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January 24th, 2020
'We are yet to see a plan' for fishing industry- Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Opposition Leader Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) has criticised the Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Government for not disclosing plans for the fishing industry in the Virgin Islands.

January 18th, 2020
Local Shero Patsy C. Lake celebrates 75th Birthday in grand style!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Noel Lloyd Positive Action Movement Park which sits in the heart of Road Town, Tortola was last evening Friday, January 17, 2020, transformed beyond one's imagination for the 75th birthday party celebration for one of the territory's female freedoms fighters.

December 20th, 2019
HLSCC gets $100K annual donation from UNITE BVI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following reports of a number of funding and resources challenges at the local H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), the institution will now get $100,000 added annually to its coffers, in addition to a $200,000 annual commitment from the Government of the Virgin Islands under the 'Back to the Sea' initiative.

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 12th, 2019
Legislators reflect on passing of Hon Ralph T. O’Neal OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following the tragic news of the passing of the Virgin Islands' first Premier and Member Emeritus of the House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE yesterday, November 11, 2019, tributes have begun to flow from members of the HoA.

November 9th, 2019
HLSCC graduates get guaranteed admission into US University

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - The local H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), along with the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI), has signed two groundbreaking MOU's that will see graduates of the local college gaining guarantee admission into a US University with other benefits.

November 8th, 2019
Temporary fix to problematic stretch of road @ Paraquita Bay

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Motorists frequenting the Paraquita Bay area are now experiencing a smoother journey through the community, thanks to a temporary fix to a stretch of road that is almost always riddled with potholes.

November 5th, 2019
VI culture must be taught in all schools- Dr Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The government minister responsible for culture in the Virgin Islands (VI) says he is pushing for VI culture to be included in the curriculum of all schools across the territory, as it is seen as one of several aspects needed to keep the heritage and culture alive and passed on to generations.

October 29th, 2019
Turnbulls to receive compensation for land encroachment after 47 years – Dr Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Turnbull family of Myers Estate on Tortola will be compensated by the Government of the Virgin Islands, nearly 50 years after the Enis Adams Primary School encroached on their property, Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has said.

October 26th, 2019
Late Hon Lettsome-Christopher to be honoured @ cultural event

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr The Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says, late legislator, Ms Delores Lettsome-Christopher will be honoured as part of a 2019 pre-culture week of events.

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