Forty-two candidates have been nominated to contest the 2015 General Elections to be held in the Virgin Islands on June 8.
A full slate of 13 candidates from both the ruling National Democratic Party, and the main opposition party, the Virgin Islands Party, were nominated in addition to five members from the People’s Empowerment Party. Three candidates were nominated from the People’s Progressive Coalition.
Topic: International Affairs (including the British Virgin Islands International Finance Centre) | Posted By: kduncan
Friday, 22 May 2015 - 4:00pm
Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE has announced that the BVI is an arbitration jurisdiction, and is open for business following the International Arbitration Conference.
Residents who have experienced service interruption to their water supply from the Fort Hill and Sabbath Hill Reservoir are informed that the disruption was due to technical issues caused by electrical surges at the Biwater Plant.
Students of the Ministry of Education and Culture and H. Lavity Stoutt Community College’s Technical/Vocational Education and Training Apprenticeship Programme (TVET) are now equipped with tools to enter the workforce following their participation in a one-day preparation retreat.
Virgin Islands’ residents were urged this week to visit museums and learn more about the Territory’s rich history in observance of International Museum Day. The day was observed on May 18, under the theme “Museums for a Sustainable Society.”
Topic: Government Information Services | Posted By: kduncan
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 - 11:00am
A seven-member delegation led by Director of BVI House Asia, Ms. Elise Donovan, participated in the three-hour conference hosted by Director General of Shenzhen Municipal Foreign Affairs Office, Dr. Tang Lixia. The conference allowed participating cities to exchange their insights on enhancing international, economic and cultural cooperation with each other.