Got TIPS or BREAKING NEWS? Please call 1-284-442-8000 direct/can also WhatsApp same number or Email ALL news;                               ads call 1-284-440-6666


March 16th, 2024
Farmers sensitised on ‘regenerative agriculture’ for productive farming

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the agriculture and Fisheries market 2024 gets on the way, farmers have come together to discuss agriculture methods in the Virgin Islands and learn of new methods of farming in territory.

March 2nd, 2024
EPA awards $500K to USVI for climate pollution reduction planning


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The U.S Environmental Protection Agency is taking more steps toward supporting the U.S. Virgin Islands' efforts to combat climate change through the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).

January 24th, 2024
VI's Smart Schools being fortified against challenges of Climate Change- DDM Director

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the Virgin Islands continues making strides to strengthen schools against the unpredictable impacts of disasters and climate change under the BVI SMART Schools initiative, Director of the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) Jasen H. Penn said the initiative is preparing the wider community for greater resilience, which ultimately means a more prepared Virgin Islands.

December 26th, 2023
Risk of vector-borne diseases will increase with climate change– Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the Virgin Islands prepares for the new year 2024, Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natlaio D. Wheatly (R7) has reminded that Climate change is the single greatest threat to the survival and development of the territory as a small island.

December 3rd, 2023
PHOTO of the Day: Premier Wheatley & Minister Wheatley with Barbados’ Mottley in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates- While the Virgin Islands' four-member delegation is busy at work in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) looking after the Territory’s climate change interests, both Premier Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) and Minister for Health and Social Development Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) took some time out to network with both regional and international leaders.

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 6th, 2023
High insurance cost continues to be a huge concern in VI– Hon Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Deputy Premier and Minister for Financial Services, Labour and Trade, Hon Lorna G. Smith (AL), OBE has laid out a plan to tackle the high cost of local insurance, which she says remains a huge concern in the Virgin Islands (VI).

September 27th, 2023
VI Premier wants urgent action against climate change by top polluting countries

LONDON, UK– Virgin Islands Premier and Minister responsible for Climate Change, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has called for world nations that contribute heavily to greenhouse gas emissions to be as ambitious as possible in meeting targets that reverse the ill effects of climate change.

September 7th, 2023
UK inks £2.7M MoU with C’bean Community Climate Change Centre

LONDON, UK - The United Kingdom Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in the amount of £2.7M with the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC/5Cs) for work to be done under the Small Island Developing States Capacity and Resilience (SIDAR) Programme.

September 6th, 2023
The high cost of insurance: VI @ the crossroads in a high risk region

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) spoke briefly about climate change on Tuesday, September 5, 2023, during the Questions and Answers period at the continuation of the Second Sitting of the First Session of the Fifth House of Assembly (HoA).

Follow Us On