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Fire And Rescue Service Warns Against Backyard Burning

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 - 4:32pm

As the Ministry of Communications and Works continues its educational energy campaign encouraging persons to reduce, reuse and recycle, the team at the Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Service department is advising persons to refrain from backyard burning.

No Confirmed Cases Of Zika In The Territory To Date

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 - 4:18pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development is reassuring the community that there are no confirmed cases of Zika in the Territory.

Buckle Up It’s The Law

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 - 8:48am

The Department of Motor Vehicles is reminding drivers and front seat passengers to wear their seat belts at all times while the vehicle is in motion.

Saharan Dust Impedes Hurricane Activity

Friday, 22 July 2016 - 5:07pm

Meteorologists have linked the presence of Saharan Air Layer (SAL) or Saharan Dust across the Atlantic Ocean, to the calm currently being experienced for the Atlantic Hurricane Season. 

DDM Conducts Workshop To Test BVI Cruise Ship Incident Plan

Friday, 22 July 2016 - 4:07pm

Senior representatives from the public and private sectors met on Wednesday, July 20 to test and update the 2013 BVI Cruise Ship Incident Plan.

New Service For Processing British Passports Available July 25

Friday, 22 July 2016 - 3:03pm

The Virgin Islands now has a new service for processing passports for persons applying for British nationality.

Premier Meets With Overseas Territories Leaders At Pre-JMC

Friday, 22 July 2016 - 9:14am

Premier Dr. Hon. D. Orlando Smith, OBE has concluded meetings with Political Leaders of the Overseas Territories (OTs) at the annual Pre-Joint Ministerial Council Meetings in the Turks & Caicos Islands. The BVI Premier joined other leaders from Anguilla, Bermuda, Cayman Islands,  Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, Turks  and Caicos Islands with whom he discussed  plans for the annual Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) and key areas for engagement with the UK;  including implications of the United Kingdom’s (UK) departure from the European Union (EU). 

Truancy Unit Encourages Road Safety For Students

Thursday, 21 July 2016 - 4:00pm

The Truancy Unit of the Ministry of Education and Culture is encouraging students to be careful when riding on motor scooters and bicycles.

Sex Offender Rehabilitation Work Commences At HM Prison

Thursday, 21 July 2016 - 3:54pm

The British Virgin Islands now has its first accredited sex offender treatment programme.

Speaker Of The House Of Assembly To Attend Regional Conference

Wednesday, 20 July 2016 - 4:50pm

The Honourable Speaker of the House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands, Mrs. Ingrid Moses-Scatliffe will be leading a contingent of delegates to the Bahamas to attend the annual Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Regional Conference.

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