Got TIPS or BREAKING NEWS? Please call 545-3572; ads call 440-6666                               Sittings from House of Assembly are carried live on 90.9 FM the Caribbean superstation or follow live online: www.cbnvirginislands.com

News

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.

June 3rd, 2016
No-case submission made in Brian Penn & wife vs SSB matter

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Attorney at Law Patrick Thompson yesterday June 2, 2016 entered a no-case submission in the case of Brian Penn and Harinder Steven-Penn who are faced with multiple charges related to the alleged non-compliance to the statutes of Social Security Board (SSB).

January 28th, 2016
Police called in @ SSB Office as fight breaks out

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the new deadline approaches for persons to register for National Health Insurance, the tension escalated today January 28, 2016 to the point where ranks of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force had to be called in at the Joshua S. Smith Building in Road Town to keep the crowd under control.

October 7th, 2015
'We already pay for Social Security; no need to pay again for NHI' - Winston E. Nibbs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Radio talk show regular Winston E. Nibbs aka La Fontey spoke up last evening October 6, 2015 in condemnation of the National Health Insurance (NHI) in its current form, saying that persons already make contributions under the Social Security Board and that they should not have to pay again.



Weather


Follow Us On