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July 13th, 2020
'Absolutely necessary' to expand Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park- Vance M. Lewis

WICKHAM’S CAY I, Tortola, VI- Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park (CBRTPP), Mr Vance M. Lewis is calling for more units at the park, adding that despite the coronavirus pandemic entrepreneurs are desirous of conducting business at the facility.

July 12th, 2020
Premier praises NBVI for ‘compassion towards the people of the Territory’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands' very own bank, the National Bank of the Virgin Islands (NBVI) has been praised by Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) for coming to the assistance to the people of the Territory in a tangible way amid the global coronavirus pandemic.

July 11th, 2020
VI missing out on marijuana tourism- Justine Callwood

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) passed the Medicinal Cannabis Licensing Act 2020 into law, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) made it clear that the bill was only for the medicinal use of marijuana and its local cultivation.

July 10th, 2020
Work permit renewals dependent on SSB & NHI payments- Hon Wheatley

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - With the aim of addressing local workforce and job loss issues that have aroused out of the COVID-19 pandemic, Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) has announced new requirements for work permit renewals in the Virgin Islands (VI).

July 9th, 2020
'Be honest' when applying for COVID-19 relief funds - Hon Penn

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Leader of the Opposition, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has given the assurance that COVID-19 financial relief is on the way for the people of the Territory, even as he had questioned the legality of the US $40M grant from the Social Security Board (SSB) towards the Fahie administration's economic stimulus plan.

July 9th, 2020
VI can be a pioneer for natural medicine- Premier Fahie

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- “My life got saved to be the Premier of this country today through natural medicine. I am not saying that natural medicine doesn’t have its place. I will never say that, that’s ignorance, they both must co-exist,” said Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) as he noted that he will be pushing for the Territory to capitalise on the healing and financial benefits of natural medicines.

July 9th, 2020
More quarantine rooms needed for detainees in Immigration custody – Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands has said there is need for additional rooms to quarantine persons held by immigration authorities and will be continuing to use Paradise Suites Hotel, owned by Virgin Islands icon and businesswoman Patsy C. Lake, for this purpose.

July 8th, 2020
Financial & medical status quo 'shall not remain'- Premier Fahie

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- As the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government- led by Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1)- motors on with executing their legislative agenda, an act that will challenge the 'status quo' has been amended and passed in the House of Assembly (HoA).

July 7th, 2020
Creation of 3rd lane out of RT heading west to ease traffic congestion

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The traffic buildup usually seen in the heart of Road Town in the workweek afternoons is expected to be resolved with the introduction of a third land lane heading west on Waterfront Drive.

July 7th, 2020
Gov't overwhelmed with persons looking to plant marijuana- Hon Wheately

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) said with the VI Medicinal Cannabis Licensing Act, 2020 passed, the government is now being overwhelmed with requests from persons looking to become potential marijuana farmers.


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