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September 6th, 2023
Prospect Reef re-development is ‘a priority for me’- Premier Wheatley

SLANEY, Tortola, VI– Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) said seeing the re-development of Prospect Reef is a priority area for him, as he is looking forward to a Request for Proposal in 2023.

September 3rd, 2023
Tropical wave causing interest in Caribbean gets ‘more organised’

MIAMI, Florida, USA- With Tropical Storms Gert and Katia forecast to degenerate Monday, September 4, 2023, attention in the Atlantic turns to a tropical wave off Africa that is expected to develop into a tropical depression midweek and potentially head in the general direction of the Caribbean and Florida.

June 20th, 2023
RDA to be turned into Virgin Islands Development Agency– Premier Wheatley

FAT HOG’S BAY, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) will soon take on a new name, according to Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7). He said this will allow Virgin Islanders to continue to benefit from the agency.

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.

May 4th, 2023
‘Request for Proposal for’ Prospect Reef Development to come– Premier Wheatley

PROSPECT REEF, Tortola, VI – Noting that the now-defunct Prospect Reef Hotel and Resort is still being seen as one that can potentially cater to the business community, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says moves are being made for its development.

November 30th, 2022
Prospect Reef Resort to be developed- Premier Wheatley

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- With the prospect of increased airlift and maritime traffic to the territory, the Unity Government has said opportunities will be created for investors to increase the beds available in the Territory, along with tourism development projects to support the sector.

November 3rd, 2022
VI: Reflecting, Preparing & Positioning for the Future

Edgar Leonard

The Sankofa (word from the Akan tribe in Ghana) bird, a mythical African bird, flies forward while looking backward. Visually and symbolically, its posture signifies reflecting and understanding the past and preparing for the present while positioning for the future collectively.

October 19th, 2022
Virgin Islands [British] Skunkworks Project?

Edgar Leonard

The Virgin Islands (VI)[British] is a small 36-island and 59-square mile, resource-poor, water-challenged, once neglected and forgotten, a little sleepy hollow, left by colonialists as only useful as a bird sanctuary, etc., chain of developing islands with a diverse estimated 30,000 population and a small undiversified service-based economy.

September 15th, 2022
UPDATE: Tropical Storm Fiona forms

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Tropical Storm Fiona, which formed in the Atlantic late Wednesday, September 14, 2022, will arrive to the [British] Virgin Islands and US Virgin Islands over the weekend, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC).

September 13th, 2022
Tropical disturbance expected to approach Windward Islands by weekend- NHC

MIAMI, Florida, USA- Chances have increased slightly overnight for development of a tropical disturbance in the central Atlantic, according to the latest advisory from the National Hurricane Center (NHC).

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