Royal Fleet Auxiliary Lyme Bay To Call On Virgin Islands

Thursday, 23 July 2015 - 4:30pm

The Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Ship LYME BAY will pay a three-day visit to the Virgin Islands beginning on Sunday, July 26.

Increased Alert Level For Underwater Volcano Near Grenada

Thursday, 23 July 2015 - 3:30pm

The alert level for the submarine volcano, Kick ‘em Jenny which lies between Grenada and its sister island of Carriacou has been raised to orange which indicates that there is a highly elevated level of seismic and/or fumarolic activity or other unusual activity. 

Statement by His Excellency the Governor Mr. John S. Duncan, OBE on the Appointment of the Leader of the Opposition

Tuesday, 21 July 2015 - 4:00pm

Despite allowing a period of one month and one day for further reflection and consultation, I regret to announce that the Members of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition in the House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands have been unable to agree the recommendation of a Leader of the Opposition in accordance with section 70 (2) (a) of the Virgin Islands Constitution.

Remarks By Incoming Complaints Commissioner Sheila Brathwaite: Reduce Conflict Between The Public Service And The Public

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 - 5:00pm

It is with humility, some delight and some caution, that I approach this new position of Complaints Commissioner for the Virgin Islands. Humility because I thank God, His Excellency the Governor, the Premier and the former Leader of the Opposition for reposing their trust in me to carry out this task. 

Premier Lauds EMAP Accreditation At Disaster Council Meeting

Thursday, 25 June 2015 - 5:00pm

Premier Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE has lauded the recent international accreditation conferred upon the National Disaster Management Programme (NDMP) as “an outstanding achievement and one we must celebrate and be very proud of.”

More Agreements Signed With Disaster Management Stakeholders

Thursday, 25 June 2015 - 4:45pm

The annual meeting of the National Disaster Management Council (NDMC) took on added significance this year with the signing of Memoranda of Understandings (MOUs) with the British Virgin Islands Airports Authority (BVIAA) and the Insurance Association of the British Virgin Islands (IABVI).

HNLMS Van Amstel: Brief Visit To The Territory

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 - 1:30pm

A Royal Netherlands Navy vessel, the HNLMS Van Amstel, will be berthed at the Cruise Ship Terminal for a short unofficial visit from June 25 to 28 2015.

Statement by His Excellency the Governor Mr John S Duncan, OBE on the Appointment of the Leader of the Opposition Friday 19th June 2015

Friday, 19 June 2015 - 4:00pm

In the absence of agreement on the recommendation of a Leader of the Opposition from amongst the Members of Her Majesty’s loyal Opposition who were recently elected to the House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands, I have been asked as Governor to appoint a Member to this post in accordance with section 70 (2) (b) by exercising the Governor’s powers of discretion under the Virgin Islands Constitution.

Public Officers Commended On Their Conduct In 2015 Elections

Friday, 19 June 2015 - 9:45am

His Excellency Governor John S. Duncan, OBE, expressed his gratitude to officers for adhering to the Election Guidance Notes issued by the Deputy Governor Mrs. V. Inez Archibald, CBE.

His Excellency The Governor John S. Duncan, Obe Remarks At Swearing In Ceremony For The New Virgin Islands Government

Friday, 12 June 2015 - 5:00pm

It is an honour and a privilege for me as your Governor to officiate at this formal ceremony to hear the oaths and affirmations by the new Premier and Ministers of the new government of the Virgin Islands.

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