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November 1st, 2019
RTW sponsors HLSCC Mocktail Social

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - Blended coconut milk, fresh pineapple, and kiwi, garnished with strawberry syrup were enjoyed by students last week during the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) energetic mocktail social.

November 1st, 2019
Elihu Rhymer formally pinned with British Empire Medal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After being named in last year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours, Mr Elihu Rhymer, BEM, was formally pinned with the British Empire Medal during an investiture ceremony at his home on Thursday morning, October 31, 2019.

October 30th, 2019
Governor prorogues HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- His Excellency the Governor, Mr Augustus J. U. Jaspert, acting in accordance with the advice of the Premier, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has prorogued the House of Assembly effective Monday, October 28, 2019 until such a time a new session is appointed.

October 25th, 2019
Ranitidine medication recalled in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Ministry of Health and Social Development has issued a recall on all Ranitidine medication made by Apotex Corp, Sanoz Inc., Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline.

October 25th, 2019
Premier Fahie away; Honourable Kye M. Rymer is Acting Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is away from the Territory attending the 26th Annual Florida Caribbean Cruise Association Conference and Trade Show in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

October 23rd, 2019
VI residents urged to properly dispose of waste water

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Virgin Islands’ residents and homeowners are being reminded that the improper drainage of wastewater on to public streets, roadways and ghuts constitutes a violation of the Public Health Act.

October 22nd, 2019
Deputy Premier Wheatley meets international officials in London

LONDON, UK- Deputy Premier of the [British] Virgin Islands and Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) was in London last week to meet with international officials and various International Financial Centre (IFC) partners.

October 18th, 2019
Financial management workshop held for public officers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Forty (40) Public Officers within the Government of the Virgin Islands were led through the basics of Budgeting, Entrepreneurship, Investment and Retirement Planning after participating in a financial management workshop.

October 17th, 2019
HoA Members wear pink in support of Breast Cancer awareness

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Julian Willock and Members of the House wore pink to show their solidarity in the fight against Breast Cancer at the Seventh Sitting of the 1st Session of the Fourth House of Assembly.

October 16th, 2019
Mr Gregory Skelton is Acting Commissioner of DMV

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Mr Gregory Skelton has been appointed to act as Commissioner in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) effective October 1, 2019.

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