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Water and Sewerage To Be Managed by Statutory Board

“Our people need an efficient and reliable water supply. They deserve it. And therefore, there is no justification for delaying the transformation of the Water and Sewerage Department from a Division under the Ministry of Communications and Works, into a Statutory body that will have the autonomy to deliver the service that our people need and deserve,” Hon. Rymer indicated.

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Governor Rankin Provides Update on Reform Process

“Individuals have been appointed to lead reviews into: Elected Officials’ discretionary powers; the process for the disposal of Crown Land; and the practice of House of Assembly members contracting with the Government, including statutory boards. I am pleased to say these reviews will be led respectively by Ms Anthea Smith, Mr David Abednego and Mr Denniston Fraser,” Governor Rankin noted.

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Recaptured Escapee Charged With Daylight Execution Style Murder

Almestica, who is being detained at the HM Prison in Balsum Ghut awaiting trial on multiple firearm and drug charges, was today removed from the facility, questioned and subsequently charged with one count of murder.

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Policy Changes Made According to CoI Recommendations

Specifically, Dr. Wheatley focused on the progress that has been made in the area of policy changes approved by Cabinet, to facilitate the implementation process.

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Premier, Governor Agree On Need For Freedom of Information

“We are in a reform frame of mind. I believe it is something we have to be able to deliver on. Exact timelines, I am not in a position to say right now, but it is something that I am committed to,” Premier Wheatley stated.

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Gov't Reaffirms Commitment To Sports

Dr. Wheatley, who is the former Minister for Sports said, “It was a priority for me because I wanted to ensure that the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs and Sports had dedicated monies committed to sports that can be put towards the grassroots programs, infrastructural development, and our elite athletes programs.”

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Emancipation Festival Largely Incident-Free

Vanterpool also stated that “This is our national celebration, and after three years of waiting, we were happy to provide security coverage to the planned events. However, it is difficult to do so if there are too many last-minute events and no consultation with the RVIPF.”

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Dr. Penn Wins Global Song Contest

Dr. Penn competed in the international competition on June 3rd during the Feminine Boss Luncheon and WIN Song of the Year competition hosted by Dr. Tracy Kemble, founder of W.I.N Foundation and the Mrs. Globe Pageant in Palm Springs California, USA.

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BVI National Boys Team Gets Much Needed Warm Up Time In STT

The first game saw the BVI beat their USVI opponents 4-0 on goals from Jahari Lacey, Emmanuel Etienne, and Azarni Callwood.

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More Confidence Needed Before Order In Council Removal Discussion

Premier Wheatley continued by stating that “I made it very clear that we were resolute, and that we will go ahead with the reform program, but I felt as thought it was necessary to build up confidence in the United Kingdom (UK) government and in the people of the Virgin Islands that we are serious about following through.”

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Recaptured Escapee Charged With Daylight Execution Style Murder

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