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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 20th, 2023
Booths @ 2023 Irene F. Penn O’Neal Festiville taking shape

FESTIVAL GROUNDS, Road Town, Tortola, VI- With about a week and days left before the official opening of the 2023 Irene F. Penn O’Neal Festiville, the booths are taking shape.

July 20th, 2023
False reporting of ‘planned strikes’ can destabalise Territory- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has called on media houses to cease reporting on what he termed as misinformation about planned strikes by public servants as he said the false reporting could lead to destabilisation of the territory.

July 18th, 2023
Despite slight disagreements ‘it's been my joy’ to work with Gov Rankin– Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Governor John J. Rankin, CMG is set to enter retirement from the United Kingdom (UK) civil service when he demits the Governor's Office in a few months' time and Mr Daniel Pruce has already been named the next Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI) effective January 2024.

July 15th, 2023
VI welcomes inaugural WINAIR ATR-42 flight @ T.B. Lettsome Airport

BEEF ISLAND, VI– The Virgin Islands (VI) has welcomed Winward Islands Airways International’s (WINAIR) inaugural ATR-42 flight to the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport today, July 15, 2023.

July 14th, 2023
124 take oath to become British OT Citizens of VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Some One hundred and twenty-four persons (124) are now British Overseas Territories Citizens (BOTC) of the Virgin Islands (VI) having taken the Oath of Allegiance and Pledge of Loyalty.

July 11th, 2023
Premier Wheatley lauds CARICOM’s support for VI & other Associate Members

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago- Premier of the [British] Virgin Islands Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has praised CARICOM for its renewed commitment to the [British] Virgin Islands and other Associate Members on the occasion of the regional body’s 50th anniversary.

July 5th, 2023
Premier Wheatley meets interim UK OTs Minister David H. Rutley

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley has met with interim United Kingdom (UK) Minister for the Overseas Territories (OTs) Hon David H. Rutley MP at an introductory meeting with OT Political Leaders in the Caribbean.

July 4th, 2023
VI continues to be ‘bombarded by forces from all directions’ – Premier Wheatley

LONG BAY, Beef Island, VI- As the [British] Virgin Islands celebrated Virgin Islands Day yesterday, July 3, 2023, Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has reminded that the territory is still being bombarded by forces from all directions as was the case in the past.

July 3rd, 2023
Planned referendum on same-sex marriage gazetted; HoA debates in July - Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has announced that the planned referendum on same-sex marriage in the Virgin Islands (VI) has been gazette on Friday, June 30, 2023, and this paves the way for the next steps in the process.

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