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February 19th, 2024
‘People's business’ to remain confidential when accessing social services- Social Worker

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Confidentiality will be the policy as it relates to accessing assistance grants in the Virgin Islands (VI), according to Social Worker responsible for social assistance at the Ministry of Health and Social Development Althica Daniel- Dawson. Ms Dawson said, before now, person’s identity would be known throughout the process.

February 19th, 2024
VI to 'collaborate' with St Kitts & Nevis on agricultural initiatives- Premier Wheatley

ESTATE LOWER LOVE, St Croix, USVI- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has said he has been inspired with what St Kitts and Nevis has been doing in the area of agriculture and said the [British] Virgin Islands will be collaborating with that country on some of the initiatives.

February 19th, 2024
VI Team in Nicaragua for CONCACAF U20 Football Championships

MANAGUA, Nicaragua- The [British] Virgin Islands Under-20 Men’s National Team is in Nicaragua for the Concacaf Under-20 Championship Qualifiers to be played at the Estadio Nacional De Nicaragua in Managua.

February 18th, 2024
Premier Wheatley attends AgriFest in St Croix, USVI

ESTATE LOWER LOVE, St Croix, USVI- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) was in St Croix, US Virgin Islands (USVI) on February 17, 2024, for the opening of the 52nd Annual Agriculture and Food Fair (AgriFest).

February 18th, 2024
T&T & Dominica cop top awards @ 1st Annual Caribbean Baking Awards

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) and Dominica have copped top awards at the First Annual Caribbean Baking Awards held in the [British] Virgin Islands on February 16 and 17, 2024, at Multi-Purpose Sports Complex and Maria’s by the Sea respectively.

February 18th, 2024
Workshop aims to improve physicians prescribing techniques for the elderly

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Ministry of Health and Social Development has said it will be hosting a virtual workshop to improve the prescription of medication for the elderly.

February 17th, 2024
Gov Pruce makes courtesy call to Civil Registry & Passport office

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI) His Excellency Mr Daniel Pruce has made a courtesy call on the Civil Registry and Passport Office in the Virgin Islands (VI).

February 17th, 2024
JvD finally re-connected to VI electricity grid after months of generator power

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – As first and accurately reported by Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) about work restarting to restore Jost van Dyke with electricity from the grid, the Island has now been fully re-connected following damage to an undersea cable that completely cut the island off.

February 17th, 2024
Social Development takes on streamlined approach to managing grants

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The local Social Development Department has underscored its commitment to ensuring confidentiality and equity in delivering public assistance to persons across the Virgin Islands, through more accessible and streamlined social services in the VI.

February 16th, 2024
21-year-old Hanna Estate youth charged for gun & ammo possession

HANNA ESTATE, Tortola, VI – Police at the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) have announced the discovery of a firearm and ammunition following the execution of a search warrant.

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