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June 4th, 2022
Haiti probing first suspected case of Monkeypox

SAINT-MARC, Haiti - Health authorities in Haiti are investigating what they believe is a suspected case of Monkeypox, which, if confirmed, would be the first in the country and the first in the Caribbean since the World Health Organization (WHO) raised warned of a new global outbreak.

April 10th, 2022
Hosts VI defeated 0-21 against Haiti in CONCACAF WC Qualifiers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Hosts [British] Virgin Islands seemed to have given too much of BVILove to the visiting Haitians who enjoyed a goal-fest in their CONCACAF Women’s World Cup Qualifying game at A.O. Shirley Recreation Ground on Saturday, April 9, 2022.

November 26th, 2021
Gov't looking into building detention centre for illegal immigrants - Hon Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) said the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) will be exploring the possibilities of building a detention centre for illegal immigrants who enter the territory, given the issue of migration continues to be a serious problem.

September 23rd, 2021
‘Who got more witchcraft & Obeah’ than VI?– Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Commentator and pastor Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has brought into question the Virgin Islands’ apparent lack of effort to assist Haiti in the wake of a recent major earthquake that left many homeless.

August 14th, 2021
Magnitude 7.2 Earthquake strikes Haiti; multiple casualties feared

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - A major earthquake measuring magnitude 7.2 on the Richter scale has struck western Haiti this morning Saturday, 14, 2021, likely causing high casualties and widespread disaster.

July 8th, 2021
Assassination of Haitian president a ‘heinous act’- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has described the assassination of Haitian President Mr Jovenel Moise as a ‘Heinous act’ perpetrated on a Caricom leader of Government.

April 9th, 2019
Haiti gets new Prime Minister

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Haiti's President Jovenel Moise on Tuesday announced Jean Michel Lapin, who once served as a courier in the public administration, to be the new prime minister of the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country.

July 30th, 2018
VI to review visa requirements for Caribbean nationals—Dr Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) has committed to review the visa travel requirements for Caribbean Nationals, desirous of entering the Territory.

June 26th, 2018
NDP discrimination: Visa free access for Chinese, not for CARICOM nationals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was on Thursday, June 21, 2018, that Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable, D. Orlando Smith (AL), announced at a press conference that government intends to implement a 'visa-free' policy, for Chinese nationals wishing to visit the Territory.

October 13th, 2016
Digicel launches text to donate line to support relief efforts in Haiti

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In the wake of Hurricane Matthew that destroyed 90 percent of Southern Haiti on October 5, 2016 Digicel launched a text line that will allow its customers to donate well-needed funds towards the humanitarian relief effort that is urgently needed in Haiti.

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