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August 15th, 2023
UPDATE: Deputy Premier reports of ‘very successful’ 1st trade mission to Guyana

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After meeting with top officials in Guyana, including its President Dr Mohamed Irfan Ali, Vice-President Dr Bharrat Jagdeo and Prime Minister Mark Phillips, Deputy Premier and Minister for Financial Services, Trade and Labour Honourable Lorna G. Smith, OBE has reported on a “very successful” trade mission to Guyana by a 17-member delegation from the Virgin Islands from July 30 to August 4, 2023.

July 23rd, 2023
‘We have not closed any police stations’- CoP Collins

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “Let me be very clear, we have not closed any police stations,” Commissioner of Police Mark Collins said when a reporter at a press conference on July 20, 2023, said to him there are concerns in the community about the closure of police stations.

July 21st, 2023
Persons pushing ‘politically driven’ narratives about VI– Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has rejected what he referred to as ‘narratives’ which paints a doom and gloom outlook for the VI in relation to the affairs of the territory.

July 21st, 2023
Governor dodges question on suspension of constitution before his departure

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As speculation continues to circulate, UK-appointed Governor John J. Rankin, CMG was yesterday, July 20, 2023, asked at a press conference whether he plans to suspend the Virgin Islands’ Constitution before departing the territory at the end of this year.

June 11th, 2023
VI Gov’t 'failing to apply 10-year requirement for residency law'- Gov Rankin

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Governor John J. Rankin, CMG has said there has been very limited work carried out to date to clear the large backlog of Residency and Belonger status applications, and this means that the Government of the Virgin Islands is so far failing in its commitment to apply the ‘ten-year requirement for residency’ law in many cases.

May 4th, 2023
Premier Wheatley calls out Opposition for ‘seeking to disrupt’ Gov't’s work

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has called out Members of the Opposition for ‘seeking to disrupt’ the work of the Government, rather than pledging to work collaboratively in the best interest of the people.

May 4th, 2023
‘Request for Proposal for’ Prospect Reef Development to come– Premier Wheatley

PROSPECT REEF, Tortola, VI – Noting that the now-defunct Prospect Reef Hotel and Resort is still being seen as one that can potentially cater to the business community, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says moves are being made for its development.

April 19th, 2023
‘We can only observe & give recommendations’- Elections Observer Mission

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A team from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) British Islands and Mediterranean Region (BIMR) Elections Observation Mission has arrived in the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) to observe the elections process.

April 6th, 2023
Rankin: Over 1000 new apps for residency & belongership made since Jan 2022

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- United Kingdom (UK) appointed Governor John J. Rankin, CMG has once again expressed disappointment with the delay in the implementation of reforms coming out of the UK-sponsored Commission of Inquiry (CoI).

March 3rd, 2023
Dr Kedrick D. Pickering to rejoin NDP! Strange bedfellows!

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI- In a bombshell move, former Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr Kedrick D. Pickering is expected to rejoin the National Democratic Party (NDP) to contest the 2023 general elections.

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