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Office Of The Complaints Commissioner Educates Agencies On Its Role

Wednesday, 1 April 2015 - 5:00pm

The Office of the Complaints Commissioner continues its public awareness and education campaign to ensure agencies across Government are familiar with its role.

Apprentices Urged To Give Programme Their Best Effort

Wednesday, 1 April 2015 - 4:45pm

Young persons participating in the Ministry of Education and Culture’s Apprenticeship Programme have been urged to give the programme their best effort.

Civil Registry Adopts Virgin Islands Autism Centre

Wednesday, 1 April 2015 - 8:15am

The Civil Registry & Passport Office (Registry), in an effort to be a socially responsible department, has adopted the Virgin Islands Autism Centre.

Hundreds Gather To Witness History On Virgin Gorda

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 - 4:45pm

Hundreds gathered on Monday, March 30, to witness history in the making as Government signed a contract and broke ground for the construction of the Nurse Iris O’Neal Medical Centre in Virgin Gorda.

Provision For Renewable Energy Underway

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 - 1:15pm

Residents of the Virgin Islands will soon be able to use and sell renewable energy following the passing of the British Virgin Islands Electricity Ordinance Amendment Act 2015.

Government More Strategic Following First Quarter Planning Days

Monday, 30 March 2015 - 4:45pm

The Public Service of the Virgin Islands has charted a course to transform its operations following a series of strategic planning days.

Permanent Secretaries, constitutional and department heads, and senior officials participated in the sessions designed to develop and align the ministerial strategic priorities and the 2015 objectives with the outcome of delivering a high performing public sector.

British Virgin Islands Issues Updated FATCA Guidance Notes

Monday, 30 March 2015 - 11:30am

The International Tax Authority (ITA) of the Ministry of Finance, Government of the Virgin Islands, is informing the public that it has now published Version 2.0 of the Guidance Notes on the International Tax Compliance Requirements of the Intergovernmental Agreements (IGAs) between the British Virgin Islands and the United States of America and the United Kingdom.  

 

BVI Is First To Launch Financing Framework For Climate Change Issues

Friday, 27 March 2015 - 4:30pm

The Virgin Islands became the first Caribbean Territory and a leader amongst small island states globally in establishing the policy and financing framework needed to address the causes and impacts of climate change.

Anegada Residents Advised Of Waste Collection Schedule

Friday, 27 March 2015 - 2:00pm

Collection of waste in residential areas in Anegada, will now be done on Monday, Wednesday and Friday of every week.

According to the Department of Waste Management, residents who  wish to have their trash collected are required to place it on the street directly outside their homes by 7:30 a.m. on Monday’s, Wednesday’s and Friday’s in time for 8:00 a.m. pick up.

Increased Private Sector Interest In This Year’s Tsunami Exercise

Thursday, 26 March 2015 - 5:00pm

Over 4,200 persons from the public and private sector participated in this year’s national tsunami exercise, Caribe Wave Lantex 15.

This year’s scenario was based on a magnitude 8.5 earthquake occurring north of Panama. The exercise commenced at 10:05 am on March 25 and concluded just after midday with participation of persons on Anegda, Jost Van Dyke, Tortola and Virgin Gorda.  The exercise was designed to allow for testing of the national emergency broadcast and alert system and to evaluate the newly revised tsunami protocols which provide guidance to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force and the Department of Disaster Management in handling response operations for this type of hazard impact.

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