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September 6th, 2019
Hon Vincent O. Wheatley is new Deputy Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) is the new Deputy Premier of the Virgin Islands.

August 26th, 2019
Back to School Fiesta a ‘shout out’ not a ‘hand out’ – Hon Vincent O. Wheatley

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Despite the fact hundreds turned out and participated in the Saturday August 24, 2019 Back to School Kiddies Fiesta on Virgin Gorda, there were the critics who labelled the event a ‘political stunt’ of giving ‘handouts’.

August 25th, 2019
Hundreds geared for school @ Back to School Fiesta on VG

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- When the 2019/2020 academic year commences in the Virgin Islands (VI) in September, most children are expected to enter the classrooms fully equipped with the basic essentials, thanks to the many charitable initiatives to provide as many children as possible with at least a new back pack, exercise books, pens, pencils, rulers, erasers and in most cases water bottles and bowls for their lunch.

August 15th, 2019
Foxy’s School of Music back in full ‘strum’

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- “We at Jost van Dyke, we are no fool, we know that a music school is a tool. I tell you I don’t give you no strife, but music can take the young people through life,” were the lyrics of Philiciano O. Callwood MBE aka ‘Foxy’ at the relaunch of his music school in Jost van Dyke on August 14, 2019.

August 14th, 2019
Massive back to school fiesta planned for Ninth District

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Hundreds are poised to benefit from what is hyped to be the largest back to school drive ever experienced by residents of Virgin Gorda, as government officials collaborate with corporate Virgin Islands (VI) and a number of private individuals.

August 1st, 2019
A number of young people to get land– Hon Vincent O. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A number of young persons are likely to become land owners, providing they can qualify at the bank, as the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government presses to keep its promise to the people.

July 30th, 2019
Hundreds of boaters converged on VI for Xmas in July

SAVANNAH BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Hundreds of boaters, including from the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, headed to these shores in friendly and festive mode for the 2019 Xmas in July last weekend.

July 24th, 2019
VI recognises newest centenarian- Mrs Emogene A. Creque

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- One of the first female entrepreneurs in the territory, Mrs Emogene Augusta Creque is now the Virgin Islands’ newest centenarian.

July 23rd, 2019
Work permit applications to go digital by end of August

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Employers have been given the assurance that by the end of August 2019, they would be able to log on to their computers and file applications and make payments for work permits as the Government of the Virgin Islands progresses in digitalising some of its core systems.

July 22nd, 2019
Government discusses Climate Adaptation & Mitigation Best Practices

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The subject of climate adaptation and mitigation financing best practices was discussed when Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States’ Ambassador Mrs Diann Black-Layne met with Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) early last week.

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