BVIHSA OBSERVES WORLD PATIENT SAFETY DAY

Employee Health Manager at the BVI Health Services Authority Mrs. Helen Frett has said that the authority has employed a number of strategies to improve the health and safety of its staff and patients as it joins the rest of the world in observing World Patient Safety Day. In a Government Information Service release, Mrs. … Continued

BVI HEALTH MINISTER MALONE WARNS PROPERTY OWNERS WHO VIOLATE LAWS

Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone has warned property owners who are tempted to violate and disregard human rights to safe, sanitary and decent living conditions. Honourable Malone made the plea after explaining during the COVID-19 Update yesterday September 16th, 2020, “During their contact tracing activities, the Public Health team has uncovered … Continued

CUSTOMS K-9 UNIT GETS VEHICLES TO STRENGTHEN BORDER SECURITY

Her Majesty’s Customs K-9 Unit has been gifted three vehicles with high specifications from the Government of the Virgin Islands to assist with border security operations in the Territory. This was shared via a Government Information Services release. In the release, Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie said that the vehicles were … Continued

NURSE IRIS O’NEAL CENTRE OFFERING A VARIETY OF HEALTH SERVICES

Residents of Virgin Gorda are being informed via a Government Information Services release that they can now access a myriad of primary healthcare services at both facilities of the Nurse Iris O’Neal Medical Centre. Director of Primary Healthcare Dr. Natasha Frett said that while the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the landscape of medical care globally, … Continued

GOVERNOR JASPERT ANNOUNCES BVI’S NEXT GOVERNOR

In a Government Information Services release, His Excellency the Governor has announced that Mr John Rankin CMG has been appointed as Governor to the British Virgin Islands, in succession to him. Mr Rankin is expected to arrive in the new year when Governor Jaspert’s appointment is due to conclude. This will allow time for him … Continued

THREE MALES CHARGED FOR LONG BUSH ROBBERY

Police received and responded to a report of a Robbery in Long Bush at Ogan barber shop at approximately 10:45am on August 10th, 2020. Three males have now been charged in relation to this Robbery. On Friday, September 11th, 2020, police executed a search on a residence in Main Street where a loaded firearm and … Continued

SMALL BUSINESS GRANT APPLICATIONS END TODAY

Small business owners across the Territory have until today Wednesday, September 16 at noon to submit applications for the COVID-19 Economic Stimulus for Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises Grant Relief Programme. This was reiterated through a Government Information Services release. Junior Minister for Trade and Economic Development, Hon. Shereen Flax-Charles said at the launch of Payment … Continued

TEN BVI FOOD SERVICE BUSINESSES TO RECEIVE UNDP GRANT THIS WEEK

A Government Information Services release has reiterated that Ten Food Service Operators in the Virgin Islands will be awarded COVID-19 Grants from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon. Andrew A Fahie said during the launch of the Payment of COIVD-19 Small Business Stimulus Grant and UNDP Grant that the successful … Continued

PATLIAN JOHNSON APPOINTED COMMUNITY LIAISON OFFICER AT RDA

The Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) has announced the appointment of Ms. Patlian Johnson as the Community Liaison Officer (CLO) for a period of one year effective August 17. Ms Johnson’s responsibilities will include engaging stakeholders at the project planning, design, implementation and evaluation stages, ensuring that the community is engaged during all … Continued