Parents and guardians/caregivers are being asked to put the necessary precautions in place and safeguard children during the Emancipation/Festival Celebration activities.
Financial Secretary, Mr. Glenroy Forbes is urging contractors and other tenderers to become familiar with the guidelines for contracts funded by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB).
Three additional magistrates have been appointed to the Judiciary of the Virgin Islands.
Acting Director of Shipping Captain Raman Bala is reminding boat owners to practice safety at sea particularly for the August Festival boat races.
The Magistrate’s Court heard its first case in its new modular building in John’s Hole on July 31.
The Government of the Virgin Islands has provided a photo album of all derelict vessels throughout the Territory and their locations to facilitate easy removal by their owners.
The Government of the Virgin Islands is inviting sealed bids to supply office equipment, kitchen appliances and furniture for schools in the British Virgin Islands.
Thirty teens from secondary schools across the Territory are developing their knowledge and skills in the area of Community Emergency Response (Teen-CERT) in a three-day training programme.
The Government of the Virgin Islands was awarded the sum of $221,935.86 for clean-up costs as a result of an oil spill that occurred in the BVI waters in 2006.
Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE is away from the Territory from August 2 to 6.