News relating to Statutory Bodies such HLSCC, NHI, Tourist Board, Financial Services, Social Security, Health Service, etc.

BVI To Be Featured At Food And Tennis Stars Event

Tuesday, 28 August 2018 - 10:13am

The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board (BVITB) is a proud sponsor at the 19th Annual Citi Taste of Tennis, in New York City, on Thursday, August 23, 2018.  This event will kick off an exciting summer of tennis in New York City. The event will feature signature cuisines from the city’s leading chefs, as well as appearances by popular tennis stars. The event also serves as a fundraiser for Wellness in the Schools, a charitable foundation which promotes healthy eating, environmental awareness, and fitness as a way of life for kids in public schools. 

“Hook It Up Right” – Generator Safety

Wednesday, 22 August 2018 - 4:46pm

Deputy General Manager for the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC), Mr. Henry Creque is reminding the public to practice the safe usage of generators and ‘Hook It Up Right’.

Taxi Meeting To Discuss Return Of Ships

Wednesday, 22 August 2018 - 11:58am

All taxi operators who work at the cruise pier are invited to an important meeting on Thursday, August 23, at 2:00 p.m. on the Second Floor of the Ward’s Building.

Chronic Care Programme Piloted To Manage Diseases

Tuesday, 31 July 2018 - 12:55pm

A new chronic care programme will be piloted by the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) next month to improve the management of chronic diseases in the Territory.

Four BVI Youth Receive IMG Academy Scholarships

Friday, 27 July 2018 - 5:08pm

Young, aspiring British Virgin Islands athletes Stephan Deleon (basketball), Nashawnta Smith (baseball), Adaejah Hodge (track & field) and Angel George (tennis), are bound for Bradenton, Florida next month. The quartet, are the recipients of scholarships to attend the prestigious IMG Sports Academy in Florida from August 12 to 18, for a one-week Youth Core Sports Camp in their respective athletic disciplines. The scholarships are one of the benefits from the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board’s partnership with the Miami Open as the Caribbean Destination sponsor of the popular tennis tournament this year. 

Public Invited To A Lecture On Hearing

Tuesday, 10 July 2018 - 12:49pm

Private and public health practitioners and the community are invited to a lecture entitled “Oh be careful little ears… Can you hear?”

Elise Donovan Becomes Interim Director Of BVI London Office

Monday, 9 July 2018 - 1:43pm

The Government has announced today that Ms. Elise Donovan will become the interim Director of the BVI London Office (BVILO) from next month, following the departure of Mr. Benito Wheatley who has now completed his tenure as Director of the BVI London Office  

Parents And Guardians Urged To Review Immunisation Records

Thursday, 5 July 2018 - 6:32pm

Parents and guardians are being urged to ensure that their children’s vaccination record is up to date.

BVI Asia Trade Mission 2018 Completes Successful and Productive Roadshow

Tuesday, 19 June 2018 - 10:27am

The 2018 BVI Asia Trade Mission to five Asian cities completed its successful and productive two-week roadshow on Friday 15th June, with BVI hosting a trade conference in Shanghai with the theme “BVI: Asia’s International Partner in the Digital Era” held at the Ritz-Carlton Pudong.

BVI Delegation Returns From Successful Caribbean Week New York Event

Monday, 18 June 2018 - 11:36am

DesRoad Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands, June 18, 2018…Describing this as one of the most productive Caribbean Week events that she has ever attended, British Virgin Islands Director of Tourism Mrs. Sharon Flax Brutus, said that the Territory benefitted from fruitful discussion on tourism issues with their regional counterparts, connected with supporters of the BVI from the travel trade and was able to provide updates to the media on the state of tourism in the Territory.  The Director was part of a local delegation led by Junior Minister of Tourism, Hon. Archibald Christian, which attended the annual Caribbean Week New York event from June 3-9, 2018.   Deputy Director of Tourism Mr. Rhodni Skelton, was also part of the delegation.  They were joined by members of the BVI Tourist Board’s North American staff in attending the various activities for Caribbean Week New York.

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