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September 15th, 2021
Caribbean needs digital & balanced recovery from pandemic- VI tells UNESCO

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The [British] Virgin Islands (VI) has called for a digital and balanced recovery in the Caribbean from the COVID-19 pandemic at a virtual dialogue on work and life in the region, organised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural and Organisation (UNESCO) and the University of the West Indies (UWI) on September 9, 2021.

September 15th, 2021
5 HMP inmates charged for murder of Nickail Chambers

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI– Police this morning, September 15, 2021, charged five inmates in relation to the May 2021 stabbing at Her Majesty’s Prison that resulted in the death of Nickail Chambers.

September 15th, 2021
Gov’t awaiting approval to vaccinate children ages 2 to 12 – Hon Malone

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Minister for Health and Social Development Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has said the Government of the Virgin Islands is working to have children aged 12 and under vaccinated and awaiting the necessary approvals to do so.

September 15th, 2021
VI's active COVID-19 cases down to 45!

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands is now recording 45 active cases of COVID-19.

September 15th, 2021
British judge wants Speaker to prove Silk Legal is authorised to represent him

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Even though there seems to be no confusion in the public that Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA) Hon Julian Willock was acting in his official capacity as Speaker when he had Silk Law file an injunction in the High Court against three United Kingdom (UK) lawyers working for the UK-sponsored Commission of Inquiry, British Judge Adrian Jack has asked Hon Willock to show evidence of this.

September 14th, 2021
CoI must consider culture of VI regarding board appointments- Premier argues

WICKHAM'S CAY II, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has argued that the internal process of selecting board members for appointment, as opposed to always advertising the position, is one that is the Culture of the VI rather than a process that is indicative of a lack of good governance.

September 14th, 2021
WP exemptions to end with divorce unless domestic violence involved- Hon Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) has said that persons who receive work permits by marriage will be able to keep their status after divorce once domestic violence is involved, otherwise, the exemption ends.

September 14th, 2021
Blazers, East Rockers, Mega Mix & A’s draw first blood in District League Playoffs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- VG Bayside Blazers, East Rockers 2.0, Mega Mix and A’s have all won their opening game of the best-of-three series in the BVI Basketball Federation (BVIBF) National ‘District’ League Playoffs.

September 14th, 2021
We are not putting down speed bumps ‘willy-nilly’– Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) said when speed bumps are installed anywhere in the territory it is because there were requests for them.

September 14th, 2021
COVID-19 having physiological impacts on both teachers & students - Hon Flax-Charles

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Junior Minister for Trade and Economic Development, Hon Shereen D. Flax-Charles (AL) said despite the challenges that will come as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic in the new school year, persons must do their best to cope and has assured that Government will do what it can to meet the needs of both staff and students.


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