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March 8th, 2018
Premier Smith words useless? Expats with job offers still must leave- Immigration Dept

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Confusion continues to loom over the Virgin Islands (VI) post hurricanes Immigration policies.

November 28th, 2016
Stop cutting down trees 'willy nilly'- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands observed Arbour Day on November 25, 2016 and talk show host Doug Wheatley, commenting on the observance, suggested that a policy be put in place to prevent the indiscriminate cutting down of trees in the Virgin Islands, especially those considered cultural trees and landmarks.

November 8th, 2013
School examination policies lack coherence - Sowande

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The elimination of the primary five exam is not suggestive of a coherent view in relation to Education Minister, Hon. Myron V. Walwyn’s view on secondary school leaving exams, according to commentator Natalio Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru.

September 8th, 2013
Locals & Belongers preferred is good policy - N. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentator Natalio Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru has argued that globalisation has seen the exploitation of people around the world and noted that the policy of locals or ‘Belongers preferred’, as is done in the Virgin Islands, is a practical policy that also happens all around the world.

August 30th, 2013
VI Labour & Immigration policy a mess! – Natalio Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The immigration and labour policies of the Virgin Islands are in dire need of a fix according to commentator Natalio Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru.

June 12th, 2013
Men’s health of concern for Gender Affairs – Coordinator

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The issue of men's health came into sharp focus as the Office of Gender Affairs held its annual Men’s Health Fair yesterday June 11, 2013 at the Band Stand in Road Town.

April 19th, 2013
Police officers annoyed with policy to declare assets

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It has been brought to the attention of Virgin Islands News Online that a number of police officers are taking offence to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) policy which compels them to reveal their assets- a move they are claiming is an act of the Acting Commissioner of Police David Morris.

October 2nd, 2012
Government working “diligently” to establish climate change fund

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Hon. Dr Kedrick Pickering, has revealed that Government is now working diligently towards the establishment of a climate change fund.

September 25th, 2012
Labour Minister’s HOA statement ‘inconsistent’ – Sowande Uhuru

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Natalio Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru took issue with some of the statements made recently by the Minister of Labour and Natural Resources, Hon. Dr Kedrick Pickering in the House of Assembly.

May 2nd, 2012
New RVIPF policy - Officers to be promoted on aptitude, not years in service

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – There is a new promotion policy instituted in the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) - gone are those days when officers would have been promoted based on the number of years they served in the Force.



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