All Invited To International Fisherman’s Day Church Service

Tuesday, 23 June 2015 - 3:30pm

The Conservation and Fisheries Department is encouraging the public to attend a special International Fisherman’s Day Church Service on Sunday, July 5, at the New Testament Church of God International Worship Centre off the Blackburn Highway, Baugher's Bay.

Statement by His Excellency the Governor Mr John S Duncan, OBE on the Appointment of the Leader of the Opposition Friday 19th June 2015

Friday, 19 June 2015 - 4:00pm

In the absence of agreement on the recommendation of a Leader of the Opposition from amongst the Members of Her Majesty’s loyal Opposition who were recently elected to the House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands, I have been asked as Governor to appoint a Member to this post in accordance with section 70 (2) (b) by exercising the Governor’s powers of discretion under the Virgin Islands Constitution.

Environmental Health Hosts Workshop For Shipping Industry

Friday, 19 June 2015 - 12:00pm

The Environmental Health Division will be hosting an information sharing workshop with representatives of the shipping industry on Monday June 22, at the Peebles Hospital Training room located in the Annex Building.

fy;text-indent:.5in;line-height:150%'>The workshop aims to educate the industry on areas of compliance required under International Health Regulations (IHR) 2005.  The session begins at 9:30 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m.

 

 Representatives of the shipping industry including captains/ship owners, shipping agents, and managers for importing agencies are invited to attend. 

Government Is Committed To Support Biras Creek Employees

Friday, 19 June 2015 - 11:45am

The delegation included Permanent Secretary for the Premier’s Office, Mr. Brodrick Penn, Deputy Secretary in the Premier Office, Mrs. Geraldine Ritter- Freeman, Labour Commissioner, Mrs. Janice Rymer, Territorial at Large Representative Elect, Mr. Archibald Christian, Ninth District Representative Elect, Mr. Hubert O’Neal, Director of the BVI Tourist Board, Mrs. Sharon Flax -Mars and Help Desk Coordinator, Mr. Albert Wheatley.

Public Invited To Official Swearing-In Of House Of Assembly Speaker And Members

Thursday, 18 June 2015 - 4:45pm

At the First Sitting, after an election process, a Speaker and Deputy Speaker will be elected in accordance with Sections 4 and 5 of the British Virgin Islands Standing Orders. An Oath of Allegiance will them be taken by the Speaker, Deputy Speaker and all elected Members.

BVI Represented At Energy Ministers Summit In Belgium

Thursday, 18 June 2015 - 4:15pm

The summit was held from June 16 to 17 and included OCT and European Union (EU) member-state Government officials (at the political & technical levels); members of the European Parliament; European (energy) research institutes; the European Commission; and the European Investment Bank.

Men And Their Real Life Stories About Fatherhood And Parenting

Thursday, 18 June 2015 - 3:45pm

Gender Affairs Coordinator Ms. Lorolie Connor said that the fatherhood campaign is derived from a Pan American Health Organisation initiative that seeks to promote the participation of fathers and caregivers in the lives of children.

Workshop For Port Health And Border Protection Personnel

Thursday, 18 June 2015 - 2:45pm

The Environmental Health Division will be hosting a two session workshop for port health and border protection personnel to decide on strategies for the strengthening of port health regulations.

Participants will discuss the core capacity requirements under the International Health Regulations 2005, the roles of relevant agencies and stake holders at points of entry and strengthening collaborative efforts among agencies.    

Remarks By Director General On The 34th Anniversary Of The OECS

Thursday, 18 June 2015 - 2:00pm

Citizens of the OECS

Historical background

Leather And Straw Making Courses Offered In July

Wednesday, 17 June 2015 - 3:30pm

Classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Road Town Senior Building across from the Happy Lion Restaurant. Registration deadline is June 26 and a fee of $75.00 must be paid.

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