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November 13th, 2023
‘Politically convenient’ narratives about Gov’t travel will only hurt VI– Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has shut down what he called ‘politically convenient’ narratives about Government travel being propagated by Opposition Members and others in the Virgin Islands.

November 10th, 2023
Jr Ministers step up as Education & Health Ministers out of territory

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Junior Ministers Hons Karl Dawson (R1) and Luce D. Hodge-Smith (R4) are currently acting in the posts of Minister for Health and Social Development, and Minister for Education, Youth Affairs and Sports, respectively, as the subject ministers are currently out of the territory.

October 26th, 2023
BVIAA celebrates VI’s 1st Regional Jr Ambassador of Tourism

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI- The [British] Virgin Islands made history when Ms Naomi A. Onwufuju, a 16-year-old student of Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) was recently crowned Regional “Junior Ambassador of Tourism” at the Caribbean Tourism Organisation’s (CTO) Youth Congress held in Turks and Caicos Islands on Friday, October 13, 2023.

October 14th, 2023
Old Admin Building on Main St could be turned into a museum- Hon Hodge-Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Plans are afoot for the establishment of a museum in Road Town, Tortola, according to Junior Minister for Culture and Tourism Hon Luce D. Hodge-Smith (AL,) who pointed to the establishment of museums as an important part of tourism in the Virgin Islands (VI).

October 13th, 2023
‘We have to go & aggressively sell our [tourism] product’- Hon Hodge-Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Junior Minister of Culture and Tourism, Hon Luce D. Hodge-Smith (R4) has called a huge success, the recent trip to Monaco led by Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) where a local delegation was able to attend the Monaco Yacht Show.

October 11th, 2023
‘We did learn a lot from going to Monaco’– Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has issued a challenge to Virgin Islanders and those in the tourism industry to travel more to see what they can learn from other tourism destinations to improve the local tourism product.

October 5th, 2023
TS Philippe left ‘a lot of damage to properties’- Hon Luce D. Hodge-Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Assessing the aftermath of Tropical Storm Philippe on the Virgin Islands (VI), Fourth District representative Hon Luce D. Hodge-Smith said the tropical storm has left a lot of damage to properties in the VI, specifically the Road Town area.

June 6th, 2023
ESHS’ Naomi A. Onwufuju is 2023 Junior Ambassador of Tourism

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Naomi A. Onwufuju of Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) is the 2023 Junior Ambassador of Tourism.

May 26th, 2023
If UK wants to help OTs 'they have to look @ their individual needs'– Hon Hodge-Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – The United Kingdom (UK) Government has been called upon to listen to their Overseas Territories (OTs) on an individual basis if they truly want to help these territories. This is according to Virgin Islands (VI) legislator and 4th District Representative, Hon Luce D. Hodge-Smith.

May 24th, 2023
Churches ‘animated’ over gay rights, silent on community initiatives– Damion C. Grange

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Talking points co-host Damion C. Grange has slammed the church for what he illustrated as silence on community initiates, but suddenly becoming animated on issues related to LGBT rights in the territory.

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