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BVI Finance: The New Face Of The Financial Services

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 - 4:00pm

Stakeholders in the financial services industry are pictured here at the brand launch of BVI Finance earlier this month.

Teachers Participate In Financial Services Training

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 - 8:45am

Teachers from secondary schools in the Territory are participating in a five day training workshop to ensure the Territory’s future is secure in the area of Financial Services.

It’s Official! New Electricity Power Supply On The Way

Monday, 23 March 2015 - 4:30pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE is pictured with Minister for Communications and Works, Honourable Mark Vanterpool, members of the Board for the BVI Electricity Corporation and representatives from Wartsila Caribbean Inc., as the Government broke ground for the Phase V Development Programme today, Monday, March 23. 

Red Bay Development Makes Notable Strides

Friday, 13 March 2015 - 3:30pm

The Re-Expansion of the Red Bay site is visible as plans to expand the Territory’s fisheries sector unfold. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour, Ronald Smith-Berkeley said that the ongoing works will greatly improve the mooring capacity of the previous dock and soon fishermen will be able to experience a safer, sustainable and improved docking area at Red Bay.

Historic Presentation For Inaugural Celebration For The Fly A Flag For The Commonwealth

Wednesday, 11 March 2015 - 4:30pm

Scenes from Commonwealth Day 2015 celebrated on Monday, March 11 where the Office of the Deputy Governor hosted the Territory’s inaugural celebration for the Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth Initiative. Ten year old Jaleel Cameron hoisted the Commonwealth Flag and raised over $1000 at the ceremony to donate to the Children’s Unit at the new Peebles Hospital.  To date, he has raised over $6,000 which he plans to present to the hospital by the end of this month. 

Premier Smith Receives Courtesy Calls From Visiting Ministers

Friday, 27 February 2015 - 9:30am

Premier of the British Virgin Islands and Chairman of the Overseas Countries and Territories Association (OCTA), Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE is pictured here during courtesy visits from Prime Minister Honourable Marcel Gumbs of St. Maarten; (left) and Prime Minister of Curaçao, Honourable Ivar Asjes on Tuesday February 24, 2015. 

Minister Vanterpool Says Cruise Pier Progressing Nicely

Thursday, 22 January 2015 - 3:15pm

Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark Vanterpool led a team of Government officials, on a tour of the cruise pier development site on Tuesday, January 20. The members of the team were Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering, Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Ronnie Skelton, District 6 Representative Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines, District 8 Representative Honourable Marlon Penn and House of Assembly Member Honourable Archibald Christian.

Minister Vanterpool Pleased With Restorative Work On Old Prison

Thursday, 15 January 2015 - 4:45pm

Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark Vanterpool accompanied by Acting Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Communications and Works Anthony McMaster, Assistant Secretary for Ministry of Education and Culture Brenda Tye-Lettsome, City Manager Janice Braithwaite-Edwards and others visited the project site at the old Her Majesty’s Prison Building on Main Street where restorative work is underway to transform the building into a prison museum.  The tour was conducted by Project Manager Captain Hugh Whistler.

Works On Road Town Road Network Progressing

Friday, 9 January 2015 - 1:00pm

Workers from the Public Works Department worked during the overnight hours on the evenings of Tuesday, January 6 and Wednesday, January 7 and paved the damaged sections of Walter James Francis Drive with asphalt.  Works are expected to continue into next week.  Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark Vanterpool was onsite and he commended the workers on their skill in operating the new heavy equipment.  He said, “I am pleased that the works seem to be going smoothly tonight and I look forward to the competition of the rehabilitated road here in Road Town.

3rd Annual Clash Of The Carolers Highlights Youth

Friday, 19 December 2014 - 4:00pm

The Social Development Department reinforced the holiday spirit by putting the youth in the forefront of this year’s Clash of the Carolers. Several schools participated, including St. Georges, Pelican Gate, Seventh Day Adventist, Joyce Samuel Primary, Enis Adams Primary and Althea Scatliffe Primary. Among other performances were Mount Carmel Baptist Church, Project ‘X’ from Her Majesty’s Prison and poetry by Ms. Janice Stoutt. Mr. Linton Leonard and Mrs. Karia Christopher emceed the event. (Photo Credit: Ronnielle Frazer/GIS)