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May 1st, 2023
VI urged to challenge stereotypes surrounding ageing & senior citizens

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the Virgin Islands observes Senior Citizens Month 2023, its people are being urged to challenge stereotypes surrounding ageing and senior citizens.

April 25th, 2023
‘The election campaign has lit a fire inside me’- Lorna G. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former First Lady and now Territorial At Large-elect Mrs Lorna G. Smith, OBE has said she is fired up and ready to get to work for the people of the Virgin Islands.

March 14th, 2023
Former HoA Speaker Julian Willock opts out of contesting 2023 General Elections

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- While more and more persons continue to throw their hats in the proverbial political ring ahead of the 2023 General Elections, one person who had stated since last October that he was contemplating to run and was actually expected to contest the elections, former House of Assembly (HoA) Speaker Mr Julian Willock, has surprisingly said he will not be seeking political office.

December 20th, 2022
Trade Director Karia J. Christopher fires back; 'I am appalled over false allegations'

WEST END, Tortola, VI- In a powerful statement released today, December 20, 2022, the Director of Trade, Investment and Consumer Affairs, Karia J. Christopher responded to allegations published in local tabloid 284 Media yesterday, December 19, 2022.

November 2nd, 2022
DPP slams Walwyn for public statement about his arrest

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Ex-Education Minister Mr Myron V. Walwyn has been lambasted by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) for allegedly trying to undermine the course of justice in the Virgin Islands (VI).

October 25th, 2022
OECS calls on UK to withdraw Order in Council ‘without delay’

SAINT GEORGES PARISH, Montserrat- The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) has called on the United Kingdom (UK) to withdraw without delay the Order in Council being held in reserve to suspend the [British] Virgin Islands constitution.

July 4th, 2022
Statement by Premier Wheatley on the passing of former USVI Governor Charles W. Turnbull

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Today [yesterday] I was saddened to learn of the passing of former Governor of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Charles W. Turnbull.

June 8th, 2022
Calls for early elections must be 'immediately considered'- Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As more and more persons continue to call for early elections to give the people an opportunity to decide who must lead the territory in this critical juncture of its existence, where the implementation of the recommendations as stated in the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) Report and reform are on the table, At Large Representative Hon Carvin Malone has boldly stated that the voice of the people must be immediately considered.

April 29th, 2022
We must ‘look beyond recent events & towards healing & unity’- Hon Penn

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Opposition Leader and Premier hopeful Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) has said the Virgin Islands must look beyond the embarrassment of the arrest of Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) and focus in unity on good governance.

April 7th, 2022
RVIPF admits to taking civilian to USVI & back on powerboat

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has broken its silence over allegations they were engaged in human smuggling.

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