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May 20th, 2022
Haitian national escapes Immigration detention

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Chief Immigration Officer, Mr Ian B. Penn is seeking the public’s assistance to locate Haitian national Ms Elena Milord who escaped detention between the late hours of Wednesday, May 18 and early Thursday, May 19, 2022.

May 20th, 2022
VI musician Avery F. Felicien releases new 'Rock Star' Album

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Musician Avery F. Felicien has a full-time day job and is a farmer at heart. While he spends his days working at a resort, Mr Felicien still finds time to plant crops as well as craft up new music, which resulted in the release of his latest album “Rock Star.”

May 19th, 2022
Saharan dust to impact air quality for ‘next few days’– DDM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A fresh surge of Saharan dust over the Virgin Islands (VI) will bring the threat of elevated health problems mainly to sensitive people, such as asthmatics, according to information for the Department of Disaster Management (DDM).

May 19th, 2022
VI must identify trends & demands of millennial cruise tourists– Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) estimating that some 87% of millennials have indicated a willingness to cruise in 2022, Deputy Premier Hon Kye M. Rymer (R7) said the Virgin Islands must identify those millennial trends to cater to the demographic.

May 18th, 2022
‘No secrecy’ in negotiations between UK & VI– Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Pastor and commentator Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cine has called for transparency in the negotiations between the Virgin Islands (VI) and the United Kindom (VI) on the way forward, following the publishing of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) report and its sweeping recommendations.

May 18th, 2022
T&T PM in Guyana for Agri-Investment Forum and Expo

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Georgetown, Guyana - President of Guyana Dr. Irfaan Ali met with Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr Keith Rowley and his delegation this afternoon at State House.

May 18th, 2022
Majority of the VI population 'cherish democracy'- Special Envoy Wheatley tells UN

CASTRIES, St. Lucia – The Government of Premier, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has submitted a proposal to United Kingdom (UK) Minister Amanda A. Milling on behalf of the National Unity Government that sets out the Government’s approach to reform and presents a framework for implementation of the recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry report under a democratic system.

May 17th, 2022
Remove them! Green flags ‘a symbol of witchcraft’ in VI - Apostle Jael J. Hodge

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Local 'Apostle' Jael J. Hodge from Clarion Ministries located in Greenland, Tortola, has called for the removal of green flags erected on utility poles across the Virgin Islands, pointing out that the flags may be associated with witchcraft.

May 17th, 2022
VI will continue working with US agencies ‘to root out corruption’- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Premier Dr The Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has vowed his Government's commitment, as well as that of the local law enforcement agencies, to continue collaborating with foreign law enforcement authorities, including those in the United States (US), to root out corruption in the Virgin Islands (VI).

May 16th, 2022
Unity Gov’t will consult with VI on implementing CoI recommendations– Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – New Premier Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says the people of the Virgin Islands (VI) will be consulted in detail on changes to be made to implement Good Governance, in keeping with the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) recommendations.

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