E.g., 30 Nov 2020
E.g., 30 Nov 2020

Statement by Premier Andrew A. Fahie - Eliminating Racism in all Forms and Places

Thursday, 11 June 2020 - 4:32pm

Mr Speaker, I wish to take this moment to join with other world leaders, and the millions of other persons in countries across the globe, who are lifting up their voices to demand an end to racism in all forms, everywhere - especially against people of African heritage.

Statement by Premeir Fahie - BVI Ports Authority Continues to Move Forward

Thursday, 11 June 2020 - 4:29pm

Mr. Speaker, today it is my pleasure to announce that Cabinet has approved the appointment of Mr. Kelvin E. Hodge as the Chairman of the BVI Ports Authority Board for a period of three years effective May 13.

Statement Given By Honourable Carvin Malone - Situation Report Of The Health Emergency Operations Centre

Thursday, 11 June 2020 - 4:29pm

Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to report the decisions made at the Special meeting of Cabinet on 10th June, 2020, convened to consider the 15th Situation Report of the Health Emergency Operations Centre.

House of Assembly Statement By Premier Fahie - Constitutional Review

Thursday, 11 June 2020 - 4:16pm

Mr. Speaker, I will now speak on Constitutional Review in the Virgin Islands.

The Virgin Islands is presently an Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom (UK). The Virgin Islands’ first modern written constitution was enacted in 1950.

Premier Andrew A. Fahie - TPPL Joins in Supporting Government’s COVID-19 Economic Response

Thursday, 11 June 2020 - 4:11pm

 Mr. Speaker, I do trust that everyone continues to remain safe as we continue to live and work in COVID-19.

On 28 May, the Government presented our $62.9 million Phase Two COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, which contained several programmes to help support families and small businesses during these trying times.

Statement by Premier Andrew A. Fahie - RDA Recovery Contract Signings in COVID-19 Era

Thursday, 11 June 2020 - 4:05pm

Mr. Speaker, we are moving forward with recovery in the middle of the COVID-19 and an active hurricane season.

In this ‘new regular’ era of reopening, as a Government we have taken a phased approach where businesses that would be allowed to operate was determined from solely an economic standpoint.

Honourable Kye Rymer At House of Assembly: Ministry’s Update

Thursday, 11 June 2020 - 3:53pm

Mister Speaker, I rise to provide this Honourable House with an update to the current progression of initiatives under the portfolio of the Ministry of Transportation, Works and Utilities.

Premier Fahie Statement - Grant from UNDP for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

Thursday, 11 June 2020 - 3:47pm

Mr. Speaker, the Government of the Virgin Islands is partnering with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to assist Micro Small and Medium size Enterprises in the food services sector including restaurants, cafes and food vans.

Statement by Premier Fahie - BVI Resilience Fund

Thursday, 11 June 2020 - 3:39pm

Mr. Speaker, on 7 June, we ushered in a new beginning as we launched a charitable nonprofit organisation that is designed to support the growth and development of the Virgin Islands though philanthropic contributions.

Statement by Premier Fahie - Restricted Border Reopening- Welcome Home Virgin Islanders

Thursday, 11 June 2020 - 3:28pm

Mr. Speaker, on June 2, our Territory successfully crossed another milestone in the journey of living and working with COVID-19 under the New Regular. We began the phased and controlled reopening of our borders, particularly at the Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport.