Statement By Premier Of The Virgin Islands - Supporting Relief Efforts For Dominica

Thursday, 3 September 2015 - 11:45am

Madam Speaker, as we are aware, Tropical Storm Erika passed through the Caribbean last week and left a path of destruction in its wake. Several islands including the Dominican Republic, Haiti, St. Croix and Dominica were affected by the storm. Thankfully the British Virgin Islands was spared.


Premier Smith Pledges Us$100,000 To Dominica Relief Efforts

Wednesday, 2 September 2015 - 9:45am

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE has joined the international community in a demonstration of solidarity for the island of Dominica, and has pledged US$100,000.00 towards relief efforts on behalf of the Government of the Virgin Islands. 

We are Strengthening Our Future with the National Health Insurance

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 - 1:45pm

A day when we can as a country finally say that everybody in the BVI, adults, children, the elderly will have access to health care that is good and that is affordable.

Premier’s Office Endorses Upcoming Adult Enrichment Seminar

Tuesday, 1 September 2015 - 1:15pm

This year’s event is scheduled from September 7 to September 11, and again from September 21 to September 25. It will be followed by an awards ceremony for participants on Sunday, September 27, to be held under the patronage of Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE.

Statement On Dominica By The Premier And Minister Of Finance

Friday, 28 August 2015 - 5:45pm

On behalf of the Government and people of the British Virgin Islands, I extend my deep and sincere condolences to the Government and people of the Commonwealth of Dominica on the devastation and loss of life caused by the passage of Tropical storm Erika. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. 

Midyear Tourism Figures Signal Positive Industry Growth

Monday, 24 August 2015 - 9:45am

The British Virgin Islands has seen an increase in the number of visitors to the Territory this year, with initial tourism figures up by three percent over last year, signaling positive growth in the industry.

Acting Premier, Hon. Ronnie Skelton Message on Hurricane Danny

Friday, 21 August 2015 - 5:00pm

Dear Residents and Visitors,

As you are aware Hurricane Danny is approaching the Virgin Islands, and while it is still more than one thousand miles south east of the Territory, forecasters are predicting that we would be impacted by tropical force winds by Monday or Tuesday.

Nominations Now Open For September’s Business Of The Month

Thursday, 20 August 2015 - 3:15pm

The Trade and Consumer Affairs Department is inviting persons to nominate a business that has shown outstanding service delivery and products, as nominations are now being accepted for the September Business of the Month. 

Premier Smith Away; Hon. Skelton Is Acting Premier

Thursday, 20 August 2015 - 3:00pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is advising that Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE, is currently away from the Territory until August 25.

Mi Amor Jewellers Wins The August Business Of The Month

Thursday, 20 August 2015 - 10:15am

The Government of the Virgin Islands congratulates Mi Amor Jewellers as the winner of the August Business of the Month. Operated by Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Eileen Bourke, Mi Amor Jewellers opened its doors in response to the overwhelming need for affordable jewelry and watches in the local market following the closure of Colombian Emeralds International.