Premier's Daily Brief - Friday, October 19, 2017

Monday, 23 October 2017 - 11:30am

Ladies and gentlemen of the Virgin Islands, today for my weekly brief, I bring to you an update on my meetings with the World Bank and its partners that I attended last week along with Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Ronnie W. Skelton, and a housing update. 

Honourable Skelton’s Statement on the Household Assistance Programme

Thursday, 19 October 2017 - 4:21pm

Residents of the Virgin Islands, there is a well-known saying that ‘tough times don’t last, tough people do’. When I reflect on this saying, I can’t help but think on the current status of our islands and the resilience of the people who are working endlessly day and night to build back our Territory. In this regard, I would like to take this time to extend a heartfelt thank you to all our partners, local, regional and international alike, for their on-going efforts towards recovery post hurricanes Irma and Maria. 

BVI And Caribbean Development Bank Discuss Reconstruction

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 - 11:11am

A British Virgin Islands (BVI) delegation led by Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourble D. Orlando Smith, OBE held a high-level meeting on reconstruction with the President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Warren Smith and senior bank staff at the Annual World Bank/IMF meetings in Washington, DC on October 13.

BVI And EU Exchange On Recovery

Wednesday, 18 October 2017 - 10:07am

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) and European Union (EU) have discussed the EU’s support for the Territory in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in the margins of the Annual World Bank/IMF meetings in Washington, DC.

First Shelter Box Installed After Hurricane Irma

Friday, 13 October 2017 - 5:58pm

The shelter box pictured is being installed on Frenchman’s Cay today, October 13.

Statement By H.E. Governor Augustus Jaspert Friday, October 6, 2017

Friday, 6 October 2017 - 4:28pm

People of the Virgin Islands, I come to you today as part of my regular schedule of updates to you following the impact of Hurricane Irma.   

Statement By His Excellency, Governor Augustus Jaspert On Recovery Efforts Update

Tuesday, 26 September 2017 - 12:22pm

People of the Virgin Islands. Good day.  This is Governor Jaspert for my daily address to you.

Statement By His Excellency, Governor Augustus Jaspert On Emergency Powers And Electricity

Monday, 25 September 2017 - 5:29pm

People of the Virgin Islands, this is Governor Jaspert with another update on the ongoing relief and recovery efforts.

Vendors To Submit Documents For Payments

Friday, 1 September 2017 - 3:13pm

Persons who were employed to assist with the cleanup following the recent flood are asked to submit their documents to allow for timely payments.

Outreach Programme Focuses On Businesses

Friday, 1 September 2017 - 2:45pm

Small and medium enterprises that were significantly affected by the passing of the tropical wave on August 7 are the focus of an outreach programme.

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