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.
Topic: National and Marine Parks | Posted By: aphillip
Monday, 12 August 2019 - 12:35pm
Statement by Honourable Vincent Wheatley, Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration
uring the Sixth Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands on Projects
Mister Speaker, the Ministry of Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration continues its unwavering efforts to ensure that the young people of this Territory are afforded the opportunity to own a piece of land to build their home. Land ownership engenders a sense of pride and accomplishment and we want to do our best to get the young people of this Territory on the part of wealth creation and building a legacy for future generations.
Persons applying for Resident and Belonger Status through the fast track programme initiative can collect and submit application forms at the Central Administration Complex East Wing, Conference Room 2 from Wednesday, July 24.
Topic: Disaster Recovery, National and Marine Parks, Virgin Gorda | Posted By: lstevens
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 - 5:07pm
Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent Wheatley; Junior Minister for Tourism, Honourable Shereen Flax-Charles; representatives from the Recovery and Development Agency, and the National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands are pictured at the contract signing for remedial works at the Baths on Virgin Gorda.
The Territory’s newest centenarian, Mrs. Emogene Augusta Creque is photographed seated and surrounded by Government officials including Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malon; Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent Wheatley, as well as family and friends.
Just about seven weeks ago, the House of Assembly passed the Immigration and Passports (Amendment) Act 2019, clearing the way for the commencement of the first phase of government’s programme to reform the laws, policies and systems that regulate immigration and labour in the Virgin Islands.