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July 29th, 2020
'Give us more responsibilities as Jr Ministers'- Hon Flax-Charles

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - During the House of Assembly (HoA) debate on the motion for constitutional reform on July 28, 2020, Territorial At-Large Member and Jr Minister for Trade and Economic Development, Hon Shereen D. Flax-Charles (AL) has called for more responsibilities to be added to the two Jr Minister posts.

March 27th, 2020
'No one should feel they are exempt from this virus' - Hon Sharie B. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Junior Minister for Tourism, Hon Sharie B. de Castro (AL) has appealed to the youths of the Virgin Islands to take the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) threat seriously and not think that they are exempt from contracting it.

March 4th, 2020
VI Youth Parliament relaunching on March 30, 2020

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands Youth Parliament (VIYP) is relaunching on March 30, 2020, and re-assigned under the ambit of the House of Assembly, in keeping with the Commonwealth Parliament best practices.

February 11th, 2020
Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines 'a member of good standing' in VIP Gov't- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Posing for a photo opportunity after a meeting on the Government's 2020 Legislative Agenda, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said his team of legislators are primed and ready to transform the Virgin Islands in this new year.

January 15th, 2020
Locals still snubbed for jobs after understudying expats - SFC Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Virgin Islanders are still not getting hired after understudying expats at local companies, even as legislation mandates the protection of locals employed in the Virgin Islands (VI) under that arrangement.

December 13th, 2019
'I am Deputy Premier until Tuesday, Dec 17, 2019'- Hon Vincent O. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) has shut down inaccurate media reports that he was appointed Deputy Premier indefinitely as reported by local tabloid BVI Platinum.

November 27th, 2019
Hon de Castro representing VI @ UK Flagship Seminar in London

LONDON, England, UK- Junior Minister for Tourism Honourable Sharie B. de Castro (AL) is representing the Government of the Virgin Islands at the 2019 Westminster Seminar on Effective Parliaments in the United Kingdom.

November 27th, 2019
Reassignment an 'opportunity' for Jr Ministers to build portfolios - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - With the reassignment of the Junior Minister portfolios causing some amount of public controversy, ZBVI 780am Honestly Speaking moderator Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline says the reassignment now provides an opportunity for both ministers to expand their portfolios.

October 1st, 2019
Speaker Willock leads VI delegation @ Parliamentary Conference in Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda - Speaker of the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Julian Willock led a Virgin Islands delegation to a Parliamentary Conference in Kampala, Uganda, on September 22 to 29, 2019.

May 16th, 2019
Hon de Castro discusses outsourcing business opportunities in Curacao

WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao – Hon Sharie B. Y. de Castro (AL), in her portfolio as Junior Minister for Trade and Economic Development, during the period May 7-10, 2019 attended the ‘Outsource to the Caribbean Conference’ (OCC) in Curaçao where the VI is looking to capitalise on the outsourcing business sector.


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