The National Emergency Operations Centre is advising residents of the British Virgin Islands that the Acting Governor, Mrs. V. Inez Archibald, CBE in consultation with the Director of the National Emergency Operations Centre, Ms. Sharleen DaBreo is satisfied that the immediate threat posed by Tropical Storm Erika to the Territory is over.
Youth in the Territory are invited to participate in an essay competition and share their views on the future of the financial services industry and the role of young people in preparing to advance this sector.
The Inland Revenue Department is preparing to launch a comprehensive rebranding campaign in its ongoing efforts to educate the British Virgin Islands community about the services offered by the department. This campaign is scheduled to begin September 1 until December 18.
The British Virgin Islands has seen an increase in the number of visitors to the Territory this year, with initial tourism figures up by three percent over last year, signaling positive growth in the industry.
Virgin Islands’ youth are encouraged to register and join the Ministry of Education and Culture and H. Lavity Stoutt Community College’s joint Technical/Vocational Education and Training Apprenticeship Programme (TVET) for Fall 2015.
At 11:00 a.m., the centre of Hurricane Danny was located near latitude 12.5 degrees north, longitude 44.8 degrees west. Danny is moving toward the west near 12 miles per hour (mph). Movement is to the West North-West and is expected to continue for a couple of days.