Cabinet Approves 2022 Public Holidays

Tuesday, 7 December 2021 - 3:33pm

Acting in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199), as amended, Cabinet has approved the following public holidays for 2022.

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Message By Dr. The Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley on The 1949 Great March and Restoration Day

Tuesday, 23 November 2021 - 11:32am

Greetings and God’s blessings

On Monday 22nd November, for the first time in our history, the Virgin Islands will be celebrating a new and powerful holiday, “The 1949 Great March and Restoration Day.”  One of the most powerful and influential events in the history of the Virgin Islands occurred 72 years ago, on November 24th 1949.  At a time when the population of the Virgin Islands was under 7000, 1500 persons, led by Theodolf Faulkner, Isaac “Glanny Fonseca, and Carlton Decastro, marched through Road Town, demanding among other things the restoration of our legislative council. 

Public Reminded Of Remaining Public Holidays

Thursday, 21 October 2021 - 12:40pm

The public is reminded of the public holidays that will be observed for the remainder of the year.

Public Reminded Of Remaining Public Holidays

Thursday, 7 October 2021 - 10:53am

The public is reminded of the public holidays that will be observed for the remainder of the year.

UK Parliament Celebrates Virgin Islands Day

Tuesday, 6 July 2021 - 4:48pm

On Monday, 5th July the Virgin Islands flag flew at the main entrance to the UK Parliament to commemorate Virgin Islands Day.

Message By Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley - Virgin Islands Day Celebration

Monday, 5 July 2021 - 8:56am

Good day and God’s blessings to the people of the Virgin Islands.  On Monday, July 5th 2020, we will be celebrating for the very first time Virgin Islands Day. 

School Closed For The Easter Break

Monday, 29 March 2021 - 12:41pm

Students, teachers, parents and guardians are notified that public schools will be closed from Thursday, April 1 to Friday, April 16 for the Easter break.

Establishments That Sell Liquor To Close On Good Friday

Monday, 29 March 2021 - 11:35am

The Office of the Deputy Governor is reminding the public that according to Section 42(1) of the Liquor Licence Ordinance, Cap 106, all premises, not including hotels and clubs, on which intoxicating liquors are sold, exposed, or kept for sale by retail shall not be opened on Good Friday, April 2.

2021 Public Holidays (Revised)

Friday, 19 February 2021 - 1:38pm

Acting in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199), as amended, Cabinet has approved the following public holidays for 2021:

Defining The Vision: “Empowering My People” – H. Lavity Stoutt

Tuesday, 16 February 2021 - 3:44pm

The Territory will focus on defining the vision of the Territory’s greatest visionary leader, Hamilton Lavity Stoutt for the 26th Memorial celebration.

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