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October 22nd, 2019
'BVI not a begging society'- NDP Gov't told UK while refusing aid

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has detailed a shocking tale as told by United Kingdom (UK) officials on how the former Dr D. Orlando Smith led National Democratic Party (NDP) administration allegedly refused international help in the height of suffering following the passage of hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017.

October 1st, 2019
VI meets September deadline to submit 'Plan of Action' to UK- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the United Kingdom (UK) Government agreeing to address Virgin Islands (VI) concerns over the stipulations of the £300M loan guarantee for recovery and development, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has indicated that the territory has met the September deadline to present its plan of action to the UK on the way forward.

September 10th, 2019
Haycraft deflects the praises for new Enis Adams Primary School building

MEYERS ESTATE, Tortola, VI- 2 years and 3 days since Hurricane Irma destroyed the Enis Adams Primary School building at Meyers Estate on Tortola, a much larger and stronger building was commissioned and handed over to the Government of the Virgin Islands, compliments of astute businessman and founder and former majority owner of Road Town Wholesale Ltd, Mr Peter Haycraft.

August 23rd, 2019
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"Welcome to the Virgin Islands, welcome home," said Immigration Officer Brodie, as I arrived at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island in the Virgin Islands.

May 29th, 2018
Scrub Island Resort named Scott McArdle as new General Manager

SCRUB ISLAND, VI - Our newsroom can confirm that Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina has named Scott McArdle as its new General Manager effective last week. Mr McArdle who hails from Lanark, Scotland comes to the job with much hospitality experience.

May 10th, 2018
Expat contractors overcharging locals to build - Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “Those persons who are here on work permit that are now charging outside the norm, whether it be $100 a day for a labourer, they now want to charge a lot more. I say we go and see how much was put in for their work permit, see who they are working under.”

February 19th, 2018
Miss World Manushi Chhillar to visit VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A 12 member delegation including the reigning 2017 Miss World Manushi Chhillar of India, 2016 Miss World Stephanie Del Valle of Puerto Rico, Chairwoman of the Miss World Organisation Julia Morley, five continental queens, and other senior management of the Miss World organization will be travelling to the Virgin Islands (VI) this month to participate in the recovery efforts.

February 15th, 2018
Residents fearful about upcoming hurricane season

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Residents of the territory are expressing they are fearful that their homes might not be ready for the upcoming hurricane season which is said to likely be very active.

January 26th, 2018
‘Give sister islands some independence’ – VG resident to Gov’t

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – In a full Catholic Community Centre on Virgin Gorda, leaders of the territory heard that it’s antiquated to have a system of electricity that shuts down an entire territory of multiple islands when a small problem develops on the main island.

November 28th, 2017
UK offering VI £300m in loan guarantees, £10m in grants

LONDON, United Kingdom- Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) has welcomed the announcement by the United Kingdom (UK) for a recovery and reconstruction package for the Virgin Islands (VI) of up to £300 million in loan guarantees and £10 million in grants to support the Territory's recovery after Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

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