E.g., 21 Apr 2024
E.g., 21 Apr 2024

Statement By Government To Offer Fuel Surcharge Relief This Holiday Season

Friday, 1 December 2023 - 12:13pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is pleased to announce a special initiative to provide relief from the increasing fuel surcharge during the holiday season.

Remarks by Honourable de Castro on Special Education Week

Monday, 27 November 2023 - 12:57pm

Remarks by Honourable Sharie B. de Castro

Minister for Education, Youth Affairs and Sports

Special Education Week November 27 - December 1

November 27th 2023

Message by Premier Wheatley on the Anniversary of the Great March of 1949

Monday, 27 November 2023 - 12:52pm

The fruits of the 1949 Great March were monumental achievements by our fore parents. They have indelibly changed the political, social and economic landscape of our country, and the prospects of all the generations of Virgin Islanders since.

2024 Budget Address

Tuesday, 21 November 2023 - 4:10pm

Deputy Governor, Mr. David Archer and Mrs. Archer, Financial Secretary Mr. Jeremiah Frett, Ministerial Colleagues, Honourable Members of this Distinguished House of Assembly, Specially Invited Guests, members of the Virgin Islands community viewing online and listening on the radio, members of the Media; a pleasant good day to everyone.

Remarks by Honourable Sharie B. De Castro at the 42nd General Conference of UNESCO

Monday, 13 November 2023 - 1:09pm

President of the General Conference

Chairperson of the Executive Board

Director General


Distinguished Delegates

Ladies and Gentlemen

Greetings on behalf of the government and the resilient people of the British Virgin Islands. It is a distinct honor to address the 42nd Session of the UNESCO General Conference and to extend our warm congratulations to you, Madam President, on your well-deserved election. We wish you every success in the execution of your duties during this pivotal session.

Statement By Premier Wheatley On Attendance At JMC Meetings

Thursday, 9 November 2023 - 4:45pm

A pleasant good afternoon to the members of the press corps, persons viewing via Facebook, and the wonderful people of the Virgin Islands.

Statement By Deputy Premier On Advisory Committee To Review Minimum Wage

Thursday, 9 November 2023 - 4:38pm

I am happy to announce that the Ministry of Financial Services, Labour and Trade has established an ad hoc advisory committee to review the minimum wage in the Virgin Islands.

The Cabinet Of The Virgin Islands - Post Meeting Statement

Thursday, 9 November 2023 - 3:55pm

His Excellency, the Governor John, J. Rankin, CMG, chaired the meeting held on 27th October, 2023, which was held at the Premier's Conference Room.

All Members were present.

Statement By Premier Wheatley On European Blacklist Status

Tuesday, 7 November 2023 - 11:23am

Madam. Speaker, in December 2021, the OECD’s Global Forum launched its peer review of the Virgin Islands concerning the international standard for exchange of information upon request. 

Statement By Premier Wheatley On The Proposed Commercial Recreational Vessel Legislative Amendments

Tuesday, 7 November 2023 - 11:18am

Madam Speaker, I stand before you today to address a matter of significant importance to the maritime community and the economic vitality of the British Virgin Islands.