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December 14th, 2022
‘We need the British gov’t to help us through this’– Dr Kedrick D. Pickering

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI – Former Deputy Premier Dr Kerick D. Pickering says the Virgin Islands (VI), in its current state with the United Kingdom (UK) Government and implementation of Commission of Inquiry (CoI) reforms, is still in need of the British to get through its challenges.

October 26th, 2022
‘Send clear message’ to UK Minister we are not for Order in Council- Hon Malone

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI- Minister of State for the Americas and Overseas Territories, Mr Alexander Jesse Norman of the United Kingdom (UK) will be in the Virgin Islands (VI) from tomorrow, October 27, 2022, until October 28, and Opposition Member Hon Carvin Malone (AL) believes it is an opportunity for the VI to let him know it is not in favour of the Order in Council to suspend the local constitution.

August 24th, 2022
Gov’t can look into electricity subsidies, fuel cost cutting- Shaina M. Smith-Archer

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI - BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVIVVHA) Chairperson, Mrs Shaina M. Smith-Archer has called on the Government to implement measures to cut the cost of electricity in the Virgin Islands (VI).

August 20th, 2022
Sahara dust has ‘weakened’ hurricane storm development- Jasen Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Acting Director of the Virgin Islands (VI) Department of Disaster Management (DDM), Mr Jasen Penn has revealed that the lingering Sahara dust across the region has weakened the development of storms in the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane season, however, he reminded that persons in the VI must still remain prepared.

August 16th, 2022
'Time is the bigger issue more than money'- VIF&FC Chairman Dirk L. Walters

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee (VIF&FC) Chairman Mr Dirk L. Walters has committed to having the financial and other reports of the recently concluded Emancipation Festival ready in a matter of weeks.

August 11th, 2022
UK unlikely to grant request to remove Order in Council– Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Member in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has warned that should the VI ask to have the United Kingdom (UK) remove the reserved Order in Council to suspend the VI constitution, it may not oblige.

June 23rd, 2022
UK approach would be different if VI was majority white– Bishop Cline

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI– Bishop of the New Life Baptist Church Mr John I Cline has accused the United Kingdom (UK) of institutional racism, regarding its relationship with the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) and its handling of the way forward on the implementations of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) recommendations.

January 21st, 2021
'I have never felt unwelcome in VI'- CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Despite being a territory of mostly black people, the Virgin Islands, as expected, was more than welcoming to caucasian Commissioner of Police, Mr Michael B. Matthews over the last five years of his tenure.

October 15th, 2020
Touching of nightclub entertainers banned!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Any night lifer craving a lap dance at nightclubs will have to resist the urge as COVID-19 protocols for nightclubs have banned close contact with performers.

September 30th, 2019
Breached ‘hope & trust’ were reasons for leaving NDP- Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – ZBVI 780am ‘Honestly Speaking’ radio show host Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline in taking some credit for the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) 2019 elections win, said it was due to breached ‘hope and trust’ exhibited by the National Democratic Party (NDP) that caused him to shift gears and throw his support behind Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

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