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June 19th, 2017
NHI urges employers to pay employees' contributions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands National Health Insurance System (NHI) is urging all businesspersons with employees to pay NHI contributions.

May 20th, 2016
Don’t wait until 3 or 4 years to check on SS & NHI payments- TV show host

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Host of the Speak Your Mind television show, Mr Richard C. deCastro has urged employees not to wait until years to check whether their employers have been making payments to Social Security or National Health Insurance.

October 12th, 2015
When good people speak & bad leaders refuse to listen

By Alred C. Frett

…And the Baggage of Slavery continues to weigh us down:

There is no doubt the global effects of Slavery remain high and Systemic Discrimination and Injustice within most Societies continue to diminish Human Rights while increasing the undue imprisonment of African Descendants… Meanwhile we are trained to downplay these wrongs by telling ourselves that they will pass with time – They never do and our Children are left to carry burdens we create.

November 24th, 2014
‘Who to pay for Cruise Pier Project delays?’ – Hon. Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Unavoidable questions surrounding the execution of the multi-million dollar Cruise Pier Expansion Project continue to circle over the heads of legislators and First District Representative Honourable Andrew A. Fahie continues to demand answers which are not being provided.

January 16th, 2014
First time home owner’s programme among top priority in 1st District Report

CAPOONS BAY, Tortola, VI - Residents of the First District and the rest of the Territory are to brace themselves for an in-depth report from the First District Leader, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie, who said that he will be rolling out in-depth, his thoughts on how the home owners' propramme will work in the best interest of all involved.

April 18th, 2012
Drivers are encouraged to know driver’s license processes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - To ensure faster transactions and increased efficiency at the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) drivers are encouraged to know the requirements for obtaining a driver’s licence and renewals.

February 15th, 2012
Heavy fines for employers not paying social security- Donald deCastro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Donald deCastro believes there is still a big problem with employers not paying their employees social security and that there should be some kind of serious action that the Social Security Board should be able to do legally, including imposing heavy fines on defaulters.

February 10th, 2012
Hold on to your pay stubs, Hon. Pickering advises

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Employees are advised to hold on to their pay stubs as “evidence” when applying for Social Security benefits, just in case their employers fail to pay Social Security.

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