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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
William I. Rhymer turns 103 & 'feeling good!'

ROUND HILL, Tortola, VI- One of the Virgin Islands' popular centenarians, Mr William I. Rhymer, continues to be blessed with longevity and today, November 9, 2019, he is celebrating his 103rd birthday.

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 7th, 2019
Wastewater blamed for 'potholes & gullies' on road @ Fort Hill

FORT HILL, Tortola, VI- While noting that safety of road users is a priority for his government, Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) said environmental issues are the reasons for the delay in repairs to the Fort Hill/ Bellevue Road.

October 30th, 2019
PHOTO of the Day: Hon Rymer dusts the competition in Ministers' Race!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Dubbed the Ministers' race as part of Public Service Week, Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) proved to be too swift for his colleagues in a sprint race at the A.O. Shirley Ground on Tuesday, October 29, 2019.

October 29th, 2019
9 emergency shelters to be repaired with EU grant of 2M Euros

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some nine emergency shelters across the territory have been identified for repairs to modern standards through funding by the European Union (EU) and technical oversight by the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO).

October 25th, 2019
Premier Fahie away; Honourable Kye M. Rymer is Acting Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is away from the Territory attending the 26th Annual Florida Caribbean Cruise Association Conference and Trade Show in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

October 22nd, 2019
Paid parking in RT among plans to address traffic woes - Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) says his ministry is working to address traffic congestion and parking issues in the capital city and this will start with the commissioning of a study on the traffic flows in the area.

October 22nd, 2019
UPDATE: Family ‘overwhelmed’ @ renaming of Admin Complex after RT O’Neal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The immediate family of first premier of the Virgin Islands, Hon Ralph T. O’Neal OBE has welcomed the move by the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government to rename Central Administration Complex in honour of the political giant.

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