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February 25th, 2021
COVID-19 vaccination of teachers begins today

CAPPOON'S BAY, Tortola, VI – Non-mandatory vaccination of teachers in the Virgin Islands (VI) will kick off today, Thursday, February 25, 2021, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has announced.

February 24th, 2021
Newly launched Trade Commission to be ‘fully functional’ in 3-5 years – Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said, despite the launching of the Virgin Islands Trade Commission yesterday, February 23, 2021, it will not become a fully-functioning entity for the next couple of years.

February 24th, 2021
Premier Fahie takes first dose of COVID-19 jab

CAPPOON'S BAY, Tortola, VI - Some weeks after the first dose of the AstraZeneca (AZD1222) COVID-19 vaccine was publicly administered to Health Minister, Hon Carvin Malone (AL), on February 11, 2021, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) received his first jab of the vaccine today, Wednesday, February 24, 2021.

February 23rd, 2021
Hon Penn calls for 2nd round of COVID stimulus $$

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has called for a second round of business stimulus grants, which he says should be directed to the tourism industry.

February 22nd, 2021
Fight! ‘UK coming to throw water on a drowning man'- Caller urges Gov’t

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – An irate caller on the Tuesday, February 16, 2021, edition of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) 'Let's Talk' radio show has urged the Government of the Virgin Islands to fight the United Kingdom's alleged attempts to trample on the freedoms of the territory.

February 21st, 2021
Taxi Operators Stimulus initiative benefitted 145 Taxi Operators- Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some 145 Taxi Operators and their families have been positively affected by the COVID-19 Transportation Stimulus Package, Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) has revealed.

February 20th, 2021
Brits caught transporting £200K cocaine to UK! Country corrupt?

LONDON, UK – More drug busts continue to surface in the United Kingdom (UK), yet the country has not been labelled as corrupt by the UK Press and other high-profile government officials over the drug busts.

February 18th, 2021
JvD ‘doing better’ under Fahie Gov’t – Caller tells Premier

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – While commending the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government on the ‘great job’ they have been doing, one caller from the sister island of Jost van Dyke has declared that the island is doing a lot better under the Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) administration, that it did under previous administrations.

February 17th, 2021
Premier: Lots of bills to 'strengthen' justice system, good governance @ next HoA

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- When the Sixth Sitting of the Third Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands is held on March 4, 2021, a number of bills to strengthen the territory’s justice system and good governance is expected to be introduced.

February 16th, 2021
RDA awards 4 new contracts for projects on VG, Anegada & Tortola

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the Virgin Islands continues its steady recovery from the 2017 devastating hurricanes, the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) has awarded four new contracts for projects on Virgin Gorda, Anegada and Tortola to a combined value of $429,764.86.


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