Payments For Seabed Developments Due December 31

Wednesday, 11 November 2015 - 4:45pm

Persons who utilise the Territory’s seabed in the form of reclamations, jetties and breakwaters, subleases and moorings are urged to settle all outstanding payments by December 31, 2015.  

BVI Arbour Day Highlights Native Plant Species

Wednesday, 11 November 2015 - 3:00pm

The National Parks Trust of the Virgin Islands is continuing its conservation efforts to preserve endangered and endemic plants species in the Virgin Islands. 

Environmental Profile Of Tortola Will Be Launched Tomorrow

Tuesday, 10 November 2015 - 3:00pm

A document that will serve as an ideal reference for current and historical information on the Territory’s environment will be launched on Wednesday, November 11, at 7:00 p.m. at the J. R. O’Neal Botanic Gardens. 

Committee Makes Recommendation To Increase Minimum Wage

Monday, 2 November 2015 - 5:00pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering has announced that there was a recommendation for an increase in the Territory’s minimum wage. 

Sargassum Seaweed Phenomenon

Monday, 2 November 2015 - 1:00pm

Madame Speaker, the issue of the influx of Sargassum seaweed being experienced throughout the Territory is a timely and important subject and one that the Government has been paying careful attention to. 

Increasing the Territory’s Minimum Wage

Monday, 2 November 2015 - 12:30pm

Madame Speaker, under the Minimum Wage Order made on November 6, 1979, the minimum wage payable for employment in the Territory was set at $10 per day and on 1st June, 1994 it moved to $3.00 per hour.   

Deputy Premier To Attend Green Conference In Aruba Next Week

Friday, 23 October 2015 - 5:00pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. Honourable Kedrick Pickering will attend The Aruba Learning Event and the sixth annual Green Conference taking place in Aruba from October 26 to 28.

“Virgin Expressions” Talent Showcase Cancelled

Friday, 23 October 2015 - 9:45am

The Conservation and Fisheries Department is informing the public that the Virgin Expressions Talent Showcase slated for Saturday, October 24 has been cancelled.

Deputy Premier Attends Energy Meeting In Miami Florida

Wednesday, 21 October 2015 - 2:00pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands continues to seek innovative ways of conserving energy as Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering, attends a meeting on Energy Transition in Miami today.

Strategy To Reduce Territory’s Reliance On Food Imports

Friday, 16 October 2015 - 5:15pm

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour has implemented a three-pronged approach to reduce the Territory’s reliance on food imports in an effort to increase food security.

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