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September 7th, 2022
Belgium-based firm conducting review of social assistance benefits in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) has welcomed the commencement of a review of social assistance benefits and grants administration systems in the Virgin Islands.

April 15th, 2022
VI businesses urged to pass on benefits from reduced import duties to consumers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the Government of the Virgin Islands has announced tax cuts on the importation of various goods and services, including fuel, building materials and food, it has also urged businesses to pass on those benefits to consumers.

December 5th, 2021
Theodolph H. Faulkner: Unsung Protagonist of 1949 Great March

Edgar Leonard

The Virgin Islands (VI) (British), on November 22, 2021, celebrated for the first time, The 1949 Great March and Restoration Day holiday that commemorates the historical event of 24 November 1949.

April 26th, 2021
Treat our local lawyers better! Hon Smith to law firms

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Deputy Speaker of the House of Assembly, Honourable Neville A. Smith (AL) is advocating for local legal luminaries to be treated better.

April 8th, 2021
Benefits of AstraZeneca vaccine outweigh risk- Gov Rankin

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As there continues to be hesitancy towards taking the AstraZeneca vaccine, particularly among locals in the Virgin Islands, Governor John J. Rankin, CMG has shared that the benefits of the vaccine outweigh the risk.

February 10th, 2016
Hon Melvin 'Mitch' Turnbull shelves NHI comparative study

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Representative of the Second District Honourable Melvin 'Mitch' Turnbull has shelved a study he had announced he was undertaking to compare and contrast the benefits of the National Health Insurance (NHI) as against private insurance coverage.

October 5th, 2015
B&F Medical not signing on to NHI now – Alred C. Frett

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Owner of B&F Medical Complex Mr Alred C. Frett has stated his institution has not yet signed on to the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme as a health care provider and will not be doing so unless certain concerns are adequately addressed.

March 28th, 2014
Housing benefits: Changes 'sees 6% of tenants move'


About 6% of social housing tenants in Britain affected by changes to benefits partly designed to cut under-occupancy have moved home, BBC research suggests.

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