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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 18th, 2022
Premier Wheatley remembers late Mrs Maria Dawson as woman of character & strength

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Nattalio D. Wheatley (R7) has reflected on the life of the late Maria Dawson as one that was filled with strength and courage.

November 17th, 2022
Maria's by the Sea owner Maria Dawson passes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI – Popular hotel owner and proprietor of the 'Maria's by the Sea' establishment, Ms Maria Dawson has passed away, according to information reaching Virgin Islands News Online (VINO).

November 17th, 2022
Duplicate names of voters posted for public review

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Office of the Supervisor of Elections is urging the public to review a list of registered voters found to be duplicated entries in the current elections system.

November 17th, 2022
Hold Gov’t 'accountable' rather than just 'complain'– Cromwell Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, TORTOLA, VI – Talkshow host and activist Mr Cromwell Smith has called on the people of the Virgin Islands (VI) to take concrete steps to hold the government accountable rather than just complain about issues.

November 16th, 2022
No fees yet for public’s use of A.O. Shirley Grounds- Eustace C. Freeman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some members of the public, particularly walkers and joggers, have been complaining that they have been asked to pay $30.00 per month to use the A.O. Shirley Recreation Grounds, and that the gates to the grounds have been padlocked, making the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex the only way to access the facility.

November 16th, 2022
Police reports upsurge in vehicle break-ins

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is recording a spike in theft from motor vehicles and is asking the public to ensure that vehicles are locked when not in use, particularly for vehicles in parking lots during the day and overnight.

November 16th, 2022
VI looking to Ghana, Philippines & Cuba to fill nurse shortages in 2023– Hon Penn

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – In an effort to fill nurse shortages at the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) in 2023, the [British] Virgin Islands will now be turning to new countries for nurses, Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has revealed.

November 16th, 2022
Mrs Globe BVI Dr Arliene T. Penn sponsoring Pap tests for women

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Mrs Globe BVI Dr Arliene T. Penn has taken on a laudable initiative to help women in the Virgin Islands protect their reproductive health by affording them pap smears.

November 15th, 2022
UK Minister for OTs invited to see reforms of VI's Unity Gov’t – Hon Turnbull

CAIRO, Egypt - Minister of Natural Resources & Labour, Hon Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) has revealed that he has invited The Rt Hon Lord Frank Zacharias Robin Goldsmith, who is the UK Minister for Overseas Territories, Commonwealth, Energy, Climate and Environment at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO), to visit the Virgin Islands (VI) and see the work of the Government of National Unity regarding reforms to the Public Service.

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