Got TIPS or BREAKING NEWS? Please call 1-284-442-8000 or Email ALL news to:newsvino@outlook.com; ads call 1-284-440-6666

News

May 25th, 2019
‘Fast Track’ initiative wasn’t rushed – Hon Wheatley

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – With the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) ‘Fast track’ immigration initiative currently a hot topic amongst both locals and immigrants, Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (AL) says immigration will continue to top the conversation agenda as long as the Territory remains a viable destination to live, work, travel and invest.

May 23rd, 2019
Anegadians will decide on land committee - Hon Vincent O. Wheatley

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – With the dissemination of Anegada land titles made a priority under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government, the Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (AL), said his ministry is working to revive the Anegada Land Committee with majority input from the people.

May 15th, 2019
Hon Vincent O. Wheatley attends 6th Council Of Ministers in Martinique

FORT DE FRANCE, Martinique- Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) is attending the 6th Council of Ministers Environmental Sustainability (COMES-6) Ministerial Meeting in Fort De France, Martinique.

May 15th, 2019
Leroy Jones wins 2019 Kenroy C. Millington Memorial Pool Tournament

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The 2nd annual Kenroy C. Millington Memorial Pool Tournament was held on Sunday May 5, 2019 at Thelma's Hideout in Virgin Gorda where monies were raised for the St Mary’s Episcopal Church.

May 8th, 2019
'We have to speak, show & act love'- Hon Wheatley

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI- “We are really trying to help persons who have lived among us. They have been here for some 30, some 40 years but absolutely no status. There are kids who have been born here, lived all their lives in the BVI, know no place else besides the BVI. We want to make sure that these persons feel at home. They are our wives, our cousins and so forth…We want to spread the love. We must not only speak love, we must also show and act love.”

May 6th, 2019
Residency regularisation programme begins tomorrow

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A promise made by Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to have a residency amnesty programme in place for “eligible” persons will be realised tomorrow May 7, 2019.

May 4th, 2019
'My expanded immigration powers not new'- Hon Wheatley

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI – According to a May 1, 2019, Cabinet Release, Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) will soon have the power to permit any person to land and remain in the territory at his discretion, via an amendment to the Immigration Act.

April 25th, 2019
'Immigration & Labour cannot be a runaway train'- Hon Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Calling them vexing issues, Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) has said the matters of controlling the workforce, blocking loopholes in the system, and ensuring better working conditions for Immigration and Labour Departments staff are among the high priorities for him to address.

April 24th, 2019
Easter festival @ VG more than 52 years old – Hon Vincent O. Wheatley

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Bringing clarity to the constant debate as to the life and purpose of Easter Festival at Virgin Gorda, Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) said it all started in the North Sound Community.

April 15th, 2019
Hon Ralph T. O’Neal honoured for VI cricket contributions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Former Premier and noble son of the soil, Hon Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE was on Sunday, April 14, 2019, honoured for his sterling contribution to BVI cricket when NAGICO Insurances and the British Virgin Islands Cricket Association (BVICA) came together to host a Cricket Tournament as part of the tribute.

Weather


Follow Us On