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Remarks By The Minister For Education And Culture For the Virgin Islands Stars In Education Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 - 3:45pm

Teachers, I am grateful to have this opportunity to join you all in some down time as we come together as a Ministry, but also as a community to acknowledge the hard work of educators throughout our Territory.  Tonight we say thank you for all that you do.

Many of you have found your way to the teaching profession via varying routes.  However, I have often heard many educators say that they have been inspired to teach because of the genuine curiosity and practicality of students, especially those that are in the early grades. 

Remarks By Minister For Health And Social Development At The Nurse Iris O’Neal Medical Centre Contract Signing and Ground-breaking Ceremony

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 - 11:00am

My Fellow Virgin Islanders and friends, today is an exciting day for the Government and people of the Virgin Islands, and for the people of Virgin Gorda in particular, as it marks a crucial milestone in our quest to strengthen the delivery of health services on the Sister Islands. As we gather here to witness the Contract Signing and Ground Breaking for the Nurse Iris O'Neal Medical Centre, we are witnessing a very big step towards our dream of a world-class healthcare system, and better health outcomes for the people of the Virgin Islands.

Remarks By Premier At The Contract Signing And Groundbreaking Ceremony For The Construction Of The Nurse Iris O'Neal Medical Centre

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 - 10:00am

Residents and friends of Virgin Gorda, Good Afternoon:

In earlier days it was the most recent doctor to join the health service who was sent to hold clinics in the sister Islands

In 1969, as a young man returning home to start my career as a medical officer, taking care of patients in Virgin Gorda was among my first duties

During those visits I often thought about what it would be like if Virgin Gorda had its own medical facility that could offer a good range of services and extended hours to its people.

Remarks By The Premier On The Occasion Of The Launch Of The Youth VI Website And Apprenticeship Programme

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 - 9:45am

Good Morning:

I am pleased to be part of another first for the BVI: this Apprenticeship Programme and its related Youth VI Website. I am delighted that this Government through the Ministry of Education and Culture, in collaboration with our business community is giving some eighty five young men and women the opportunity to earn a living. 

Remarks By Minister For Education And Culture At The Launch Ceremony For The Apprenticeship Programme And Youth VI Website

Monday, 30 March 2015 - 4:15pm

A pleasant good morning to one and all.  Today I am delighted to have this occasion to deliver to the Territory’s youth additional opportunities provided by their government for their personal and professional advancement.  

One-On-One With Premier And Minister Of Finance - March 27, 2015

Friday, 27 March 2015 - 4:15pm

Ladies and gentlemen of the media!  Good afternoon! 

Remarks By Premier And Minister Of Finance On The Occasion Of The Launch Of BVI Finance At Maria’s By The Sea

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 - 3:45pm

Your Excellency, Ministers, Members of the House of Assembly, Deputy Governor, Members of the Financial Services Industry, Ladies and Gentlemen- Good Evening.

It is my great pleasure to formally introduce you to the new BVI Finance brand and share some of the plans for the new organisation that will also bear the same name.

Premier Smith: "Keeping Our Promise".

Monday, 23 March 2015 - 4:30pm

From day one, I have always promised that this Government would push the pendulum of this Territory in the direction of progress, growth and advancement.

Remarks By Minister Vanterpool - Groundbreaking – BVIEC Phase V Development Programme

Monday, 23 March 2015 - 4:00pm

Greetings and acknowledgements of Ministers, Ministry staff, BVIEC Board Members and staff, Wartsila, Delta, financiers past and present, media.....

Statement from His Excellency, Governor John S. Duncan, OBE

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 - 7:00pm

Virgin Islanders, ladies and gentlemen, as your Governor I wanted to speak to you today about an important issue.

But before doing so, I also wanted to mention that as many of you will know; last week I had an audience with Her Majesty the Queen at Buckingham Palace. Her Majesty was pleased to receive the gift of salt from Salt Island prepared by Calvin “Jandy” Smith and Lethelma Thomas. Her Majesty takes a keen interest in all her Overseas Territories and it was an opportunity to recall the Islanders’ willingness to help others that so impressed Queen Victoria, a tradition that continues today through the many Virgin Islands groups such as the Rotary Clubs, Lions, Family Support Network, Visar and many others.

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