E.g., 26 Sep 2022
E.g., 26 Sep 2022

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.

Cabinet Decisions - Meetings of 11th and 18th May, 2022

Thursday, 26 May 2022 - 11:13am

His Excellency, the Governor John J. Rankin, CMG, chaired the Meeting held at the Premier’s Conference Room on 11th May, 2022.
All Members were present.

Statement by Premier Wheatley - Update On Reform And Other Developments

Tuesday, 24 May 2022 - 1:27pm

Fellow Virgin Islanders,

A pleasant good morning. As the Government of National Unity continues its third week in office, I would like to provide you with an update on key issues regarding reform.

Statement: Honourable Sharie B. de Castro On International Museum Day

Wednesday, 18 May 2022 - 2:24pm

It is with great pleasure that I greet you today, on International Museum Day 2022. The theme for this year’s International Museum Day is “The Power of Museums.” The Department of Culture has once again organized related activities for the entire week 16th to the 21st of May.

Statement By Minister For Health And Social Development On Arrival Of Pediatric Doses Of Pfizer Vaccine

Friday, 13 May 2022 - 9:53pm

Greetings to the residents and visitors of these beautiful Virgin Islands.  I am Marlon Penn, Minister of Health and Social Development and I am pleased to lend my voice to this critical topic of vaccination and COVID-19 in this new capacity.

Statement by Honourable Kye M. Rymer - Update on Seatrade Global Conference 2022

Friday, 13 May 2022 - 4:23pm

Today, I wish to address two matters in my opening remarks. The first matter will be that of the SeaTrade conference. I am sure that many persons are interested to know about the commitments for additional cruise ship calls that we would have secured at Seatrade.

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