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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.

December 2nd, 2023
VI Gov’t extends condolences on passing of former PAHO Director Dr Carissa F. Etienne

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) has extended condolences on behalf of the Government of the Virgin Islands on the passing of Dr. Carissa Etienne, Director Emeritus and former Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).

November 28th, 2023
Budget 2024: Health Ministry projected to receive largest budgetary allocation

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – The Ministry of Health and Social Development under Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) is projected to receive the largest budgetary allocation in the 2024 Budget, according to Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7).

November 26th, 2023
Premier, Deputy Premier & Minister for Health off this week to Dubai & Aruba

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) will lead a small delegation to the United Nations COP 28 World Climate Summit to take place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The conference, which is expected to attract hundreds of world and business leaders, corporations, non-governmental organisations, and global environmentalists, will take place from November 30, 2023, to December 12, 2023.

November 24th, 2023
Waste Management receives parts to repair Incinerator @ Pockwood Pond

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- Director of Waste Management, Mr Marcus E. Solomon has said his department has received the incinerator’s transfer arms as it makes steady strides in bringing the facility at Pockwood Pond back online.

November 14th, 2023
8 persons permanently residing @ Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some eight persons who sought medical attention at Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital and were discharged have made the hospital their home, since they reportedly have nowhere else to go.

November 10th, 2023
Jr Ministers step up as Education & Health Ministers out of territory

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Junior Ministers Hons Karl Dawson (R1) and Luce D. Hodge-Smith (R4) are currently acting in the posts of Minister for Health and Social Development, and Minister for Education, Youth Affairs and Sports, respectively, as the subject ministers are currently out of the territory.

November 5th, 2023
VI Gov’t requesting bids for proposed Home Renovation on Anegada

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands, led by Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), is continuing its bid to repair homes damaged by Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017.

November 4th, 2023
Lucien 'Claude' Callwood is gov't latest social home recipient

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke VI - Jost van Dyke resident Mr. Lucien “Claude” Callwood is the latest recipient of the Ministry of Health and Social Development’s social home as part of its Housing Recovery Assistance Programme.

October 18th, 2023
Critics of mosquito reduction strategy are ill-informed- Hon Vincent O. Wheatley

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- The Green VI Bug Out programme, which began in July 2022, with the releasing of male mosquitos infected with Wolbachia bacteria, has come under criticism from a few residents of Virgin Gorda, including Jahnai L. Caul, a constant critic of District Nine initiatives.

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