Remarks by his Excellency the Governor, Augustus J. U. Jaspert - Catch Up with the Governor

Tuesday, 17 December 2019 - 3:35pm

Good morning all. A particular welcome to members of the media.  As we are nearing the end of the year, I wanted to take the opportunity to look back and reflect a little on the past year and also look forwards a little to 2020.  

Remarks by Honourable Carvin Malone During The Swearing In Ceremony As Deputy Premier Of The Virgin Islands

Tuesday, 17 December 2019 - 2:53pm

Your Excellency Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert; Premier, Minister for Finance & District 1 Representative, Hon. Andrew A. Fahie; Minister for Natural Resources, Work Force Development and Immigration and District 9 Representative; Hon. Vincent O. Wheatley; Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities and District 5 Representative; Hon. Kye M. Rymer; Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture and District 7 Representative,  Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley; Jr. Minister for Tourism & Territorial At-Large Representative, Hon. Sharie B. de Castro; My wife & Minister of Home Affairs, Mrs. Pernis A. Malone; family members and all gathered here; good morning.

Honourable Carvin Malone Is Deputy Premier

Tuesday, 17 December 2019 - 2:23pm

Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Carvin Malone was sworn in as Deputy Premier today, December 17.

Remarks Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley at Belonger and Residency Ceremony

Tuesday, 17 December 2019 - 12:01pm

A pleasant Good Day to each and every one of you.  I want to begin by first congratulating all the persons who will be receiving certificates of Residency and of Belonger Status here today.

Changing USD Currency Not An Option For The BVI

Friday, 13 December 2019 - 8:09pm

The Government of the British Virgin Islands has moved to clarify certain inaccurate reports and misconceptions that have been circulating in the local and international media with respect to its use of the US Dollar as the Territory’s official currency.

BVI Welcomes Marella Discovery 2 On Its Inaugural Call

Friday, 13 December 2019 - 5:21pm

Junior Minister for Tourism, Honourable Sharie DeCastro is featured earlier today as she presented a plaque to the Captain of the Marella Discovery 2.....

Fast Track Programme’s Successful Applicants To Receive Certificates

Friday, 13 December 2019 - 5:05pm

Successful applicants in the Fast Track Initiative will be awarded their Residency and/or Belonger Status Certificates and Cards at the Multipurpose Sports Complex on Monday, December 16.

Remarks by Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie On Renewable Energy Coming to Anegada

Thursday, 12 December 2019 - 5:07pm

I have learned that you had a fruitful trip to one of our prized jewels—Anegada yesterday. Anegada is the home to Lobster Festival, striking coral reefs and relaxation.

Government Signs Tax Agreement With Airbnb

Thursday, 12 December 2019 - 2:09pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands has signed a voluntary collection agreement with Airbnb for Hotel Accommodation Tax on transient occupancy.

Public Reminded Of Process To Renew Multiple Trade Licences

Thursday, 12 December 2019 - 11:17am

Business owners with five or more trade licences for renewal are notified that effective Monday, December 16, these documents are to be submitted for processing at the Department of Trade, Investment Promotion and Consumer Affairs on the second floor of the Sebastian Building.

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