Jurors To Report To High Court On Wednesday, March 15

Friday, 10 March 2017 - 4:37pm

All jurors assigned to jury duty at the High Court sitting in its Criminal Jurisdiction are asked to report to court on

Veteran’s Grandson Pays Courtesy Call On Premier Smith

Friday, 10 March 2017 - 3:45pm

Pictured third from left is grandson of World War I veteran, BVIslander Mr. James Rymer, as he and his relatives paid a courtesy call on Premier Smith on March 9.

BVI Badge Of Honour Bestowed For Patriotic Service

Thursday, 2 March 2017 - 4:08pm

The three recipients for the 2017 BVI Badge of Honour received their awards at an investiture ceremony held on March 2.

Three To Be Awarded BVI Badge Of Honour

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 - 4:04pm

His Excellency the Governor, John S. Duncan, OBE after consultation with the Premier, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE and the then Leader of the Opposition, Honourable Julian Fraser, RA has accepted the recommendation of the BVI Honours Committee and is pleased to announce that the following persons will be awarded the BVI Badge of Honour:

Statement By Dr. The Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE On His Visit To The UK On The Occasion Of The UK-OT Joint Ministerial Council On European Negotiations

Thursday, 16 February 2017 - 3:27pm

I am holding this press briefing to provide you with an update on my recent meetings in London where, among other things, I attended the United Kingdom–Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council on European Negotiations.  As you are aware, while I was the President of the United Kingdom Overseas Territories Association (UKOTA) last year, I led efforts to secure this important meeting which was agreed last November at the annual JMC.  It was essential that at political level the OTs views were heard ahead of the UK Government triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty to formally begin negotiations on Britain’s exit from the EU. 

32 Registered As British Citizens

Thursday, 9 February 2017 - 4:10pm

Thirty-two persons are now British citizens after having been previously naturalised as British Overseas Territories citizens.

BVI Premier Attending Brexit Meetings In UK

Friday, 3 February 2017 - 4:56pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE will lead a delegation to London to attend the United Kingdom Overseas Territories (UK-OT) Joint Ministerial Council on European Union (EU) Negotiations and other meetings from February 6 - 10. 

BVI Governor, Premier and Spouses Bid Farewell to the Obamas

Thursday, 2 February 2017 - 4:32pm

In this photo, is: His Excellency the Governor, John Duncan, OBE; wife of the Governor, Mrs. Anne-Marie Duncan; former U.S. President Barack Obama; Premier of the Virgin Islands, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE; BVI First Lady Mrs. Lorna Smith, OBE; former First Lady (U.S.) Michelle Obama.

Nurses And Midwives Advised To Be Registered And Licenced

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 - 11:19am

All nurses, midwives and nursing assistants who are practicing in the Territory, are notified that they are to be registered and licenced for the 2017 calendar year in order to continue practicing legally.

Public Reminded Of Beach Access Legislation

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 - 9:36am

The public is hereby reminded of the legislation guiding Public Access and Rights of Way to Beaches as per the Planning Act 2004.

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