Territory Sees A Return To Positive Economic Growth

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 - 9:00am

The Territory has seen a return to positive economic growth with Government reserves of $44.6 million. The announcement was made by Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE, during his Address to the Territory on May 4.  

Re-Broadcast Times For ‘Address To The Territory’

Tuesday, 5 May 2015 - 2:45pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is informing the public that the Address to the Territory by Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE will be re-broadcast on May 5, May 6 and May 7 at 7:00 p.m.   io stations, namely ZBVI 780 AM, ZKING 1009.FM, ZCCR 94.1FM and ZVCR 106.9 FM. However, on ZROD 103.7 FM, the address will be aired at 8:00 p.m. each night.

 

 

 

 

Address To The Territory By The Honourable Premier

Tuesday, 5 May 2015 - 1:15pm

My Fellow Virgin Islanders and Residents,

As Premier of these Virgin Islands and as the Leader of Government business, it is both my duty and responsibility to speak to you about the progress we have made as a Territory since you sent my government to manage your affairs on 7th November 2011.

Premier Smith Celebrates The Territory's Golden Citizens

Monday, 4 May 2015 - 4:15pm

A pleasant good morning to everyone here, all seniors and visitors who are with us.

 

Premier Smith To Address The Territory On Monday, May 4

Friday, 1 May 2015 - 5:00pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE will give the public a synopsis of the work of the Government of the Virgin Islands from November 2011 to present when he delivers an Address to the Territory on Monday, May 4.

 

Statement by Premier Smith: DISSOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

Thursday, 30 April 2015 - 12:15pm

My Fellow Virgin Islanders:

In accordance with Section 84 (2) of the Virgin Islands Constitution Order 2007, I have today asked His Excellency the Governor to dissolve the House of Assembly on Friday 1st May, 2015 to allow for the holding of a General Election in accordance with Section 86 of the said Constitution Order.

Premier Smith Applauds Territory’s International Accreditation

Thursday, 30 April 2015 - 10:30am

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE is extending congratulations to the Department of Disaster Management for leading the BVI on the journey to become the first Territory in the Caribbean to be granted international accreditation from the Emergency Management Accreditation Programme (EMAP). 

BVI: A Magnet For Memorable Experiences

Thursday, 30 April 2015 - 9:00am

Good afternoon:

This morning around 6:30 a.m. visibility was not particularly good, but as I made out the Norwegian Getaway making her way to Road Harbour, in front of Salt Island and Cooper, my heart skipped a beat. 

Anchor Drops: A New Tourism Era Begins

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 - 4:45pm

A new beginning for the tourism industry in the Virgin Islands was declared today, as the newly expanded Cruise Pier was officially opened.

Web Trader Submissions Go Online

Wednesday, 29 April 2015 - 3:15pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is reminding customs brokers, agents and traders that Her Majesty’s Customs is moving towards full automation of its Cargo Declaration system with the introduction of its automated Web Trader Programme on May 4.     

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