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March 28th, 2022
Hike in minimum wage ‘intentionally’ put off due to state of VI’s economy– Labour Minister

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Hon. Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) has revealed that the overdue increase in the Virgin Islands’ minimum wage has been intentionally put on hold due to the current state of the territory’s economy.

March 25th, 2022
Hundreds of backlogged Work Permits already processed by task force – Hon Vincent O. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) has announced that the major work permit backlog that hampered businesses and work permit holders over the past months is being effectively addressed.

March 19th, 2022
The Moorings optimistic of resolving compliance issues in 1 or 2 weeks- Peter Cochran

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Moorings, the largest sailing fleet in the [British] Virgin Islands which had a number of its vessels detained for being non-compliant with the territory’s laws, is optimistic of resolving its issues as early as next week.

January 28th, 2022
No elections in VI before CoI final report- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has declared that the Virgin Islands (VI) will not be heading into elections until the final report of the ongoing Commission of Inquiry (CoI) is received.

January 10th, 2022
Restoration of CCTV cameras on VG complete- CoP Collins

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Commissioner of Police Mr Mark Collins said in a major fight against crime, CCTV cameras across the Virgin Islands are being re-installed.

October 8th, 2021
Former Arsenal player is VI’s new National Football Head Coach

WICKHAM’S CAY 1, Tortola, VI- The BVI Football Association (BVIFA) has announced a new National Head Coach for football in the territory, Mr Christopher M. Kiwomya.

August 30th, 2021
CoI has no ‘evidence of corruption’ – Premier asserts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew. A. Fahie (R1) is confident that after more than six months, the United Kingdom’s Commission of Inquiry (CoI) has not found any information of corruption in the Virgin Islands.

August 19th, 2021
Silk Legal's cost 'insignificant' to VI’s potential losses from CoI- Richard G. Rowe

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Silk Legal Attorney Mr Richard G. Rowe, whose law firm is representing Members in the House of Assembly (HoA)- who are not ministers- in the BVI Commission of Inquiry, said the minimum cost of his firm to Virgin Islands' taxpayers is incomparable to potential losses the territory faces if not defended.

May 27th, 2021
At last! Sister islands to get regular doctor’s presence

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said residents on Anegada and Jost van Dyke would soon benefit from the critical service of a regular doctor stationed there.

May 26th, 2021
No 'wholesale investigation' into RVIPF– CoP Collins

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- During his first press conference held on May 25, 2021, newly sworn-in Commissioner of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) Mr Mark Collins made it clear that he would not launch an investigation into every member of the police force.

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