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May 17th, 2024
Cruelty to child case against Stacie T. Stoutt-James, Ishmeal Stoutt discontinued

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Information coming into Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) is that a cruelty to a child court case against Stacie T. Stoutt-James, a former Division Head of Family, Children & Protective Services, and Ishmael Stoutt, has been discontinued at the Magistrates Court of the Virgin Islands (VI).

May 15th, 2024
Gov't made good progress in key areas by listening to people– Hon Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As part of a message on the Government’s one year in office, Deputy Premier Hon Lorna G. Smith, OBE (AL) said the creation of the Ministry of Financial Services, Labour and Trade (MFSLT) marked a significant shift in focus for the Territory's economic development.

April 25th, 2024
Premier marks 1 year anniversary in Gov’t with pledge to continue tackling challenges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Marking his 1st anniversary since taking office, Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has expressed gratitude for the confidence shown in him and his administration to take the helm of government and has shared a commitment to continue building and delivering for the people of the territory.

April 11th, 2024
Joint VI Law Enforcement Marine Base officially rebuilt

ROAD REEF, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) has announced the successful completion of the Virgin Islands Law Enforcement Marine Base, a project that was jointly funded by the Government of the Virgin Islands and the UK Government through the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO).

April 5th, 2024
New work permit, hiring system to put entire Labour Department online

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Persons looking to hire or get hired in the Virgin Islands (VI) will soon be able to take advantage of the Department of Labour and Workforce Development's new online work permit system designed to streamline hiring in the territory.

January 10th, 2024
VI listed among Best Caribbean Islands to visit in 2024 by renowned travel magazine

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The [British] Virgin Islands has been listed by Condé Nast Traveler as one of the best Caribbean islands to visit in 2024. The renowned travel magazine has also named Virgin Gorda in its list of 21 Most Beautiful Islands in the Caribbean.

December 30th, 2023
Social Capital

Dickson C. Igwe

If capital drives wealth, power, and inequality, any attempt to create greater equality will involve capital too, and its management and ownership.

December 9th, 2023
VI's position on PARBO will continue to meet human rights obligations - Gov't

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While British Overseas Territories (OTs) and Crown Dependencies including the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) have previously committed to the implementation of publicly accessible registers of beneficial ownership, commonly referred to as PARBO, the Virgin Islands has taken a new position based on a recent decision by the European Court of Justice.

October 15th, 2023
Regional U23 Men's Volleyball: VI miss out on this morning’s semi-finals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The semi-finals and finals of the 2023 Eastern Caribbean U23 Men’s Volleyball Championship will be played today, Sunday, October 15, 2023, at the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex.

October 6th, 2023
Premier asks for UN support to raise awareness of self-gov’t options in VI

NEW YORK, NY, USA – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has asked for United Nations (UN) support in raising awareness of the options of self-governance in the VI.

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