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November 1st, 2023
Social Protection Policy inadequate to help people in VI– Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has called "inadequate", the VI’s current Social Protection Policy, which he says cannot help the people.

October 30th, 2023
'Main challenge' with water was created with signing of Biwater contract– Premier

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI- Long-time critic of the Biwater deal with the government of the Virgin Islands, Premier Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has blamed the signing of the controversial contract as the beginning of the challenges plaguing the Virgin Islands (VI) as it relates to water distribution today.

October 30th, 2023
Blaming the Gov’t for crime is a self-serving & dangerous narrative by Opposition- Premier

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has hit back at the Opposition for suggesting that the government is to take some of the blame for the increase in crime in the Virgin Islands.

September 22nd, 2023
Fake ‘Drugs bust post’ is malicious & unauthorsed- JTV

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI – Japhix Television (JTV), a media house operating primarily via Facebook in the Virgin Islands (VI), has debunked as malicious and unauthorised a post being circulated online with a photo of a drug bust along with the accompanying image of three individuals.

September 12th, 2023
VI will be 'lost to crime' if Gov’t fails to create opportunities for youths- Curtis Callwood

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands (VI) fashion designer Curtis Callwood is calling on the Government to prioritise creating opportunities for local youths, whom he said are bursting with talent.

July 27th, 2023
UPDATE: VIF&FC apologises to JTV over 'kick out' from Prince & Princess Show

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Local media house Japhix Television (JTV), has indicated that it has received an apology from the Virgin Islands Festival and Fair Committee Chairman (VIF&FC), Mr Dirk L. Walters over an incident that resulted in the media house being 'kicked out' of the recent Prince & Princess Show on July 23, 2023, and its live online stream of the event discontinued.

May 8th, 2023
VI seniors & children were well in tune to VI elections– Hon Vincent O. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Ninth District Representative and Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Vincent O. Wheatly (R9) has said that throughout the 2023 Elections period, he was surprised at how intuned both seniors and children were to issues in the territory.

August 11th, 2022
UK unlikely to grant request to remove Order in Council– Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Member in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has warned that should the VI ask to have the United Kingdom (UK) remove the reserved Order in Council to suspend the VI constitution, it may not oblige.

January 21st, 2021
'I have never felt unwelcome in VI'- CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Despite being a territory of mostly black people, the Virgin Islands, as expected, was more than welcoming to caucasian Commissioner of Police, Mr Michael B. Matthews over the last five years of his tenure.

January 17th, 2021
Officers in largest drugs bust were ‘suspected’ of being corrupt – CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI -Outgoing Commissioner of Police, Mr Michael B. Matthews has revealed that the two officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) who were implicated and charged in the $250 million drug bust in the Balsam Ghut area in November 2020, were suspected of being corrupt.

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