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November 30th, 2023
COP28: We will promote the VI’s 'readiness to receive funding & investment'- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has said the [British] Virgin Islands’ presence at the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) presents an excellent opportunity to advocate in an international forum for the needs of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) that are especially vulnerable to ill-effects of climate change.

November 9th, 2023
Hundreds of millions needed for recovery projects in VI- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has said hundreds of millions of dollars are needed to fund hurricane recovery and development projects in the [British] Virgin Islands and he is seeking the United Kingdom’s support in getting the necessary loans.

September 15th, 2023
Gov’t receives $1.3M grant for RESEMBID BVI SMART Initiative

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands has received grant funding to execute the RESEMBID BVI SMART © Initiative - SMART Schools Project in the amount of €1,300,448.47 EUR, which is equivalent to $1,316,243.37 USD.

May 23rd, 2023
Significant funding pledged for US Territories: Health & Education to benefit


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St. John, USVI - The US Virgin Islands, along with other Insular Areas, will benefit from a generous funding allocation as the US Department of the Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs announced on Monday, May 23, 2023, in grants to the tune of $4,279,808 for the fiscal year 2023.

April 2nd, 2023
US Gov't gives USVI over $2.3M for waste & storm water infrastructure


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday, March 31, 2023, announced over $126.86 million from the 2023 Consolidated Appropriations Act for states, Tribes, and territories through this year’s Clean Water State Revolving Funds for the US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and the states of New York and New Jersey.

March 12th, 2023
Elon Musk says Stacey E. Plaskett peddled 'lame propaganda'


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Tech visionary and the world's richest man, Elon Musk, has taken aim at US Virgin Islands (USVI) Delegate to Congress Stacey E. Plaskett following comments Ms Plaskett made Thursday, March 9, 2023, calling into question the source of funding for Mr Musk's $44 billion purchase of Twitter.

February 27th, 2022
USVI to receive $18.3M this year from US under 'historic legislation'


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The US Virgin Islands is set to receive $18.3 million in fiscal year 2022 but for the next five years, a total of $96 million will be granted to the territory under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for repairing and rebuilding roads and highways.

May 14th, 2021
UK PM Johnson facing probe over funding of 2019 holiday

LONDON, United Kingdom- Allegations of corruption continue to rack up against embattled United Kingdom Prime Minister Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson aka ‘Boris’, with the latest possible breach being that he was not honest about funding for a Caribbean vacation he took in 2019.

January 25th, 2021
UK taxpayers to ‘fully fund’ questionable Commission of Inquiry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the public being made aware that the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) called by the controversial ex-governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert was likely called because of the duly elected Government of the Virgin Islands resisting his efforts to undermine it, and a strained relationship having occurred as a result, British taxpayers will not be impressed that this CoI being called on mostly rumours and unfounded allegations will be “fully funded” by them.

November 6th, 2020
On the brink of closure: Humane Society appeals for help

JOHNSON’S GHUT, Tortola, VI- Established since 1975, the Humane Society of the British Virgin Islands has rescued thousands of unwanted animals in the territory; however, the society is now in dire need of help.

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