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E.g., 15 Dec 2018

Changes Of The Dates For The Opening Of The 2015-2016 Academic School Year

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 - 3:15pm

The public is advised of the changes in the schedule for the opening of school for the 2015-2016 academic school year.  These changes are due to the interruption caused by the passage of Tropical Storm Erika with regard to the Leadership Training for Principals.

Public Invited To The National Health Insurance Launch

Friday, 28 August 2015 - 5:00pm

The public is invited to the official launch of the first phase of the registration process of the National Health Insurance on Tuesday, September 1, at 10:00 a.m. The launch will be held at the Joshua J. Smith Building (Social Security Building).

Free Disaster Recovery Workshop For BVI Business Community

Friday, 28 August 2015 - 4:15pm

The session targets all businesses and professionals in financial services, insurance, commercial, retail, hospitality, as well as the legal and administration sectors. Participants will be exposed to various topics including leadership in action, preparing for the unthinkable and engaging the business community in disaster resiliency.

Rock Barriers On Sir Francis Drake Highway

Friday, 28 August 2015 - 1:30pm

The Public Works Department is informing the public that there are some rocks remaining on the Sir Francis Drake Highway in the proximity of The Bluff, which is located on the western end of Tortola.

Tropical Storm Warning Discontinued For The BVI

Friday, 28 August 2015 - 12:00pm

The Antigua/Barbuda Meteorological Service has discontinued the Tropical Storm Warning for the British Virgin Islands. However, a marine warning remains in place for small craft operators and sea bathers. 

Tropical Storm Erika 8:00 A.M. Update

Friday, 28 August 2015 - 10:45am

At 800 AM, the centre of Tropical Storm Erika was located near latitude 17.7 North, longitude 68.5 West.

Update for Summer Institute for Teachers, 2015

Friday, 28 August 2015 - 10:30am

The Ministry of Education and Culture is informing those teachers who are to be participating in the Healthy Schools Workshop that they are to report to the Conference Room, Fort Burt Hotel at 11:00 a.m. today.  All other teachers are to report to their respective schools to prepare for the opening of the 2015-2016 academic school year.

All Principals and senior teachers who are participating in the Leadership Training which is being conducted by NCEL are asked to report to their respective training centres by 11:00 a.m. today.

Cancellation Of The 2015 Professional Day For Educators

Friday, 28 August 2015 - 10:30am

The Ministry of Education and Culture is informing all its Principals and Teachers that the 2015 Professional Day for Educators has been cancelled.  All teachers are to report to their respective schools on Monday, 31st August, 2015, to prepare for the opening of the 2015-2016 academic school year.

Tropical Storm Erika 8:00 p.m. Update

Thursday, 27 August 2015 - 9:00pm

At 8:00 p.m., the centre of Tropical Storm Erika was estimated near latitude 16.7 degrees north, longitude 64.7 degrees west or about 109 miles east of the BVI. Erika is moving toward the west near 12 mph. Erika should resume a west-northwest track with a slight increase in forward speed later tonight. This general motion is expected to continue for the next 48 hours. 

Tropical Storm Erika Nearing The Virgin Islands

Thursday, 27 August 2015 - 8:00pm

At 5:00 p.m., the centre of Tropical Storm Erika was estimated near latitude 16.6 degrees north, longitude 64 degrees west or about 117 miles east-southeast of the BVI. Erika is moving toward the west-northwest near 15 mph. This general motion is expected to continue for the next 48 hours. 

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