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Remarks By Premier Wheatley At The Overseas Territories Biodiversity Strategy Workshop

Wednesday, 14 June 2023 - 3:45pm

I extend a warm Virgin Islands welcome to the visiting teams from the United Kingdom (UK), including the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC).

REMARKS BY PREMIER WHEATLEY - HIGH-LEVEL DIALOGUE ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Wednesday, 14 June 2023 - 11:59am

His Excellency Mr. Didier Trebucq, United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean.

Statement By Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley Statement On Men's Mental Health Week 2023

Monday, 12 June 2023 - 2:30pm

The Virgin Islands joins the rest of the world in acknowledging Men’s Mental Health Week 2023 from 12th to 18th June.

Message By Dr.The Honourable Karl Dawson

Friday, 9 June 2023 - 1:43pm

Happy World Oceans Day!

Legendary caribbean musician Harry Belafonte sang the famous line, “Oh, island in the sun, willed to me by my father's hand, all my days I will sing in praise of your forest, waters, your shining sand.”

Statement by Governor Rankin on the Commission of Inquiry Quarterly Review

Friday, 9 June 2023 - 11:13am

Today I have published my Third Quarterly Review of the implementation of the recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry (COI).

My Review welcomes the free and fair election that took place on 24 April and the continued commitment to reform made by the Hon. Dr. Natalio D. Wheatley in the opening days of his new Premiership.

Premier Wheatley's Message on the appointment of the members of the climate change board

Friday, 9 June 2023 - 11:05am

A pleasant good morning to you all.  I’m extremely pleased that we are gathered today to mark the re-establishment of The Virgin Islands Climate Change Trust Fund Board. I’d like to recognize the presence of the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry responsible for Natural Resources and the Financial Secretary as ex officio members of the Board. I also recognize and warmly greet the non-Government members of the Board, including the Chairman Mr. Edward Childs, Deputy Chairperson Mr. John Klein, Dr. Shannon Gore and Mr. Ronnie Lettsome.  

Remarks By Ronald Smith-Berkeley On The Appointment Of The Members Of The Second Board Of Trustees

Thursday, 8 June 2023 - 12:12pm

I acknowledge the protocol already established

My main focus here this morning is to say a brief word of welcome, particularly to you the members of the Climate Change Trust Fund Board for offering yourselves to serve this our beloved territory in this capacity.

Premier Dr. The Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley's Message On World Environment Day 2023

Thursday, 8 June 2023 - 10:36am

Greetings to all who call The Virgin Islands home! Today, June 5, in honour of World Environment Day, I’d like to level with you about a serious addiction that is plaguing The Virgin Islands, affecting not just our environment but our health as a people. It’s our addiction to plastics. Just how bad is it?

 

Statement By Premier Wheatley With Special Announcement On Non-Stop Concert

Friday, 2 June 2023 - 5:19pm

On the heels of yesterday's historic non-stop flight, I am here to announce the BVI Tourist Boards Non-stop Concert, featuring the internationally acclaimed recording artists Konshens, Rock City, Monea, and VIBE.

Remarks by Honourable Sharie B. de Castro on Guyana’s Dormitory Fire Incident

Thursday, 25 May 2023 - 12:02pm

As the Minister for Education, I am deeply saddened by the news of the recent fire in Guyana that claimed the lives of 19 students.

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