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December 20th, 2023
$483,738,163.00 Budget passed for 2024; Opposition got $200,000 for HoA works

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The 2024 Appropriation Act, referred to as the National Budget, was passed late last night Tuesday, December 19, 2023, in the House of Assembly (HoA).

December 1st, 2022
‘Absolutely no credibility’ to reports of cutting Civil Service- David D. Archer Jr

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- It has long been a talk that the United Kingdom (UK) has been pressuring the Government of the Virgin Islands to reduce the number of persons employed in the Public Service, especially since a significant percent of the National Budget goes towards employee remuneration.

August 9th, 2022
UPDATE: Motion to reduce money transfer levy to 3.5% passed in HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– The Resolution to reduce the money transfer services levy from 7 % to 3.5%, as well as amend the categories to benefit from the funds collected, has been passed in the House of Assembly (HoA).

May 20th, 2022
‘Great time’ for sports as line item in Nat’l Budget– Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says now is a great time for the addition of Sports as a line item in the national budget.

November 11th, 2021
Premier Fahie 'proudly' presents $397.17M Budget 2022

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) minutes ago, November 11, 2021, presented a $397.17M Budget for 2022, a 4th national budget in less than three years and done in timely fashion despite the challenges of the pandemic and burden of the ongoing United Kingdom-backed Commission of Inquiry (CoI).

December 19th, 2019
‘This budget frightens me’- Hon Maduro-Caines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Opposition Member and Sixth District Representative, Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines has said something must be done about the rising recurrent expenditure in national budgets.

May 7th, 2019
Where did the $$ go? Caller disappointed in Gov’t for past 4 years

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It has been well over two months that the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government was booted from office by the Virgin Islands electorate; however, the people continue to voice their dissatisfaction of the former administration.

February 4th, 2013
My position on finances of Territory misinterpreted in HOA- Hon. Christopher

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “The BVI does not have a financial problem, what we have in the BVI is a management of resources problem,” said Hon. J. Alvin Christopher as he put a different twist to the much talked about infrastructural and financial problems the Virgin Islands has reportedly found itself in.

March 28th, 2012
Discussions on CDB loan to resume

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Discussions between Her Majesty’s Government (HMG) and the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) on the much debated loan, which was approved for the Virgin Islands by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is to resume after the passing of the Territory’s budget.

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