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Saharan Dust Impedes Hurricane Activity

Friday, 22 July 2016 - 5:07pm

Meteorologists have linked the presence of Saharan Air Layer (SAL) or Saharan Dust across the Atlantic Ocean, to the calm currently being experienced for the Atlantic Hurricane Season. 

DDM Conducts Workshop To Test BVI Cruise Ship Incident Plan

Friday, 22 July 2016 - 4:07pm

Senior representatives from the public and private sectors met on Wednesday, July 20 to test and update the 2013 BVI Cruise Ship Incident Plan.

New Service For Processing British Passports Available July 25

Friday, 22 July 2016 - 3:03pm

The Virgin Islands now has a new service for processing passports for persons applying for British nationality.

Premier Meets With Overseas Territories Leaders At Pre-JMC

Friday, 22 July 2016 - 9:14am

Premier Dr. Hon. D. Orlando Smith, OBE has concluded meetings with Political Leaders of the Overseas Territories (OTs) at the annual Pre-Joint Ministerial Council Meetings in the Turks & Caicos Islands. The BVI Premier joined other leaders from Anguilla, Bermuda, Cayman Islands,  Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, Turks  and Caicos Islands with whom he discussed  plans for the annual Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) and key areas for engagement with the UK;  including implications of the United Kingdom’s (UK) departure from the European Union (EU). 

Truancy Unit Encourages Road Safety For Students

Thursday, 21 July 2016 - 4:00pm

The Truancy Unit of the Ministry of Education and Culture is encouraging students to be careful when riding on motor scooters and bicycles.

Sex Offender Rehabilitation Work Commences At HM Prison

Thursday, 21 July 2016 - 3:54pm

The British Virgin Islands now has its first accredited sex offender treatment programme.

Speaker Of The House Of Assembly To Attend Regional Conference

Wednesday, 20 July 2016 - 4:50pm

The Honourable Speaker of the House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands, Mrs. Ingrid Moses-Scatliffe will be leading a contingent of delegates to the Bahamas to attend the annual Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Regional Conference.

BVI Visa Exemption Programme To Go Into Effect September 1

Wednesday, 20 July 2016 - 4:01pm

Cabinet has approved the implementation of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) Visa Exemption Programme that will go into effect from Thursday, September 1.

BVI House Asia Hosts ‘Meet The Regulator’ Seminar

Wednesday, 20 July 2016 - 9:10am

More than 60 corporate service providers, lawyers and other financial services practitioners attended a ‘Meet the Regulator in Hong Kong’ seminar hosted by BVI House Asia.

Premier Smith Attends Pre-JMC; Honourable Pickering Is Acting Premier

Tuesday, 19 July 2016 - 5:00pm

Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE is away from the Territory attending the Pre-Joint Ministerial Council Meeting (JMC) in Turks and Caicos from Tuesday, July 19 until Thursday, July 21.