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June 11th, 2024
VI will continue pushing for removal of reserved Order in Council– Premier tells UN C-24

NEW YORK, NY, USA– Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says the [British] Virgin Islands will continue pressing the United Kingdom (UK) to remove its reserve Order in Council to suspend the local constitution if triggered.

April 30th, 2024
BVIEC Linesmen take historic win @ CARILEC’s Lineworkers Rodeo in Antigua

ST GEORGE, Antigua- The BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) made history as the first utility to capture a consecutive 1st Place in the Experienced Team Category at the CARILEC’s Lineworkers Rodeo held at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Sunday April 21, 2024.

October 5th, 2023
Premier tells UN he remains ‘firmly opposed’ to UK Order in Council

NEW YORK, NY, USA- Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has reiterated calls for the United Kingdom (UK) to remove its 'reserved' Order in Council to suspend the VI’s constitution should the government fail to implement reforms recommended in the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) Report.

August 9th, 2023
EE/LL Cultural Experience underway @ Greenland Field

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI- Anyone wishing to get a strong feel of the Virgin Islands' culture during this Emancipation Festival can look no further than East End/Long Look and Carrot Bay.

June 19th, 2023
Luka E. Chalwell signs professional football contract with UK club

EASTLEIGH, Hampshire, England- Luka E. Chalwell has become the first born and bred [British] Virgin Islander to be a professional footballer, after he signed a contract on Thursday, June 15, 2023, to join Eastleigh FC in the English National League.

May 18th, 2023
Opposition Member Hon Stacy Mather is Deputy Speaker of Fifth HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- History has been created in the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA), with Hon Stacy Mather (AL) becoming the first Member of the Opposition to be Deputy Speaker.

January 31st, 2023
Gov’t wants education to add focus on VI History, Civic & Financial Literacy

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Governor John J. Rankin, CMG says as the Government seeks to re-imagine education, during this Fifth Session of the House of Assembly (HoA), adjustments will be made to the Education Amendment Act (2014) and its Regulations completed to ensure that teaching and learning align with the needs of students in the 21st century.

December 31st, 2022
It is 2023, not 1823 - Time to stand up!

Thomas C. Famous

Around the world, most colonies, have been fed a steady diet of sanitised history for centuries. Historical inaccuracies that had us believing that Columbus actually discovered the “new world,” that there were no Central American civilizations steeped in sciences, or that Sir Francis Drake was a benevolent soul worthy of adoration.

November 4th, 2022
Young VIslander Charity Rymer speaks in UK House of Commons

LONDON, UK- On the invitation of the United Kingdom Speaker in the House of Commons Sir Lindsay H. Hoyle, young persons from across the Overseas Territories were invited to attend a special segment of the UK Youth Parliament sitting today, Friday, November 4, 2022.

October 5th, 2022
Fox siblings win opening race of Mourant HLSCC College Classic Series on VG

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Fox siblings Noah and Eva created some history when the Virgin Gorda leg of the 27th Mourant H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) College Classic Race Series kicked off on Saturday, October 1, 2022.

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