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December 29th, 2023
New VI Governor to be sworn in Jan 29; Gov Rankin exits Jan 18, 2024

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Mr Daniel Pruce, the incoming Governor of the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) will be sworn in on Monday, January 29, 2024, the Office of the Governor has informed our news centre.

March 22nd, 2023
Refusal to swear in Jaspert @ HoA was a matter of 'principle'- Ingrid A. Moses-Scatliffe

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI– Some six years after legislators had refused to attend a swearing-in ceremony of Ex-Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert in 2017, former Speaker Ms Ingrid A. Moses-Scatliffe said she stood on principle when ensuring Mr Jaspert was not sworn in at the House of Assembly (HoA).

January 7th, 2023
New USVI Legislature to be sworn in Monday; Week of events planned


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - Senators-elects of the 35th Legislature of the Virgin Islands will be sworn in on Monday, January 8, 2022, and the body has planned events throughout the territory next week.

January 2nd, 2023
Premier Wheatley leads delegation to swearing-in of USVI Governor

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) led a delegation to the second term swearing-in of Governor Albert A. Bryan Jr and Lieutenant Governor Mr Tregenza A. Roach in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) today, January 2, 2023.

May 26th, 2022
Corine N. George-Massicote sworn in as new HoA Speaker

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- As first and accurately reported by Virgin Islands News Online, that local Attorney Corine N. George-Massicote was tipped to be the new Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA), Mrs George-Massicote was sworn in this morning, Thursday, May 26, 2022, at the 3rd Sitting of the 4th Session of the 4th HoA.

May 19th, 2022
Hon Fraser In! Minister Penn Out! as Opposition Leader

GOVERNMENT HOUSE, Road Town, Tortola, VI- It was on Monday, May 9, 2022, that veteran legislator Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) was sworn in as the second Opposition Leader within the life of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA).

May 6th, 2022
Our ‘Top priority’ is implementation of CoI recommendations- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following the successful passing of the resolution in the House of Assembly to remove Andrew A. Fahie as Premier of the Virgin Islands, Governor John J. Rankin, CMG yesterday evening, May 5, 2022, appointed Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) as Premier and Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) as Deputy Premier, before swearing in the new Cabinet Ministers.

April 19th, 2021
Mark Collins takes up Police Commissioner post

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Mr Mark Collins QPM formally took up the post of Commissioner of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) on April 19, 2021, following a brief swearing-in ceremony at Government House.

January 28th, 2021
Mr John J. Rankin to be sworn in as Governor January 29, 2021

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Governor Designee Mr John James Rankin, CMG will be sworn in as Governor of the [British] Virgin Islands at the Save the Seed Centre, Duff’s Bottom, Tortola, on Friday, January 29, 2021.

December 15th, 2020
Bermuda swears in first female & first black Governor


HAMILTON, Bermuda – Rena Lalgie, Bermuda’s first black and female governor, was sworn into office on Monday, December 14, 2020, during a closed ceremony at Government House.

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