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Statement By Governor John Rankin, CMG on COI Decision

Wednesday, 8 June 2022 - 10:40am

Good Morning,  As people in the BVI are already aware, the Commission of Inquiry Report which was published on 29 April identified significant failures of governance, including evidence of corruption, abuse of office, and serious impropriety in public office.  To address these failures it is clear that fundamental changes are required.

Remarks By Minister For Health And Social Development Honourable Marlon Penn On World Food Safety Day

Tuesday, 7 June 2022 - 2:36pm

Warm greetings to everyone on the occasion of World Food Safety Day, which is celebrated every year on June 7th.

World Food Safety Day presents an opportunity to highlight the importance of being more conscious of what we eat - in order to prevent, detect, and manage foodborne illnesses, and achieve better health.

Address By Dr. The Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley At The HLSCC Graduation Ceremony

Thursday, 2 June 2022 - 12:41pm

A pleasant good morning to each and every one of you; those of you who are present with us physically, and those who are tuned in online.

Statement By Premier And Minister Of Finance Dr. The Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley On Behalf Of The Government Of National Unity

Thursday, 2 June 2022 - 11:12am

Fellow Virgin Islanders,

A pleasant good morning. I speak to you today on behalf of the Government of National Unity to share our plans to hold a series of public meetings on government reform, as well as begin dialogue on other matters of public interest.

2022 Hurricane Season Message From Premier Wheatley - TOGETHER WE CAN BE READY

Wednesday, 1 June 2022 - 5:10pm

Though we may not welcome it, the Atlantic Hurricane Season is once again upon us. This means that as happens every year between the 1st of June and the 30th of November, we and the rest of the Caribbean are at an increased risk for storms and hurricanes.

Governor's Atlantic Hurricane Season Message

Wednesday, 1 June 2022 - 3:35pm

Good day to one and all in the Virgin Islands.

Today, the 1st of June, marks the Atlantic Hurricane Season and for the seventh consecutive year, forecasters advise that this season will bring above average levels of storm activity to the region. We therefore must all play our part to be as prepared as possible.

Statement by Premier Wheatley with Updates on Current Matters - May 27, 2022

Friday, 27 May 2022 - 5:06pm

Good afternoon ladies and gentleman of the press corps and persons listening via social media and radio.

My Administration remains committed to engagement with the press and the public, so I am very pleased to have this press conference today.

Statement by Premier Wheatley - National Unity Government

Friday, 27 May 2022 - 4:49pm

Thank you, Madame Speaker for allowing me this opportunity to make this brief statement to this Honourable House.

Honourable Members, over the past few weeks there have been a number of significant developments as it relates to the Governance of the Virgin Islands and how we are continuing to ensure the good conduct of the business of the people as their democratically elected Representatives under our current Constitutional arrangement.

HOA Statement: Minister for Health and Social Development - Outbreak Of Monkey pox Cases In Non-Endemic Countries

Thursday, 26 May 2022 - 4:46pm

Madam Speaker, officials in the Ministry of Health have been monitoring developments related to the unusual detection of monkeypox cases in countries where the virus does not normally spread, particularly given our dependence on international travel and tourism.

HOA Statement: Minister for Health and Social Development - Update On Solid Waste Disposal Site At Pockwood Pond, Tortola

Thursday, 26 May 2022 - 3:59pm

Madam Speaker, large fires occurred at the dumpsite in Pockwood Pond on the evening of May 16th and on the morning of May 22nd, 2022, respectively.  Fortunately, no one was injured nor were there any damages to public or private equipment on site.  I am sadly aware, however, that smoke from the fires may have been a source of discomfort to residents on the western side of Tortola.