Premier Smith New Year's Message 2018

Monday, 1 January 2018 - 9:44am
Premier's 2018  New Year’s Message 
 
Fellow Virgin Islanders, residents and friends, as we enter 2018, I wish you all a happy and healthy New Year.  With the turn of this new year, let us all continue in our resolve to work together to support the rebuilding of our Territory. 
 
The year 2017 will always be remembered as a year that our Territory faced its most significant challenge in modern history. 
 

Premier Smith Attends Joint Ministerial Meeting In The UK

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 - 4:32pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE is away from the Territory attending meetings in the United Kingdom (UK) from July 9 to 15, where he will discuss the UK's negotiations to exit the European Union (EU).

UNESCO Celebrates World Poetry Day With Book Presentations

Tuesday, 21 March 2017 - 2:58pm

Students from the Joyce Samuel Primary School are pictured receiving copies of Dr. Richard Georges, ‘Make Us All Islands’ poetry collection to commemorate World Poetry Day.

UNESCO World Poetry Day - Message By Director General

Tuesday, 21 March 2017 - 9:49am

At a time when the challenges we face – from climate change, inequality and poverty to violent extremism – seem so steep, the words of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow give us hope.

Premier Smith: Crime does not have a place in the Virgin Islands

Saturday, 11 March 2017 - 4:40pm

I am deeply saddened to learn of the recent tragic deaths of two young men in this community: Mr. Alston Penn and Mr. Ashburn Dawson. Mr. Ashburn Dawson died after a shooting incident near the Sunday Morning Well last night, while the body of Alston Penn was found on Windy Hill Road early yesterday morning. 

My condolences go out to the families of the victims. I pray that God's tender mercies surround all of you at this time.

BVI Featured On Outdoors Fishing Show ‘Let’s Take It Outside’

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 - 4:45pm

The Virgin Islands was recently featured as a destination in the NBC television series, ‘Let’s Take It Outside’. 

World Press Freedom Day Interview Highlights Journalism

Wednesday, 25 May 2016 - 4:15pm

World Press Freedom Day will be the focus of a special Government Information Service (GIS) television programme that airs next Tuesday.

Records May Day 2016 To Be Observed Monday May 2

Friday, 29 April 2016 - 4:30pm

The Archives and Records Management Unit of the Deputy Governor’s Office will be observing Records May Day, on Monday May 2.

BVI Government Moves To Reset Relationship With Local Media

Wednesday, 23 September 2015 - 3:30pm

The Government of the British Virgin Islands is moving proactively to reset its relationship with the local media, particularly as it relates to the financial services industry.

Premier's Tribute On The Passing Of Mr. Mark Herdman CBE, LVO

Wednesday, 19 August 2015 - 9:00am

It was with great sadness that I learned that our former Governor of the Virgin Islands, Mr. Mark Herdman, Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, and Lieutenant of Royal Victorian Order had passed away on August 5. 

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