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October 26th, 2023
Opposition proposes gov’t borrows to tackle infrastructure, slow economy & crime

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Leader of the Opposition Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL), on behalf of the Members of the Opposition, has proposed the Government and Opposition work together to find ways to address economic and other challenges affecting the people of the Virgin Islands, including borrowing money to fix infrastructure.

September 30th, 2023
FCDO Director General confirms UK support for VI's pursuit of infrastructural investments

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI - Following their productive discussion in Road Town in June, the recent high-level meeting between the Virgin Islands Minister of Communications and Works and the FCDO Director General on 14th September 2023 confirmed the support of the United Kingdom for the Virgin Islands in their pursuit of investment for crucial infrastructural projects.

May 17th, 2023
UK supports plans to transition VI towards diversified low carbon economy- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A push to transition the Virgin Islands (VI) into a more diversified, tourism-led, investment-driven low carbon economy that delivers business and job opportunities for the people of the territory is being supported by the United Kingdom (UK), the territory’s Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has indicated.

April 11th, 2023
NDP ran water line in Sea Cows Bay which is 'connected to nothing'- Hon Fraser

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Incumbent Third District Representative and Chairman of Progressives United (PU) Hon Julian Fraser RA has blasted the National Democratic Party (NDP) for failing to correct the water woes experienced by residents in the Third District.

July 29th, 2022
Residents now have a new 'first-class' Frenchman's Cay bridge - Hon Rymer

FRENCHMAN'S CAY, Tortola, VI- Following the completion of the new Frenchman's Cay bridge, Deputy Premier and Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5) said that the residents of the area now have a first-class bridge.

February 16th, 2022
'Give people work so they don't have time to complain'- Skelton-Cline to Govt

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Host of the Honestly Speaking Radio Programme and Consultant Mr Claude O. Skelton Cline is encouraging the sitting Government to fast forward the many projects that have been in the pipeline this first quarter.

February 9th, 2022
German firm proposes organic futuristic design for WE Ferry Terminal

WEST END, Tortola, VI – More preliminary design plans for the new West End Ferry Dock in the Virgin Islands (VI) have indicated that the facility could feature futuristic green design elements tailored to the VI’s local climate with flood protection to account for rising sea levels.

January 17th, 2022
Salt Island: The Forgotten & Neglected Island- Part 3 of 3

Edgar Leonard

In Parts 1 and 2, I waxed/rant about the hardy and industrious Salt Island people, the place, the proud, rich history, and heritage; basic, simple, and idyllic lifestyle; of my ancestral homeland's forgotten and neglected situation. In Part 3, I will offer some suggestions on the way forward.

November 18th, 2021
$12.4M to be plugged into 2022 infrastructure development– Premier Fahie

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI– As the Virgin Islands continues to forge ahead with rebuilding and maintaining its infrastructure from the devastating impact of hurricanes Irma and Maria and the challenges of the global pandemic, some $12.4M in funding will be plugged into local infrastructure development for the 2022 budget year, Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has indicated.

September 30th, 2021
Salt Island: the Forgotten & Neglected Island

Edgar Leonard

Salt Island is my ancestral homeland. Navel strings buried on Salt Island, my paternal grandfather, mother, father, several siblings, and other close family members claim Salt Island as the land of their birth. Nonetheless, Salt Island and generations of Salt Islanders (Cay/Key people) were a forgotten island and people.

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