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November 25th, 2023
$20M allocated to Works Ministry for capital works in 2024 Budget

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Ministry of Communications and Works under Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) is set to receive 15.92% of the total budget or $74,950,000 to fund a variety of infrastructural development projects in the Virgin Islands (VI) as set out in the 2024 budget, including the expansion of the T.B. Lettsome International Airport.

November 23rd, 2023
Budget Standing Finance Committee (SFC) started today, Nov 23, 2023

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Two days after Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) delivered the second budget address of his young premiership, the House of Assembly (HoA) has today November 23, 2023, gone into the Standing Finance Committee (SFC) of the House, for the proposed 2024 budget.

November 21st, 2023
Premier Wheatley presents $399,838,963 Budget for 2024

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Under the theme ‘Planning, Priorities & Progress - Building a Sustainable Nation’, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has presented a budget totalling &399,838,963 for 2024.

November 10th, 2023
Nov 21, 2023, is Budget Day! Address to be delivered by Premier Wheatley

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) will read his second Budget Address to the nation as Minister of Finance later this month.

November 7th, 2023
RATED Programme is ‘opportunity to get your feet in the door’- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A total of 721 applications were received representing various areas of interest in the Registration Apprenticeship Training Employment and Development (RATED) Programme, which exposes employment opportunities with a number of ministries and departments in the Public Service.

November 3rd, 2023
'Compromise could have been found' before Opposition HoA walkout - Hon Mather

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Opposition Member in the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) Hon Stacy M. Mather has called for the Government and Opposition to sit and discuss their differences before they get out of hand. Hon Mather, the Deputy Speaker, was referring to the recent Opposition walk-out of the HoA after the Question and Answer segment of the sitting was re-ordered on the Order Paper.

November 2nd, 2023
‘I am standing in the way’ of Opposition achieving dreams for power- Premier

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI- Noting that the Opposition walking out of the House of Assembly (HoA) on October 31, 2023, was “making a mountain out of a molehill”, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has said the main motive behind the Opposition’s actions is its members desire for power.

November 2nd, 2023
‘When we disagree, we can’t behave like children’- Premier to Opposition

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Taking aim at the Opposition for walking out of the House of Assembly (HoA) on October 31, 2023, even while important bills and motions were to be addressed, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has said elected members must never lose focus in fighting for the interest of the people of the Virgin Islands (VI).

November 2nd, 2023
‘Dejected’ Opposition to hold press conference today, Nov 2

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Two days after storming out of the House of Assembly (HoA) on losing another battle with the Premier Natalio D. Wheatley-led Government, the all-male His Majesty’s Loyal Opposition will be holding a press conference today, Thursday, November 2, 2023.

November 1st, 2023
The Premier 'is going to need the Opposition'– Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Ahead of the Opposition's walkout of the House of Assembly (HoA) yesterday, October 31, 2023, senior legislator Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) blasted Government ministers for not being able to answer questions, and needing to relegate the Question and Answer segment in the House.

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