Statement on the Technical Review Committee Established For Marine Estate Policy

Wednesday, 14 September 2022 - 10:24am

The Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has recently approved the re-establishment of the Technical Review Committee that will advise the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour on all matters regarding the sustainable development of the coastline, seabed and marine estate. 

Deadline To Apply For Physical Planning Memberships - June 29

Monday, 20 June 2022 - 4:08pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is currently accepting applications for membership on the Physical Planning Authority and the Physical Planning Appeals Tribunal until Wednesday, June 29, 2022.

Applications Invited For Physical Planning Authority Members

Monday, 20 June 2022 - 3:39pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is seeking qualified persons to serve as members of the Physical Planning Authority.

Virgin Islands Government Seeks Members For Appeals Tribunal

Monday, 20 June 2022 - 3:13pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is seeking qualified persons to serve as members of the Physical Planning Appeals Tribunal.

Legislation Underway For Environmentally Sensitive Species

Tuesday, 4 May 2021 - 12:21pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley has stated that he plans to introduce legislation for certain species in the BVI to receive a higher degree of protection.

First Transfer Of Mangrove Seedlings Tomorrow

Friday, 2 October 2020 - 5:21pm

The Mangrove Nursery established by the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) will begin the first transfer of mangrove seedlings tomorrow Saturday, October 3.

New Border Protection Platforms Detect Vessel In BVI Waters

Sunday, 30 August 2020 - 12:17pm

The newly implemented sea border protection platforms continue to be effective in detecting attempted unauthorised entry into the British Virgin Islands (BVI).

Beaches Now Open From 5:00 A.M. To 7:00 P.M. Daily

Thursday, 18 June 2020 - 12:44pm

The public is notified that effective Thursday, June 18, the Territory’s beaches are open from 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. daily.

Message From Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley On The Reopening Of Beaches During Covid-19 And The Beach Use Policy

Saturday, 9 May 2020 - 6:31pm

Good day everyone.

You would have heard the Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie announced that Cabinet decided that beaches will reopen from 6:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. effective May 10, 2020 for the purposes of exercise and therapy.

Beaches Will Be Open For Seven Hours Daily

Friday, 8 May 2020 - 3:17pm

The public is notified that beaches will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. daily, commencing on Sunday, May 10. This announcement was made by Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie on the COVID-19 Update livestream on Friday, May 8.

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