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February 8th, 2018
'Communication system needs immediate overhauling' - Sixth District resident

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - During the consultation meeting for the Recovery and Development Plan held on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at the Virgin Islands School of Technical Studies (VISTS) in Baughers Bay, Tortola, a concerned resident expressed that the telecommunication system in the Virgin Islands should be addressed immediately.

January 3rd, 2017
Mr Permanent Secretary? Brodrick Penn confirmed to Premier’s PS post!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While our newsroom had this information for some four to five months, but waited for a Government Press Release, which never came, we can confirm that Virgin Islander Mr Brodrick Penn has been confirmed to the post of Permanent Secretary in the Premiers Office.

June 4th, 2016
QE II Park ‘brought to life’ using local contractors & vendors- Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Whether all of them have been paid is another issue but Premier Dr The Hon D. Orlando Smith was pleased to disclose that several local contractors and vendors had a hand in the recently opened Queen Elizabeth II Park.

May 4th, 2016
Premier’s Office fails to inform Premier Smith about Darley’s meeting request!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith has claimed that he knows of no attempt by former Project Developer of the Cruise Pier Development Project, Mr Hugh E. Darley to seek a meeting with him to discuss outstanding monies allegedly owed to Darley, President of IDEA Inc.

December 17th, 2015
‘Come forward with statistics!’ – Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of Advance Marketing and Professional Services Mr Julian Willock has challenged persons linking blogs on news reports of accidents, especially involving tourists, to a reduction in tourism numbers to bring forward statistics showing such a correlation.

December 6th, 2015
Only tourists lives matter to two Sr Gov’t Officials?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a bizarre twist, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Advance Marketing and Professional Services, the parent company of Virgin Islands News Online, Mr Julian Willock, called our newsroom to angrily complain about a phone call he received today Sunday December 6, 2015.

September 24th, 2015
Territory mourns death of fmr Private Secretary in Premier's Office Dian ‘Lady Di’ Liburd

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former Private Secretary to the Permanent Secretary in the Office of Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith, Mrs Dian Liburd has died and with her passing the territory has turned to mourning over the loss of a humble and noteworthy individual.

April 1st, 2015
Offshore companies against creation of 'central registry'

PASEA, Tortola, VI – Acting Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Premier Mr Brodrick Penn said that there are concerns among stakeholders in the financial services sector regarding cost and security implications of establishing a central registry of beneficial ownership information as is being requested by the UK Government.

December 21st, 2014
Premier's Xmas around the World draws many nations

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The frontage of the Central Administrative Complex was a pond of fun, food, fete and peoples of 140 nations that are present in the Virgin Islands (VI) a sight which Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. The Honourable D. Orlando Smith was very happy with.

November 5th, 2014
UPDATE: Guy Hill Out! Ian B. Penn In! as new Immigration Boss

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was this news site that was the first to accurately report on October 17, 2014 that there were moves afoot to remove the Acting Chief Immigration Officer Mr. Guy Hill.



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