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December 30th, 2022
'I salute you sir'- Hon Turnbull to Premier Wheatley

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has been saluted by Minister for Natural Resources and Labour and Second District Representative, Hon Melvin M. Turnbull for his leadership of the Virgin Islands over the last several months.

December 2nd, 2022
New Labour Tribunal Chairman should be in place by January 2023– Hon Melvin M. Turnbull

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Hon Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) says after months without a Chairman in place at the local Labour Tribunal, moves are being made to have a new chairman appointed.

November 18th, 2022
VI, University of Southampton to sign MoU on climate change matters– Hon Turnbull

SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt - Minister of Natural Resources and Labour, Hon Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) says the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour and the University of Southampton have since been actively working toward finalisation of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that once signed will inform the VI’s climate change remediation efforts from both a technical and legislative standpoint.

November 10th, 2022
Hon Turnbull attending climate change conference in Egypt

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt- Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) is presently representing the territory at the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.

October 21st, 2022
Removal of sand from Territory’s beaches is an offence

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Residents of the Virgin Islands are reminded that in accordance with the Beach Protection Ordinance CAP 233. 1985, it is illegal to carry out sand mining activities at the Territory’s beaches.

September 26th, 2022
Work begins on new Jost van Dyke Primary School

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- Work has commenced on the multi-purpose facility that will house the Jost van Dyke Primary School.

September 14th, 2022
‘Sky High’ lands inaugural Embraer E190 flight @ TB Lettsome Airport

BEEF ISLAND, VI - Dominican Republic-based Sky High Aviation Services today, September 14, 2022, landed its inaugural flight of the Embraer E190 airplane at the Terrance B. Lettsome airport on Beef Island in the [British] Virgin Islands.

August 25th, 2022
Kishann Cupid-Brathwaite is acting Labour Commissioner

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our newsroom from sources within the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour is that former Employment Services Manager within the Labour and Workforce Development Department Mrs Kishann Cupid-Braithwaite has been appointed as the Territory’s acting Labour Commissioner.

August 20th, 2022
Climate Change Trust Fund the ‘best hope’ for VI’s protection- Hon Turnbull

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, under the Government of National Unity, Hon Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) said the Virgin Islands’ (VI) Climate Change Trust Fund remains the ‘best hope’ VI’s protection in the future.

August 18th, 2022
‘Great disservice done’ to members of Climate Change Trust Fund Board- Hon Turnbull

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, under the National Unity Government, Hon Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) has acknowledged that the halting of the Climate Change Trust Fund Board was wrong and that moves are now being made to have the board and fund re-established.

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