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November 28th, 2023
VI Gov’t spends $8.9M annually on renting office space- Premier Wheatley

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands spends some $8.9M annually to rent office space, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has disclosed.

November 27th, 2023
Two new local songs released to chronicle events of ‘Great March’ 1949

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Two brand new local songs have been released as the Virgin Islands (VI) marked the 1949 Great March and Restoration of the Legislative Council Holiday today Monday, November 27, 2023.

November 27th, 2023
Education Ministry allocated $2.85M for capital projects in 2024 budget

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable Dr. Natalio D. Wheatley while delivering the 2024 Budget address has outlined the fiscal package which included funding for local education under Subject Minister Sharie B. de. Castro (AL) to the tune of $53.38M.

November 27th, 2023
Human remains found at Estate Jealousy on St Croix


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The USV.I. Police Department has reported the discovery of human remains at Estate Jealousy on St. Croix.

November 27th, 2023
VI citizens must guard democracy fought for by ancestors – Dr Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Citizens of the Virgin Islands (VI), particularly those who are decedents of the great men & women who stood up for their rights in the 1949 Great March & Restoration of the Legislative Council in the VI, have been tasked to remain guardians of democracy in the VI.

November 26th, 2023
Local education icon Dr Lydia Hodge-Pickering passes

FORT HILL, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our newsroom is that another education pioneer and icon has died. Dr Lydia Hodge-Pickering transitioned at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Florida, USA on Friday, November 24, 2023, following what is believed to be injuries sustained after an auto accident.

November 26th, 2023
Premier, Deputy Premier & Minister for Health off this week to Dubai & Aruba

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) will lead a small delegation to the United Nations COP 28 World Climate Summit to take place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The conference, which is expected to attract hundreds of world and business leaders, corporations, non-governmental organisations, and global environmentalists, will take place from November 30, 2023, to December 12, 2023.

November 26th, 2023
VI Premier congratulates Suriname on 48th independence anniversary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands, via its Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has congratulated the people of Suriname as they celebrated their country's independence from the Netherlands.

November 26th, 2023
Ex Financial Secretary L. Allen Wheatley inks consultancy contract with VI Gov't

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Former Financial Secretary of the Virgin Islands (VI) and unsuccessful Virgin Islands Party (VIP) political candidate for the Eighth District in the 2023 general elections, Mr L. Allen Wheatley, is back.

November 25th, 2023
Andrew C. Bickerton retires as President of BVIFA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The long-time President of the British Virgin Islands Football Association (BVIFA), Mr Andrew C. Bickerton aka 'Andy' has announced his retirement from the job, to take effect from November 30, 2023, according to a letter seen by our news center.

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