Territory To Participate In Global Celebrations For Commonwealth Day

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 - 1:00pm

For the first time in the history of the Commonwealth, the Virgin Islands will join 37 Commonwealth countries, nine United Kingdom Overseas Territories and the United Kingdom in raising over 650 Commonwealth flags

Message By His Excellency The Governor Mr. John S. Duncan, OBE At The Launch Of The Public Service Excellence Award

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 - 12:45pm

Today marks the beginning of Public Service Excellence Award initiative. This programme is a new and improved form of what was known as the Employee of the Quarter Award.

New Award To Promote Public Officers Striving For Excellence

Monday, 9 February 2015 - 5:00pm

Public officers now have a new recognition programme to improve employee morale and award exceptional performance across all levels.

Congratulatory Remarks By His Excellency The Governor Mr. John S. Duncan, OBE

Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 5:30pm

It is a great pleasure for me, as your Governor, to hand over the Certificates of Naturalisation to a total of 48 people who have made their homes in the Virgin Islands.  Today is your day, marking a key milestone in your quest for British Citizenship.  Many of you will have harboured this ambition for years.  I hope and imagine that all of you are feeling a sense of fulfillment and satisfaction in attaining this citizenship status, conferring as it does the right to carry a BVI passport and to apply for a full British passport.

48 Receive Certificates Of Naturalisation

Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 5:15pm

48 persons received their certificates of naturalisation and are now British Overseas Territories Citizens.

Acting Premier Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton Congratulatory Remarks: Naturalisation Ceremony

Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 5:00pm

On behalf of the Premier of the Virgin Islands, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE who is away on official business, I am delighted to be among the first to officially congratulate you on becoming British Overseas Territories Citizens.

New Public Service Award Programme To Be Launched Next Week

Thursday, 5 February 2015 - 9:30am

The new Public Service Excellence Award, one of the Employee Recognition Programmes administered by the Department of Human Resources will be launched on Monday, February 9.

Barry Leon Appointed Commercial Court Judge

Wednesday, 4 February 2015 - 5:00pm

The Judicial and Legal Services Commission of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court has approved the contractual appointment of Mr. Barry Leon as High Court Judge (Ag.), Commercial Division for a period of three years effective March 16, 2015.

2015 Public Holidays

Thursday, 11 September 2014 - 9:00am

Acting in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199), as amended, Cabinet has approved the following public holidays for 2015:

Continuous Voter Registration In Effect: New Voters Urged To Register

Tuesday, 6 January 2015 - 4:15pm

The Office of the Supervisor of Elections is reminding the public that continuous voter registration is in effect.  All persons who are eligible to be registered as voters are reminded that they should register by applying to the Supervisor of Elections under Section 6(1) and 14 of the Elections Act, 1994, No. 16 of 1994.

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