Topic: Culture, Public Holidays | Posted By: lstevens
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.
Topic: Public Holidays, The Public Service | Posted By: aphillip
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.