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February 13th, 2023
Hon Flax-Charles: ‘I fulfilled the basic [party] requirements’; VIP disagrees

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Contrary to reports, Junior Minister for Trade and Economic Development Hon Shereen D. Flax-Charles (AL) has said she had satisfied all the requirements of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Constitution in her initial bid to remain on the VIP slate for the 2023 General Election.

November 14th, 2022
Foreign charters no longer need licenses or work permits- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Unity Government led by Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has scrapped trade license and work permit requirements for foreign-based commercial recreational vessels conducting charters or operating water taxis in the Virgin Islands.

February 11th, 2022
Trying to get a local employed 'extremely difficult'– Ag Labour Commissioner bemoans

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Acting Labour Commissioner Michelle A. McLean has revealed that it is a difficult task to get a local Virgin Islander employed in their own country.

October 26th, 2020
Tourism businesses must be 'Gold Seal Certified' to receive visitors- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- When the Territory opens up to international visitors via the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on December 1, 2020, only those tourism businesses that have met certain criteria will be allowed to receive those visitors.

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