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September 10th, 2023
‘Work has now begun on all CoI Recommendations’; 24 complete- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Even though Ministries are currently preparing their updates as of August 31, 2023, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has said he can report that work has now begun on all of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) Recommendations as outlined in the Framework Agreement of June 2022.

January 23rd, 2023
VI Govt & UK ‘found a way forward’ on medicinal cannabis – Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has revealed that the United Kingdom (UK) and the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) have found a way forward as it relates to the legalisation of medicinal cannabis in the territory.

October 5th, 2022
Governor 'disappointed' with progress of some CoI reforms

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Governor John J. Rankin, CMG has raised concerns over slow progress in some areas of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) reforms in the Virgin Islands (VI) under the “Framework for Implementation of the Recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry Report and Other Reforms” (“the Framework document”), being led by the Government of National Unity.

March 25th, 2022
'Good progress' being made with UK on advancing Medical Marijuana in VI- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The VI 'Medicinal Cannabis Licensing Act, 2020' was passed with amendments since June 30, 2020, in the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA), however, the bill is yet to become law until it is assented to by the United Kingdom (UK) appointed Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI).

March 24th, 2022
Frenchman’s Cay Bridge construction actively underway

FRENCHMAN’S CAY, VI- Construction of the new Frenchman’s Cay Bridge is in progress and in a few months residents and visitors will be able to use a stronger and safer bridge.

August 23rd, 2019

Thomas C. Famous

"Welcome to the Virgin Islands, welcome home," said Immigration Officer Brodie, as I arrived at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island in the Virgin Islands.

March 11th, 2019
Progress of women has been incremental - Hon Carvin Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Under the theme, “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change,” International Woman’s Day was celebrated with global appreciation for the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women worldwide.

February 22nd, 2018
'We can't take anymore poor service' from VI telecom providers- resident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a press release on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, telecommunication provider Flow stated that more than 60 percent of their infrastructure is operational and customers are being reconnected daily.

August 24th, 2016
BVIOC President pleased with VI's Olympic progress

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games came to a close in a festive celebration of the 31st Olympiad on Sunday August 21, 2016, the Virgin Islands (VI) delegation of athletes, coaches, physiotherapist and doctor returned home with unforgettable experiences and memories.

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