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January 26th, 2020
$$ left over from 9th District Block Party to fund 4 music students

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Monies not expended at the Ninth District Block Party hosted by its Representative and Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9), will be used to fund four music students on Virgin Gorda.

January 24th, 2020
Laundromat run-off in VG raises pollution concerns

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The alleged heavy odour of detergent in the water in an area of Valley in Virgin Gorda has resulted in residents voicing concerns about the issue to their Ninth District Representative, and Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley, who held his first town hall meeting on January 23, 2020 to report to his constituents about accomplishments and challenges of 2019 and projections for 2020.

January 15th, 2020
Locals still snubbed for jobs after understudying expats - SFC Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Virgin Islanders are still not getting hired after understudying expats at local companies, even as legislation mandates the protection of locals employed in the Virgin Islands (VI) under that arrangement.

January 9th, 2020
Sexism? Women reportedly being targeted by Immigration Department

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Immigration Department has embarked on an operation to round up undocumented or improperly documented expatriate workers in the Territory; however, the Department is being accused of discriminating against women.

January 8th, 2020
Electronic Visa System to be installed next week

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Representatives from the Canadian Bank Note Company’s Project Team will be installing the first phase of the Border Management and Electronic Visa System next week.

December 27th, 2019
VG resident Anderson Hamm gets new home for the holidays!

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI- Waking up on Christmas morning, December 25, 2019, in his brand new one-bedroom home is the best gift North Sound, Virgin Gorda resident Anderson Hamm aka 'Andy' could have received after living at a shelter for an extended time following the destruction of his home by hurricane Irma of 2017.

December 17th, 2019
Only 'fit & proper' expats will enter for work in VI- Hon Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI- Following the successful recent processing of some 1500 persons living and working in the Virgin Islands (VI) for 20 years and more for Residency and Belonger status, Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) says come 2020, only "fit and proper" individuals will be allowed to enter and work in the VI.

December 17th, 2019
Hon Carvin Malone gets his turn as Deputy Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The rotation of Ministers of Government to serve as Deputy Premier for a period of three months continues under the ‘unconventional’ Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government, with Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) sworn in as Deputy Premier today, Tuesday, December 17, 2019.

December 17th, 2019
Over 1500 expats regularised: ‘We chose to unite the BVI forever’- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The court of the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex in Road Town, Tortola, was packed to capacity as more than 1500 expats living and working in the VI for more than 20 years were given certificates of Residency and Belonger at a ceremony on December 16, 2019.

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.


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