Statement by Honourable Vincent Wheatley On Vulnerability Assessment For Virgin Gorda

Friday, 12 June 2020 - 9:06am

Mr. Speaker, the Caribbean Region is about to enter another hurricane season and I would encourage everyone to accelerate their preparations as we anticipate an active season. I certainly recognise the challenges that emerge in our preparations as we continue to grapple with the pandemic and its social and economic impacts.  We must always remain vigilant and prepared. 

Statement by Honourable Vincent Wheatley on Environment

Friday, 12 June 2020 - 9:02am

Mister Speaker, I thank you for the opportunity to address this Honourable House with a very important issue in our environment which is critical for the protection of our Territory in more ways than one; that of the protection of our coral reefs.

Virgin Gorda Immigration Department Is Now Open

Wednesday, 10 June 2020 - 12:38pm

The public is notified that the Immigration Department Virgin Gorda Office is now reopened to the public. 

Immigration Office On Virgin Gorda Closed Until Further Notice

Monday, 8 June 2020 - 2:14pm

he public is notified that the Immigration Department’s Virgin Gorda Office will be closed....

Statement By Honourable Vincent Wheatley On World Oceans Day 2020– Innovation For A Sustainable Ocean

Monday, 8 June 2020 - 9:14am

The Virgin Islands consists of some 60 islands, cays and rocks that amount to an average land mass/area of 153 square kilometers. By contrast, the Virgin Islands has the rights and responsibilities to approximately over 84,000 square kilometers of ocean space. This amounts to approximately 550 times more ocean real estate than that of the land.

Statement by Honourable Vincent Wheatley - International Observance of World Environment Day 2020

Friday, 5 June 2020 - 3:38pm

The Virgin Islands joins with many countries throughout the world in the observance of World Environment Day.  Started in 1974, World Environment Day represents a call to action to conserve the natural, precious assets that comprise the animals, plants and other species which share this earth with humans.

Unemployment Relief Support Applications Now Available

Tuesday, 2 June 2020 - 4:51pm

Persons whose employment has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic are urged to apply for unemployment relief support.

Statement by Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley On Social Security Board COVID-19 Grant

Tuesday, 2 June 2020 - 3:33pm

A pleasant good day to each and every one of you.

I wish to briefly address erroneous, misleading and sensational statements made by the Leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition in response to the Phase 2 Economic Response Plan presented by Premier Hon. Andrew A. Fahie on Thursday, 28 May, 2020.

Watch Now: Contract Signing For Affordable Housing

Friday, 29 May 2020 - 9:03am

The public is invited to view the video production featuring the contract signing for affordable housing on Joe’s Hill on the Government’s Facebook and YouTube pages (@bvigovernment). 

Contract Signed For Affordable Housing In Joe’s Hill

Thursday, 28 May 2020 - 2:54pm

A contract was signed today between the Social Security Board and James Todman Construction Limited for the construction of affordable housing in the Territory. Upon completion, the project will result in forty-three (43) housing units available on seven (7) acres of land located in Joe’s Hill.

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