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February 6th, 2023
SSB accepting applications for remaining homes @Joe’s Hill Manor Estate

JOE’S HILL, Tortola, VI- The Social Security Board (SSB), from today, February 6, 2023, resumed accepting applications for the remaining homes at The Joe’s Hill Manor Estate.

February 4th, 2023
New petrol station now open @ Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina

SCRUB ISLAND, VI- Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina has announced the official opening of its new petrol station with 1,000 meters of hoses delivering a capacity of 10,000 gallons of marine-grade gasoline and diesel fuel to both leased and transient dockers.

February 3rd, 2023
D8 political aspirant Wheatley launches proposal for Red Bay

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Less than 24 hours after our news centre broke the news that former Financial Secretary (FS) Mr L. Allen Wheatley is expected to be the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidate for District 8, the political aspirant has launched a proposal for a multi-use facility in Red Bay, East End.

February 3rd, 2023
VI’s Nat’l Sustainable Development Plan will not ‘rest on the shelves’- Premier

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI– Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has laid the Virgin Islands' National Sustainable Development Plan (NSDP) on the table of the House of Assembly, paving the way for debate on it.

February 1st, 2023
Linda I. Smith appointed Senior Director of Development @RDA

WICKHAM’S CAY I, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) has announced the appointment of Ms Linda I. Smith, BA, MPA, CFRM as the Senior Director of Development (SDD) for a period of one-year, effective January 16, 2023.

January 31st, 2023
‘The Governor & I have had a few challenges’ selecting CoI reviewers- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It is unclear the exact nature of the challenges; however, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) said he and Governor John J. Rankin, CMG have been having “a few challenges” in selecting persons to undertake various reviews recommended in the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) Report.

January 31st, 2023
New RT Market Square 'substantially completed & ready for occupancy'- Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Premier and Minister for Communications and Works Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) says the Road Town Market Square project is considered “substantially completed” and ready for occupancy.

January 29th, 2023
CDB 'pleased to directly engage' VI Gov't & 'strengthen relationship'- CDB President

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has met with officials of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) as the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) moves to strengthen its relationship with the lending institution.

January 29th, 2023
Starting salary For USVI teachers climbs to $50K starting September 2023

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The starting pay for all teachers in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) will be $50,000 beginning in September of this year, Governor Albert A. Bryan Jr announced Thursday evening, January 26, 2023.

January 25th, 2023
W&SD boss Perline R. Scatliffe-Leonard retires! Is she running for office?

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI– Word reaching our news centre is that Director of Water and Sewerage Department (W&SD) Mrs Perline R. Scatliffe-Leonard has retired.

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