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April 16th, 2021
Work Permit Exemption Policy being abused, changes coming– Hon Wheatley

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Minister for Natural Resources, Labour, Immigration and Social Security, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) said persons are abusing the work permit exemption policy and has warned of changes on the horizon.

April 15th, 2021
Legislators pay tribute, condolences on passing of Prince Phillip

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Legislators in the House of Assembly (HoA) are paying tribute to the late Duke of Edinburg, Prince Phillip, who died on April 9, 2021 at age 99.

April 15th, 2021
65 questions including on CoI & crime await Gov’t @ today’s HoA

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- When the Seventh Sitting of the Third Session of the Fourth House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands is held at Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff's Bottom, Tortola from 10:00 am today, April 15, 2021, there will be a long list of questions for the sitting Government.

April 15th, 2021
Lorie A. Freeman to be appointed Deputy Director of SSB

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Chief Financial Officer of Social Security Board (SSB), Ms Lorie A. Freeman is set to be appointed Deputy Director of SSB.

April 6th, 2021
HoA Sitting for this week postponed

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI), Honourable Julian Willock has postponed the HoA sitting scheduled for Thursday, April 8, 2021.

April 6th, 2021
Opposition Leader calls for COVID-19 testing labs on VG

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Leader of the Opposition Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has called for COVID-19 testing labs on the Sister Island of Virgin Gorda. He said the labs would be needed when the seaports reopen to international operations.

March 24th, 2021
Legislators past & present must unite on 'singular voice' against CoI – Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Past and current legislators in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) have been called upon to unite and formulate a strategy against the United Kingdom's Commission of Inquiry in the Virgin Islands (VI).

March 12th, 2021
'No business received notification it was denied stimulus cheque'- Premier

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Amid public complaints from business owners that they have not yet received any COVID-19 assistance from the Government, Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has explained why this may be so.

March 12th, 2021
Youth Parliament is preparation for 'leadership overall'- Premier Fahie

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Mirroring the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA), the First Sitting of the First Session of the Virgin Islands Second Youth Parliament opened on March 11, 2021, at the Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff’s Bottom, Tortola.

March 11th, 2021
Motor scooter/bike riders urged to obey road works signs

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) has made a special appeal to scooter and motorbike riders in the territory, urging them to obey traffic signs and procedures at the various areas where roads have been closed to facilitate repairs.


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