New Roof For Her Majesty’s Prisons

Wednesday, 15 July 2015 - 3:15pm

In efforts to safeguard the health, wellness and safety of the staff and inmates of Her Majesty’s Prison, the Ministry of Education and Culture has taken steps to have the roofing covering for numerous buildings at the facility replaced. 

The Rock Café And Sam’s Piano Bar Win July’s Business Of The Month

Wednesday, 15 July 2015 - 8:30am

The Rock Café and Sam’s Piano Bar on Virgin Gorda have captured the July Business of the Month title. 

Temporary Liquor Licences Required For BVI Emancipation Festival

Wednesday, 15 July 2015 - 8:15am

The Licensing Magistrate is reminding all persons desirous of selling intoxicating liquor during the upcoming BVI Emancipation Festival to apply for and obtain a temporary liquor licence to do so.depu

Public Meeting To Discuss Changes In BVI Maritime Law

Tuesday, 14 July 2015 - 10:45am

Mariners, ship and, yacht owners and those interested in maritime affairs are invited to a meeting to discuss the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 on Thursday, July 16.

Travel + Leisure Ranks British Virgin Islands In Top Five Of World’s Best Awards: Jost Van Dyke and Virgin Gorda Place Second and Third

Monday, 13 July 2015 - 10:00am

The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board (BVITB) is excited to share news that Jost Van Dyke and Virgin Gorda have earned the top rankings in Travel + Leisure’s 2015 World’s Best Awards. Jost Van Dyke was awarded the No. 2 spot while Virgin Gorda followed in the No. 3 ranking this year for Top Islands in the Caribbean, Bermuda, and the Bahamas. These spots were awarded based on surveys conducted by readers who marked their rankings based on natural attractions, beaches, activities, sites, restaurants, food, people, friendliness, and value.

BVI Remains Under Drought Watch: Only 3.5 Inches Of Rain In 2015

Friday, 10 July 2015 - 11:30am

A drought watch remains in effect for the British Virgin Islands given the significant reduction in rainfall recorded for the first half of this year.

New Uniforms For Grades 7 To 9 At Elmore Stoutt High School

Thursday, 9 July 2015 - 8:15am

The 2015 to 2016 academic school year will see a change in uniform for junior students at the Elmore Stoutt High School.

EU ‘Direct Assistance Grant Scheme’ Launches With Training In BVI

Wednesday, 8 July 2015 - 9:15am

The Government of the Virgin Islands, through the Trade and Consumer Affairs Department  is conducting training in the application process for the Caribbean Overseas Small and Medium Enterprises (COSME) Direct Assistance Grant Scheme.

Purcell Estate Community Centre Renamed After Warner Matriarchs

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 - 3:30pm

The Purcell Community Centre will be renamed and dedicated after the late Christiana and Gertrude Warner, in recognition of their contribution to the Purcell Estate community. 

Premier Smith To Address International Economic Forum In Canada

Tuesday, 7 July 2015 - 3:30pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE, will discuss the role of the Caribbean in the economic development of the Americas when he addresses the International Economic Forum of the Americas Toronto Global Forum in Toronto, Canada on Thursday, July 9.

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