Visitation Restricted To Prison And Residential Facilities In the BVI

Tuesday, 25 August 2020 - 1:20am

The public is advised of the restriction of visitation to Her Majesty’s Prison, the Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly, Virgin Gorda Elderly Home, Rainbow Children’s Home; Safe Haven Transition and other private residential facilities.

Public Health (Notifiable And Communicable Diseases) Regulations And Prison (Amendment) Rules Gazetted

Thursday, 19 March 2020 - 5:04pm

The Cabinet Office is notifying the public that Statutory Instruments No. 15 Public Health (Notifiable and Communicable Diseases) Regulations, 2020 and No. 16 Prison (Amendment) Rules, 2020 are now available for public information on the Virgin Islands Official Gazette website at https://eservices.gov.vg/gazette/

Honourable Smith Donates To Prison’s Restorative Justice Programme

Wednesday, 2 October 2019 - 12:13pm

Territorial Member Honourable Neville A. Smith handed over a cheque of $1,500.00 to Superintendent of Prison Mr. Verne Garde to assist in financing the Restorative Justice Programme at Her Majesty’s Prison.

Her Majesty’s Prison Now Under BVI Health Ministry

Friday, 10 May 2019 - 5:47pm

Her Majesty’s Prison is now an official subject under the Ministry of Health and Social Development.

Inmate Tyrone George Recaptured After Escaping Custody

Friday, 3 May 2019 - 4:33pm

Prison authorities at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) have apprehended inmate Tyrone George who escaped custody after physically assaulting an officer.

JOINT STATEMENT FROM GOVERNOR HIS EXCELLENCY AUGUSTUS JASPERT AND THE MINISTER FOR EDUCATION AND CULTURE HONOURABLE MYRON WALWYN

Thursday, 6 September 2018 - 5:57pm

We are happy to report that following the approval of the National Security Council, the remaining 10 inmates have returned safely to the Territory, today September 6, to continue serving their sentences at Her Majesty’s Prison Balsam Ghut following their temporary relocation to St. Lucia due to damage sustained to the prison facility caused by the passage of Hurricane Irma in 2017.

Joint Statement From The Acting Governor, H E David D. Archer, Jr And Minister For Education And Culture, Honourable Myron Walwyn

Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 12:00pm

Following the approval of the National Security Council, a number of inmates have returned to the Territory, today 16 August, to continue their sentences in HM Prison Balsam Ghut following their temporary relocation to St. Lucia following the damage to the facility caused by Hurricane Irma last year.

 

Police And Prison Officers Recognised At Queen’s Birthday

Monday, 11 June 2018 - 5:58pm

Officers from the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force and Her Majesty’s Prison were recognised and presented with long service medals at the official celebration of the Birthday of Her Majesty the Queen.

Statement By His Excellency, Governor Augustus Jaspert On Emergency Powers And Electricity

Monday, 25 September 2017 - 5:29pm

People of the Virgin Islands, this is Governor Jaspert with another update on the ongoing relief and recovery efforts.

Organisation of the Education Programme at Her Majesty’s Prison

Thursday, 13 October 2016 - 1:22pm

Madam Speaker thank you for allowing me to give an update on the rehabilitation programme at Her Majesty’s Prison with specific reference to the education programme. Madam Speaker in 2013 I issued a mandate for rehabilitation to become the core of activities at Her Majesty’s Prison as we seek to reduce repeat offending as well as prepare inmates to be in a position to reintegrate into the community.

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