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October 1st, 2018
UPDATE: "RDA Plan will be passed" - Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) is confident that the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) plan will be passed when the House of Assembly (HoA) sits on October 2, 2018.

May 23rd, 2018
Archer in the big chair, named Acting Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As some 10,000 plus residents are getting ready to descend on Government House in Road Town on the main Island of Tortola in one of the most significant demonstrations to date come Thursday, May 24, 2018, it has been announced that Deputy Governor David D. Archer, Jr. is acting Governor.

July 12th, 2017
‘VI has done a bad job @ preserving its identity’– John I. Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “We were fortunate as this generation to have inherited a prosperous, peaceful, and safe nation and we now need to ensure that we don’t drop the ball,” said Bishop John I. Cline who was a guest on the television talk show, Honestly Speaking, on CBN Channel 51 on Tuesday July 11, 2017.

April 20th, 2017
Gov Mapp submits bill to attract financial services to USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— During a press conference held at Government House on St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Wednesday morning, April 19, 2017 USVI Governor Kenneth E. Mapp announced that he has officially submitted for legislative approval The Virgin Islands Financial Services Improvement and Corporate Modernization Act of 2017 (FISA).

December 23rd, 2016
‘I need more office space & my cistern still leaks’- Governor Duncan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the time of Governor John S. Duncan OBE as the Virgin Islands Overseas Territory’s Governor, an un-elected post, expires next year and many saying he is one of the worst Governors yet to serve in that role, he has listed many of his challenges as a Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) senior civil servant.

January 16th, 2015
FSN Makes Urgent Appeal for Financial Help

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Family Support Network FSN will need at least $150,000 to effectively provide the service it does this year and FSN President Judith Charles has issued an urgent appeal for help.

January 5th, 2015
Even the Governor cannot take a shower! SFC report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the country continues to rightly blame the National Democratic Party (NDP) regime for the lack of potable water on a consistent basis to residents because of their deliberate stalling of the Biwater project, the Government critics cannot blame the ruling Administration when it comes to no water at the residence of the United Kingdom-appointed Virgin Islands Governor.

November 24th, 2013
HIV/AIDS Foundation holds fundraising auction

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Government House took on the strong colour of red on Friday November 22, 2013 as persons turned up in numbers and mostly in red for the HIV/AIDS Foundation of the Virgin Islands' fundraising auction.

October 17th, 2013
Speaker of 'Queen's English' Joshua S.J.S. Lawrence receives literacy award.

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Educator and Co-President of the BVI Reading Council (BVIRC), Ms H. Lynden Smith announced that the Council, in selecting recipients of the BVIRC International Literacy Day Award, is now accepting any student who has overcome whatever challenges they have and have succeeded in life.

October 9th, 2013
Motorcyclist, pillion rider & pedestrian injured in accident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- (Post Time: 11:36 A.M.) A motorcyclist, the pillion rider and a pedestrian were reportedly taken to Peebles Hospital following an accident in the vicinity of Government House this morning, October 9, 2013.



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