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Peebles Hospital One Step Closer To Being “Baby Friendly”

Monday, 27 April 2015 - 5:30pm

Peebles Hospital is one step closer to becoming “baby friendly” following the conclusion of a training workshop organised by the Ministry of Health and Social Development and the BVI Health Services Authority.

Overseas Territories Passports To Be Printed In The UK From July 15

Monday, 27 April 2015 - 5:15pm

Virgin Islanders will soon see a change in the process for obtaining British Overseas Territories Citizen passports which are issued locally.

Final Report Released On Financial Services Sector

Monday, 27 April 2015 - 11:30am

The final report on ‘Building on a thriving & sustainable Financial Services sector in the British Virgin Islands’ has been released.

The three month effort was commissioned by Government and facilitated by global consultants McKinsey with involvement of the industry and other stakeholders. The aim was to lay out a pragmatic strategy and implementation plan to ensure a thriving and sustainable Financial Services sector. 

BVI Business To Be Highlighted At Risk Management Conference

Friday, 24 April 2015 - 5:15pm

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) will be represented at the 2015 Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS) annual conference to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana from the April 26 to April 29.

Territory Engages In Non-Communicable Disease Case Study

Friday, 24 April 2015 - 5:00pm

A case study to evaluate the Territory’s implementation of the ‘Port of Spain Declaration’ was facilitated by the Ministry of Health and Social Development this week.

The study is part of Government’s continued efforts to reduce chronic, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the Territory.

Nominations Invited For Queen’s New Year’s Honours List

Friday, 24 April 2015 - 4:30pm

His Excellency the Governor John S Duncan, OBE is inviting members of the public to submit nominations for Her Majesty the Queen’s New Year Honours 2016.

The New Year Honours List recognises individuals for outstanding achievement and service across the United Kingdom and the Overseas Territories. Completed nominations must be received by Friday May 8 by email to The Secretary of the Honours Committee at sachinnery@gov.vg or by delivery to the Office of the Governor. 

World Day For Safety And Health At Work To Feature Exhibition

Thursday, 23 April 2015 - 2:45pm

An exhibition highlighting workplaces in the public and private sector and a ceremony on health and safety in the workplace are activities slated to take place as the Territory observes World Day for Safety and Health at Work on Tuesday, April 28.

Public Invited To Planning Meeting On Developments In Josiah’s Bay

Thursday, 23 April 2015 - 8:00am

The Town and Country Planning Department is inviting the public to a community meeting to discuss matters regarding the development of the Josiah’s Bay area. The purpose of the meeting is to advise that a plan is underway, encourage citizen participation and solicit issues that should be addressed early in the planning.

Environmental Health Leading The Charge On Blue Bell Recall

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 - 4:45pm

The Environmental Health Division is informing and reminding the public that Blue Bell Creameries has recalled its ice cream products from grocery retailers and store shelves worldwide.

 

 

 

BVI Seeks Greater Engagement With United Nations Regional Body

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 - 2:15pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering, has stressed the need for greater engagement between the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC)  and the British Virgin Islands as an Associate Member.

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