Latest Book Explores The History Of Education In The BVI

Wednesday, 21 August 2019 - 5:11pm

Education from a historical perspective is being explored by author Dr. Charles H. Wheatley in his recently launched book titled “Voices and Visions of Education Heroes, Leaders and Elders: A History of Education in the British Virgin Islands”.

New Book On Education History In The BVI To Be Launched

Monday, 12 August 2019 - 2:45pm

The public is invited to the launch ceremony for the book “Voices and Visions of Education Heroes, Leaders and Elders: A History of Education in the British Virgin Islands” by local author, Dr. Charles H. Wheatley, OBE, PhD.

Deputy Governor Mr. David D. Archer, Jr. 2019 Emancipation Festival Message

Friday, 2 August 2019 - 4:51pm

Good day to all, the time has come again for us to pause from our busy undertakings and join in the 2019 Emancipation celebrations. This is the time of year that we celebrate BVI ancestral freedom from slavery and reflect on their journey, resiliency and triumphs, and also to celebrate our cultural history.

Statement By Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley On The 65th Emancipation Festival Of The Virgin Islands

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 - 4:59pm

Mister Speaker, I thank you for the opportunity to update the people of the Virgin Islands on the plans for our emancipation festival activities, which are progressing well.

Annual Torch Light Procession On July 26

Monday, 22 July 2019 - 11:40am

The public is invited to the Annual Torch Light Procession on Friday, July 26 at 8:00 p.m. 

Statement By Minister For Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries And Agriculture Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley On Territory Day

Wednesday, 3 July 2019 - 9:51am

Ladies and gentlemen, it is my understanding that we are here to celebrate our transition from being a presidency of the Leeward Islands Federation to a standalone colony, later changed to territory, of the United Kingdom.  I would like to broaden the context for the discussion today and how we understand “Territory Day.” It is my contention that this day should celebrate our long walk to freedom, from enslaved people to our present status, and we should use this opportunity to discuss our future.

Statement By Minister For Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries And Agriculture Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley On Territory Day

Wednesday, 3 July 2019 - 9:51am

Ladies and gentlemen, it is my understanding that we are here to celebrate our transition from being a presidency of the Leeward Islands Federation to a standalone colony, later changed to territory, of the United Kingdom.  I would like to broaden the context for the discussion today and how we understand “Territory Day.” It is my contention that this day should celebrate our long walk to freedom, from enslaved people to our present status, and we should use this opportunity to discuss our future.

Six Past Legislators To Be Honoured On Territory Day

Tuesday, 25 June 2019 - 2:51pm

Six past legislators will be honoured and their contributions toward the Virgin Islands legislative history highlighted when the Territory observes its annual Territory Day On July 1.

Territory Day To Be Observed On July 1

Friday, 21 June 2019 - 10:36am

The Virgin Islands will observe Territory Day on July 1 with a celebration and ceremony under the theme ‘On Whose Shoulders We Stand’. 

Book Launch Ceremony: Irma Brings Love

Thursday, 13 June 2019 - 11:44am

The public is invited to the book launch ceremony of the novel “Irma Brings Love” by local author, Maureen A. Peters at the Upper Room Victory Church on Tuesday, June 25 at 5:00 p.m.

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