Statement by Honourable Vincent Wheatley on Projects

Monday, 12 August 2019 - 12:35pm

Statement by Honourable Vincent Wheatley, Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration
uring the Sixth Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands

on Projects

Wednesday 31st July, 2019

Contract Signed For Remedial Works At The Baths

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 - 5:07pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent Wheatley; Junior Minister for Tourism, Honourable Shereen Flax-Charles; representatives from the Recovery and Development Agency, and the National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands are pictured at the contract signing for remedial works at the Baths on Virgin Gorda. 

Statement by Honourable Vincent Wheatley On the Cane Garden Bay Swimming Area Situation

Monday, 8 July 2019 - 4:40pm

Greetings to the people of the Virgin Islands.  As you may be aware, the situation in Cane Garden Bay Tortola that involves Power Boaters infringing on the swimming area and anchoring their vessels on the shoreline has been a problem to the beach goers and the community. This occurrence is dangerous and is also a potentially fatal accident waiting to occur. The Government of the Virgin Islands has been working diligently to remedy this issue and I am proud to say that this problem will be no more by the beginning of August.

JR O’Neal Botanic Gardens To Be Redesigned

Friday, 5 July 2019 - 3:47pm

Residents of the Virgin Islands are invited to contribute to the redesign of the Joseph Reynold O’Neal Botanic Gardens at a charrette to be held at the Queen Elizabeth Park II on Friday July 12.

Training Begins In Marine Survey Mapping

Thursday, 27 June 2019 - 5:05pm

His Excellency the Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert, Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent Wheatley, Permanent Secretary and Deputy Secretary in the ministry, Mr. Ronald Smith Berkeley and Mr. Joseph Smith-Abbott and  representatives ....

National Oceanography Centre Team To Complete Marine Survey

Wednesday, 26 June 2019 - 11:55am

Officials from the United Kingdom’s National Oceanography Centre have arrived in the Territory to deliver vital training in marine survey mapping to various departments of Government and Non-Governmental Organisations.

DYAS Summer Programme

Monday, 17 June 2019 - 8:39am

The ‘Willy T’ To Return To Its Original Location

Thursday, 6 June 2019 - 2:00pm

The public is hereby notified that effective July 1, 2019, the ‘Willy T’ floating restaurant and bar will be relocated to its original location anchored off The Bight near Norman Island, following a decision by the Government of the Virgin Islands. 

Turtles Play Vital Role In BVI's Marine Life

Thursday, 23 May 2019 - 3:41pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent Wheatley has said that turtles and tortoises are a fundamental part of marine life in the BVI as they play a vital role in the natural balance of its ecosystems.

Government To Protect Threatened Plants And Habitats

Monday, 8 April 2019 - 4:43pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands through the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour has pledged to strengthen the knowledge of the status and locations of threatened plant species and habitats to facilitate more informed conservation management decisions.

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