Governor Silvestri 2020-04-29

Summary of Facebook Live Chat by Governor Silvestri at 2020-04-29 15:00 (starts at 01:30) and Facebook Live Chat by Governor Silvestri at 2020-04-29 09:00 (starts at 02:15). The first one is the normal question/answer session and the second is about donations and what’s being done with the money.

The is a transcript of the English transmission. There is also a Spanish transmission which I do not translate.

Note that it’s been re-ordered and some repetition collapsed.

Plan is to do 15:00 for the foundation update on Monday and Friday. If there’s important updates, there may be an update on Wednesday as well. Will move normal transmissions in the morning, probably 08:00 or 09:00


Matching Donation:


Utila fundraising:

Oversight meeting:

Donation safety:

Federal aid:

Makeup of Oversight Board:

Treatment centre:

Using the donations for food:

Ideas for projects to use the donated funds:

Help from the cruise lines:


Test results:


Flights to the USA:

Bringing people home:

Incoming flights to RTB:

Getting to the mainland:


Cargo boats:

Small business assistance:

Tourism industry:

Local taxes:

Labour Day (Friday, May 1):


Lock down/reopen timeline:

Local opening:

Monday and Tuesday:


Pregnancy and birth at hospital:

Road project:


Questions pending answers: