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December 30th, 2017
Help people in 'a meaningful way' to get back in a place to live- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Member of the Opposition and former Minister of Government Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) has urged the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government to do more to reach out to home owners and families that would require direct government intervention in order to sustain themselves.

December 7th, 2017
It does not have to get worse before getting better

Alred C. Frett

The past 12-months have been terrible for many of us who have lost Spouses, Homes and Livelihood but there is no turning back the hands of time… As a Writer, right or wrong, things I say, are there for all to see and I am fortunate not to have misled you even in the classic case of Trump’s mis-Election where, what you are now seeing and hearing is what I explained to you over a year ago… (You may check this).

December 5th, 2017
BVI Red Cross approves first 855 applicants for $$ under Assistance Programme

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following the two Category 5 Hurricanes in September 2017, Irma and Maria, that left the Virgin Islands’ destroyed, the aftermath being death, homelessness, and panic in the streets for food and gasoline, many persons have raised concerns about the transparency of aids being funnelled through the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government.

November 29th, 2017
Emergency Shelters to formally close November 30, 2017

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands announced in a statement today, November 29, 2017 that all emergency shelters will be formally closed on November 30, 2017.

November 14th, 2017
Peter Haycraft makes $1M valued donation for rebuilding of school

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A number of businesses, organisations and individuals have been coming forward with substantial assistance to the education system in the Virgin Islands.

October 12th, 2017
USVI governor asks congress for $5.5 billion to help rebuild

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— The cost to rebuild the US Virgin Islands’ (USVI) infrastructure after last month’s devastating Category 5 hurricanes is estimated at $5.5 billion dollars, Governor Kenneth E. Mapp said Thursday, October 12, 2017.

October 6th, 2017
Guyanese to be evacuated from VI this week

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- According to reports in the Guyana media, Guyanese, whose homes and livelihoods were destroyed when hurricanes slammed into several Caribbean islands recently, will be brought home before the end of the week.

August 13th, 2017
Over 23 families in Huntums Ghut & Purcell devastated by floods

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Some 23 families within the areas of Purcell Estate and Huntums Ghut were badly affected by the August 7, 2017 flash floods and are in dire need of assistance.

October 26th, 2016
Social Development Dept bombarded with retirees seeking help- Hon Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While admitting that it is better late than never and not to score any political points, Minister responsible for Health and Social Development, Hon Ronnie W. Skelton has said synchronising the age of retirement with the age that retirees receive Social Security, is simply the right thing to do.

October 13th, 2016
BVIEC team helping to restore power in Bahamas

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- One week ago the islands of the Bahamas were lashed with torrential rains and winds of a category three and four hurricane, causing infrastructural damages and taking out power in many areas.

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