Territorial Search And Rescue Team Test Skills In Anegada Exercise

Thursday, 30 July 2015 - 11:15am

The exercise jointly organised and executed by the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) and the BVI Red Cross also had the participation of members of the visiting Royal Naval ship, RFA Lyme Bay.

Department Of Motor Vehicles Modernising Examinations

Monday, 27 July 2015 - 1:30pm

    Commissioner of Motor Vehicles, Mr. Kye Rymer said that the DMV has recognised the fact that times have changed and the department will be modernising the testing procedures for the cone and road tests. He said the DMV met with the various driving schools in the Territory earlier this year to ensure that the schools were aware of the new rules being implemented.

GIS Report Highlights Parliamentary Association Conference

Friday, 24 July 2015 - 4:45pm

The programme will discuss the main purpose of the CPA, how the Territory will benefit from hosting the conference and the topics and events to take place.

Honourable Pickering: I Support The Gun Amnesty Campaign

Thursday, 23 July 2015 - 3:45pm

With one week to go, Acting Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering is calling on the BVI community to continue to participate in the Firearm and Offensive Weapons Amnesty, an initiative spearheaded by the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).

Disaster Management Launches Emergency Training For Businesses

Thursday, 23 July 2015 - 10:45am

Delivering opening remarks at the start of the training sessions, DDM’s Information and Education Manager, Ms. Philomena Robertson explained that the course exposes participants to the basic principles of disaster management, disaster planning, conducting damage assessments, designing and executing simulation exercises to test continuity plans, First Aid and emergency communications, as well as health and safety requirements and strict compliance with the BVI Labour Code.

Conservation Environmental Summer Programme Opens

Thursday, 9 July 2015 - 3:45pm

There will be two separate programme dates on Tortola. Tortola Group A commenced from July 6 to 17 at a registration fee of $75 while Tortola Group B will take place from July 20 to 31 and will also include a fee of $75. The programmes will operate daily between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Temporary Ban Placed On Import Of All Live Birds

Monday, 6 July 2015 - 4:15pm

Chief Agricultural Officer, Mr. Bevin Braithwaite said the temporary importation restriction is in accordance with the Animal (Disease and Importation) Act (CAP 88 Section 3(i)).

Remarks By Hon Myron Walwyn: Help Advance The Virgin Islands

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 - 4:00pm

Primary school may have been easy for some of you.  High school, however, can be daunting; you will learn new subjects, and experience new and different challenges.  Whatever your experiences, keep your focus and always remember the values and principles instilled in you by your parents and reinforced by your teachers. Begin to set serious goals for your life and remember that those goals will not always come easy.  You will have to work hard, be determined and I assure you, success will find you.

“The Office Is Your Ally” - Sheila Brathwaite, Complaints Commissioner

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 - 5:30pm

Newly appointed Complaints Commissioner Mrs. Sheila Brathwaite has affirmed that the office of the Complaints Commissioner is an ally for the public.

Remarks By Incoming Complaints Commissioner Sheila Brathwaite: Reduce Conflict Between The Public Service And The Public

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 - 5:00pm

It is with humility, some delight and some caution, that I approach this new position of Complaints Commissioner for the Virgin Islands. Humility because I thank God, His Excellency the Governor, the Premier and the former Leader of the Opposition for reposing their trust in me to carry out this task. 

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