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June 2nd, 2022
‘I am proud of the progress we have made since 2017’ hurricanes- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Taking stock of the road to recovery from the devastating impacts of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Premier Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has said he is proud of the progress the Virgin Islands (VI) has made.

January 25th, 2022
COVID-19 cases on sharp decline in VI; 415 active cases recorded

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands is seeing a sharp drop in COVID-19 cases, with the total figure now at 415 active cases, according to the Territory's Epidemiological Summary.

January 2nd, 2022
VI economy ‘constantly & consistently progressing with recovery’- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Devastated by the hurricanes of 2017 and then severely impacted by the global coronavirus pandemic, the ever-resilient Virgin Islands may have been battered with blows but has not gone down for the count. In fact, like ‘Rocky’, it is fighting its way back with grit and steely determination.

June 25th, 2021
VI optimistic @ UN panel on future of tourism

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands (VI) has expressed confidence in the tourism sector’s recovery at a high-level panel on the Future of Tourism organised by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

June 1st, 2021
VI urges ACS to continue including Associate Members in recovery efforts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The [British] Virgin Islands (VI) has called for the Associate Members of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) to continue to be included in the regional organisation’s COVID-19 response and future initiatives aimed at post-pandemic recovery.

February 14th, 2021
COVID-19 cases in VI reduced to 4

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The total recorded active cases of COVID-19 in the Virgin Islands has decreased to 4, according to the latest update on February 13, 2021.

August 16th, 2020
VI COVID-19 free again as case 9 recovers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands (VI) is once again COVID-19 free as its 9th recorded case has since recovered, according to Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL).

April 30th, 2020
Target 'high-end' people with 7% bank transfer fee - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Calling for the money transfer locations to be opened and affirming his support for the 7% fee on monies sent out the country, 'Honestly Speaking' radio show moderator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has called on the Andrew A. Fahie (R1) administration to start targeting those who export monies through the local banking system.

April 29th, 2020
'UK standing in the way of your stimulus package'- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- "The United Kingdom is standing in the way of your stimulus package," were the worrying words of government consultant and ZBVI radio show moderator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline to the people of the Virgin Islands on Monday, April 27, 2020.

February 12th, 2020
Increment payments not coming fast enough -Claude O. Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - While Government has been keeping its promise of paying outstanding increments to public servants in the Virgin Islands (VI), those payments are not coming fast enough, says commentator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline.

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