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May 9th, 2024
Works Minister protects privacy of taxi drivers in HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) has opted not to publicly disclose the names and addresses of persons holding taxi licenses in the [British] Virgin Islands (VI), as he believes it would have been unfair to the license holders to do so and that it would also trample on their right to privacy.

January 29th, 2024
Jamaican allegedly denied entry into VI although a Belonger- Hon Fraser claims

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A Jamaican who is a Virgin Islands Belonger was allegedly denied entry to the Territory as they were not a holder of a Virgin Islands (VI) visa, Opposition Member and Third District Representative Hon Julian Fraser RA has claimed.

January 12th, 2024
Belonger status can be revoked even after 30 years of marriage- O’Flaherty-Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Expats who have obtained Belonger status in the [British] Virgin Islands should know that it’s a privilege and not a right. Therefore it can be revoked.

June 11th, 2023
VI Gov’t 'failing to apply 10-year requirement for residency law'- Gov Rankin

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Governor John J. Rankin, CMG has said there has been very limited work carried out to date to clear the large backlog of Residency and Belonger status applications, and this means that the Government of the Virgin Islands is so far failing in its commitment to apply the ‘ten-year requirement for residency’ law in many cases.

August 14th, 2022
VI delegation attends state funeral of Charles W. Turnbull in USVI

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- The late former Governor of the US Virgin Islands (USVI) Mr Charles Wesley Turnbull was laid to rest on Saturday, August 13, 2022, following a state funeral at Christchurch Methodist Church in St Thomas, USVI.

July 3rd, 2022
Former USVI Governor & VI Belonger Charles W. Turnbull has died

MARYLAND, USA- Information just reaching our newsroom is that former Governor of the US Virgin Islands (USVI) Dr Charles Wesley Turnbull died this morning, Sunday, July 3, 2022.

December 17th, 2019
Over 1500 expats regularised: ‘We chose to unite the BVI forever’- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The court of the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex in Road Town, Tortola, was packed to capacity as more than 1500 expats living and working in the VI for more than 20 years were given certificates of Residency and Belonger at a ceremony on December 16, 2019.

May 15th, 2019
‘You have gotten my attention for amendments’- Premier Fahie

WICKHAM'S CAY 1, Tortola, VI - As the fast track Residency and Belonger status regularisation programme continues to face opposition from some Virgin Islanders, Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) today, May 15, 2019 met a group of such persons to hear their concerns with a view to responding and to ultimately acting on them as necessary.

March 26th, 2018
Bermuda MP Hon Thomas C. Famous on private visit to homeland!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The British Overseas Territory of Bermuda and the Virgin Islands [British] have many things in common.

May 2nd, 2014
'Belonger status must be given upon marriage!' - Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentator Edmund G. Maduro has raised what many may find to be a sore issue that has continued for some time in the Virgin Islands, but seems to find no way of becoming resolved.

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