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February 3rd, 2018
‘We don’t want to be a Singapore or a Hong Kong’- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Retired civil servant and respected talk show host Mr Doug Wheatley recently recalled that the Virgin Islands did not have a lot of money in the 1950s and 60s but there were lots of love among the people and things were going well, “and people were not hungry because we used to share. That happiness continued into the 70s.”

January 9th, 2018
NDP Gov't allocates 33% of Recovery Plan $$ for controversial airport project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Even before the destructive hurricanes, Irma and Maria of September 2017, the public, the Opposition, media and even elected members of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government had opposed the Airport Runway Expansion Project at Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport at Beef Island going ahead as they felt the Territory could not afford it at the time and that there were many other priority areas that needed addressing first.

January 6th, 2018
Consultation period for recovery plan ‘way too short’- Dr Natalio D. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Amid criticisms that the public was snubbed in the formulation of the initial document, the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government in late December 2017 published on the Government official website a draft of the post hurricanes Irma and Maria recovery plans, along with the floods of August 2017, to allow the public to make an input.

January 3rd, 2018
BVI Have Your Say: New radio programme to be launched this evening

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Residents and visitors of the Virgin Islands are being given another forum to have their say on issues affecting the Virgin Islands and giving recommendations on having them addressed or resolved, providing the powers that be will be listening.



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