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February 21st, 2022
Acquitted policeman seeking to have charges struck out from records

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Jamaica national Shawn Henry, the only policeman acquitted in the 2019 court matter where he and two others – Pamphill Prevost and Simon Power – were allegedly linked to missing money while they were executing search operations while on police duty between January 2012 to July 2014, is now seeking to have his record cleared in the judicial system.

February 11th, 2022
Trying to get a local employed 'extremely difficult'– Ag Labour Commissioner bemoans

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Acting Labour Commissioner Michelle A. McLean has revealed that it is a difficult task to get a local Virgin Islander employed in their own country.

January 28th, 2022
‘No person from Virgin Islands’ applied for BVIAA MD position- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) on January 13, 2022, broke the news that St Lucian Kurt A. G. Menal will be the new Managing Director of the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA), the question of why no local was appointed to the position became popular.

February 14th, 2021
Persons out of VI for 6 months required to submit new WP applications

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Expatriate workers who are out of the Territory for six months or more with expired Work Permits (WP) will be required to submit new applications.

February 7th, 2021
Prospective counsellors encouraged to join school system

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the Virgin Islands (VI) joined the rest of the world in National School Counselling Week 2021, from February 1-5, 2021, there was a call for more persons to join the fold of school counsellors in the Territory.

September 10th, 2020
Applications open for Unite BVI’s Kickstart Small Business Loans

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Applications for the Unite BVI Kickstart Small Business Loan Programme are now open to entrepreneurs planning to start a business, or to expand an already existing business that is going to have positive impact on the environment or our communities.

June 24th, 2020
‘We want to have a very responsible cannabis industry’ – Dr Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) said in an attempt to have a responsible cannabis industry in the Virgin Islands, a Cannabis Licensing Authority will be created to guide the sector.

July 12th, 2019
Public urged to be ready for return of fast track regularisation initiative

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The dates for persons to submit applications for Belonger & Residency status in the Virgin Islands under the ‘fast track’ initiative will soon be announced, according to Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

June 19th, 2019
Immigration Department invites persons to discuss status of applications

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Persons who have lodged applications at the Immigration Department can now discuss the status of these requests with officials from the department.

July 13th, 2016
UPDATE: Gov't confirms VINO story on DDP appointment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Hours after Virgin Islands News Online first and accurately reported that UK national Kim Hollis QC was tipped to be the new Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) of the Virgin Islands, the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government confirmed our story today, July 13, 2016.

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