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June 6th, 2019
Hon Wheatley Out! Hon Rymer In! as Deputy Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration taking an unorthodox approach towards governing, the rotation of the Deputy Premier post continues with the appointment of Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5).

March 22nd, 2019
Deputy Premier mulls Investment Club for D7

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Deputy Premier of the Virgin Islands (VI), Dr the Honourable, Nathalio D. Wheatley (D7), aka Sowande, is gearing to host a community meeting in District Seven on April, 6, 2019, where he is expected to press for the formation of a District Council, with sub-committees and an Investment Club, aimed at developing the specific constituency.

September 4th, 2018
You can only have one leader @ a time—Dr Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Deputy Premier, Dr the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering (R7), has lashed out at public perception that Premier, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), has surrendered leadership of the country to his National Democratic Party (NDP) successor, Honourable Myron V. Walwn (AL).

August 28th, 2018
Hipolito D. Penn announces run for 2019 General Elections

VANTERPOOL ESTATE, Tortola, VI – Mr Hipolito D. Penn, will be contesting in the upcoming Virgin Islands (VI) General Elections, for a seat in the House of Assembly (HoA) as the 7th District Representative.

June 28th, 2018
Deputy Premier pays tribute to Alma Mater during graduation for UWI’s BVI Chapter

CAVE HILL, Anguilla - University of the West Indies (UWI) Alumnus and Deputy Premier, of the Virgin Islands, Honourable, Dr Kedrick D. Pickering (R7), was the Keynote Speaker at the University’s Open Campus, British Virgin Islands (BVI) Chapter’s, Graduate Recognition and Certificate Presentation Ceremony on Thursday, June 21, 2018.

June 11th, 2018
Hon Mark H. Vanterpool in the big chair! ...is Acting Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), is acting Premier and Minister of Finance, effective June 10 to 17, 2018.

June 11th, 2018
Deputy Premier leads delegation to London to discuss ‘UK’ threats

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Deputy Premier, Dr the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering (R7), is leading a high level Virgin Islands (VI) delegation attending the Joint Ministerial Council – ‘Exiting the EU Negotiations’ meeting, hosted by the UK Government in London.

June 10th, 2015
Ministerial Cabinet to remain the same

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There will be no new faces in the Ministerial Cabinet of the re-elected National Democratic Party (NDP) government, sources close to the NDP have reliably informed Virgin Islands News Online.

March 10th, 2015
Radio show caller asks why no questions to Dep Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A caller to a radio talk show stirred up controversy when he posed a question to talk show host Doug Wheatley on Friday March 6, 2015 asking why it was that the Opposition never asked questions of Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering (R7).

November 1st, 2012
VI has “soft power” to prevent degradation of nat. environment by others- Hon. Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr the Honourable Kedrick Pickering says the Virgin Islands does not have the power in the true sense of the word to stop persons outside of the Territory from damaging the natural environment which could indirectly affect the VI but believes it has “soft power” to help prevent that from occurring.

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