“It Is An Honour To Be With You Today,” Lord Ahmad Visits BVI

Tuesday, 31 July 2018 - 6:06pm

United Kingdom (UK) Foreign Office Minister for the Overseas Territories, Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, has said that it was a humble honour to be present in the Territory.

Statement From The Governor: Flag Tampering At USVI Cyril E. King Airport

Friday, 29 June 2018 - 1:51pm

We are aware of reports of an incident at USVI at the Cyril E King airport this morning.  We are in touch with US Authorities.

Statement By Premier And Minister Of Finance - Asia Mission Recap

Thursday, 21 June 2018 - 12:44pm

Last Sunday we returned home from a grueling but very productive mission to five cities in Asia over a two week period. 

Deputy Premier Concludes OT-UK Ministerial Talks On Brexit

Friday, 15 June 2018 - 11:28am

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering has concluded ministerial meetings between the Overseas Territories (OT) and United Kingdom (UK) on Brexit.

Premier Promotes BVI’s Interests In Asia; Deputy Premier To Stand In for High Level Meetings In London

Monday, 11 June 2018 - 9:03am

The Premier will attend meetings in Beijing this week to promote the interests of the British Virgin Islands and has asked the Deputy Premier to stand in for high level political meetings in the UK.

Statement By Premier Smith On The House Of Lords Consideration Of Commons Amendments To The Sanctions And Anti-Money Laundering Bill

Monday, 21 May 2018 - 5:24pm

The House of Lords earlier today debated the validity of a House of Commons amendment to require public central registers of beneficial ownership in the Overseas Territories (OT) during their Consideration of Commons Amendments to the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill.

Premier And Leader Of The Opposition Unite To Make Case For The BVI

Friday, 18 May 2018 - 11:56am

The Premier of the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE, and the Leader of the Opposition, Honourable Andrew Fahie, have called on the United Kingdom (UK) Government and Parliament to respect the Virgin Islands Constitution ahead of the House of Lords consideration of the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill on May 21 and its provisions on public central registers of beneficial ownership in the Overseas Territories.

BVI House Asia - Elise Donovan Visits Shenzhen Foreign Affairs Office

Monday, 26 March 2018 - 12:24pm

Ms. Elise Donovan, Director of BVI House Asia, has met with the new Director General of Shenzhen Foreign Affairs Office, Ms. Cai Ying; Deputy Director General, Mr. Yao Weizhi; and Director of Protocol Division, Ms. Claire Xie today in Civic Center, Shenzhen.

Premier Smith Attends Conference; Pickering Is Acting Premier

Monday, 20 November 2017 - 1:48pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE is away from the Territory from November 20-22 to attend CARICOM-UN High Level Pledging Conferencein New York, USA.

BVI Financial Institutions’ Reporting Deadlines Extended

Monday, 14 August 2017 - 1:26pm

The public, especially the BVI Financial Institutions that have reporting obligations to be satisfied in the year 2017 are being notified that the authority’s email and the web-based portal the BVI Financial Account Reporting System (BVIFARS) are down, as a result of the Tropical Wave that affected the Territory last week.

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