Climate Change: A Contributor To Josiah’s Bay Fish Kill

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 - 11:49am

Officials from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour continue to investigate the cause of a fish kill that occurred at Josiah’s Bay Pond.

Honourable Pickering Is Acting Premier

Thursday, 2 August 2018 - 11:41am

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE is away from the Territory from August 2 to 6.

Labour Department On Tortola To Close On Friday July 27

Tuesday, 24 July 2018 - 4:01pm

The public is advised that the Labour Department located in the Ashley Ritter Building will be temporarily closed to the public on Friday July 27.

Statement for House of Assembly by Minister For Natural Resources and Labour on Farmers and Fishermen

Thursday, 19 July 2018 - 3:38pm

Madame Speaker, I rise to provide an update on the state of the combined fishing and farming industry. Following a series of public consultations that the Premier and his team conducted after the hurricanes, a number of issues were identified in the fishing and farming communities.

Statement For The House Of Assembly By Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering on Labour

Thursday, 19 July 2018 - 11:19am

Madame Speaker, as we rebuild our economy, the Department of Labour continues to play its role in our rebuilding efforts.  Shortly after the devastating hurricanes of last September, a Skilled Workers Programme was implemented to ensure that the necessary labour was able to enter the Territory in a timely manner. Employers have taken full advantage of this policy and to emphasize this point, a total of one thousand, seven hundred and ten (1,710) skilled workers have entered the Territory, the majority of which are in the construction industry.  

Statement From Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering On Plane Crash

Thursday, 19 July 2018 - 8:31am

At approximately 4:17 pm, a C-150 aircraft destined to Pointe a Pitre International Airport in Guadeloupe departed the Terrance B Lettsome International Airport and crashed into the waters off the east north east end of Runway 07 immediately after take-off. There was one person on board.

Francis Lettsome Students Learn About Zoonotic Diseases

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 - 5:22pm

Veterinary Officers from the Department of Agriculture, Doctors Nadya George and Latisha Martin are pictured educating students of the Francis Lettsome Primary School 

Robinson O’Neal Students Visit Honourable Pickering

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 - 5:13pm

Third grade students of the Robinson O’Neal Memorial Primary School on Virgin Gorda made courtesy calls on the Ministers of Government yesterday July 16. 

Honourable Pickering Attends OECS Meeting On Environment

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 - 4:09pm

Deputy Premier and Minister of Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering attended the 5th Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States’ (OECS) Council of Ministers of Environment and Sustainability meeting held in Montserrat on July 11.

Fisherman’s Day Postponed

Thursday, 28 June 2018 - 12:33pm

The Acting Chief Conservation Officer is informing the public that Fisherman’s Day 2018 activities, originally scheduled for July 2, have been postponed until further notice.

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