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January 8th, 2020
Budget Speech was about vision not 'pie in the sky' ideas - Premier Fahie

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - With the 2020 Budget Speech promising a myriad of economic diversification projects such as gaming, medical marijuana, drag racing and financial technology in the Virgin Islands (VI), Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says his speech was never about the figures, rather about the accompanying vision.

December 31st, 2019
VIP Gov't working to do more with less $$ - Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) says the Government of the Virgin Islands is now working with less to do more.

December 27th, 2019
Services dwindling with each new Budget - Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the Virgin Islands (VI) set to begin 2020 with a fully approved $414,008,611.00 National Budget under its Green Strategy initiative, Opposition legislator and Third District Representative in the House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) has raised concerns that budget estimates continue to increase, yet according to him, services are on the decline.

November 27th, 2019
Gov't initiating 2020 Constitutional Review of VI - Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following his budget speech announcing that provisions were made in the 2020 Budget for the commissioning of a Constitutional Review in the Virgin Islands (VI), Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A, Fahie (R1) has now announced that the process will be initiated before the end of November 2019.

November 25th, 2019
$15M allocated for tourism marketing & promotion

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands (VI) will be spending some $15M for the promotion and marketing of the territory as both a business economy and tourism destination, as the government seeks to make gains in new markets.

November 20th, 2019
National Archives & Records Management Unit now under Premier's office

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has taken over the responsibility of protecting all of the Virgin Islands (VI) historical information, which he says will become the history and legacy of the territory.

November 20th, 2019
VI to offer duty-free fuel to mega yachts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Mega yachts that sail the pristine waters of the Virgin Islands (VI) will soon benefit from a new duty-free fuel initiative under the condition that they remain in the territory for three days and more.

November 19th, 2019
VI visas soon on sale @ various airports- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As part of an overall push to boost tourist arrivals in the Virgin Islands (VI), Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has disclosed the territory will soon be selling a special category of visitor's visa that can be purchased en route to the territory or at a local airport.

April 27th, 2019
2020 Budget will be people based; Increments gradually – Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A Fahie (R1) says the next budget from the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) will be focused completely on meeting the needs of the people, rather than the technocrats, challenging his administration to a self-imposed December 15, 2019, deadline when that budget must pass.

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