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May 26th, 2019
Leverick Bay Poker Run off to exciting start

LEVERICK BAY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Thousands of residents and hundreds of boats are on hand for the 2019 edition of the Leverick Bay Poker Run which kicked off Today Sunday, May 26, 2019.

May 25th, 2019
Fraser Attacks! Accuses Premier Fahie of being ‘Secretive’

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Third District Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) Hon Julian Fraser RA, is lashing out at Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), accusing him of being secretive over the full details of the ‘Clear path to regularization: Residency and Belonger Status Programme’ initiated by his Virgin Islands Party (VI) administration.

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 25th, 2019
Trump, Brexit, Culture wars & the Virgin Islands Context

By Dickson C. Igwe

Cultural engagement and cultural integration between ethnic and racial groups is no longer an option for these Virgin Islands.

May 24th, 2019
Car flips after collision in RT; No reported injuries

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Three vehicles may be on their way to a mechanic shop for some repairs following a collision on Main Street in the capital city, Road Town, Tortola, close to Harneys.

May 24th, 2019
‘Don’t overcrowd the Territory’ – Pastor George urges Premier

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – With the people of the territory, including immigrants, now getting an opportunity to voice their concerns regarding the Virgin Islands Party’s (VIP), ‘Clear path to regularization: Residency and Belonger Status Programme’, Man of the Cloth Pastor Gregory George is urging Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to not overcrowd the Virgin Islands (VI) in his bid to regularise foreigners.

May 24th, 2019
Security plan set for 2019 hurricane season - Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As preparations continue for the upcoming 2019 hurricane season in the Virgin Islands (VI), Governor Augustus J. U Jaspert aka ‘Gus’ has indicated that a security plan is already in place in the event of a hurricane hitting the territory, which could result in things getting out of hand.

May 24th, 2019
BVI Culinary Team sets ‘A Taste of the Caribbean’ fundraiser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA) is proud to present the National Culinary Team of the British Virgin Islands who is preparing to represent the territory at the annual Taste of the Caribbean Competition to be held in Miami, Florida from June 20 to June 25. In preparation of this regional competition, the Culinary Team is hosting (2) special dinner events dubbed, A Taste of the Caribbean with BVI Infusion.

May 24th, 2019
Opposition under fire for silence on ‘Fast Track' initiative

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Opposition Members of the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) came under fire for their silence over not making their constituents aware that the Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration had planned to grant residency and Belonger status to unregulated immigrants by the end of June 2019.

May 23rd, 2019
‘Born your children them here’ – Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Since its announcement, the Virgin Islands Party’s (VIP) ‘Fast Track Initiative’ rolled out by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has been sparking an ongoing immigration debate over the need to protect the rights of indigenous Virgin Islanders while regularising immigrants who now call the Virgin Islands (VI) home.

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