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November 12th, 2023
'Formal decision' on visa waiver for Guyanese likely in 2nd quarter of 2024– Hon Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Premier and Minister for Financial Services, Labour and Trade Hon Lorna G. Smith, OBE (AL) says discussions are continuing on a possible visa waiver for Guyanese seeking to travel to the [British] Virgin Islands (VI).

September 15th, 2023
Gov’t receives $1.3M grant for RESEMBID BVI SMART Initiative

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands has received grant funding to execute the RESEMBID BVI SMART © Initiative - SMART Schools Project in the amount of €1,300,448.47 EUR, which is equivalent to $1,316,243.37 USD.

September 1st, 2023
Cabinet approves awarding of 25 tertiary scholarships for new academic year

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Cabinet of the VI said it has noted the national priority areas of study submitted by the Human Resources Department and the Deputy Governor’s Office in the VI, and has approved the Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs and Sports’ national priority areas in keeping with the 2022 Virgin Islands Scholarship Programme Policy.

August 27th, 2023
Troy E. Christopher appointed Chairman of Immigration Board

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Mr Troy E. Christopher, the businessman and son of the late legislator Delores Christopher, is to be appointed Chairman of the Immigration Board for 2 years.

June 25th, 2023
Cabinet lays out restrictions on its publication of decisions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has been updating the public on its decisions, it has also made it clear that not all decisions will be made public.

June 23rd, 2023
Rental fee for letterboxes to increase to $80.00 per year in 2024- Cabinet

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The promised increase in fees for the rental of letterboxes from BVI Post will not increase in 2023, as previously indicated, but will be increased in 2024.

May 2nd, 2023
Cabinet to soon make decision on repealing sections of ‘greedy bill’ - Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has affirmed that as soon as he returns from a planned trip to London, the offending sections of the Retiring Allowances Legislative Service Amendment Act 2021 nicknamed the ‘Greedy Bill’ will be repealed.

April 28th, 2023
Ministerial portfolios assigned in VIP Gov't

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –Legislators connected to the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government have today, April 28, 2023, received their Ministerial portfolios ahead of the opening of the 5th House of Assembly in the Virgin Islands (VI).

March 1st, 2023
Cabinet leak of students’ names for education assistance grants shameful- Parents

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The list of local students studying abroad and locally, who have gotten financial support from the Premier’s Office and the Ministry of Education and Culture over the past three years, 2019-2022, has been leaked.

January 1st, 2023
Resolution on referendum for same-sex unions to be taken to HoA in 2023

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- When the Virgin Islands (VI) holds its first-ever referendum, persons in the territory will have the opportunity to defend what they believe to be socially and morally right, regarding same-sex unions.

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