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November 2nd, 2023
‘I am standing in the way’ of Opposition achieving dreams for power- Premier

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI- Noting that the Opposition walking out of the House of Assembly (HoA) on October 31, 2023, was “making a mountain out of a molehill”, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has said the main motive behind the Opposition’s actions is its members desire for power.

November 2nd, 2023
Send photos of blocked drains, damaged infrastructure to PWD- Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Minister for Communications and Works Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) has revealed that Tropical Storm Philippe, which made landfall on October 3, 2023, caused significant damage to the [British] Virgin Islands' infrastructure.

November 2nd, 2023
‘When we disagree, we can’t behave like children’- Premier to Opposition

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Taking aim at the Opposition for walking out of the House of Assembly (HoA) on October 31, 2023, even while important bills and motions were to be addressed, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has said elected members must never lose focus in fighting for the interest of the people of the Virgin Islands (VI).

October 26th, 2023
Opposition proposes gov’t borrows to tackle infrastructure, slow economy & crime

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Leader of the Opposition Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL), on behalf of the Members of the Opposition, has proposed the Government and Opposition work together to find ways to address economic and other challenges affecting the people of the Virgin Islands, including borrowing money to fix infrastructure.

October 24th, 2023
Outsiders should not 'dictate & depict' what VI should look like– Hon Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Opposition Member, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has called on legislators in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly, to stop the infighting and agree to come to a consensus to move the VI forward.

October 16th, 2023
Exhume Noel Lloyd body & ‘placed in his park’- Hon Julian Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Speaking at a Special Sitting of the House of Assembly (HoA) on Friday, October 13, 2023, to name 10 national heroes and heroines via a resolution, Third District Representative Hon Julian Fraser RA, made a bold request for the body of Noel Lloyd to be exhumed.

October 14th, 2023
Hon Fraser to Premier -'dude stop apologizing for fighting for our independence'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Veteran Legislator and Opposition Member Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) told Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) to “stop apologizing for fighting for our independence.”

October 13th, 2023
Opposition tries to bully HoA on formation of PAC @ Special Sitting for VI's heroes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– The Special Sitting of the House of Assembly (HoA) today, October 13, 2023, was intended solely to honour the heroes and foreparents of the [British] Virgin Islands; however, Members of the Virgin Islands (VI) Opposition, namely Opposition Leader Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) and Hon Myron V. Walwyn (R6), attempted to force an amendment of the Order Paper to addresss the issue of the formation of a Public Accounts Committee (PAC) for the house.

October 3rd, 2023
VI Gov’t takes steps toward public debt reform with self-assessment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) has undertaken a Debt Management Self-Assessment to evaluate the various processes and institutions currently in place to guide public debt activities as facilitated by the Commonwealth Secretariat’s Debt Management Unit from September 18 to 29, 2023, and spanned the full gamut of government debt management functions.

September 26th, 2023
Tenders out for more infrastructure works @ Huntum’s Ghut Economic Zone

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI - The Government of the Virgin Islands has invited tenders for the excavation and site clearance, construction of roadways, drainage, and repairs to the bathroom building at the Huntum’s Ghut Economic Zone, Huntum’s Ghut, Tortola.

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