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September 14th, 2019
'Quite an experience as Deputy Premier' - Hon Rymer

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) speaking on his recent stint as Deputy Premier of the Virgin Islands (VI) has called it 'quite an experience,' to be given the opportunity to perform in the role at such an early stage in his political career.

September 13th, 2019
Governors' rejection of PSC recommendations a 'red flag'- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - ZBVI ‘Honestly Speaking’ radio host, Mr Claude O. Skeltopn-Cline has called ‘unprecedented’ the move by Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert to reject the Public Service Commission (PSC) recommendations for Permanent Secretaries and taking his own subjective approach to the appointments.

September 11th, 2019
‘Stay close to home’- Hon Rymer says VI still suffering from Irma

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) says that even as the Virgin Islands (VI) is looking out for the Hurricane ravaged Bahamas, attention still needs to be placed on ‘Home’ since many in the territory are still suffering from Hurricane Irma and Maria, some two years later.

September 2nd, 2019
Section of Waterfront Drive & DeCastro St to be made ‘one-way’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The stretch of road from the traffic lights to the roundabout on Waterfront Drive in Road Town will be made into a one-way to accommodate traffic heading East while DeCastro Street will be converted to a one-way to accommodate traffic heading West.

August 30th, 2019
PWD appeals for caution on roadways affected by landslides

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Motorists are being urged to proceed with extreme caution along roadways affected by landslides and rock falls during the passage of Hurricane Dorian on August 28, 2019.

August 29th, 2019
‘No reported loss of life, serious injuries’- Premier on Dorian

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), after initial assessments of the impact of Hurricane Dorian on the territory, has lauded the preparatory works of his government and the people in dealing with the sudden turn of events surrounding the hurricane.

August 29th, 2019
Governor Jaspert & Hon Rymer on aerial reconnaissance of VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- At around 9:00am, August 29, 2019, Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert, along with Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities Hon Kye M. Rymer ((R5) and Deputy Director of Public Works Mr Kurt Hodge, commenced an aerial inspection of the territory following the passage of Hurricane Dorian.

August 12th, 2019
Crafts Alive vendors given more time to pay outstanding rent

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Vendors of Crafts Alive who have outstanding rent payments to Government have been given more time to fulfill their obligation, according to Deputy Premier and Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5).

August 6th, 2019
Owed water truck operators refused to respond to bush fires- Hon Turnbull

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – At a time when bush fires were an almost weekly occurrence during the second quarter of 2019, some private water truck operators allegedly refused to lend assistance when summoned because of being owed by Government.

August 5th, 2019
‘Exercise care & vigilance on roads’- Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In light of the horrific accident that claimed the life of a man this morning, August 5, 2019, at Fahie Hill, Tortola, authorities are calling on Virgin Islanders and visitors alike to take precautions as they partake in the 2019 Emancipation celebrations.

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