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February 3rd, 2019
Election Gimmick? Roads being paved days before 2019 Polls

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After some seven-plus years with the poorest infrastructure in the country’s history, added to that a 2017 flood followed by two category five hurricanes, the National Democratic Party (NDP 1) has done little or nothing to fix roads and bridges in the Territory during the periods of 2011-2019.

January 30th, 2019
Social Security Board can fund VI Scholarships - ‘Sheep’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Virgin Islands Party (VIP) At-Large Candidate for the 2019 General Elections, Mr Neville A. Smith aka ‘Sheep’ is defending comments he made regarding the funding of local academic scholarships by the Social Security Board.

November 15th, 2018
Local Construction Company accuses Social Security Board of tender fraud

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - There is a war of words, letters and possible legal action over the awarding by the Social Security Board of the contract for the reconstruction of the Enid Scatliffe Pre-Primary School in Road Town.

August 27th, 2018
Keep Out! Social Security closes parking lot adjacent to TPP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Many persons have expressed concerns that on the eve of the return of 'Cruise Ships' to the Territory, the ‘parking lot’ at the entrance of the Tortola Pier Park (TPP) has been closed off.

December 19th, 2017
SSB now 33% shareholder in NBVI; Makes $15M investment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Social Security Board (SSB) of the Virgin Islands has made an investment of $15M of taxpayers money into the National Bank of the Virgin Islands (NBVI), making it a 33% shareholder in the local bank.

April 24th, 2017
Pay your mortgage – Hon Skelton to future SSB home owners

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Persons who would be selected from over 400 applicants to be owners of the Social Security Board’s “First Time Home Owner” initiative are forewarned that it’s not going to be a free ride as they must pay their mortgage.

January 11th, 2017
SSB inks Agreement for First Time Home Owners Programme

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Social Security Board on Thursday January 5, 2017 signed an agreement with the team of James Todman Construction and Larry Adams Construction Companies (JTC/LAC) to facilitate the design and building of 43 residential units at Joe’s Hill, in the Road Town Section of Tortola.

December 12th, 2016
SSB building broken into by masked man

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Police have confirmed that the Joshua J. Smith Building, which houses the Social Security Board (SSB), was broken into in the early morning hours of Friday December 9, 2016.

November 12th, 2016
SSB funded housing scheme coming to VG in 2017- Hon O’Neal

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- In an effort to get young families out of rental properties and become homeowners, as well as to create long-term employment in the construction sector, Representative for the Ninth District Dr The Hon Hubert O’Neal has announced that plans are afoot to begin a Housing Development in 2017 in Virgin Gorda.

June 25th, 2016
NHI's survival & sustainability @ high risk- Morneau Shepell Actuarial Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It seems that many, including the insurance companies who opposed the National Health Insurance (NHI) Plan in its current form, were right in their fears about the controversial scheme.

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