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July 4th, 2023
VI continues to be ‘bombarded by forces from all directions’ – Premier Wheatley

LONG BAY, Beef Island, VI- As the [British] Virgin Islands celebrated Virgin Islands Day yesterday, July 3, 2023, Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has reminded that the territory is still being bombarded by forces from all directions as was the case in the past.

June 27th, 2023
Gov’t needs to make a statement on VI’s water issues– Hon Penn

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI– Opposition Member Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has called on Minister for Communications and Works, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) to make a statement as to whether the VI is experiencing a water crisis.

June 17th, 2023
VI Gov’t officials trained in underwater survey processes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Government officials in the Virgin Islands (VI) spanning several departments were trained in a two-day workshop to preview the underwater survey processes that were used to create the updated Coastal Resources Atlas.

June 16th, 2023
BVI-UN Forum instrumental for VI to achieve development goals- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister for Tourism, Culture and Sustainable Development Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) said the VI-UN Sustainable Development Forum proved to be instrumental in ensuring that the Territory achieves its development goals.

May 19th, 2023
June 1, 2023, to be declared Virgin Islands Day in Tamarac, Florida

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – June 1, 2023, will be declared Virgin Islands Day in the city of Tamarac in Florida, according to a proclamation to be issued by Commissioner in the city of Tamarac, Honourable Morey Wright Jr, who has strong Virgin Islands' heritage.

May 16th, 2023
VI to host new annual ministerial-level dialogue on tackling illicit finance

LONDON, United Kingdom- The [British] Virgin Islands is to host leaders from the Overseas Territories (OTs) and the United Kingdom (UK) at an inaugural summit to tackle illicit finance in the OTs later this year.

May 6th, 2023
VI author Janice George-Harris launches ‘Little Hill Stories’ book on VG

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI - VI author Janice George-Harris today launched ‘Little Hill Stories’, a book which is a journey to the 1950s and the boyhood days of Roosevelt George, in North Sound, a traditional village of Virgin Gorda, in the Virgin Islands.

May 2nd, 2023
‘Greedy Bill’ can be amended rather than repealed– Hon Julian Fraser RA

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI – Senior Legislator in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) has called for the ‘Retiring Allowances Legislative Service Amendment Act 2021’, to be amended rather than repealed, given only sections of the law require changes.

April 27th, 2023
NDP taking steps to remove Hon Lorna G. Smith from party

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has indicated that now Deputy Premier, Hon Lorna G. Smith, OBE will be removed from the NDP as a member, after she defected to form the Government with the Virgin Islands Party (VIP).

April 27th, 2023
Hon Julian Fraser 'completely overplayed his hands'– Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Chairman of Progressives United (PU) Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) has been accused of being selfish during the 2023 elections in the Virgin Islands (VI) after negotiations with him to help form a coalition government with the National Democratic Party (NDP) and Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM) allegedly failed and the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) was able to get back in office through a partnership with NDP Member Hon Lorna G. Smith, OBE.

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