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Mensaje del Gobernador Rankin - Todo Despejado en Cuanto a la Tormenta Tropical Philippe

Wednesday, 4 October 2023 - 1:53pm

Buenas tardes a todos. Como sin duda habrán observado, los vientos y la lluvia provocados por el paso de la tormenta tropical Philippe se han reducido significativamente. 

Message by Governor Rankin - All-Clear for Tropical Storm Philippe

Wednesday, 4 October 2023 - 1:22pm

Good afternoon to all. As you no doubt will have observed, the winds and rain from Tropical Storm Philippe’s passage have reduced significantly. 

Message by Governor Rankin on the Ongoing Cleanup Efforts Related to Tropical Storm Philippe

Wednesday, 4 October 2023 - 11:31am

Good day to everyone in the Virgin Islands. Since early this morning, I have been working closely with the Director of Disaster Management and his team in response to the effect of Tropical Storm Philippe, which we have all experienced. And of course I have also been in regular touch with the Acting Premier.

Mensaje del Gobernador Rankin con una Actualización de la Tormenta Tropical Philippe

Wednesday, 4 October 2023 - 7:49am

La tormenta tropical Philippe se está alejando gradualmente de nuestra zona.  Las lluvias continúan esta mañana y se espera que continúen durante todo el día a medida que Philippe se aleje de nuestra área. Anoche se registraron precipitaciones de 3 a 4 pulgadas en partes de las Islas Vírgenes.

Message by Governor Rankin with a Tropical Storm Philippe Update

Wednesday, 4 October 2023 - 7:04am

Tropical Storm Philippe is now gradually moving away from our area. Rainfall continues this morning and is expected to do so throughout the day as Philippe moves away from our area. Rainfall amounts of 3-4 inches were recorded in parts of the Virgin Islands last night.

Message by the Acting Premier Honourable Lorna G. Smith, OBE On Tropical Storm Philippe’s Passage Near the Virgin Islands

Tuesday, 3 October 2023 - 6:00pm

Good evening to the people of the Virgin Islands 

I would like to reassure you that the Governor and I have been watching Tropical Storm Philippe carefully in recent days, and that the Government has been putting measures in place to prepare for the possibility of impacts on our shores. 

Statement by Premier Wheatley at the UN on the Situation of the BVI - October 1

Tuesday, 3 October 2023 - 4:36pm

Madam Chair, please permit me at the outset to sincerely thank you for the opportunity to address this committee as Member States consider the Question of the British Virgin Islands ahead of voting on the draft resolutions concerning the situations of the Non-Self-Governing Territories.

Statement From Governor’s Office on the Death of Former Governor Penfold

Tuesday, 3 October 2023 - 3:52pm

The Governor’s Office is sad to announce the death of Former Governor of the British Virgin Islands Peter Penfold CMG OBE, who passed away on October 1st 2023.

Message by the Governor Rankin on the Passage of Tropical Storm Philippe

Tuesday, 3 October 2023 - 3:43pm

Good day to all in the Virgin Islands.

I have been closely monitoring the development of Tropical Storm Philippe, and I have been briefed regularly by the team at the Department of Disaster Management (DDM).

Statement By Acting Premier On The Passing Of Senator Chucky Hansen

Tuesday, 3 October 2023 - 2:19pm

I was saddened to learn that former USVI Senator Alicia “Chucky” Hansen passed away yesterday afternoon after a period of illness.