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August 12th, 2021
Banks treating VI residents like 'scorned dogs'– Claude O. Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Government consultant Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has called on the Andrew A. Fahie-led administration to intervene in the alleged bad treatment that the various banking institutions are meting out to the public.

April 2nd, 2020
VI begins 3 days of shopping before 14-day lockdown

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands has started three days of shopping before the Territory goes on a 14-day round-the-clock lockdown from Saturday evening, April 4, 2020.

March 26th, 2020
Lines build @ local supermarkets ahead of 24-hour curfew

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following the announcement by Government on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 that the Virgin Islands will be on 24-hour curfew from 8:00pm on Friday, March 27, 2020 to 6:00am April 2, 2020, persons have started to flock at supermarkets to stock up for the lock-down.

February 26th, 2018
Ex Commissioner Maynard slams Labour Dept; Blames them for immigration woes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Labour Commissioner and Seventh District candidate with the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) in the 2015 General Elections, Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard made her position known on the current immigration controversy.

February 16th, 2018
UPDATE: Online application for entry permits being tested- Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Amid the long lines at the Department of Immigration and the many complaints from members of the public, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), who is responsible for Immigration, had promised on February 15, 2018 that he would announce some changes to the Department today, February 16, 2018 that would bring some relief to the public.

November 22nd, 2017
Frustration high over long lines & 'short' working hours @ Immigration Dept

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Verbal abuses and near physical altercations are part of the experience while waiting for service at Immigration Department in Road Town, on the main island of Tortola.

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