Governor: Virgin Islands To Be Best Regulated Jurisdiction In The World

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 - 12:43pm

The Territory is said to be on its way to becoming one of the best regulated financial services jurisdictions in the world.

Governor Duncan: United Kingdom Referendum Results

Friday, 24 June 2016 - 2:45pm

In the BVI as indeed across the world people have been watching the choice that the people of Britain made yesterday.

Heritage Continues - Virgin Islands Honours Links to Britain With Traditional Salt Breaking Ceremony

Thursday, 24 March 2016 - 1:45pm

It gives me a very great pleasure to be able to make some very brief introductory remarks for our ceremony today.

Today Marks 50th Anniversary Of Her Majesty’s First Visit To Territory

Tuesday, 23 February 2016 - 5:00pm

Today, February 23, marks the 50th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s first visit to the Virgin Islands. Her Majesty was accompanied by her husband, His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Governor’s Office To Close At 12 Noon On November 13

Thursday, 12 November 2015 - 4:30pm

The Governor’s Office is informing the public that their office will close at 12 noon on Friday, November 13.  Regular office hours will resume on Monday November 16 at 8:30 a.m. 

Temporary Closure Of Ministry Of Education And Culture

Friday, 31 July 2015 - 1:00pm

The public is advised that the offices of the Ministry of Education and Culture located in the Central Administration Building will close from today Friday, July 31, at 1:00 p.m. through Friday, August 7.  

Virgin Islands Renews Commitment To Queen At Annual Celebrations

Wednesday, 17 June 2015 - 11:45am

The Virgin Islands has renewed its commitment to Her Majesty the Queen at the official celebration of her birthday on Saturday, June 13.

Parliamentary officers led the parade from the Road Town Police Station to the Festival Grounds where His Excellency the Governor Mr. John S. Duncan, OBE inspected all units on display.

Election Observer Mission To Visit The Territory

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 - 12:00pm

His Excellency the Governor, John Duncan, OBE is pleased to announce that the BVI will receive a team of election observers for the 2015 General Elections.

Governor Issues Writs Of Election

Thursday, 14 May 2015 - 5:00pm

His Excellency the Governor Mr. John S. Duncan, OBE today issued the Writs of Election which formally pave the way for the upcoming General Election.

The Writs are formal instructions issued by the Governor in accordance with the Elections Act. They instruct the appointed Returning Offices to carry out their functions on Nomination Day and Polling Day on the given dates. They also instruct the officers to report the election results to the Governor not later than June 9.

18 Persons Registered As British Citizens

Thursday, 14 May 2015 - 5:00pm

Eighteen persons who were previously naturalised as British Overseas Territories citizens were today registered as British citizens.

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