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September 27th, 2022
HoA rejecting Hon Malone's motion was a 'democratic process'– Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has assured that if the people of the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) want reforms as recently proposed by Opposition Member Hon Carvin Malone (AL), they can be included in the Terms of Reference of the Constitutional Review Commission.

September 22nd, 2022
HoA rejects Motion for amendments to ToR of Constitutional Review Commission

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – The Unity Government has shut down a motion brought to the House of Assembly (HoA) by Opposition Member Hon Carvin Malone (AL) for amendments to the Terms of Reference (ToR) of the Constitutional Review Commission. The proposed amendments, according to Hon Malone, would have been taken to the public for consultations.

January 15th, 2022
Public consultations begin for VI’s Nat'l Sustainable Development Plan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Today, January 15, 2022, marks the official start of public consultations on the Fahie Government’s implementation of the proposed National Sustainable Development Plan.

January 8th, 2022
Public invited to final review of Nat'l Sustainable Development Plan- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The VI public as well as industry stakeholders are being invited for the final review of the Government’s National Sustainable Development Plan and offer comments, recommendations, and submissions.

May 25th, 2021
Public consultations on Integrity in Public Life Act, 2019 ongoing

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – Public Consultations on the Proposed Integrity in Public Life Act, 2019, continues this week, with the latest being today, May 25, 2021, on Jost van Dyke.

March 21st, 2021
Public consultation on Trade Legislation starts Tuesday, March 23, 2021

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands is hosting a series of public meetings on two proposed Trade Legislation: Business Licencing Act, 2020 and Virgin Islands Investment Act, 2020.

July 6th, 2019
Consumer Protection Bill is not to tilt scales in anyone’s favour- Sharie B. deCastro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The long awaited Consumer Protection Bill, a campaign promise by the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) in the lead up to the General Elections of February 25, 2019, will be taken to the public for its input from next week before it is returned to the House of Assembly (HoA) for the Second and Third Readings.

June 21st, 2019
Top ESHS student not in favour of additional school year

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Public consultations on whether to continue with the additional school year controversially implemented into public secondary schools by the former Minister for Education Myron V. Walwyn continued on Tortola on June 20, 2019.

March 16th, 2018
UPDATE: Premier Smith ignores ‘transparency’ request of Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Luckily Opposition Leader Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) wasn’t holding his breath waiting for Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) to honour his request to produce every correspondence between the Virgin Islands (VI) and the United Kingdom (UK) Governments on the Territory’s recovery plan since November 2017.

January 26th, 2018
‘Give sister islands some independence’ – VG resident to Gov’t

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – In a full Catholic Community Centre on Virgin Gorda, leaders of the territory heard that it’s antiquated to have a system of electricity that shuts down an entire territory of multiple islands when a small problem develops on the main island.

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