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“Seniors Blazing The Trail For 2016”

Friday, 6 May 2016 - 3:00pm

Fellow Virgin Islanders and friends, in May of each year we take time to reflect and pay homage to  our Senior Citizens in recognition and appreciation of their invaluable contributions to our families, communities, and society.

Embrace Your New Nationality As You Commit Yourself Loyally To New Ties

Thursday, 5 May 2016 - 12:45pm

It is a great pleasure for me, as your Governor, to hand over Certificates of Naturalisation to a total of 52 people who have made their homes here in the Virgin Islands.  Today is your day, marking a key milestone in your quest for British Citizenship.  Many of you will have harboured this ambition for years.  I hope and imagine that all of you are feeling a sense of fulfillment and satisfaction in attaining this citizenship status, conferring as it does the right to carry a BVI passport and to apply for a full British passport.

Premier Smith: We Have Always Been A People United In Prayer

Thursday, 5 May 2016 - 8:45am

Fellow Virgin Islanders and Residents, today the Virgin Islands observes the 20th annual BVI National Day of Prayer under the theme “Wake Up Caribbean”. 

Premier Smith: Virgin Gorda Plays a Central Role in BVI Tourism Market

Tuesday, 3 May 2016 - 4:30pm

Good afternoon to you the members of the media, and I thank you for being here to yet another one-on-one rapport with me.

Premier Smith: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Stamp Is An Educational Tool

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 - 5:00pm

His Excellency the Governor John S. Duncan, OBE, Deputy Governor and Chairperson of the Queen Elizabeth II 90th Birthday planning committee, Mrs. V. Inez  Archibald, CBE,  members of the planning committee, Postmaster General Ms. Pascha Stoutt, Director of Culture, Mrs. Luce Hodge-Smith, public officers, ladies and gentlemen, members of the media, good afternoon.

"The focus is on student maturity, life skills and employment readiness skills"

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 - 11:15am

Madam Speaker, I wish to present to this Honourable House, an update on the plans for the additional year in the education system. 

BVI Financial Services - The Value Of The BVI To The Global Economy

Monday, 18 April 2016 - 3:15pm

Madam Speaker, I have just updated this Honourable House with where we are in strengthening our Financial Services structure. Now I would like to put things into a different perspective focusing more on the value of the BVI to the global economy. 

BVI Financial Services – BVI Remains Well-Regulated, Internationally Compliant

Monday, 18 April 2016 - 2:45pm

Madam Speaker we are all aware that BVI is home to a Financial Services Industry that is of global pre-eminence. The core of this industry is our company incorporation business which is revered the world over as it is used to facilitate a myriad of international business transactions. 

Libraries and Literacy: An Integral Part of Building Communities”

Sunday, 17 April 2016 - 2:00pm

Greetings, I am Myron V. Walwyn, Minister for Education & Culture. In recognition of Library Week 2016, it is my pleasure to once again offer these remarks to foster an appreciation for libraries, promote reading, and advance literacy by encouraging all residents to support, utilize and visit our public libraries throughout the Territory.

Statement From The National Security Council

Thursday, 14 April 2016 - 7:15pm

The National Security Council (NSC), jointly chaired by the Governor John Duncan, OBE and the Premier Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith. OBE, convened a special meeting this afternoon (April 14th, 2016) .....