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April 26th, 2024
USVI to receive $384m from FEMA for school rebuilding


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The US Virgin Islands (USVI) is set to receive a substantial $384.8 million investment from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to demolish and rebuild hurricane-damaged schools, marking a significant advancement in the territory's recovery efforts from hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017.

April 19th, 2024
Gov’t working to secure funding for 38 miles of roadworks– Hon Kye M. Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Minister for Communications and Works Hon Kye M. Rymer (R7) says despite some remedial works ongoing on the roads in the Virgin Islands (VI), the government is still looking to secure major funding for the repair of 38 miles of road.

March 12th, 2024
Cabinet approves financial support for VI’s athletes qualifying for 2024 Olympics

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Athletes qualifying for the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris can look forward to final support from the Government of the Virgin Islands as they prepare for competition.

March 9th, 2024
Plaskett secures over $10M for USVI community projects in federal bill


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - The passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2024 by the U.S. House of Representatives earlier this week was a moment of triumph for Congressional Delegate Stacey Plaskett, who reported that twelve of her office’s Community Project Funding Requests were included in the measure.

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.

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