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Statement By Deputy Premier On Advisory Committee To Review Minimum Wage

Thursday, 9 November 2023 - 4:38pm

I am happy to announce that the Ministry of Financial Services, Labour and Trade has established an ad hoc advisory committee to review the minimum wage in the Virgin Islands.

The Cabinet Of The Virgin Islands - Post Meeting Statement

Thursday, 9 November 2023 - 3:55pm

His Excellency, the Governor John, J. Rankin, CMG, chaired the meeting held on 27th October, 2023, which was held at the Premier's Conference Room.

All Members were present.

Statement By Premier Wheatley On European Blacklist Status

Tuesday, 7 November 2023 - 11:23am

Madam. Speaker, in December 2021, the OECD’s Global Forum launched its peer review of the Virgin Islands concerning the international standard for exchange of information upon request. 

Statement By Premier Wheatley On The Proposed Commercial Recreational Vessel Legislative Amendments

Tuesday, 7 November 2023 - 11:18am

Madam Speaker, I stand before you today to address a matter of significant importance to the maritime community and the economic vitality of the British Virgin Islands. 

Remarks by Honourable de Castro on Anti-Bullying Week

Saturday, 4 November 2023 - 8:10am

I greet you today with a sense of deep purpose and urgency as we approach an important event in our calendar—Anti-Bullying Week 2023. This week holds immense significance, not only for our educational institutions but for our entire community.

Remarks by Honourable de Castro on Reading is Fun Week 2023

Saturday, 4 November 2023 - 8:08am

I am delighted to announce the upcoming celebration of "Reading is Fun Week" in our beautiful territory, which will take place from Monday, October 9 to Friday, October 13, 2023, under the inspiring theme, "Reimagining Reading Beyond the Book." This week represents our unwavering commitment to enhancing the literacy skills of our students and fostering a lifelong love for reading.

Remarks by Honourable de Castro on World Teachers’ Day

Saturday, 4 November 2023 - 8:04am

Teachers, I hope this message finds you all in good health and high spirits. Today, as we commemorate World Teachers' Day, I am honored to extend my heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to each and every one of you for your unwavering commitment, dedication, and tireless efforts in shaping the future of our beloved Virgin Islands.

Statement By Honourable De Castro On 2023 CXC CSEC Results

Saturday, 4 November 2023 - 8:01am

Madam Speaker, I rise to present to this Honourable House the 2023 Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Examination results for the Virgin Islands.

Statement By Honourable B. De Castro On The CXC 50th Anniversary Celebrations

Saturday, 4 November 2023 - 7:57am

Madam Speaker, fifty years ago, a bold decision was taken to develop the first Caribbean examination body and so the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) was born! Over those 50 years, this regional organisation now serving 16 countries has become one of the more successful regional organisations.

Statement By Honourable De Castro On Safety And Security In Schools

Saturday, 4 November 2023 - 7:51am

Madam Speaker, ensuring the safety and security of our schools is paramount to fostering a conducive learning environment for our students. The Ministry of Education remains steadfast in its commitment to this imperative task, recognizing the fundamental role of effective leadership and positive behavioral support programs in addressing the challenges associated with maintaining discipline within our educational institutions.

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