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Business Compliance Encouraged For All Businesses

Thursday, 3 November 2016 - 11:58am

All business owners in the Territory are reminded that the Department of Trade, Investment Promotion and Consumer Affairs is embarking on an educational campaign on the importance of business compliance.  Director of Trade, Investment Promotion and Consumer Affairs, Mrs. Karia Christopher stated, “The goal of this campaign is to educate the business community, inclusive of all businesses, on the importance of being compliant and raise awareness on the trade licensing process.”

BVI And CXC Launch Financial Services Syllabus Tomorrow

Wednesday, 2 November 2016 - 4:02pm

The Ministry of Education and Culture, in collaboration with the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) will launch the Financial Services Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) Syllabus tomorrow, November 3. 

BVI Celebrates Hertfordshire Partnership

Wednesday, 2 November 2016 - 3:55pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE has hailed the success of the BVI's twinning partnership with Hertfordshire County Council at his annual Premier's Reception at BVI House in London on  October 31.

Acting Premier Meets In Antigua To Discuss Correspondent Banking

Wednesday, 2 November 2016 - 1:09pm

Acting Premier, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering led a delegation to Antigua and Barbuda on behalf of Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE from October 27 to 28 to discuss issues and seek solutions relative to correspondent banking relationships and its consequence on the Caribbean. 

Premier Concludes Successful Overseas Territories Meeting

Wednesday, 2 November 2016 - 1:00pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE has concluded a successful meeting of the United Kingdom Overseas Territories Association (UKOTA) Political Council of which he is currently President.

BVI Making Progress For Physical Literacy In Schools

Wednesday, 2 November 2016 - 11:15am

Officials from the Ministry of Education and Culture are moving towards introducing Physical Literacy in Virgin Islands’ schools. 

Customs Automated Processing System Goes Online Today

Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 4:18pm

Effective today, all trader declarations will be completed and submitted online through the Customs Automated Processing System (CAPS) as Her Majesty’s Customs moves towards full automation.

Virgin Islands Shipping Registry Rewarded For Excellent Record

Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 3:34pm

The Virgin Islands Shipping Registry (VISR) has won Quality Shipping in the 21st Century (Qualship 21) programme recognition for the year 2017. The department received a Certificate of Achievement confirming that the United States Coast Guard (USCG) officially recognised the VISR for having qualified for inclusion in the USCG Qualship 21 programme.  

15 Solar Street Lights Installed On Drakes Highway

Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 1:37pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands remains committed to green energy to reduce the Territory’s energy cost and has added 15 solar lights to illuminate along public roads namely Drakes Highway between Pockwood Pond and Fort Recovery.

BVI Social Security Board Members Appointed By Cabinet

Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 11:08am

The Government of the Virgin Islands’ Cabinet has approved the appointment of two new members and the re-appointment of five past members to the BVI Social Security Board.

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