Got TIPS or BREAKING NEWS? Please call 1-284-442-8000 direct/can also WhatsApp same number or Email ALL news;                               ads call 1-284-440-6666


May 14th, 2024
Public urged to get acquainted with Crown Lands Management Bill

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) is urging the residents of the [British] Virgin Islands to pay attention to the Crown Lands Management Bill, as it received its first reading in the House of Assembly on May 2, 2024.

May 12th, 2024
11th Sitting of 1st Session of 5th HoA slated for May 16

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Legislators will return to the House of Assembly (HoA) Chamber in Road Town to do the business of the people on Thursday, May 16, 2024.

May 11th, 2024
New immigration bill to bring clarity to VI Residency & Belonger status

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The updated Immigration Bill is in response to Recommendation B33 of the Commission of Inquiry, which identified the need for clear and published guidance for the consideration of applications for residence and Belonger status in the Virgin Islands (VI) has seen its first reading in the House of Assembly (HoA).

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.

May 3rd, 2024
Mentally ill person now occupying old Gov’t Admin Building- Hon Marlon A. Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Member in the Virgin Islands House of Assembly Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has called for a timeline for the rehabilitation of the old Government Administration Building in Road Town, Tortola, which he said is now in a dilapidated state and needs urgent repairs.

May 2nd, 2024
‘Refrain from suggesting inaccuracies’- Hon de Castro fires back @ Hon Mather

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Education, Youth Affairs and Sports Hon Sharie B. De Castro (AL) has hit back at Deputy Speaker and Opposition Member Hon Stacy M. Mather (AL) for recently suggesting the Minister has not been willing to take up his offer to lend his expertise in education and youth development.

May 2nd, 2024
AI & Google making young people seem 'super smart'- Hon Fraser

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI– Seniors attending the Senior Citizens’ Month Opening Declaration Service, yesterday, May 1, 2024, were made to endure a lengthy speech on forgetfulness and Artificial Intelligence (AI) from senior legislator Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3).

May 2nd, 2024
Opposition Leader to grill Premier on illegal immigration measures in HoA today

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the frequent apprehension of illegal migrants in the [British] Virgin Islands recently, Opposition Leader Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) wants to know what measures are in place to tackle the problem as well as other issues relating to border security.

April 18th, 2024
‘What kind of foolishness going on at the Airport?’- Hon Ronnie W. Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands’ Opposition Leader Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL), while speaking on Other Business at the continuation of the Ninth Sitting of the First Session of the Fifth House of Assembly (HoA), described his treatment at Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport.

April 16th, 2024
‘Do good & I will have a drink with you in the dark’– Hon Fraser tells Gov't

BURT POINT, Tortola, VI– Senior Legislator in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) has commended Premier Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) and his government for re-commissioning the Burt Point Wastewater Treatment Plant, after years of complaints and being out of commission.

Follow Us On