E.g., 5 Dec 2019
E.g., 5 Dec 2019

Message on Tropical Storm Erika

Friday, 28 August 2015 - 1:30pm

Residents of the BVI, once again we have been spared significant impact from a tropical weather system, and we are grateful to God.

Message on Tropical Storm Erika Acting Governor

Wednesday, 26 August 2015 - 2:00pm

Residents of The Virgin Islands, by now you should be aware that a Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for the Territory. This means that we can expect tropical storm conditions in the warning area within 36 hours.

Acting Governor's Message on Tropical Storm Danny

Sunday, 23 August 2015 - 4:00pm

Residents of The Virgin Islands, I trust that you have been following the updates on Danny and like I am, you are thankful that the system has been now been downgraded to a tropical storm.

Acting Premier, Hon. Ronnie Skelton Message on Hurricane Danny

Friday, 21 August 2015 - 5:00pm

Dear Residents and Visitors,

As you are aware Hurricane Danny is approaching the Virgin Islands, and while it is still more than one thousand miles south east of the Territory, forecasters are predicting that we would be impacted by tropical force winds by Monday or Tuesday.

Acting Governor's Message on Hurricane Danny

Friday, 21 August 2015 - 4:30pm

Residents of The Virgin Islands, by now you would be aware that Danny has been upgraded to Category 3 Hurricane. As a result, I have authorised the activation of the National Emergency Operations Centre at Level 2, considering that the Territory will feel some impact from this system by Monday or Tuesday. 

Acting Governor's Statement On Hurricane Danny

Thursday, 20 August 2015 - 12:15pm

Residents of The Virgin Islands, we have been blessed with a very quiet Atlantic hurricane season but as you are aware, we now face potential impact from the first system to affect the Caribbean this year.

Premier Smith: We are Moving in the Right Direction in the Ship Registration Industry

Wednesday, 19 August 2015 - 3:45pm

Good afternoon:

This is a historic occasion as the Government of the Virgin Islands, through the Virgin Islands Shipping Registry as its key maritime administration arm, continues to move forward with purposeful resolve to make this area of our economy stronger and more vibrant.  

Premier's Tribute On The Passing Of Mr. Mark Herdman CBE, LVO

Wednesday, 19 August 2015 - 9:00am

It was with great sadness that I learned that our former Governor of the Virgin Islands, Mr. Mark Herdman, Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, and Lieutenant of Royal Victorian Order had passed away on August 5. 

Premier Smith: Mr. Ali Helped to Make our Beloved British Virgin Islands a Better Place

Sunday, 9 August 2015 - 9:30pm

My heart has been heavy with a great sadness since yesterday morning when my wife, Lorna woke me up with the news that Mr. Ali had passed.  But today we thank God for Mr. Ali's wisdom that he shared with so many of us, for his generosity, for his vision, for his passion and for his compassion.  We thank God that Mr. Ali came to live amongst us some fifty years ago and helped to make our beloved British Virgin Islands a better place.

A Bi-Metal Strip: What Is Our Coefficient Of Linear Expansion?

Friday, 24 July 2015 - 3:15pm

Good Evening. I wish to recognise His Excellency the Governor, John S. Duncan OBE, Acting Premier Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering, other Ministers of Government and Members of the House of Assembly, the Deputy Governor Mrs V. Inez Archibald, CBE, Permanent Secretaries and other top managers in the Public Service, recipients of the award of Excellence and other members of the Public Service of the Virgin Islands present here today.

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