E.g., 22 Jun 2017
E.g., 22 Jun 2017

GIS Day 2014: Discovering A World Through GIS

Friday, 21 November 2014 - 4:30pm

A scene from the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Day public exhibit held on November 19 at the Central Administration Complex. GIS Day is observed annually by the Town and Country Planning Department, in conjunction with the National GIS Committee. This year’s event highlighted the use of GIS technology in various Government departments under the theme “Discovering a World through GIS: Health and Safety.

BVI Entrepreneurs Connect Over Ideas And Cocktails

Friday, 21 November 2014 - 4:30pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith OBE is pictured with His Excellency the Governor John S. Duncan, OBE, Director of Trade and Consumer Affairs, Mrs.

Government Consults Fishermen One-On-One On Protected Areas

Friday, 21 November 2014 - 3:30pm

Representatives from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour, the Conservation and Fisheries Department and the National Parks Trust visited several fishermen throughout the Territory last week,

BVI Premier Congratulates USVI Governor-Elect Kenneth E. Mapp

Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 3:30am

On behalf of the people and Government of the Virgin Islands, I extend congratulations to United States Virgin Islands Governor-Elect Kenneth E. Mapp and Lieutenant Governor-Elect Osbert Potter on their recent victories in the General Elections.

Statement By Premier And Minister Of Finance - Building A Thriving And Sustainable Financial Services Sector In The British Virgin Islands

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 - 4:00pm

On August 12 of this year, the Government of the Virgin Islands engaged the services of global management consultants - McKinsey & Company – to undertake a Financial Services Management Consultancy. This engagement is to help chart a new direction in the BVI financial services industry, and was as a result of financial services stakeholder meetings held early on in my administration.

Budget Address 2015 - Strengthening Growth - Securing our Future

Monday, 17 November 2014 - 5:15pm

1.         Madam Speaker, I move that the Bill entitled, Appropriation Act, 2014, be read a second time and in so doing, I invite this Honorable House to extend its customary courtesies, in permitting me to deliver the Budget Address.

Remarks By Deputy Premier On The Occasion Of The Official Launch Of The Labour Arbitration Tribunal

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 - 3:45pm

Today is a red-letter day in this Territory. Since taking on the leadership of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour I have been moving forward in a very calculated, yet cautious, manner to ensure that the residents of this Territory are well served.

Statement By Deputy Premier On Remembering Bahamian Spiritual Leader Dr. Myles Munroe

Monday, 10 November 2014 - 5:15pm

Today, it is with deep sorrow that I  make a short statement on the untimely passing of Dr. Myles Munroe, a man whom I had the privilege of meeting while I attended conferences, in the region and internationally. 

Statement By Premier on Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)

Thursday, 9 October 2014 - 10:30am

Madam Speaker, a few sessions ago I came before this house and give a statement on the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and the effects that it would have on the Government and the people of the Virgin Islands. In this statement I described briefly the rationale behind FATCA and how it would be expected to affect the industry and private citizens here in the Virgin Islands.

Premier And Minister Of Finance On The BVI’s First National Risk Assessment

Thursday, 25 September 2014 - 11:00am

Madame Speaker, with your kind permission, I beg to make the following statement with regard to the Virgin Islands’ first National Risk Assessment (NRA) that is currently being undertaken.

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