“Wear Green, Go Green” For Earth Day 2015

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 - 3:30pm

The public is encouraged to “Wear Green and Go Green” in territorial solidarity for Earth Day 2015, Wednesday, April 22.

Environmental Officer of the Conservation and Fisheries Department, Mrs. Cynara Benjamin-Duncan, said that the department is once again trying to increase awareness of eco-friendly habits by encouraging persons to wear green and “be greener.”

All Invited To “Wear Green And Go Green” On Earth Day

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 - 9:45am

The Conservation and Fisheries Department is inviting all persons to ‘Wear Green and Go Green” in territorial solidarity for Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22.

In addition, the Department is inviting all churches, organizations, civic groups and/or interested individuals to join in a coastal clean-up effort along the Sir Francis Drive in the Slaney area on April 22 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Persons are also encouraged to participate in an educational Eco-walk and environmental tour scheduled for Saturday, April 25.

‘Conversation With Our Ministers’ Television Series Begins Tomorrow

Monday, 13 April 2015 - 5:00pm

The community will have an opportunity to hear from  Ministers of Government as the Department of Information and Public Relations launches its television programme series titled “Conversation with Our Ministers”.

Entries Invited For Farmers’ Week 2016 Theme Competition

Thursday, 9 April 2015 - 3:15pm

The Department of Agriculture is inviting members of the public to enter the Farmers’ Week 2016 theme competition.  Entries should be inspired by and incorporate the following topics: sustainable development, increased agricultural production and climate change. The theme should not exceed twelve (12) words and the competition is open to all persons.

Land Acquisition – East End National Sewerage Project

Thursday, 2 April 2015 - 6:00pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is defending its recent motion in the House of Assembly for the compulsory acquisition of a plot of land earmarked for a sewerage pumping station opposite the East End Police Station.

Fishing Licence Applications To Be Processed At Conservation

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 - 5:00pm

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour is informing the public that Fishing Licence applications, both temporary and annual, will no longer be processed at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour...

Virgin Gordians Come Out To Minimum Wage Meeting

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 - 3:30pm

Approximately thirty persons from the Virgin Gorda community came out and readily expressed their views at the public meeting on the review of the Minimum Wage on Wednesday, March 25 ....

BVI Is First To Launch Financing Framework For Climate Change Issues

Friday, 27 March 2015 - 4:30pm

The Virgin Islands became the first Caribbean Territory and a leader amongst small island states globally in establishing the policy and financing framework needed to address the causes and impacts of climate change.

All Invited To Eco-Walk

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 - 2:30pm

The Conservation and Fisheries department is inviting the public to participate in an educational and stimulating “Eco-Walk” scheduled for Saturday, April 25.

The walk will be led by the department’s staff and will start at the Market Square in Road Town at 5:00 a.m. Participants will walk through a special route  to Sea Cow’s Bay and back to Road Town.

Minimum Wage Advisory Committee Meets With Public

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 - 12:15pm

The Minimum Wage Advisory Committee mandated to investigate the working conditions of various professions and make recommendations to Government, will hold the first in a series of public meetings tomorrow.

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