Re-Broadcast Times For ‘Address To The Territory’

Tuesday, 5 May 2015 - 2:45pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is informing the public that the Address to the Territory by Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE will be re-broadcast on May 5, May 6 and May 7 at 7:00 p.m.   io stations, namely ZBVI 780 AM, ZKING 1009.FM, ZCCR 94.1FM and ZVCR 106.9 FM. However, on ZROD 103.7 FM, the address will be aired at 8:00 p.m. each night.

 

 

 

 

Address To The Territory By The Honourable Premier

Tuesday, 5 May 2015 - 1:15pm

My Fellow Virgin Islanders and Residents,

As Premier of these Virgin Islands and as the Leader of Government business, it is both my duty and responsibility to speak to you about the progress we have made as a Territory since you sent my government to manage your affairs on 7th November 2011.

Sheila Brathwaite Appointed Complaints Commissioner

Monday, 4 May 2015 - 5:00pm

Mrs. Sheila Brathwaite has been appointed to the post of Complaints Commissioner for one year effective July 1.

The Complaints Commissioner, often called the Ombudsman, offers to the public a channel for raising complaints about maladministration in the public service and statutory bodies. It provides a mechanism to investigate complaints thoroughly and independently and offers an unparalleled ability to get to the heart of any shortcomings within the public sector.

Governor Continues School Visits – Impressed By Students

Monday, 4 May 2015 - 4:30pm

Governor of the Virgin Islands, His Excellency Mr. John S. Duncan, OBE, visited several schools last week as part of efforts to familiarise students on the role and responsibilities of his office.

Premier Smith To Address The Territory On Monday, May 4

Friday, 1 May 2015 - 5:00pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE will give the public a synopsis of the work of the Government of the Virgin Islands from November 2011 to present when he delivers an Address to the Territory on Monday, May 4.

 

Governor Out Of Territory – Acting Governor Appointed

Friday, 1 May 2015 - 4:45pm

In accordance with Section 37 of the Virgin Islands Constitution Order 2007, Mrs. V. Inez Archibald, Deputy Governor, will act in the Office of the Governor with effect from Saturday, May 2 until Sunday, May 3, and again from Wednesday, May 6 until Sunday, May 10, during the absence of the Governor from the Virgin Islands.

Governor Dissolves House Of Assembly

Thursday, 30 April 2015 - 5:00pm

In accordance with section 84 (2) of the Virgin Islands Constitution Order, 2007, His Excellency the Governor acting after consultation with the Premier has proclaimed that the House of Assembly shall be dissolved on Friday, May 1, 2015. Voter Registration and transfers will continue until the end of the working day on May 5, 2015

Public Invited To Records Mayday Open House This Friday

Thursday, 30 April 2015 - 4:30pm

The public is invited to learn practical steps to preserve and safeguard their records for Records MayDay on Friday May 1.

 

Records MayDay To Be Observed Friday May 1

Thursday, 30 April 2015 - 2:15pm

The importance of comprehensive records management including disaster management planning will be highlighted when the Territory observes Records MayDay on Friday, May 1.

Statement by Premier Smith: DISSOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

Thursday, 30 April 2015 - 12:15pm

My Fellow Virgin Islanders:

In accordance with Section 84 (2) of the Virgin Islands Constitution Order 2007, I have today asked His Excellency the Governor to dissolve the House of Assembly on Friday 1st May, 2015 to allow for the holding of a General Election in accordance with Section 86 of the said Constitution Order.

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