Acting Governor's Message on Hurricane Danny

Friday, 21 August 2015 - 4:30pm

Residents of The Virgin Islands, by now you would be aware that Danny has been upgraded to Category 3 Hurricane. As a result, I have authorised the activation of the National Emergency Operations Centre at Level 2, considering that the Territory will feel some impact from this system by Monday or Tuesday. 

Acting Governor's Statement On Hurricane Danny

Thursday, 20 August 2015 - 12:15pm

Residents of The Virgin Islands, we have been blessed with a very quiet Atlantic hurricane season but as you are aware, we now face potential impact from the first system to affect the Caribbean this year.

Disaster Management Monitors Progress Of Tropical Storm Danny

Thursday, 20 August 2015 - 10:00am

The Department of Disaster Management (DDM) is tracking the progress of Tropical Storm Danny and encouraging residents of the British Virgin Islands to engage in preparedness measures.

Former Governor Mark Herdman, CBE, LVO, Passed Away

Tuesday, 18 August 2015 - 10:15am

Former Governor of the Virgin Islands, Mr. Mark Herdman, Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE), Lieutenant of Royal Victorian Order (LVO), passed away on August 5. The Governor, Mr. John S. Duncan, OBE, who is overseas, has been informed.

Governor Away From Territory – Acting Governor Appointed

Monday, 10 August 2015 - 11:00am

His Excellency the Governor, Mr. John S. Duncan, OBE, will be away from the Territory until September 7.

BVI’S Disaster Management Organisation Fairly Well Advanced

Friday, 31 July 2015 - 11:00am

Commanding Officer of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) Ship LYME BAY Captain Paul Minter, has called the Virgin Islands on-island response facilities fairly well advanced.

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.

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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. 

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