VI Premier Says Government Reform Is ‘Top Priority’

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 - 3:22pm

Premier of the Virgin Islands, Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley has affirmed that, “Reform itself remains a top priority of his administration”, in a public statement regarding key issues on government reform.

Statement by Premier Wheatley - Update On Reform And Other Developments

Tuesday, 24 May 2022 - 1:27pm

Fellow Virgin Islanders,

A pleasant good morning. As the Government of National Unity continues its third week in office, I would like to provide you with an update on key issues regarding reform.

Statement by Premier Wheatley with Update on Current Matters - May 13, 2022

Friday, 13 May 2022 - 4:03pm

A pleasant good morning to the Virgin Islands community; those of you joining us live via the radio and the various social media channels.

I especially wish to welcome the members of the media who are with us.

Consistent with your Government’s commitment to transparency, accountability and overall keeping you informed on the work that we are doing to properly manage your affairs, I intend, as Premier, to continue the practice of holding regular press conferences to provide updates on current matters and answer questions from the media.

First Cabinet Meeting

Thursday, 12 May 2022 - 5:43pm

Left to Right Cabinet Secretary Ms. Sandra Ward, Attorney General Honourable Dawn J. Smith, Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull, Deputy Premier and Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Kye Rymer, His Excellency, the Governor and Chairman John J. Rankin, CMG, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley, Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Marlon A. Penn and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, and Sports Honourable Sharie de Castro. The first meeting with Members of the new Cabinet of the Virgin Islands was held on 11th May, 2022 at the Premier’s Conference Room.

New Cabinet Takes Confidentiality Oaths!

Thursday, 12 May 2022 - 5:40pm

Members of the new Cabinet of the Virgin Islands seen here holding their Oaths of Cabinet Confidentiality, which were administered by Chairman, His Excellency, the Governor John J. Rankin, CMG

Statement from His Excellency the Governor John Rankin, CMG on COI Criminal Investigations

Thursday, 12 May 2022 - 3:40pm

As I stated when I published the Commission of Inquiry report on 29 April, I believe it is a vital and hugely valuable contribution towards the achievement of better governance for the people of the BVI.

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Statement of Updates by Premier Wheatley - May 11, 2022

Wednesday, 11 May 2022 - 8:07pm

As you would recall, last Thursday, 5 May, 2022, your National Unity Government took office with a pledge to work together to urgently deal with a number of critical matters and to build a better Virgin Islands.

Address By Premier And Minister Of Finance Dr. Honourable. Natalio D. Wheatley At The Swearing In Of The National Unity Government Of The Virgin Islands

Thursday, 5 May 2022 - 9:48pm

Good afternoon. 

I am very proud to stand before you today, now officially appointed Premier of the Virgin Islands. 

National Unity Government of The Virgin Islands Sworn In

Thursday, 5 May 2022 - 9:02pm

Family members and supporters gathered to witness His Excellency the Governor John Rankin, CMG, administer oaths of office to Cabinet ministers under a new Unity Government at Government House Thursday evening.

Vote of No Confidence Made Against Premier Andrew A Fahie

Thursday, 5 May 2022 - 8:43pm

A Motion of No Confidence was made in the House of Assembly to have the Honourable Andrew A. Fahie removed from the post of Premier and Minister of Finance today May 5 

At the Second Sitting of the Fourth Session of the Fourth House of Assembly Acting Premier Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley made a Motion which reads: 

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