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January 14th, 2020
Gov Jaspert says RDA lacked support from Gov't; Premier Fahie says not so!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following Virgin Islands News Online’s (VINO) first and accurate story earlier today, January 14, 2020 about the resignation of CEO of the Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency (RDA), Mr Paul D. Bayly, Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert accused Government of not fully supporting the RDA, which drew a counter response by Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

January 14th, 2020
Walwyn ESHS wall investigation heading to DPP Office - CoP Matthews

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Commissioner of Police (CoP) at the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), Mr Michael B. Matthews says the investigation into the $1.6M Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) wall project commissioned by Myron V. Walwyn in 2016—while serving as Minister of Education under the National Democratic Party—has been completed and is now heading to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for further action.

January 3rd, 2020
Time for action on good governance, accountability – Gov Jaspert to Gov't

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- His Excellency Governor Augustus J.U Jaspert says he hopes talks of good governance and accountability are more than just buzz words of the Virgin Islands Party-led Government in 2020.

January 2nd, 2020
'Clear reduction in robberies & firearm incidents' during festive season- CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Commissioner of Police at the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), Mr Michael B. Matthews has indicated that during the 2019 Christmas season, the force saw a reduction in robberies and firearm incidents as a result of strategic policing activity.

December 25th, 2019
VI to kickoff 2020 with fully approved budget - Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - When the new year begins on January 1, 2020, the Virgin Islands will embark on its $414,008,611.00 National Budget for that year that was passed at the Second Sitting of the Second Session of the Fourth House of Assembly on Friday, December 13, 2019, then subsequently sent to Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert for assent.

December 23rd, 2019
Governor's Office looking to procure new $80K Lexus

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Even as the Territory is still in talks with the United Kingdom (UK) over the Loan Guarantee to secure funding for hurricane recovery and development, the Office of the Queen's representative, His Excellency Mr Augusts J. U. Jaspert, has its eyes set on two new luxury vehicles.

December 17th, 2019
Another Christmas in ‘far from ideal conditions’- Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It appears His Excellency Governor Augustus J.U Jaspert is not too impressed by the state of recovery since the 2017 hurricanes destroyed the Virgin Islands.

December 15th, 2019
VI & Airbnb ink Hotel Accommodation Tax agreement

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands (VI) and booking service Airbnb have official inked agreements for the voluntary collection of the Hotel Accommodation Tax on transient occupancy.

November 22nd, 2019
Gov't mulls Motorsports as new tourism product

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands (VI) may soon be venturing into motorsports as a new tourism product if plans materialise. This according to Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fhaie (R1).

November 15th, 2019
70 Public Officers honoured for years of service

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Seventy Public Officers were recognised for their years of service at a Retirees Dinner held in their honour on November 2, 2019.

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