Topic: Licences and Fees, Trade and Business (including licenses) | Posted By: DSmith
Sunday, 26 June 2022 - 2:01pm
Before going into the Business Licensing Act, I will provide an update on a few other matters. In terms of advancing our tourism sector, on 11 June I travelled to San Juan, Puerto Rico with BVI Tourist Board Director Mr. Clive McCoy...
Topic: Ministry of Health, Novel Coronavirus, Public Health | Posted By: DSmith
Monday, 13 June 2022 - 5:49pm
On Wednesday the 8th of June 2022, Cabinet was briefed by the Health Emergency Operations Centre on the current COVID-19 situation in the Virgin Islands. We were very encouraged by the continuing trend towards milder COVID-19 infections, fewer cases of severe disease, and reduced hospital admissions.
Today marks another important step in our efforts to reform and renew our democracy and to build a better Virgin Islands.
Following the visit to the Territory in early May by UK Minister for the Overseas Territories (OTs) Rt. Hon. Amanda Milling, MP, my Administration has had very constructive discussions with Governor Rankin and UK Government officials on the Commission of Inquiry Report (COI Report) recommendations and other reforms, with a view to what is in the best interest of the people of the Territory.
Topic: Good Governance, H.M. the Queen | Posted By: lstevens
Wednesday, 8 June 2022 - 10:40am
Good Morning, As people in the BVI are already aware, the Commission of Inquiry Report which was published on 29 April identified significant failures of governance, including evidence of corruption, abuse of office, and serious impropriety in public office. To address these failures it is clear that fundamental changes are required.
Topic: Food and Food Security | Posted By: lstevens
Tuesday, 7 June 2022 - 2:36pm
Warm greetings to everyone on the occasion of World Food Safety Day, which is celebrated every year on June 7th.
World Food Safety Day presents an opportunity to highlight the importance of being more conscious of what we eat - in order to prevent, detect, and manage foodborne illnesses, and achieve better health.