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January 29th, 2022
Gov’t urged to make 'green legislation' a priority in 2022

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Director of Green VI, Ms Sarah Penny is urging the Virgin Islands (VI) government led by Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to ensure that the tabling of proposed green legislation takes top priority in the 2022 legislative year.

January 26th, 2022
Skelton-Cline says RVIPF’s handling of traffic accidents archaic & inefficient

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Host of the Honestly Speaking radio show Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has said the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) handling of vehicular accidents in this modern era is archaic.

January 21st, 2022
Legislation coming to allow for monitoring & tracking of sex offenders

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI– The Virgin Islands will be introducing ‘The Sexual Offences Bill’ to provide a gender-sensitive legal framework relating to a broad range of sexual crimes in the territory as part of new legislation for 2022.

January 18th, 2022
Legislation for new HoA to focus on improving standard of living in VI

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Another busy session of the House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands has been mapped out by the Government of the Virgin Islands, according to revelations from the Speech from the Throne delivered by Governor John J. Rankin, CMG.

December 30th, 2021
VIP Gov’t will further strengthen ‘good governance framework’ in 2022- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), as part of his 2022 message to the territory, said his administration will continue to strengthen good governance legislation in the new year.

October 26th, 2021
Make healthy food more attractive, lower tariffs on imports– Hon Penn

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Opposition leader Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) said healthy foods should be made more attractive, and the tariffs on those foods should be reduced in the face of the high cases of chronic non-communicable diseases affecting the Virgin Islands.

September 24th, 2021
'We entered office with great enthusiasm'– Hon Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) said when the young Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government entered office following the 2019 polls, they had great plans; however, they never anticipated a pandemic that would put the entire world in economic stress and cause governments to make difficult decisions.

August 23rd, 2021
Premier to wrap up HoA debate on VI Investment Bill today

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- The Eleventh Sitting of the Third Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands will continue today, August 23, 2021, at Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff's Bottom, Tortola, where Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) will wrap up the debate on the Virgin Islands Investment Act 2020.

June 21st, 2021
Gov’t ‘will not be defined by areas we have to improve’- Premier

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has declared that his administration will not be defined by any areas that are work in progress, rather, by its record of making good governance a priority.

May 10th, 2021
VI deserves applause for being among best-regulated jurisdictions– Deputy Premier

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) said, despite the constant critique of the sitting government for passing many pieces of legislation, he believes they should be praised for their hard work in keeping the territory’s laws up to date.

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