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June 27th, 2023
'We have to be on top of our game' this hurricane season- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Local Government agencies and partners have pledged to work in a close partnership to ensure that the [British] Virgin Islands is as prepared as possible for the ongoing 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season.

June 25th, 2023
Gov’t boasts of freedom of information '& when you go you can’t get it'- Cindy Rosan

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI– Talk show host Rosemary Cindy Rosan has slammed the Government of the Virgin Islands for what she described as pretending to be for transparency but not living up to its words.

May 17th, 2023
‘See to it that no bitter root grows up among you’- BVICC warns new VI Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Vice President of the BVI Christian Council (BVICC), Mrs Rosemarie Flax has warned the newly elected Government of Dr The Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) to not overlook certain things, including those who can become ‘bitter roots’ that can fester and cripple the plans of the Government.

May 8th, 2023
VI seniors & children were well in tune to VI elections– Hon Vincent O. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Ninth District Representative and Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Vincent O. Wheatly (R9) has said that throughout the 2023 Elections period, he was surprised at how intuned both seniors and children were to issues in the territory.

April 25th, 2023
First day after elections still no government; Negotiations are hard!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word from the political class is no government has yet been formed, after the general elections of April 24, 2023, resulted in no clear mandate as to who should lead the Territory of the Virgin Islands.

April 21st, 2023
‘I gave up the Ministry to allow Unity Gov’t to function’– Hon Vincent O. Wheatley

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI– Ninth District Representative and former Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley has indicated, contrary to speculations, he voluntarily gave up his position as Minister to allow the Unity Government to form in May 2022.

April 17th, 2023
'I’ve done about 12 years work in 4 years for D9’– Hon Vincent O. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Ninth District Candidate under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Hon Vincent O. Wheatley, in his bid to get re-elected to office, has reminded that since taking office he has done a tremendous amount of work in just four years, compared to previous representatives.

January 21st, 2023
Gov’t rolling out upgraded tax admin system in March 2023

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Inland Revenue Department in its bid to improve its database to allow taxpayers greater access and flexibility is preparing its Standard Integrated Government Tax Administration System – SIGTAS 3.0 to go live in March 2023.

December 24th, 2022
Hon Smith to provide hot Christmas meals to D1 residents!

WEST END, Tortola, VI - In his ongoing efforts to give back to the community as is the case for 10 years in the Virgin Islands, Deputy Speaker and Territorial At-Large Member Hon. Neville A. Smith continues his effort will be embarking on a program to provide meals for Christmas.

December 24th, 2022
Cabinet approves $219k overtime payments for Feb 2020-Dec 2021

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands (VI) has approved the payment of honoraria to public servants who worked substantially outside of their normal hours and areas of work for an extended period in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Territory.

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