real Talk with host Karia J. Christopher, airs next month.

January 26th, 2020
$$ left over from 9th District Block Party to fund 4 music students

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Monies not expended at the Ninth District Block Party hosted by its Representative and Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9), will be used to fund four music students on Virgin Gorda.

January 25th, 2020
Pockwood Pond garbage woes 'will soon be over' - Premier Fahie

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- Damaged by a fire in 2018, the Pockwood Pond incinerator and landfill facility has been a constant eyesore than has left residents fuming after smoke from a series of landfill fires haunted the West End of Tortola.

January 24th, 2020
Premier Fahie blasts 'malicious' news article on medical marijuana industry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has called out what he called, 'malicious, unprofessional and fabricated,' an article on the Virgin Islands (VI) medical marijuana industry published by a local media house.

January 24th, 2020
Laundromat run-off in VG raises pollution concerns

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The alleged heavy odour of detergent in the water in an area of Valley in Virgin Gorda has resulted in residents voicing concerns about the issue to their Ninth District Representative, and Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley, who held his first town hall meeting on January 23, 2020 to report to his constituents about accomplishments and challenges of 2019 and projections for 2020.

January 23rd, 2020
Stacy C. Lloyd is new Director of BVI Red Cross

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The BVI Red Cross welcomed Stacy C. Lloyd as its new Director in December 2019. Ms Lloyd has over 15 years experience in human resources leadership, across various industries in the Virgin Islands and USA.

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