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February 9th, 2024
UK should tell us what is on the other side of this ‘modern partnership’- Hon Stacy R. Mather

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI- Deputy Speaker and Opposition Member Hon Stacy R. Mather MBE believes the United Kingdom (UK) has a responsibility to let the people of the [British] Virgin Islands know what is at the other end of this modern partnership that it has been promoting.

February 9th, 2024
OT Minister wants ‘top priority’ given to outstanding CoI reform actions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– UK Minister for Overseas Territory (OT) David H. Rutley has laid down the gauntlet and called for top priority to be given to the outstanding Commission of Inquiry (CoI) reforms to be carried out in the Virgin Islands under the Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley administration.

February 8th, 2024
'Constructive engagement' held with UK Minister Rutley- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has reported there was a constructive engagement with United Kingdom (UK) Minister of Overseas Territories, David H. Rutley who visited the VI from February 4 - 6, 2024.

February 5th, 2024
UK Minister threatens ‘further action’ if delays with CoI Reforms continue

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for the Americas, the Caribbean and UK Overseas Territories, Mr David H. Rutley MP has fired a shot across the bow ahead of his arrival in the [British] Virgin Islands.

January 22nd, 2024
OT Minister Hon David H. Rutley to visit Territory

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While Government officials are tight-lipped, it is our understanding that the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Americas and Caribbean, Honourable David H. Rutley (MP), will be visiting the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) this week.

January 17th, 2024
Caribbean OT leaders object to Governor's request for additional powers in VI

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks & Caicos Islands- Heads of Government in the Caribbean Overseas Territories (OTs) have come in strong support of the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) objecting to additional powers being granted to the Governor of the [British] Virgin Islands to hasten the implementation of recommendations made by a retired United Kingdom judge following a Commission of Inquiry (CoI) during the COVID-19 pandemic.

December 14th, 2023
British OTs, UK Gov’t agree to a more collaborative ‘modern partnership’

LONDON, UK – The British Overseas territories (OTs) of Anguilla, Ascension, Bermuda, [British] Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, Pitcairn Islands, St Helena, Tristan da Cunha, and Turks and Caicos Islands, along with the Government of the United Kingdom, have agreed to a Joint Declaration for a more collaborative and ‘modern partnership’ between the two.

September 7th, 2023
UK inks £2.7M MoU with C’bean Community Climate Change Centre

LONDON, UK - The United Kingdom Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in the amount of £2.7M with the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC/5Cs) for work to be done under the Small Island Developing States Capacity and Resilience (SIDAR) Programme.

July 5th, 2023
Premier Wheatley meets interim UK OTs Minister David H. Rutley

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley has met with interim United Kingdom (UK) Minister for the Overseas Territories (OTs) Hon David H. Rutley MP at an introductory meeting with OT Political Leaders in the Caribbean.

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