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.

Department Of Labour And Workforce Development Officially Launched

Friday, 5 July 2019 - 5:12pm

Staff at the renamed Department of Labour and Workforce Development is pictured with their department’s new logo following a renaming ceremony held on Friday, July 5. 

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.

Contract Signed For The Installation Of Sea Markers

Thursday, 4 July 2019 - 5:10pm

Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent Wheatley, Chief Executive Officer in the Recovery and Development Agency, Mr. Paul Bayly and Mr. William Driver of Sand Dollar Marine Consultants signed a contract inclusive of installation of 26 Sea Markers throughout the Virgin Islands

Karyn Alexander Is Honourable Wheatley’s Social Media Accounts Manager

Tuesday, 2 July 2019 - 3:54pm

Ms. Karyn Alexander has joined the Ministry of Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration and will serve as Honourable Vincent Wheatley’s Social Media Accounts Manager.

Renaming Of Labour Department To Improve Labour And Workforce Relations

Friday, 28 June 2019 - 12:34pm

The Labour Department will be renamed to the Department of Labour and Workforce Development as the Government of the Virgin Islands moves to improve labour relations and develop the Territory’s workforce.

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 ....

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