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2015 Hurricane Season Forecast Looks Uncertain Due To El Nino

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 - 4:45pm

Forecasters are uncertain about how the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season will look if the currently developing weak El Niño persists throughout the summer months.

This initial uncertainty comes ahead of the first quantitative forecast for 2015 which will be issued on April 9.

Territory To Pay Homage To First Chief Minister

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 - 2:15pm

The 20th Memorial Celebrations of Honourable H. Lavity Stoutt’s passing will be observed on Monday March 2, as Government in collaboration with H. Lavity Stoutt Commemorative Committee pay homage to the Territory’s first Chief Minister.

Incinerator Hours Extended Following Public’s Feedback

Monday, 16 February 2015 - 4:45pm

Effective today, the incinerator will operate from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. daily.

The extension of the hours of operation is based on the public’s feedback following a six month review conducted by the Department of Waste Management.

No One Will Be Denied Access To Health Care

Monday, 16 February 2015 - 3:45pm

Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton sent a clear message that no one will be denied access to needed health care in the Virgin Islands.

National Sewerage Programme Continues In East End Long Look

Monday, 16 February 2015 - 1:00pm

The scope of work for the second phase of the National Sewerage Programme in East End/Long Look is expected to commence on Wednesday, February 25.

Government continues to move forward with the continuation of the National Sewerage Programme in that area and the scope of work is to take place from Fat Hog’s Bay in the vicinity of Five Girls store going east to the bridge at Long Swamp.

Fitness Challenge Extended To Facilitate Registration

Friday, 13 February 2015 - 8:45am

The Ministry of Health and Social Development is notifying the public that the Fitness Movement Challenge originally set to begin on February 16 has been extended to March 16 to facilitate registration.

Her Majesty’s Customs Improves Cargo Declaration Process

Thursday, 12 February 2015 - 2:45pm

All manual procedures to clear goods at her Majesty’s Customs will now be computerised, as the department moves towards full automation of its Cargo Declaration system with the introduction of its Web Trader Programme.

Governor Calls On Public Service Leaders To Empower Their Officers

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 - 4:30pm

Leaders across Government have been urged to empower and motivate their teams.

His Excellency the Governor, Mr. John S. Duncan, OBE, in an address at the launch of the Department of Human Resources Public Service Excellence Award programme earlier this week, encouraged team managers to effectively lead and manage their teams.

Food Establishments Reminded To Enforce Strict No Pets Rule

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 - 4:15pm

The Environmental Health Division is reminding all food establishment personnel to promote sanitary maintenance of the establishment by enforcing a strict “No pets allowed" directive in accordance with public health requirements

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

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