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July 23rd, 2024
‘We are on track with our plan’ to meet August 31 deadline- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As of July 18, 2024, 37 of the 50 Recommendations (74%) by the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) have been completed and 13 Recommendations (26%) are in progress.

July 22nd, 2024
11th Council of Ministers in VI rescheduled to July 24-25, 2024

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Eleventh Council of Ministers: Environmental Sustainability (COM:ES 11) initially scheduled for July 2 to 4, 2024, will now be held on from Wednesday, July 24 to Thursday 25, 2024, under the theme “From Aspiration to Focused Action”.

July 21st, 2024
HoA cannot ‘rubber-stamp’ Governor's Bill; 'We will do what we have to do'—Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola—Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Corine N. George-Massicote on Tuesday, July 16, 2024, pursuant to the Standing Orders 55 (1), committed the controversial Virgin Islands Inquires Bill 2024, to a Committee of the House “to consider it clause by clause”.

July 19th, 2024
Demolition of Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall has started

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall, which was built with money donated by a British philanthropist Sir Rupert Briercliffe in the 1980s but has stood in ruins for about a decade, is being demolished.

July 15th, 2024
‘We’re on a good track as it pertains to our tourism visitors’- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Revealing statistics showing that the first half of 2024 marked historic visitor arrivals, [British] Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) said the VI is on a good track as it pertains to tourism under the Virgin Islands Party Government (VIP).

July 12th, 2024
Tourism sector records highest visitor arrivals ever

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier of the Virgin Islands Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has announced that the Virgin Islands tourism sector has demonstrated unprecedented growth in the first half of 2024, marking a historic milestone in visitor arrivals.

July 9th, 2024
Procurement Act has come 'because we put 70-80 contractors on one project’- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has said the transgressions of the past National Democratic Party (NDP) government are the reason his government was pressured into bringing a Procurement Act to the House of Assembly (HoA).

July 7th, 2024
Premier Wheatley congratulates new UK PM Keir R. Starmer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has congratulated the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (UK), Keir R. Starmer, on his victory at the polls.

July 6th, 2024
Hurricane Beryl highlights ‘a very dangerous era’ for climate change- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says the still active Hurricane Beryl which ravaged the region has highlighted that the territory is facing a dangerous era for climate change.

July 3rd, 2024
T&T opens its borders to Grenada & SVG hurricane victims

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago – Following the devastation of Hurricane Beryl on regions of Grenada, and St Vincent and the Grenadines, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) Dr Keith C. Rowley has announced that children from those hurricane-ravaged islands will be allowed to enter T&T.

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