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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.

BVI Rugby Football Union Competes In Hong Kong

Thursday, 26 March 2015 - 4:30pm

15 players from the British Virgin Islands Rugby Football Union are in  Hong Kong to compete in the 14th annual Kowloon RugbyFest 2015, also known as the Kowloon 10s. 

Unclaimed Goods To Be Auctioned April 18

Thursday, 26 March 2015 - 2:45pm

Importers of unclaimed goods left for more than two months at Her Majesty’s Customs and the BVI Ports Authority are advised that these items must be cleared by Friday April 10 to avoid having them sold at public auction.

Health Ministry Walks To Cairo As Part Of Fitness Challenge

Thursday, 26 March 2015 - 8:15am

The Ministry of Health and Social Development has committed to walk 12 million steps, which is the equivalent of walking from the Virgin Islands to Cairo Egypt.

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