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January 16th, 2021
VI backs UN ECLAC agenda on regional social development

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister of Health and Social Development Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has affirmed the Virgin Islands’ support for advancing of regional social development at the fourth ‘United Nations ECLAC Meeting of the Presiding Officers of the Regional Conference on Social Development’ in Latin America and the Caribbean, held on January 13, 2021.

January 14th, 2021
VI participates in string of regional meetings on future with COVID-19

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has revealed that the Virgin Islands (VI) participated in the United Nations 12th Ministerial Forum for Development in Latin America and the Caribbean on January 13, 2021, and two forums on VI's future navigating the pandemic.

October 17th, 2020
'Higher education' key to re-tooling human capital post COVID-19– Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has pushed for greater investments in the education sector, which he said is needed if the Caribbean is to develop both the institutional capacity required to help drive sustainable development; and to produce graduates needed to support the diversification of regional economies.

August 20th, 2020
VI committed to regional cooperation across C'bean - E. Benito Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands continues to support regional cooperation in the wider Caribbean, despite the challenges posed by COVID-19 according to Special Envoy of the Premier, Mr E. Benito Wheatley.

March 12th, 2020
COVID-19 reaches Martinique, SVG, Jamaica, DR, St Barths, St Martin, Cuba & Guyana

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) deepens its reach across the tourism-dependent Caribbean region, the Caribbean Tourism Organisation says its member countries are still opened for business although the majority of the cases are imported.

November 30th, 2019
'Rethink procurement rules after natural disasters' - E. Benito Wheatley

WASHINGTON DC, USA - Mr E. Benito Wheatley, the Virgin Islands (VI) Special Envoy for the Government, has called on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and international partners to reexamine approaches to procurement after a natural disaster.

October 24th, 2019
Premier Fahie mulls establishing regional ocean freight route

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says with economic reform on the way in the Virgin Islands, local and regional businesses should prepare themselves for the new opportunities that will come as a result of a diversified local economy and a new ocean freight route the territory is looking to develop.

July 30th, 2019
Famous on History & Caribbean Ties

By Thomas C. Famous

Each one of us are the sum total of 4 grandparents and eight great grandparents.

June 8th, 2019
‘Every group unifies except African people’ - Cromwell Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Amidst the conversation surrounding immigration reform in the Virgin Islands (VI), Talk show host Cromwell Smith aka 'Edju En Ka', who hosts ‘Umoja’, Thursday nights on ZBVI 780 AM, is imploring people of African ancestry in the VI to unite as one despite differences in nationality and origin.

April 9th, 2019
Haiti gets new Prime Minister

JAMAICAN GLEANER

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Haiti's President Jovenel Moise on Tuesday announced Jean Michel Lapin, who once served as a courier in the public administration, to be the new prime minister of the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country.

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