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May 21st, 2019
If US sweeps VI of green card holders '90% will be gone'- Premier Fahie

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Speaking at a consultation meeting on the ‘fast track’ Residency and Belonger Status Regularisation initiative to give status to eligible persons residing in the Virgin Islands (VI) for fifteen years and more, Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said the practice of Virgin Islanders birthing their children out of the territory is eating away at the "indigenous" population.

May 17th, 2019
2nd & 3rd readings of Immigration & Passport (Amendment) Act ‘deleted’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Second and Third Readings for the Bill entitled Immigration and Passport (Amendment) Act has been pulled from the Order Paper at the Third Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands today, May 17, 2019.

February 1st, 2018
JvD residents want better services following hurricanes

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- It was the sister island of Jost van Dyke’s turn last evening Wednesday January 31, 2018 for the National Democratic Party’s road show on the recovery plan.

January 25th, 2018
‘Listen to the people in the trenches’ - Dr Vincent G. Scatliffe

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Former Fourth District Representative Dr Vincent G. Scatliffe has appealed to the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government to listen to "the people in the trenches" for the country to move forward.

January 17th, 2018
Stop the madness, enforce the laws - VG resident

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Having laws and not enforcing them is like creating a gangster society, is what a resident of Virgin Gorda stated at a consultation meeting on the National Recovery Plan on the sister island on January 16, 2018.

January 16th, 2018
141 businesses receive grants from Trade Department since hurricanes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “We are pleased to report that we have distributed a first cohort for the grant programme, which is free money. To date, 141 recipients have received funding from the Government of the Virgin Islands — as much as $10,000,” said Director of the Department of Trade, Investment Promotion and Consumer Affairs, Mrs Karia J. Christopher.

January 12th, 2018
Lack of accountability & transparency in Gov't hurting society- Dr Irad Potter

ROAD TOWN Tortola VI - A senior public servant has lamented the lack of accountability and transparency in Government, saying their absence is hurting the Territory.

January 10th, 2018
‘Come prepared to engage’ in consultations on recovery plans- Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following many calls for town hall meetings to engage stakeholders and the ordinary man on the recovery and development plans for the Virgin Islands, the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government has rushed to hold a series of consultative meetings this week.

January 8th, 2018
Recovery plan should not only be about re-establishing - Shaina M. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While many residents are criticising the government for formulating the Recovery Plan without the input of the populace, former political candidate Shaina M. Smith is taking it from another angle.

January 4th, 2018
'Bad' NDP Gov't shunned the people in drafting recovery plan- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “I am a true believer in Democracy and I don’t believe that democracy just functions at election time. By democracy we mean when the people are involved in their own governance.” Those were the sentiments expressed by the President of the Virgin Islands Party, Mr Natalio D. Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru, when he appeared on the newest radio talk show, BVI Have Your Say.

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