E.g., 16 Jan 2021
E.g., 16 Jan 2021

Accident With Tourists

Monday, 7 December 2015 - 8:45am

My fellow residents of the Virgin Islands and our dear visitors, it is with deep sadness that I address you.

Statement On The Tour-Bus Accident In Cane Garden Bay, Tortola

Sunday, 6 December 2015 - 3:00pm

On December 6, 2015, a privately owned tour-bus was involved in an accident while descending the Cane Garden Bay Hill. 

Healthy Eating In The Fight Against Diabetes

Friday, 20 November 2015 - 4:45pm

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.  

“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.