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E.g., 3 Dec 2022

Statement to the Press from Governor John Rankin on July 1, 2022

Friday, 1 July 2022 - 11:39am

At our last press conference on 8th June the Premier and I announced the agreement on implementation of the Commission of Inquiry Report recommendations. The Framework document put forward by the Government of National Unity set out a plan and timeline for the implementation of 48 of the 49 recommendations which was accepted by the UK Government. 

Statement by Premier Wheatley on the Progress Of Implementation Of The COI Report Recommendations And Other Reforms

Friday, 1 July 2022 - 11:17am

A pleasant good morning. On behalf of the Government of National Unity, I am pleased today to provide the public with an update on the progress of the implementation of the Commission of Inquiry Report (COI Report) recommendations and other reforms that fall under the specific areas of responsibility of the elected arms of government and some of those that are shared with the Governor.

Statement By Honourable Turnbull At The UN Ocean Conference In Portugal

Thursday, 30 June 2022 - 11:53am

Excellencies, distinguished delegates, ladies and gentleman,  The British Virgin Islands is fully committed to implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14. We are following through on our obligations through a combination of marine conservation measures and the development of a sustainable blue economy. In this regard, good progress is being made on re-growing our mangrove forests and expanding our coral nurseries.

Statement by Premier Wheatley on 'Police in Paradise' Video - June 27, 2022

Monday, 27 June 2022 - 7:50pm

By now many of you have become aware of a video circulating on social media entitled, "Police in Paradise," produced by the United Kingdom media house ITV, profiling the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force tackling crime in the British Virgin Islands. 

Statement by Commissioner of Police Mark Collins - June 27, 2022

Monday, 27 June 2022 - 6:28pm

The incomplete video entitled ‘Police in Paradise’ which is now in circulation was intended to be a tool for recruiting officers from the Caribbean and the U.K., and aimed at capturing the benefits and challenges of policing in the BVI. 

Notice Of Appeal Against A Decision

Monday, 27 June 2022 - 2:49pm

Statement By Chief Social Development Officer - June 27, 2022

Monday, 27 June 2022 - 12:08pm

Thank you, Hon. Minister and Good Morning to you Madam moderator, PS Davies, the viewing and listening audience, other Government officials, and the media. This morning I have the privilege to outline the transitional grant process for the next three months from July – September 2022. I will further provide information on other support services available to needy households through the Social Development Department.

Statement by Honourable Penn on Social Assistance Grants - June 27, 2022

Monday, 27 June 2022 - 11:48am

A pleasant good morning to everyone.

Today, I would like to update you on the progress we are making to streamline the disbursement of social assistance grants to persons in need.

Statement by Lizette O. George on Business Licencing Act 2022

Sunday, 26 June 2022 - 6:36pm

As the Virgin Islands economy has grown over the years, and as we seek to enable new business, attract new investment to the Virgin Islands and diversification of the economy, a comprehensive review of the legislative framework governing these areas – directly and indirectly – was necessary.

Statement by Premier Wheatley on Business Licencing Act 2020

Sunday, 26 June 2022 - 2:01pm

Before going into the Business Licensing Act, I will provide an update on a few other matters. In terms of advancing our tourism sector, on 11 June I travelled to San Juan, Puerto Rico with BVI Tourist Board Director Mr. Clive McCoy...