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May 21st, 2020
VI stuck with Governor Jaspert for an additional year!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The unelected Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI) Augustus J. U. Jaspert aka ‘Gus’ will not be leaving the Territory anytime soon.

March 25th, 2020
COVID-19 reaches VI shores; 2 cases confirmed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- An unwelcome visitor, the dreaded Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), has reached the Virgin Islands, a British Overseas Territory.

March 25th, 2020
'Emergency' sitting of HOA on Friday to tighten quarantine & curfew rules

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- An emergency sitting of the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) will be held on Friday, March 27, 2020 to give more teeth to the existing quarantine and curfew rules in the Virgin Islands.

March 17th, 2020
Premier to give live coronavirus update @ 7:00pm

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government continues to treat the matters of Novel Coronavirus as a national priority despite no confirmed cases in the Virgin Islands (VI), Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) will be providing a live update at 7:00pm today, Tuesday, March 17, 2020.

February 27th, 2020
‘We do not have a confirmed Coronavirus case’– Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following a bombshell voicenote making the rounds that the Virgin Islands may have its first Novel Coronavirus case, Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has sought to dispel public fears.

December 17th, 2019
Another Christmas in ‘far from ideal conditions’- Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It appears His Excellency Governor Augustus J.U Jaspert is not too impressed by the state of recovery since the 2017 hurricanes destroyed the Virgin Islands.

November 14th, 2019
Freedom of Information Bill will not make ‘a difference’ - Hon Julian Fraser RA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Senior legislator and Member of the Opposition, Honourable Julian Fraser, RA (R3) has hinted that the lack of a Freedom of Information Bill is not affecting the flow of critical information by the powers that be in the Virgin Islands.

November 6th, 2019
UPDATE: ‘Today, better has come!’- Premier Fahie @ Banco Popular VG launch

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Noting that Virgin Gorda has always been one of the main driving forces of the Virgin Islands (VI) economy, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) at today’s November 6, 2019 launch of Banco Popular on Virgin Gorda said, “better has come” for the people of the island and their plight for physical banking services.

August 11th, 2019
FIFA President Giovanni V. Infantino visits VI today, Aug. 11, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- President of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the world governing body for football, Giovanni V. Infantino, will make an inaugural visit to the Virgin Islands today, August 11, 2019, as part of his three-day tour of the Caribbean region.

May 7th, 2019
Applications for residency & belonger status open May 13, 2019

WICKHAM'S CAY II, Tortola, VI - The collection of applications for persons seeking to attain residency status and belongership in the Virgin Islands (VI) through the ‘fast track initiative’ introduced by the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Administration led by Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) will begin on Monday May 13, 2019.

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