Local Women Who Make It Happen To Be Honoured

Thursday, 5 March 2015 - 10:15am

The Office of Gender Affairs is celebrating BVI women who have made significant contributions to the development of the Territory as part of International Women’s Day celebration.

HMS Severn Returns To The Virgin Islands

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 - 3:30pm

Following a short visit over the New Year, HMS Severn has returned to the British Virgin Islands for a four-day formal visit from 2-5 March, 2015.   The Ship is docked at Port Purcell. 

Remarks By Premier On The Occasion Of The Commemorative Ceremony For The First Chief Minister The Late Honourable Hamilton Lavity Stoutt

Wednesday, 4 March 2015 - 1:30pm

I am honoured to pay tribute this morning on behalf of the Government and the people of the Virgin Islands in remembering the life and legacy of Honourable H. Lavity Stoutt, the first Chief Minister and a visionary leader who left an undeniable mark in history book of this Territory. I am honoured to pay tribute this morning on behalf of the Government and the people of the Virgin Islands in remembering the life and legacy of Honourable H. Lavity Stoutt, the first Chief Minister and a visionary leader who left an undeniable mark in history book of this Territory. 

Exhibition To Highlight Work Of Overseas Countries And Territories

Monday, 23 February 2015 - 1:15pm

The Virgin Islands will host the Annual Overseas Countries and Territories Association (OCTA) Ministerial Conference, and the 13th Annual Overseas Countries and Territories (OCT) European Union (EU) Forum from February 25 to February 27.

In observance of these events, the Government of the Virgin Islands will hold an educational exhibit under the theme, “Unlock the Value of the OCTs: Sustainable Development Through Innovation, Competitiveness and Green Growth”.

Special Week For OCTS And EU In The BVI

Monday, 23 February 2015 - 12:15pm

Over 150 top government officials from the Overseas Countries and Territories Association (OCTA) will gather in the Virgin Islands for the Annual OCTA Ministerial Conference on February 26 and the 13th Annual Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs) European Union (EU) Forum on February 27.

Territory To Participate In Global Celebrations For Commonwealth Day

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 - 1:00pm

For the first time in the history of the Commonwealth, the Virgin Islands will join 37 Commonwealth countries, nine United Kingdom Overseas Territories and the United Kingdom in raising over 650 Commonwealth flags

Update: Social Development Offices Remain Open On February 9

Friday, 6 February 2015 - 2:15pm

The Ministry of Health and Social Development is informing the public that its offices on Tortola and Virgin Gorda will be opened at their usual time on Monday February 9, 2015.

 

Acting Premier Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton Congratulatory Remarks: Naturalisation Ceremony

Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 5:00pm

On behalf of the Premier of the Virgin Islands, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE who is away on official business, I am delighted to be among the first to officially congratulate you on becoming British Overseas Territories Citizens.

Statement By Premier And Minister Of Finance Dr. The Honourable D. Orlando Smith OBE On Release Of Beneficial Ownership Report

Wednesday, 4 February 2015 - 9:45am

In the last quarter of 2013, I informed you of the launch of a public consultation on beneficial ownership of companies registered here in the British Virgin Islands. I am pleased to report that this consultation is complete. This consultation was in response to a policy proposed by the Government of the United Kingdom to maintain a central registry in which information on the ultimate beneficial ownership of companies would be held. The UK Government’s desire is to see this policy adopted in the Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories of the United Kingdom. 

Commission Of Inquiry

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 3:30pm

Following a number of inaccurate reports in the online and broadcast media, His Excellency the Governor John S. Duncan, OBE would like to remind members of the press that he made a statement in December 2014 to BVI Platinum. In that statement, he reiterated his commitment to making an informed decision on whether to order a Commission of Inquiry early in 2015.

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