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January 6th, 2023
The RDA is not a maintenance agency- Chairman Ronnie W. Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Virgin Islands (VI) Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) Mr Ronnie W. Skelton has reminded the Government of the Virgin Islands that the RDA is not a maintenance agency and as such, maintenance system should be put in place for projects delivered by the Agency.

January 5th, 2023
VI bombarded on blogs, social media & talk shows with 'narratives'– Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has called on citizens to take on a responsibility to inspire youths of the territory, given local people are being bombarded on the blogs, social media, on some of the talks shows and other forums with what he called ‘narratives'.

December 30th, 2022
'I salute you sir'- Hon Turnbull to Premier Wheatley

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has been saluted by Minister for Natural Resources and Labour and Second District Representative, Hon Melvin M. Turnbull for his leadership of the Virgin Islands over the last several months.

December 30th, 2022
Hon Flax-Charles says eradication of colonialism on her 2023 wish list

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Junior Minister for Trade, Economic Development and Agriculture Hon Sheeren D. Flax-Charles (AL) said her New Year's wish for 2023 is to see the eradication of colonialism, among other challenges in the Virgin Islands (VI).

December 29th, 2022
‘We are being whipped psychologically’ by the UK- Hon Mark H. Vanterpool

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Fourth District Representative Hon Mark H. Vanterpool has not been holding back his thoughts on the United Kingdom’s current position on the Virgin Islands (VI), including the threat of direct rule and forcing the territory to implement recommendations coming out of a biased Commission of Inquiry (CoI) sponsored by the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic.

December 29th, 2022
VI in a ‘hallmark of sheer anxiety’ over recent events- Hon Penn

EAST END, Tortola, VI - Minister for Health and Social Development under the Unity Government, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has kicked off his 2023 elections campaign pitch with a letter to the East End/Long Look community, promising to continue representing the district and the Virgin Islands, despite the unmitigated levels of anxiety being experienced by citizens.

December 26th, 2022
Governor Rankin is the pharaoh of the Virgin Islands – Hon Mark H. Vanterpool

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Fourth District Representative in the Virgin Islands House of Assembly, Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) has referred to the United Kingdom as the Pharaoh of the British OTs with the current Virgin Islands (VI) Governor, H.E. John J. Rankin CMG, as the Pharaoh of the Virgin Islands (VI).

December 22nd, 2022
OneMart stores in ‘every corner of VI’ shows confidence in economy– Premier

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has pointed to the opening of OneMart supermarkets across Tortola as a show of confidence in the Virgin Islands' economy.

December 21st, 2022
UK ‘let my people go’ & end colonialism– Hon Vanterpool

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI– Fourth District Representative and experienced legislator Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool says the 2023 Budget presented by the coalition government is one that all in the Virgin Islands (VI) should be proud of and is an indicator that the Territory has been managing its own affairs.

December 20th, 2022
'Everyone has to atone for their own sins‘- Hon Marlon A. Penn

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Minister for Health and Social Development under the National Unity Government, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) says he will not accept responsibility for any policy decisions that came under the previous Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration.

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