Topic: Gender Affairs, Human Development | Posted By: aphillip
Thursday, 11 June 2020 - 4:32pm
Mr Speaker, I wish to take this moment to join with other world leaders, and the millions of other persons in countries across the globe, who are lifting up their voices to demand an end to racism in all forms, everywhere - especially against people of African heritage.
Mr. Speaker, today it is my pleasure to announce that Cabinet has approved the appointment of Mr. Kelvin E. Hodge as the Chairman of the BVI Ports Authority Board for a period of three years effective May 13.
Topic: Novel Coronavirus, Tortola Pier Park | Posted By: aphillip
Thursday, 11 June 2020 - 4:11pm
Mr. Speaker, I do trust that everyone continues to remain safe as we continue to live and work in COVID-19.
On 28 May, the Government presented our $62.9 million Phase Two COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, which contained several programmes to help support families and small businesses during these trying times.
Topic: Financial Services, Trade and Business (including licenses) | Posted By: aphillip
Thursday, 11 June 2020 - 3:47pm
Mr. Speaker, the Government of the Virgin Islands is partnering with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to assist Micro Small and Medium size Enterprises in the food services sector including restaurants, cafes and food vans.
Mr. Speaker, on 7 June, we ushered in a new beginning as we launched a charitable nonprofit organisation that is designed to support the growth and development of the Virgin Islands though philanthropic contributions.
Mr. Speaker, on June 2, our Territory successfully crossed another milestone in the journey of living and working with COVID-19 under the New Regular. We began the phased and controlled reopening of our borders, particularly at the Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport.