Governor John Rankin Delivers Speech From The Throne

Tuesday, 18 January 2022 - 8:02pm

His Excellency the Governor, Mr. John Rankin, CMG delivered his first Speech from the Throne on behalf of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on January 18.

Statement from the Government of the Virgin Islands on the Further Extension of the Commission of Inquiry

Wednesday, 5 January 2022 - 8:10pm

We note the Press Notice issued on 4th January, 2022 from the Commission of Inquiry (COI), announcing a further three-month delay to the COI’s report.   

Extension of Commission of Inquiry

Tuesday, 4 January 2022 - 3:50pm

Last January my predecessor launched the Commission of Inquiry into increasing concerns about poor governance, potential corruption and alleged serious dishonesty.

Government Provided Largest Ever Data Collection Exercise For COI

Monday, 29 November 2021 - 9:59am

The Government of the Virgin Islands has provided the United Kingdom’s Commission of Inquiry (COI) with the largest official collection of data ever assembled in the history of the Virgin Islands, new statistics reveal.

Premier Fahie Away At Joint Ministerial Council In UK

Saturday, 13 November 2021 - 3:31pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie is away from the Virgin Islands from today attending the annual Overseas Territories (OT) Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) in the United Kingdom (UK), which will be the first JMC in-person meeting since 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   

Statement By Premier Honourable Andrew A. Fahie On Provision Of COVID Grants

Thursday, 7 October 2021 - 2:50pm

When COVID-19 hit our islands, the Government acted swiftly to provide help, including money not only to assist hard-pressed farmers and fishermen but also to expand the numbers of both to ensure a stronger and more reliable local food supply. 

Government Statement On The Provision Of Additional Written Information To The COI

Monday, 4 October 2021 - 10:46am

On Friday October 1 the Government provided a further quantity of documents to the Commission of Inquiry – around a thousand pages.  Their discovery was the result of continuing intensive efforts by the public service of the Virgin Islands to find any and all evidence which might be helpful to the Commission in its work.   

Letter From Attorney General To Commission Of Inquiry

Thursday, 30 September 2021 - 12:11pm

The Attorney General has today written to the Commission of Inquiry to express her concerns about the handling of the hearing conducted on 28 September.



MOU Signed For Governor’s Group Capacity Building

Tuesday, 21 September 2021 - 7:26pm

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed for a Capacity Building Initiative to develop highly skilled and adaptable leaders and officers within the Public Service.

Deputy Governor, Mr. David Archer, Jr. To Act As Governor

Friday, 17 September 2021 - 3:26pm

Deputy Governor, Mr. David Archer, Jr. will act in the Office of Governor from September 19 to 22 in the absence of Governor, Mr. John J. Rankin, CMG who will be out of the Territory.