E.g., 31 Aug 2015
E.g., 31 Aug 2015

Statement On Dominica By The Premier And Minister Of Finance

Friday, 28 August 2015 - 5:45pm

On behalf of the Government and people of the British Virgin Islands, I extend my deep and sincere condolences to the Government and people of the Commonwealth of Dominica on the devastation and loss of life caused by the passage of Tropical storm Erika. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. 

Public Invited To The National Health Insurance Launch

Friday, 28 August 2015 - 5:00pm

The public is invited to the official launch of the first phase of the registration process of the National Health Insurance on Tuesday, September 1, at 10:00 a.m. The launch will be held at the Joshua J. Smith Building (Social Security Building).

Free Disaster Recovery Workshop For BVI Business Community

Friday, 28 August 2015 - 4:15pm

The session targets all businesses and professionals in financial services, insurance, commercial, retail, hospitality, as well as the legal and administration sectors. Participants will be exposed to various topics including leadership in action, preparing for the unthinkable and engaging the business community in disaster resiliency.

Rock Barriers On Sir Francis Drake Highway

Friday, 28 August 2015 - 1:30pm

The Public Works Department is informing the public that there are some rocks remaining on the Sir Francis Drake Highway in the proximity of The Bluff, which is located on the western end of Tortola.

Message on Tropical Storm Erika

Friday, 28 August 2015 - 1:30pm

Residents of the BVI, once again we have been spared significant impact from a tropical weather system, and we are grateful to God.

BVI Makes Captive Insurance History

Friday, 28 August 2015 - 12:30pm

The Territory has made history in the captive insurance industry with the appointment of the Marketing Manager of BVI Finance, Ms. Alicia Green to the Executive Board of the International Center for Captive Insurance Education (ICCIE). 

Tropical Storm Warning Discontinued For The BVI

Friday, 28 August 2015 - 12:00pm

The Antigua/Barbuda Meteorological Service has discontinued the Tropical Storm Warning for the British Virgin Islands. However, a marine warning remains in place for small craft operators and sea bathers. 

Tropical Storm Erika 8:00 A.M. Update

Friday, 28 August 2015 - 10:45am

LOCATION: 17.7 degrees north, 68.5 degrees west
DISTANCE: ABOUT 274 MILES WEST SOUTH WEST OF THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS 
MOVEMENT: WEST NORTH WEST 17 MPH 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 50 MPH
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE: 1006MB

Update for Summer Institute for Teachers, 2015

Friday, 28 August 2015 - 10:30am

The Ministry of Education and Culture is informing those teachers who are to be participating in the Healthy Schools Workshop that they are to report to the Conference Room, Fort Burt Hotel at 11:00 a.m. today.  All other teachers are to report to their respective schools to prepare for the opening of the 2015-2016 academic school year.

All Principals and senior teachers who are participating in the Leadership Training which is being conducted by NCEL are asked to report to their respective training centres by 11:00 a.m. today.

Cancellation Of The 2015 Professional Day For Educators

Friday, 28 August 2015 - 10:30am

The Ministry of Education and Culture is informing all its Principals and Teachers that the 2015 Professional Day for Educators has been cancelled.  All teachers are to report to their respective schools on Monday, 31st August, 2015, to prepare for the opening of the 2015-2016 academic school year.

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