Minister Vanterpool Says Cruise Pier Progressing Nicely

Thursday, 22 January 2015 - 3:15pm

Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark Vanterpool led a team of Government officials, on a tour of the cruise pier development site on Tuesday, January 20. The members of the team were Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering, Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Ronnie Skelton, District 6 Representative Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines, District 8 Representative Honourable Marlon Penn and House of Assembly Member Honourable Archibald Christian.

BVI Post Distributes Gifts From Drive - Bringing Christmas To You

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 - 1:45pm

Students of the Eselyn Henley Richez Learning Centre and the Department of Social Development are the recipients of the gifts from the gift drive ‘Bringing Christmas to You’, organised by the British Virgin Islands (BVI) Post during the Christmas season. 

Parents Invited To Parenting Session On February 25

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 - 4:30pm

The Social Development Department is inviting the public, parents in particular, to participate in a “Parents: Cooperative Colleagues Part 2” Parenting Session on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Public Meeting On Proposed Resort Residential Development At Havers

Tuesday, 13 January 2015 - 4:45pm

The Planning Authority is inviting the public to a meeting to discuss a Planning Application submitted for the development of a hotel, marina, and residential buildings at Havers, Tortola.

Public Meeting To Discuss Proposed East End/Long Look Sports Centre

Monday, 12 January 2015 - 10:45am

The Town and Country Planning Department is inviting the public to a community meeting on a Planning Application submitted for the development of a sports center for the East End and Long Look communities. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the East End/Long Look Community Centre. Copies of the plans are available for review at the offices of the Town and Country Planning Department, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Students Encouraged To Apply For The Virgin Islands Emerging Fellow Award

Friday, 2 January 2015 - 8:45am

The Ministry of Education and Culture is inviting interested youth between ages 10 and 20 to apply for the Virgin Islands Emerging Fellow Award (VIEFA).  

The award will be granted to students who demonstrate exceptional qualities in sports, academics or arts. It will fund enrichment programmes held during summer of 2015. 

Human Rights Day Highlights

Friday, 19 December 2014 - 8:30am

The Office of Gender Affairs concluded the 16 Days of Activism under the theme, “Peace at home, Peace in the world” on International Human Rights Day. Several schools, churches, families, youth organisations, public servants along with Miss BVI 2014 Jaynene Jno Lewis marched in observance of Human Right’s Day and against violence. Preceding the march, several balloons were released in honour of persons who lost their lives to violence followed by the Celebration of Life Concert which celebration those who won the fight against violence.

3rd Annual Clash Of The Carolers Highlights Youth

Friday, 19 December 2014 - 4:00pm

The Social Development Department reinforced the holiday spirit by putting the youth in the forefront of this year’s Clash of the Carolers. Several schools participated, including St. Georges, Pelican Gate, Seventh Day Adventist, Joyce Samuel Primary, Enis Adams Primary and Althea Scatliffe Primary. Among other performances were Mount Carmel Baptist Church, Project ‘X’ from Her Majesty’s Prison and poetry by Ms. Janice Stoutt. Mr. Linton Leonard and Mrs. Karia Christopher emceed the event. (Photo Credit: Ronnielle Frazer/GIS)

All Smiles Following The Annual Holiday Gift Project Party

Friday, 12 December 2014 - 3:45pm

There were smiles of anticipation and excitement as the Premier’s Office, in collaboration with the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) delivered Christmas gifts to a number of the Territory’s children during the annual Holiday Gift Project party on Thursday December 4. Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering delivered remarks on behalf of Premier and Minister of Tourism, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith OBE.

Caribbean Development Bank Representatives Tour Work Sites

Monday, 8 December 2014 - 4:45pm

On Thursday, December 4, Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) Project Supervisor for the BVI, Mr. Albert Gillings visited the Territory from Barbados to assess the progress of the CDB loan components.  Mr. Gillings, accompanied by CDB Project Coordinator Dr. Drexel Glasgow and officials Ms. Haley Trott and Mr. Elton Smith of the Ministry of Communications and Works, visited completed CDB loan funded project in Palestina, Parham Town, Thomas Land and Ballast Bay.  Dr.

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