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August 23rd, 2018
Pension payments more than double in 10 years—AG Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The 2013 Auditor General Report laid on the table of the House of Assembly last month continues to highlight many issues.

August 11th, 2018
Opposition Leader takes up UK challenge in review of OT relations

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Opposition Leader Andrew A. Fahie (R1), has announced the formation of a domestic Committee to conduct outreaches across the sister islands of the Virgin Islands (VI), in order to solicit and document the views of citizens throughout the territory, in response to the United Kingdom’s (UK) establishment of a special body to review future relations with its Overseas Territories (OT).

August 4th, 2018
Gov’t extends Customs Duty exemption period

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) has announced that the Customs Duty exemption period has been extended until August 31, 2018 and September 30, 2018, for two categories of importers.

July 30th, 2018
Gov't in dispute with landowners over land access @ Belmont Estate

BELMONT ESTATE, Tortola, VI - The Smith family of Belmont Estate, got a ‘knife in their back’ from the National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration.

June 6th, 2018
St Lucian Verne Garde tipped to be new HMP Superintendent

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Verne Garde, Director of St. Lucia’s, Bordelais Correctional Facility (BCF)—where many of the Territory’s prisoners are temporarily housed—has been tipped to be the new Superintendent of Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) at Balsam Ghut, on Tortola.

March 8th, 2018
VI to face Martinique in opening fixture of CONCACAF Nations League

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands Senior Men’s Football team will be facing Martinique in their opening game of the inaugural CONCACAF Nations League.

July 5th, 2016
VI win OECS C/ships as records tumble

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Over the two days of competition, July 2-3, 2016, at the OECS Track and Field Championships on the A.O. Shirley Recreation Grounds, 22 Championship Records and 19 All Comers Records were established.

October 21st, 2014
‘Stop calling yourselves the VI; We are the VI!’ – Donald E. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Popular talk show host Mr Donald E. de Castro staged a protest by angrily walking out of the Democratic Candidates for Governor and Lt. Governor of the United States Virgin Islands Honourable Donna M. Christensen and Basil C. Ottley Jr.’s press conference held at Maria’s By The Sea yesterday October 20, 2014.

July 3rd, 2013
Digicel eager to invest in long term evolution (LTE) network in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Digicel, the Caribbean’s largest telecommunications operator, today encouraged the Government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI)to advance the process for the delivery ofthe Long Term Evolution (LTE) network spectrum in BVI.

June 30th, 2013
History relived at 40th VI-USVI Friendship Day

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Over the 40 years that the Virgin Islands (VI) and the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) have shared a togetherness, the rich history of that relationship is one that is music to the ear every time it is told.



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