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September 7th, 2018
VI Gov’t inks contract for rehabilitative works 8-years later

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), on September 6, 2018, inked a contract with Autland Heavy Equipment Co. Limited, to execute rehabilitation works at Windy Hill, Tortola under the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) Project scope.

September 3rd, 2018
Economy performing well post hurricanes –Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands' (VI) Chief Legislator with responsibility for its Finances, outgoing Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable, D. Orlando Smith (AL), says the Territory is doing well, in its comeback after the devastation of hurricanes Irma and Maria.

August 3rd, 2018
Isabella Morris Primary last in line for repairs—Hon Walwyn

CAPOONS BAY, Tortola, VI - Students attending the Isabella Morris Primary School will have to—in the new school term—resume classes under the tent at Capoons Bay.

June 28th, 2018
Opposition Members’ questions back on Order Paper

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The National Democratic Party (NDP) Government, has a history in the House of Assembly (HoA), of evading the Opposition Members' questions.

April 27th, 2018
'$50M loan agreement is not something you glance through'- Hon Christian

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Honourable Archibald C. Christian (AL), Junior Minister for Tourism, during the Fourth Sitting of the Third Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA) on Thursday April 26, 2018, expressed that there must be an “informal” meeting with all the members of the House to understand documents that need approval in the House especially when it is debating something as important as borrowing $50 million from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB).

February 15th, 2016
Was public misled? 'CDB did no study on ports project' – Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith has debunked the assertion that the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) did a study of the cruise pier development project and that the Government is yet to release the report.

August 23rd, 2014
Several Caribbean countries take out rainfall insurance

DEMERARA WAVES

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) on Wednesday lauded the inception of the excess rainfall insurance package from the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) and also commending the countries in the Region that have purchased a policy for 2014-15.

July 23rd, 2014
St Maarten Mulls Membership in Caribbean Development Bank

By the Caribbean Journal staff

St Maarten is considering an application to become a member of the Caribbean Development Bank.



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