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November 4th, 2019
VI & UK having ‘good discussions’ on Recovery & Development Plan- Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With officials of the Virgin Islands and United Kingdom still in discussion over the Recovery and Development Plan submitted by the Government of the Virgin Islands to the United Kingdom (UK) as part of its request to draw down on the £300 UK Loan Guarantee, Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert said the teams have been having “good discussions” so far with the hope of concluding shortly.

November 1st, 2019
Elihu Rhymer formally pinned with British Empire Medal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After being named in last year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours, Mr Elihu Rhymer, BEM, was formally pinned with the British Empire Medal during an investiture ceremony at his home on Thursday morning, October 31, 2019.

October 5th, 2019
Reports of alleged jailbreak @ HMP

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI - Reports reaching our news centre is that sometime around 8:00am yesterday, Friday, October 4, 2019, a prisoner reportedly went missing from Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) in Balsam Ghut on Tortola.

September 4th, 2019
Premier calls out ‘inaccurate’ media reports on PS appointments

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has called ‘inaccurate and misleading’ reports from some sections of the media, that he made appointments of Permanent Secretaries in the various government ministries and that those appointments were rejected by Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI) Augustus J. U. Jaspert.

April 12th, 2019
Vanterpool, Speaker hire lawyers for Judicial Review

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Initially set for 9:30 am today April 12, 2019, the Judicial Review over the saga surrounding House of Assembly (HoA) Speaker, Hon Julian Willock and District 4 Representative-Elect, Mark H. Vanterpool—over the D4 seat—has been delayed until 11:00 am because both sides were arguing on some procedural arrangements.

April 2nd, 2019
Vanterpool hauling Speaker to Court; Hearing Date Set

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The saga over the District Four seat of Representative-elect, Mark H. Vanterpool continues with a revelation that he tried to delay today’s April 2, 2019, Second Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) and has taken legal action against the Speaker.

March 28th, 2019
Work with Willock and see how it goes - ‘Masa’ Pemberton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI - Radio and social network personality Ramoamasagana Pemberton aka ‘Masa’ is adding his voice to the conversation surrounding the resignation of Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) member-elect, Mr Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) and the conundrum that followed after he recanted his resignation and demanded to be sworn into the House.

March 6th, 2019
First Cabinet Meeting set for March 7, 2019 on VG

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), in consultation with the Governor Mr Augustus J.U. Jaspert, has decided that the first meeting of the Cabinet of the Virgin Islands (VI) be held on the Sister Island of Virgin Gorda this Thursday, March 7, 2019 at the Village Cafe & Restaurant (Olde Yard Village).

January 23rd, 2019
11 registered in VI as British Citizens

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Eleven persons are now British citizens after having been previously naturalised as British Overseas Territories citizens.

November 29th, 2018
Cabinet leases Blunder Bay! Private developers to build 5-Star Resort

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – Virgin Gorda could soon be home to one of the world’s foremost five-star luxury resorts, at Blunder Bay, North Sound.

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