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May 23rd, 2024
'Challenges abound but we're committed to building a brighter future'- Hon Dawson

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Junior Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries Dr the Hon Karl Dawson (R1) has described his first year in office as a learning experience.

April 24th, 2024
1 year later Hon Lorna G. Smith appears on VIP political platform

CAPPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI- Today, April 24, 2024, marks the first year of the 2023 general elections when the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) took six out of thirteen seats. The National Democratic Party (NDP) candidate at the time, Hon Lorna G. Smith OBE, then crossed the floor to join the VIP, giving them the one-member majority to form the Government led by Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7).

April 24th, 2024
‘We are not where we used to be’ with Pockwood Pond dumpsite– Hon Wheatley

CAPPOON'S BAY, Tortola, VI - Described as a vexing issue that has been in existence for years, Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) says significant progress has still been made to the dumpsite at Pockwood Pond and how it was received by the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government.

April 22nd, 2024
Carrot Bay Post Office to be ‘transformed into a multi-purpose facility’- Hon Dawson

CAPPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI- The post office in Carrot Bay, which was restored but not used after being damaged in the hurricanes of 2017, will be transformed into a multi-purpose facility.

April 21st, 2024
‘I have been working & getting things done’- Hon Dawson to D1

CAPPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI- First District Representative Dr the Hon Karl Dawson, in presenting his first District Report to his constituents since being elected as their Representative in April 2023, outlined several areas he has made progress in and also expressed humility in stated that it has been a learning process, and one he willingly embraces.

April 19th, 2024
Hon Dawson to give First District Report on Saturday

CAPPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI – First District Representative Dr the Hon Dr Karl Dawson will make his first Annual District Report on Saturday, April 20, 2024, at 7:00 PM at the Cappoon’s Bay Field on the western end of Tortola.

March 26th, 2024
Nostalgic gourmet dinner prepared from locally sourced items

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was an evening of nostalgia at Pussers Lounge in Road Town on Saturday, March 24, 2024, when the Department of Agriculture of the Government of the Virgin Islands collaborated with BVI Wine & Food Festival to present the first in a series of gourmet dinners with all local produce and products.

March 18th, 2024
Scores turn out to Agriculture & Fisheries Exhibition @ Paraquita Bay

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Jr Minister for Agriculture & Fisheries, Dr the Hon Karl Dawson (R1) says solutions will come for the issues facing Paraquita Bay in areas of agriculture, as scores of persons turned out for the Agriculture & Fisheries Exhibition and Market 2024 hosted at the estate.

March 17th, 2024
‘I see brighter days ahead for agricultural production’- Hon Dawson

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Junior Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries Dr the Hon Karl Dawson (R1) has said the Government of the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) remains committed to the principles of food sovereignty and food security and to ensuring a far greater capacity to feed “ourselves” than currently obtains.

March 16th, 2024
VI resident Lenia Smith nabs Agriculture & Fisheries’ Best Fish Soup Prize

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI – Anegada resident Ms. Lenia Smith has won herself the 2024 Agriculture and Fisheries Exhibition and Market ‘Best Fish Soup’ competition in the Virgin Islands.

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