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Cabinet Decisions - Meetings of 8th, 15th and 22nd March, 2023

Thursday, 20 April 2023 - 2:39pm


8th, 15th and 22nd March, 2023


Statement By Chief Immigration Officer On The Arrest Of Immigration Officer

Thursday, 20 April 2023 - 11:04am

In alignment with our mandate, the Immigration Department prides itself with serving the people of the Virgin Islands with dignity and respect, while upholding our reputation to effectively secure the Territory’s borders by guarding against illegal migration, smuggling, and human trafficking. 

Governor Press Statement on Immigration and Passport (Validation) Act

Wednesday, 19 April 2023 - 4:23pm

Today I assented to the Immigration and Passport (Validation) Act, 2023 and the Immigration and Passport (Amendment) Act, 2023. This legislation, which was passed by the House of Assembly on Monday, validates the Residency and Belonger status of individuals following the concerns raised in the recent Audit Report and Addendum on the Fast Track Residency and Belonger Status Programme.

Statement by Governor Rankin and Audit Report on Fast Track Programme B34

Wednesday, 19 April 2023 - 9:29am

As people in the BVI are aware, the House of Assembly convened yesterday following the findings of the Audit Report and Addendum on the Fast Track Residency and Belongership Programme.

Statement by Premier Wheatley on the Recall of the House of Assembly

Friday, 14 April 2023 - 7:27pm

Democracy is a sacred trust. We all have a responsibility to protect and uphold democracy. It provides the legitimacy on which Government rests.

Statement by Governor John Rankin on the Audit of the Residency and Belonger Status

Friday, 14 April 2023 - 7:00pm

After consultation with the Premier and further to discussions yesterday in Cabinet, I wish to inform you that I intend to exercise my power under Section 85 of the Constitution to recall the House of Assembly.

Press Statement of Election Observers

Friday, 14 April 2023 - 10:46am

In consultation with the Premier and the Leader of the Opposition, I have invited the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association to observe the upcoming General Election on 24 April. The CPA team will be in the BVI from 17-27 April. This will be the fourth election in the BVI that the CPA have observed since 2011.

Statement From Ministry Of Finance On The Extension Of The Incubation Period Of The BVI International Arbitration Centre

Tuesday, 11 April 2023 - 2:23pm

On 30th March 2023, the minutes of Cabinet of the Virgin Islands was published via the Department of Information and Public Relations.

Cabinet Decisions - Meeting of 1st March, 2023

Thursday, 6 April 2023 - 8:35pm

His Excellency, the Governor Mr. John J. Rankin, CMG, chaired the Meeting held on 1 st March, 2023 at the Premier's Conference Room, Cutlass Tower.

Press Statement by Governor Rankin - April 6, 2023

Thursday, 6 April 2023 - 4:44pm

On 13 February I published my second Quarterly Review of progress made under the Framework for Implementation of the Commission of Inquiry Recommendations. This was published here in the BVI and also sent to Lord Goldsmith, the UK Minister for the Overseas Territories. I’ve now received his response to my Quarterly Review and I am publishing it today for everyone to see.