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January 22nd, 2024
Premier congratulates Rosewood Little Dix Bay Resort on 60th Anniversary

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has congratulated the management and staff of the Rosewood Little Dix Bay Resort on Virgin Gorda, on celebrating 6 decades of operation on the island.

January 17th, 2024
VIP Gov’t rolls out employment registration drive for job seekers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of Premier Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has launched its Registration Drive to extend employment, training, and education opportunities to unemployed persons in the Virgin Islands.

December 12th, 2023
UPDATE: HoA Budget Debate abruptly rescheduled to December 18, 2023

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Late last night, December 11, 2023, around 10:30 PM, members of the media were informed that the Budget Debate scheduled for this morning December 12, 2023, has been postponed.

November 29th, 2023
A lot of $$$ leaving VI through fossil fuel importation– Premier

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) is encouraging more persons to take advantage of green incentives not just for the environment, but to save on the amount of money leaving the VI economy through the purchase of fossil fuels.

November 15th, 2023
Bust of late Premier Ralph T. O’Neal OBE unveiled @ BVI London House

LONDON, UK – In recognition of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the BVI London House, Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) and his delegation unveiled the bust of the late Premier Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE last evening, November 14, 2023, in a memorial event. This was an event first and accurately reported by our news centre.

September 21st, 2023
Legislators need to have public conversation on fair HoA benefits – Hon Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Legislator, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has called for legislators to start a public conversation on the way forward in terms of fair benefits as the House of Assembly on September 19, 2023, successfully made amendments to the Retiring Allowances (Legislative Services) Amendment Bill 2021.

September 7th, 2023
NSC drafting plan that includes ‘non-traditional’ crime-fighting tactics – Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Whatley (R7) says in an effort to tackle crime in the VI, non-tradition crime-fighting strategies will be taken on in the VI.

July 15th, 2023
OECS blasts UK imposition, reserved Order in Council for direct rule in VI

CASTRIES, St, Lucia – The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) has congratulated the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) for carrying out reforms in the best interest of the people, while at the same time blasting the UK for not only the reserved Order in Council, but for undemocratically imposing legislative and policy changes on the people of the VI.

February 21st, 2023
Governor lied on saying VI had option of going to elections– Premier

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has again slammed the Governor, Mr John J. Rankin, CMG, this time for saying the Virgin Islands Government had the option of calling fresh elections following the release of the Commission of Inquiry Report last year.

February 6th, 2023
Hon Flax-Charles' paperwork did not satisfy VIP’s Constitution– Premier Wheatley

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has revealed that with the confirmation of candidates for the Virgin Islands Party’s (VIP’) 2023 elections slate, Hon Shereen D. Flax-Charles has not been ratified because of issues with her paperwork.

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