Trade Department Office Closure For General Staff Meeting

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 - 11:45am

The Department of Trade and Consumer Affairs is informing the public that on Monday January 19, its cashier’s office will open at 10:00 a.m. and not the usual 9:00 a.m.

Mr. Baba Aziz Appointed Attorney General

Tuesday, 13 January 2015 - 4:45pm

His Excellency the Governor, after considering the advice of the Judicial and Legal Services Commission, has approved the contractual appointment of Mr. Baba Aziz to the post of Attorney General, Attorney General's Chambers effective February 10, for a period of three years.

Minister Walwyn To Hold Office Hours On Virgin Gorda January 14

Monday, 12 January 2015 - 11:45am

Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn is informing the community of Virgin Gorda that he will hold office hours on the sister island on Wednesday, January 14 at the Vanterpool Administration Building from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

To schedule an appointment, residents are asked to contact the Ministry of Education and Culture at 468-3701 ext. 2151.

Virgin Gorda Office Hours For Premier Smith In 2015

Monday, 12 January 2015 - 11:00am

The Government of the Virgin Islands is advising residents of the Virgin Gorda community that Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE will hold office hours every first and third Monday at the Virgin Gorda Administration Complex, Vanterpool Building.

Persons wishing to meet with Premier Smith can walk in from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Alternatively, appointments can be made by telephoning 468-0826 or 468- 2152, or by contacting the Virgin Gorda District Office. 

BVI To Get Assistance With Memory Of The World Register

Friday, 9 January 2015 - 3:45pm

Government Ministries, National Commissions and other interested stakeholders will receive technical advice and assistance in establishing National Memory of the World committees and registers next week.

United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Library Consultant/Researcher Elizabeth F. Watson will pay a three day visit to the Territory next week from the 13-16 to provide consultancy in this area.

British Virgin Islanders Named In The Queen’s New Year Honours

Wednesday, 31 December 2014 - 11:45am

His Excellency the Governor Mr John S. Duncan, OBE is delighted to announce that Deputy Governor Mrs V. Inez Archibald has been awarded a CBE and Mrs Annie Gardner has been awarded an MBE in the 2015 New Year Honours List.    

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II made the appointments as part of her New Year Honours List which was released in London today. The Queen’s New Year Honours List recognises individuals for outstanding achievement and service across the United Kingdom and the Overseas Territories.

Christmas Message By His Excellency The Governor Mr. John Duncan, OBE

Thursday, 25 December 2014 - 2:15am

Christmas is special time of year. It is a time where Christians across the world celebrate of the birth of Jesus Christ. A time when families and friends from all parts of society gather together to reaffirm those special human ties that bind us together.

Christmas Message By Premier Of The Virgin Islands Dr. The Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE

Thursday, 25 December 2014 - 2:00am

To all within the sound of my voice - whether on television, on radio or on the world wide web - a very merry Christmas!  Indeed today is the most wonderful day of the year.  We give thanks to God for the ultimate gift of his Son Jesus. As we celebrate Christmas today, and over the coming days let us remember that Jesus is the Reason for the Season.

Christmas Message By Speaker The House Of Assembly Honourable Ingrid Moses Scatliffe

Thursday, 25 December 2014 - 1:45am

Season’s Greetings to all those residing within the Virgin Islands.

We stand once again on the verge of another holiday season, during which time we make a concerted effort to spread good tidings of peace, joy and goodwill to our fellow men, whomever and wherever they may be.

I would like to take this time to wish all citizens and residents of these Virgin Islands a blessed and peaceful holiday season.

Christmas Message By Deputy Premier And Minister For Natural Resources And Labour Dr. The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering

Thursday, 25 December 2014 - 1:30am

Greetings, I am Dr. Pickering, Member for the Seventh District and the Minister responsible for the Natural Resources and Labour of the Government of the Virgin Islands. On behalf of the Ministry, that I hold responsibility for, I would like to take this opportunity to first and foremost, wish you and your family an enjoyable and peaceful Holiday Season.

I would also like to take this opportunity on behalf of the staff of the Ministry to send, my colleagues, the Premier and other members of the House of Assembly, “Season’s Greetings” and a safe Holiday Season.

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