Topic: House of Assembly, Prisons, Statutory Bodies | Posted By: aphillip
Wednesday, 2 October 2019 - 12:13pm
Territorial Member Honourable Neville A. Smith handed over a cheque of $1,500.00 to Superintendent of Prison Mr. Verne Garde to assist in financing the Restorative Justice Programme at Her Majesty’s Prison.
Aspiring marine professionals now have the additional support needed to be trained to industry standards after the Premier of the Virgin Islands, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie launched the “Back to the Sea” Maritime Industry Training Programme on Wednesday, August 14.
On Monday, August 12, 2019, a suspension spring on the sole fire tender assigned to the Taddy Bay Airport on Virgin Gorda broke, rendering the vehicle inoperable. According to aviation safety regulations, all airports must have at least one working fire tender in order to operate. As such, the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) was forced to close the Taddy Bay Airport, pending the rectification of this situation.
BVI Finance welcomes positive comments made by the UK Home Secretary reflecting the level of cooperation between UK and BVI law enforcement authorities, following a review into the implementation of the Exchange of Notes (EoN) on Beneficial Ownership information, 18 months after its initial introduction.