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April 6th, 2021
HoA Sitting for this week postponed

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI), Honourable Julian Willock has postponed the HoA sitting scheduled for Thursday, April 8, 2021.

May 29th, 2019
Opposition denied request to meet Premier Fahie 'alone'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The four Opposition Members of the House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands have been seeking to have a sit down with only Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to discuss the now controversial programme dubbed “Clear Path to Regularisation: Residency & Belonger Status”.

May 14th, 2019
‘1000 Jobs in 1000 Days’ launch postponed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The launch of the 1000 Jobs in 1000 Days initiative, scheduled for today, May 14, 2019, has been postponed.

March 15th, 2018
2018 Budget Speech abruptly postponed; Moved to March 19!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a last minute move that shocked some in the political class, the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government announced late last night that the 2018 Budget Speech that was scheduled to be delivered today Thursday March 15, 2018 by the Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) has been scrapped.

June 15th, 2017
Festival launch postponed! June 30 new date

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The launch of Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival 2017 initially slated for today June 15, 2017 has been pushed back to Friday, June 30, 2017.

February 14th, 2016
Hugh E. Darley’s attorneys to represent him @ Feb 16 Pier Park opening 

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former project developer of the cruise pier development project Mr Hugh E. Darley has confirmed with this news site that he will not be here for the opening of the Tortola Pier Park on Tuesday February 16, 2016.

October 2nd, 2015
Hon Fraser League likely to resume next weekend

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- The Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League may see action resuming next weekend, according to co-founder of the League, Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3).

September 28th, 2015
Knights & Spartans latest winners in Hon Fraser Save the Seed League

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League last saw action on Saturday September 26, 2015 before the surprise announcement a day later that the League was suspended until further notice.

February 28th, 2014
World Bank postpones $90m Uganda loan over anti-gay law


The World Bank has postponed a $90m (£54m) loan to Uganda over its tough new anti-gay law that has drawn criticism from around the world.

September 30th, 2013
UPDATE: No horse races for Oct. 6; new date not set

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – The President of the VI Horse Owners’ Association, Mrs Karen Smith-Aaron, has advised there will be no races at Ellis Thomas Downs for this coming Sunday, October 6, 2013.

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