Entries Invited For Farmers’ Week 2016 Theme Competition

Thursday, 9 April 2015 - 3:15pm

The Department of Agriculture is inviting members of the public to enter the Farmers’ Week 2016 theme competition.  Entries should be inspired by and incorporate the following topics: sustainable development, increased agricultural production and climate change. The theme should not exceed twelve (12) words and the competition is open to all persons.

Land Acquisition – East End National Sewerage Project

Thursday, 2 April 2015 - 6:00pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is defending its recent motion in the House of Assembly for the compulsory acquisition of a plot of land earmarked for a sewerage pumping station opposite the East End Police Station.

Fishing Licence Applications To Be Processed At Conservation

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 - 5:00pm

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour is informing the public that Fishing Licence applications, both temporary and annual, will no longer be processed at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour...

Virgin Gordians Come Out To Minimum Wage Meeting

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 - 3:30pm

Approximately thirty persons from the Virgin Gorda community came out and readily expressed their views at the public meeting on the review of the Minimum Wage on Wednesday, March 25 ....

BVI Is First To Launch Financing Framework For Climate Change Issues

Friday, 27 March 2015 - 4:30pm

The Virgin Islands became the first Caribbean Territory and a leader amongst small island states globally in establishing the policy and financing framework needed to address the causes and impacts of climate change.

All Invited To Eco-Walk

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 - 2:30pm

The Conservation and Fisheries department is inviting the public to participate in an educational and stimulating “Eco-Walk” scheduled for Saturday, April 25.

The walk will be led by the department’s staff and will start at the Market Square in Road Town at 5:00 a.m. Participants will walk through a special route  to Sea Cow’s Bay and back to Road Town.

Minimum Wage Advisory Committee Meets With Public

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 - 12:15pm

The Minimum Wage Advisory Committee mandated to investigate the working conditions of various professions and make recommendations to Government, will hold the first in a series of public meetings tomorrow.

Red Bay Development Makes Notable Strides

Friday, 13 March 2015 - 3:30pm

The Re-Expansion of the Red Bay site is visible as plans to expand the Territory’s fisheries sector unfold. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour, Ronald Smith-Berkeley said that the ongoing works will greatly improve the mooring capacity of the previous dock and soon fishermen will be able to experience a safer, sustainable and improved docking area at Red Bay.

'Your Government At Work' E-Magazine Launched

Thursday, 12 March 2015 - 12:30pm

The Department of Information and Public Relations is inviting you to click here to view ‘Your Government at Work’, an e-Magazine that chronicles the programmes and initiatives of the Government of the Virgin Islands from November 2013 to December 2014.

All Invited To Public Meeting On Minimum Wage Review

Thursday, 12 March 2015 - 10:45am

The Minimum Wage Committee is inviting the public to attend a meeting to discuss the revision of the Territory’s Minimum Wages.

Public meetings will be held on Tortola at the Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall, on Wednesday March 18 at 7:00 p.m. and on Virgin Gorda at the Catholic Community Centre on Wednesday March 25, at 6:00 p.m.

The Committee seeks to convene meetings under the motto; “This is the time. Let your voice be heard.”

For more information concerning the Minimum Wage Committee persons can telephone 468-4732.

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