E.g., 21 Oct 2019
E.g., 21 Oct 2019

“Enhancing the Awareness and Knowledge of the Virgin Islands environment”

Thursday, 12 November 2015 - 5:30pm

The Island Resources Foundation has a long and rich tradition of research and advocacy on behalf of Small Island States not only in the Caribbean but throughout the world.  

Science for a Sustainable Future

Tuesday, 10 November 2015 - 10:00am

This World Science Day for Peace and Development comes two months after agreement on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. 

Sargassum Seaweed Phenomenon

Monday, 2 November 2015 - 1:00pm

Madame Speaker, the issue of the influx of Sargassum seaweed being experienced throughout the Territory is a timely and important subject and one that the Government has been paying careful attention to. 

Beneficial Ownership of Companies

Monday, 2 November 2015 - 12:45pm

Madame Speaker, at this time, I would like to update this Honourable House on where we are with the issue of transparency as this relates to Beneficial Ownership of Companies.

Increasing the Territory’s Minimum Wage

Monday, 2 November 2015 - 12:30pm

Madame Speaker, under the Minimum Wage Order made on November 6, 1979, the minimum wage payable for employment in the Territory was set at $10 per day and on 1st June, 1994 it moved to $3.00 per hour.   

Amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering Regulations and Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Code of Practice

Monday, 2 November 2015 - 12:15pm

Madam Speaker, with your kind permission, I beg to make the following statement with regard to the amendments to the Anti-money Laundering Regulations and Anti-money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Code of Practice that have recently been approved.

The Amendments to the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004

Monday, 2 November 2015 - 12:15pm

Madam Speaker, with your kind permission, I will now make a brief statement regarding the amendments to the BVI Business Companies Act, 2004.

November Is Tourism Month

Monday, 2 November 2015 - 12:15pm

Madam Speaker, November is Tourism Month in the British Virgin Islands and I am extending a special invitation to all Members and residents to participate in the celebrations planned by the BVI Tourist Board.

Constitutional Amendment Creates Junior Minister Posts

Thursday, 29 October 2015 - 4:45pm

Following the request from the Government of the Virgin Islands to amend the Constitution to allow for the creation of two junior Minister posts, the Governor   conveyed a formal request to the appropriate authorities in the United Kingdom.

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