Christmas is a special time of year, a time when families and friends draw near to each other to renew personal ties and friendships and to share in the warmth of the season and embrace the joy that it brings.
Madam Speaker, we are very proud of the Territory-wide Roads Improvement Programme to date and I know that our motorists are as well.
Madam Speaker, allow me to update this Honourable House on our Government's continuing efforts to provide a reliable supply of electricity to residents and businesses of the Virgin Islands.
Madam Speaker, as we come to the end of this year 2015, I am pleased to report considerable progress in our Government's efforts to improve the Water and Sewerage Network in the Virgin Islands.
Madam Speaker, Tortola Pier Park, is an infrastructural development project that brings a tremendous level of pride, to every BVIslander and resident of this Territory of the Virgin Islands.
Madam Speaker, I would like to provide this Honourable House with an update on the issue of beneficial ownership, which is of great importance to our financial services industry and wider economy.
My fellow residents of the Virgin Islands and our dear visitors, it is with deep sadness that I address you.
On December 6, 2015, a privately owned tour-bus was involved in an accident while descending the Cane Garden Bay Hill.
As your Minister responsible for Health and Social Services in these Virgin Islands, I must inform you that diabetes is one of the most common and costly health challenges facing the Territory today.
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.