Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent Wheatley has said that the Social Security Board is working to address the more than 7000 claims that have been submitted by residents who are unemployed or underemployed due to COVID-19.
Topic: Social Security, Statutory Bodies | Posted By: aphillip
Friday, 3 July 2020 - 5:08pm
Director of the Social Security Board, Mrs. Harriet Skelton and her supporting team observed the board’s 40th Anniversary since its inception. Mrs. Skelton said the Social Security Board has been the best initiative made by the Government of the BVI.
Topic: Statutory Bodies, The Public Service, Tourism | Posted By: lstevens
Tuesday, 26 May 2020 - 5:14pm
The Board of Directors of the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board & Film Commission has announced the appointment of Mr. Rhodni Skelton as the Acting Director of Tourism, effective Monday, 25th May 2020. The appointment will run until 30th June, 2020, by which time the organization aims to select a substantive candidate for the post of Director of Tourism.
The BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) has received a new Cepheid GeneXpert machine and cartridges/tests from the United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office that will enhance the Territory’s ability to carry out COVID-19 testing.
The public is notified that as the BVI Health Services Authority continues to implement precautionary measures to respond to COVID-19, a number of changes have been made to community health and hospital services.
The BVI Airports Authority is advising the travelling public that as mandated by the Government of the Virgin Islands, airports in the Territory will remain operational with several restrictions, until further notice.