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September 12th, 2023
14 vacancies remain for public school teachers– Hon de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Minister for Education, Youth Affairs and Sports Honourable Sharie B. de Castro (AL) has revealed that just 14 vacancies remain for teachers in the Virgin Islands for this new academic year. She said the number of teachers needed is low because the Ministry of Education has been prioritising the recruitment of teachers in the territory over the past few months.

September 10th, 2023
‘Work has now begun on all CoI Recommendations’; 24 complete- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Even though Ministries are currently preparing their updates as of August 31, 2023, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has said he can report that work has now begun on all of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) Recommendations as outlined in the Framework Agreement of June 2022.

September 10th, 2023
Report on Belongership & Residency tabled in HOA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The “Review of Policy and Processes for Granting Residency and Belongership” Report, which was recommended following the United Kingdom (UK) Commission of Inquiry (CoI), was tabled in the House of Assembly on Thursday, September 7, 2023.

September 8th, 2023
Portion of Main St from Joe's Hill to Flemming Street to open to 2-way traffic- Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A portion of Main Street, from the foot of Joe’s Hill Road to Flemming Street will soon be converted to accommodate two-way traffic, Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) has informed.

September 7th, 2023
HoA to meet today Thursday, September 7, 2023

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands is to meet today Thursday 7, September 2023 at its Chambers in Road Town the capital city.

September 6th, 2023
Prospect Reef re-development is ‘a priority for me’- Premier Wheatley

SLANEY, Tortola, VI– Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) said seeing the re-development of Prospect Reef is a priority area for him, as he is looking forward to a Request for Proposal in 2023.

September 5th, 2023
Hon Lorna G. Smith accuses Hon Marlon A. Penn of being 'Sexist' over question!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The House of Assembly (HoA) got a little heated today September 5, 2023, during the Continuation of the Second Sitting of the First Session of the Fifth HoA.

September 5th, 2023
Derelict vehicles ‘an increasing burden on the public’s purse’- Health Minister Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands is looking at medium and long term plans to help alleviate the cost of its derelict vehicles programme and this could include instituting a vehicle disposal fee.

August 29th, 2023
UK-based entity to conduct post-election seminar for VI parliamentarians

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The UK Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA UK) will be conducting a Post-Election Seminar for parliamentarians in the Virgin Islands from August 30 to September 1, 2023.

July 25th, 2023
Hon Walwyn caught discrediting local efforts on bringing non-stop AA flights

TRELLIS BAY, BEEF ISLAND, VI– Controversial politician Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) has been found trying to discredit the work of the Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) Government, locals, and that of Minister for Communications and Works, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) in brokering the deal to bring the historic Miami to VI flights from American Airlines which commenced on July 1, 2023.

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