Immigration Department Temporarily Closed

Thursday, 8 August 2019 - 1:26pm

The public is notified that the Immigration Department  closed at 12:00 noon today, Thursday, 8th August....

Government’s Residency and Belongers Status Initiative Has Resumed

Wednesday, 24 July 2019 - 4:27pm

Persons applying for Resident and Belonger Status through the fast track programme initiative can collect and submit application forms at the Central Administration Complex East Wing, Conference Room 2 from Wednesday, July 24.

Contract Signed For Remedial Works At The Baths

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 - 5:07pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent Wheatley; Junior Minister for Tourism, Honourable Shereen Flax-Charles; representatives from the Recovery and Development Agency, and the National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands are pictured at the contract signing for remedial works at the Baths on Virgin Gorda. 

Mrs. Emogene Creque Is The Virgin Islands’ Newest Centenarian

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 - 4:01pm

The Territory’s newest centenarian, Mrs. Emogene Augusta Creque is photographed seated and surrounded by Government officials including Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malon; Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent Wheatley, as well as family and friends.

Statement By Premier Fahie On Immigration and Labour Reform: Phase 1

Monday, 22 July 2019 - 10:38am

Just about seven weeks ago, the House of Assembly passed the Immigration and Passports (Amendment) Act 2019, clearing the way for the commencement of the first phase of government’s programme to reform the laws, policies and systems that regulate immigration and labour in the Virgin Islands.

Government Discusses Climate Adaptation And Mitigation Best Practices

Friday, 19 July 2019 - 5:15pm

The subject of climate adaptation and mitigation financing best practices was discussed when Organization of Eastern Caribbean States’ Ambassador Mrs. Diann Black-Layne met with Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie earlier this week.

Cabinet Approves Green Paper On Environmental Management

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 - 5:17pm

The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has approved the Green Paper on the Proposed Environmental Management and Climate Adaptation Bill and is now available to the public for perusal.

Statement by Honourable Vincent Wheatley On the Cane Garden Bay Swimming Area Situation

Monday, 8 July 2019 - 4:40pm

Greetings to the people of the Virgin Islands.  As you may be aware, the situation in Cane Garden Bay Tortola that involves Power Boaters infringing on the swimming area and anchoring their vessels on the shoreline has been a problem to the beach goers and the community. This occurrence is dangerous and is also a potentially fatal accident waiting to occur. The Government of the Virgin Islands has been working diligently to remedy this issue and I am proud to say that this problem will be no more by the beginning of August.

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