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E.g., 29 Apr 2017

Never Sacrifice Our Identity In Our Journey To Progress

Thursday, 4 August 2016 - 9:01am

Each year, we come here to this historic site — the Sunday Morning Well — to celebrate, to remember, to reflect on the story of how our forebears went from struggles to triumph.

Premier's BVI Emancipation Festival Message 2016.

Friday, 29 July 2016 - 3:27pm

Ladies and gentlemen, this weekend we will come together to mark one of our most important historical and cultural events, the Annual BVI Emancipation Festival celebrations, which will continue across this Territory over the next few days.

Premier Smith's Remarks On Financial Services And Tourism Development

Monday, 18 July 2016 - 4:43pm

Ladies and Gentleman of the Press, good afternoon.

Today I would like to engage with you on some of the pertinent international issues of the day and then turn to my Government’s efforts in tourism development.   

Premier Smith Congratulates UK’s Prime Minister Theresa May

Wednesday, 13 July 2016 - 3:48pm

Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE congratulates UK’s Prime Minister Theresa May

"Call For A Reawakening Of The Independent Spirit Of The Virgin Islander"

Thursday, 7 July 2016 - 3:34pm

Though the appropriate recognitions have already been made, on this day as we celebrate who we are as Virgin Islanders, permit me to once again acknowledge the presence of:

BVI Joins The Region In Paying Tribute To Former Prime Minister Manning

Tuesday, 5 July 2016 - 8:01pm

In a letter to the Ministry of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE conveyed deepest sympathy to the Government and people on the passing of former Prime Minister and Parliamentary Representative for San Fernando East, Honourable Patrick Manning.

‘Our Story: The Independent Spirit Of Our People”

Tuesday, 5 July 2016 - 5:03pm

Good morning:
I am so pleased to see all of you who have joined us in this annual celebration of Territory Day under the theme “Our Story: The Independent Spirit of our People.” 

“Increasing the Territory’s Minimum Wage”

Monday, 4 July 2016 - 8:10am

In October of 2015, Cabinet reviewed and accepted the Minimum Wage Advisory Committee Report on the proposed new minimum wage; this report was subsequently tabled at the House of Assembly on 2nd November, 2015. The Attorney General was thereafter requested to draft the legal documentation to formally bring this minimum wage into force which will take effect on 1st October, 2016. 

Premier Smith: The BVI Initial Considerations On Britain’s Decision To Leave The European Union

Thursday, 30 June 2016 - 11:32am

Ladies and Gentlemen, as you are keenly aware, the people of the United Kingdom (UK) voted in a referendum on Thursday, June 23 for Britain to leave the European Union (EU) after 43 years of membership. 

Premier Smith On The United Kingdom’s Vote To Leave The European Union

Friday, 24 June 2016 - 2:50pm

Earlier today it was confirmed that the United Kingdom (UK) voted to leave the European Union (EU) in a referendum held on Thursday 23rd June 2016. 

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