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UK and local teams discusses constitutional reform

THE VALLEY, Anguilla, The Ministry of Home Affairs announces that a team of officials from the United Kingdom Government (UKG) will be visiting Anguilla during the week commencing 18th November 2019 to begin discussions on Constitutional reform. Leading the team will be Mr Adam Pile, Deputy Director and Head of Caribbean and Southern Oceans Department, [...]
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Public Utilities Commission to host Organization of Caribbean Utility Regulators

THE VALLEY, Anguilla, The Anguilla Public Utilities Commission will host the annual conference of the Organisation of Caribbean Utility Regulators (OOCUR)  from 11-14 November at Resorts and Residences by Cuisinart and The Reef by Cuisinart, under the Theme-“Smart and Green Regulation: Technology Driven and Environmentally Friendly”.  OOCUR is a non-profit organisation for utility regulators, whose [...]
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Enquiry into medium to long term financial sustainability of social security arrangements

THE VALLEY, Anguilla An inquiry into the medium to long term financial sustainability of current social security arrangements are being looked into. The enquiry follows the Public Accounts Committee evidence sessions in 2018 on theGovernment’s financial standing. The Social Security Board considers that it has performed well as a model. However, it has loaned a [...]
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Social Security Board/UWI Open Campus Distinguished Lecture

THE VALLEY, Anguilla, The annual Social Security Board/UWI Open Campus Anguilla Distinguished Lecture will be presented by Dr. Stanley Lalta, a Trinidad and Tobago national and Programme Coordinator of the 13thCaribbean Conference on National Health Financing Initiatives. The Lecture, entitled “Connecting the Dots: Patterns of Work, Health and the Future of Social Security in the [...]
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Public Accounts Committee getting assistance

The Anguilla House of Assembly through the UK Overseas Territories Project, has been able to secure anexperienced clerk on attachment from the UK House of Commons to assist the Public Accounts Committee in developing its upcoming work plan, and its inquiry and committee management processes. The UK Overseas Territories Project is a three-year programme of [...]
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Director of social security re-elected to top CISS positions

THE VALLEY, Anguilla, Anguilla Director of Social Security, Timothy Hodge was re-elected unopposed as the Sub-regional IV Coordinator and Permanent Committee Member of the Inter-American Conference on Social Security. Hodge is back on island after attending the September 18-20,  29th General Assembly held in Mexico City.  He has served in that position for the past three [...]
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Premier Banks meets with former US President Bill Clinton

THE VALLEY, Anguilla, Anguilla's  Premier Victor Banks was in New York this week for a private group round table discussion with former US President Bill Clinton.  Banks was part of a group of approximately 25 high-level business and Caribbean government leaders is meeting at the Clinton Foundation’s offices to advance the progress being with their post-hurricane [...]
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Keynote address presenter announced for 2019 Anguilla Country Conference

THE VALLEY, Anguilla, The Organising Committee of Anguilla Country Conference has announced that local Entrepreneur/Activist Mrs. Janine Edwardswill deliver the keynote address at the Opening Ceremony on 23rdOctober 2019.  Mrs. Edwards, who holds an MBA from York University in Toronto, currently heads up the Marketing and Administrative divisions at Sunset Homes. She has a stellar background [...]
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Anguilla getting assistance to address climate change

THE VALLEY, ANGUILLA – The UK Government’s Darwin Plus funding agency has confirmed funding of £268,000 for an innovative project entitled “Improving coastal ecosystem resilience to climate change in Anguilla.”  The Department of Disaster Management, in collaboration with the Anguilla National Trust, the Department of Environment, and the UK-based Royal Society for the Protection of [...]