Premier Smith Away; Hon. Skelton Is Acting Premier

Thursday, 20 August 2015 - 3:00pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is advising that Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE, is currently away from the Territory until August 25.

Premier Smith: Mr. Ali Helped to Make our Beloved British Virgin Islands a Better Place

Sunday, 9 August 2015 - 9:30pm

My heart has been heavy with a great sadness since yesterday morning when my wife, Lorna woke me up with the news that Mr. Ali had passed.  But today we thank God for Mr. Ali's wisdom that he shared with so many of us, for his generosity, for his vision, for his passion and for his compassion.  We thank God that Mr. Ali came to live amongst us some fifty years ago and helped to make our beloved British Virgin Islands a better place.

Works Ministry Continues To Plan For A Sound Infrastructural Network

Thursday, 6 August 2015 - 1:30pm

Honourable Vanterpool said that through the Ministry of Communications and Works, the Government will be concentrating on stabilising the supply of electricity, upgrading the water distribution network, fixing the sewerage system, developing the city of Road Town and seeking means of providing renewable energy.

Tenders Invited For Road Works At Greenland

Thursday, 30 July 2015 - 1:00pm

nterested tenderers are asked to note that a non-refundable fee of $250.00 is required for the tender documents. This fee may be paid by cash or banker cashier’s cheque payable to the Accountant General.  Interested tenderers should submit one original and two copies of the tender.

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.

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