Deadline Approaches For Health Ministry’s Housing Assistance

Wednesday, 29 November 2017 - 11:30am

Homeowners needing assistance to repair or rebuild their homes are reminded that Friday, December 1, 2017 is the deadline to apply through the Ministry of Health and Social Development.

BVI Welcomes UK Backing For Recovery

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 - 1:46pm

Premier Dr. Hon. D. Orlando Smith, OBE has welcomed the announcement by the UK for a recovery and reconstruction package for the BVI of up to £300 million in loan garauntees and £10 million in grants to support the Territory's recovery after Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Premier And Governor Welcome New Financial Support From UK

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 - 1:17pm

Governor Augustus Jaspert and the Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE welcomed a new package of recovery and reconstruction support from the United Kingdom (UK) today. 

Governor And Premier In London For Further Talks On Hurricane Recovery

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 - 1:11pm

This week Governor, Gus Jaspert and the Premier, Dr.The Honourable D. Orlando Smith are in London to discuss the next stage of recovery and UK support to date.

Digicel To Overhaul Territory’s ICT Network

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 - 10:38am

Digicel’s Chief Executive Officer for the Caribbean and Central America, Ms. Vannesa Slowey, has expressed her company’s commitment to the BVI over the long-term and plans to overhaul its Information and Communications Technology (ICT) network in the Territory.

BVI To Benefit From European Union’s Support Package

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 - 10:33am

The Territory is among countries in the Caribbean region that will benefit from the European Union’s (EU) €300 million development support package following the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

BVI To Receive CDB’S Financial Package

Tuesday, 28 November 2017 - 10:15am

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE, held further discussions with the President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr. Warren Smith, on a financial package to support the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the BVI after Hurricanes Irma and Maria. 

Electricity Corporation Gets More Help With Restoration

Monday, 27 November 2017 - 9:58am

General Manager of the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC), Mr. Leroy Abraham has said that the restoration of electricity in the Virgin Islands is moving faster than expected.

Premier Smith And Clinton Foundation Discuss Climate Change

Monday, 27 November 2017 - 9:51am

During his visit to the CARICOM-UN High-Level Pledging Conference in New York, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE, discussed the prospects for cooperation between the BVI and Clinton Foundation on climate change.

Premier Appeals To United Nations For Assistance To Rebuild The BVI

Monday, 27 November 2017 - 9:38am

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE during his presentation at the United Nations (UN) High Level Pledging Conference in New York last week, appealed to members of the International Donors Community and Member States of the UN for financial assistance to support the Territory’s plans to rebuild the BVI as a Climate Resilient destination. 

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