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May 25th, 2019
Fraser Attacks! Accuses Premier Fahie of being ‘Secretive’

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Third District Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) Hon Julian Fraser RA, is lashing out at Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), accusing him of being secretive over the full details of the ‘Clear path to regularization: Residency and Belonger Status Programme’ initiated by his Virgin Islands Party (VI) administration.

May 25th, 2019
‘Fast Track’ initiative wasn’t rushed – Hon Wheatley

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – With the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) ‘Fast track’ immigration initiative currently a hot topic amongst both locals and immigrants, Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (AL) says immigration will continue to top the conversation agenda as long as the Territory remains a viable destination to live, work, travel and invest.

May 25th, 2019
Over 300 boats anticipated for Poker Run 2019

LEVERICK BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI - The Leverick Bay Poker Run remains one of the most popular sea events in the Virgin Islands (VI), where hundreds of new and existing boats are to flock the 2019 edition of the run where promoters are geared up reel out some 15k in prizes and more for charity.

May 25th, 2019
Trump, Brexit, Culture wars & the Virgin Islands Context

By Dickson C. Igwe

Cultural engagement and cultural integration between ethnic and racial groups is no longer an option for these Virgin Islands.

May 24th, 2019
Car flips after collision in RT; No reported injuries

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Three vehicles may be on their way to a mechanic shop for some repairs following a collision on Main Street in the capital city, Road Town, Tortola, close to Harneys.

May 24th, 2019
Robbery in Virgin Gorda; One man confirmed shot

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Information reaching the Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) news centre is that a daring daylight robbery has occurred on the Sister Island of Virgin Gorda (VG) where one man is confirmed to be shot following the incident.

May 24th, 2019
‘Don’t overcrowd the Territory’ – Pastor George urges Premier

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – With the people of the territory, including immigrants, now getting an opportunity to voice their concerns regarding the Virgin Islands Party’s (VIP), ‘Clear path to regularization: Residency and Belonger Status Programme’, Man of the Cloth Pastor Gregory George is urging Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to not overcrowd the Virgin Islands (VI) in his bid to regularise foreigners.

May 24th, 2019
Turtles' role in VI Marine life highlighted

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) has said that turtles and tortoises are a fundamental part of marine life in the BVI as they play a vital role in the natural balance of its ecosystems.

May 24th, 2019
Security plan set for 2019 hurricane season - Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As preparations continue for the upcoming 2019 hurricane season in the Virgin Islands (VI), Governor Augustus J. U Jaspert aka ‘Gus’ has indicated that a security plan is already in place in the event of a hurricane hitting the territory, which could result in things getting out of hand.

May 24th, 2019
‘Fast Track' initiative postponed indefinitely - Premier Fahie

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – As the Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government continues to hold consultations across to territory for feedback on the controversial ‘Fast Track Initiative’ seeking to regularise undocumented immigrants, the Premier last evening May 23, 2019, announced that the initiative has been postponed indefinitely.

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