News relating to Statutory Bodies such HLSCC, NHI, Tourist Board, Financial Services, Social Security, Health Service, etc.

New York-based BVI Chef to Delight US Market with BVI Cuisine

Monday, 4 June 2018 - 4:32pm

Brentfield Lettsome’s love of the kitchen sparked at the young age of six, when he would help his mom prepare family meals.  His favourite dish was macaroni and cheese with ground beef.  Fast forward 20 years to today, Brentfield also known as Brent, is one of the Caribbean’s young, up and coming chefs with enviable skills in preparing some of the Caribbean’s most exotic cuisines. His pursuit of his love for cooking has led to his selection as one of the chefs that will be showcasing their culinary talents as part of the Celebrity Chefs Programme for Caribbean Week New York being celebrated from June 3-9, 2018.   

Premier Smith Leads Delegation To Asia- Hon Pickering Is Acting Premier

Monday, 4 June 2018 - 11:15am

Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE is leading a delegation to five cities in Asia, the BVI’s largest market from June 2 to 17.

Premier Smith's Remarks On Upcoming BVI Asia Road Mission and Public Registers

Wednesday, 30 May 2018 - 5:58pm

Good afternoon members of the media. As you know, this forum provides an opportunity for me to update on matters of the Government. And, especially this afternoon, I’d like to inform you of my upcoming travel to Asia.

The British Virgin Islands Embraced at the Miami Open

Thursday, 3 May 2018 - 1:27pm

Who says you can’t take sand to the beach? The 2018 Miami Open, embraced the BVI Tourist Board when they took the territory to Miami.  A sequel to its first prominent participation last year, the BVI was the exclusive Caribbean destination sponsor at this prestigious event held in Key Biscayne, Florida which took place on March 19 – April 1. The BVI sponsored the daily weather forecast in Key Biscayne.  Prior to each match, the weather forecast was posted on the Miami Open’s Instagram story.  Additionally, patrons were able to sip the world’s famous BVI Painkiller while shaded under branded umbrellas with their toes in the warm sand at the BVI Beach Bar.

BVI Finance Welcomes Pledges About Future of Financial Services Sector

Thursday, 3 May 2018 - 10:09am

Following yesterday’s decision by the UK’s House of Commons to force the Overseas Territories to adopt public registers of beneficial ownership of companies, the Premier of the British Virgin Islands responded swiftly to reassure the financial sector and those who use its services around the world.

Temporary Closure Of Taddy Bay Airport, Virgin Gorda

Friday, 20 April 2018 - 5:22pm

The BVI Airports Authority hereby update and advise that the Taddy Bay Airport, Virgin Gorda will be temporarily closed at sunset Saturday, April 21, 2018 in an effort to maintain compliance with both local and international safety practices. The reason for this closure is to facilitate maintenance on, or replacement of the airport’s fire tender.

Closure Of Taddy Bay Airport, Virgin Gorda

Thursday, 19 April 2018 - 1:52pm

The BVI Airports Authority informs the travelling public that the Taddy Bay Airport, Virgin Gorda will be closed effective Sunday 22nd April 2018 until further notice.

BVI House Asia Seminar Highlights Critical Importance of New Probate Rules for BVI Company Owners

Friday, 13 April 2018 - 10:04am

New BVI probate rules are of critical importance to owners of BVI Companies, the majority of whom reside in Asia, experts from the international law firm Ogier told a BVI House Asia seminar.

BVI Chef, Devon Penn Seeks Community Support To Fulfill Dream At The Institute Of Culinary Education In New York

Tuesday, 10 April 2018 - 5:04pm

Dreams can come to reality, even in the face of adversity. Pastor Devon Penn, a son of the soil and his family, were forced to relocate to New York after the passage of hurricanes Irma and Maria destroyed their family home. 

BVI Social Security Board Appeals Tribunal Members Re-Appointed

Tuesday, 3 April 2018 - 4:44pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands Cabinet has approved the re-appointment of members to serve on the Social Security Board Appeals Tribunal.

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