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August 8th, 2020
Gov't cracking down on work permit holders who change jobs - Hon Fahie

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has hinted that his government will be cracking down on work permit holders who come to the territory for one job, however, change employment without notifying authorities.

May 26th, 2020
'Curfew impeding local businesses'- Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has been busy at the wheels steering the Territory through unchartered waters in this global coronavirus pandemic, the Leader of the Opposition, Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) has been taking the opportunity to throw his punches.

May 16th, 2020
No Expats! BVITB wants locals applying for Tourism Director post

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following a leaked email revealing that the current Director of Tourism, Mrs Sharon P. Flax-Brutus, intends to call it quits at the end of the year, the BVI Tourist Board (BVITB) in accepting the resignation, has already advertised a vacancy for the post.

September 17th, 2019
200 complete job training boot camp

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Over 200 registrants under Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) 1000 Jobs in 1000 Days Programme, benefited from mandatory training under a workforce boot camp held at Eileene L. Parsons Auditorium at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) in Paraquita Bay, Tortola.

August 15th, 2019
Premier's 1000 jobs initiative kicks off Wed, Aug 21, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – First announced by Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) as part of a Virgin Islands Party (VIP) campaign promise on the road to the February 25, 2019, elections day in the Virgin Islands, the 1000 jobs in 1000 days initiative will officially kick off on August 21, 2109, at 10:00am at Central Administration Complex in Road Town, Tortola.

August 3rd, 2019
The Vocations & the Road to El Dorado

By Dickson C. Igwe

Countries with a skilled workforce are far more prosperous than countries with workers who major in academia and white-collar services. The road to social and economic prosperity runs through the vocations.

July 23rd, 2019
Gov’t clamping down on work permit for fake jobs- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is assuring that his Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government is listening to the voices and cries of the people as they chart a better Virgin Islands (VI) with regards to labour laws.

June 13th, 2019
Locals sidelined for jobs even after understudying expats - Hon Flax-Charles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) recently revealing that the Virgin Islands (VI) has processed thousands of work permits so far for 2019, concerns are being raised over the state of the job market for locals.

December 31st, 2018
Over 1,200 applied for work with Bryan Administration

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. Thomas, USVI - About 1,200 individuals in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) have submitted their resumes in search of work with the incoming Bryan administration, Richard Motta, the transition team’s Press Secretary told The Consortium this morning, December 31, 2018.

March 2nd, 2018
National job fair urgently needed- Hon Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Noting that feedback received from employers and persons seeking jobs show that there is a great divide between the two, Opposition Leader and First District Representative Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has called for a national job fair, which he said must be done urgently.

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