Madam Speaker, today, we stand at a pivotal moment in the history of our beloved British Virgin Islands. It is a moment that holds the promise of shaping the very foundations of our society – the future of our immigration policies and the profound impact they have on our future.
Madam Speaker, I am pleased to be able to update this Honourable House on a major milestone for our tax administration system in the Virgin Islands which is targeted to go live by the end of this month.
Madam Speaker, the cruise industry in the Virgin Islands plays a vital role in the overall tourism sector, contributing to the economic growth and development of these beautiful islands. With its pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and breathtaking landscapes, the Virgin Islands has emerged as a popular destination for cruise operators and tourists alike.
Topic: International Affairs (including the British Virgin Islands International Finance Centre) | Posted By: rmaduro
Thursday, 7 September 2023 - 3:40pm
I am grateful for the opportunity to share information regarding an upcoming event that holds great significance in our collective efforts to address the challenge of global illicit financial flows. Senior Officials from the Overseas Territories (OTs) and the United Kingdom (UK) and will be meeting here in the Virgin Islands from the 12th to the 14th of September 2023 for a meeting on Illicit Finance. This meeting will be co-chaired by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and the Government of the Virgin Islands.
Topic: Ministry of Health, Non-Communicable Diseases | Posted By: alsmith
Monday, 4 September 2023 - 4:23pm
For September, the Virgin Islands' community joins the rest of the world in observing World Alzheimer's Month. The observation of World Alzheimer's Month is being spearheaded by Alzheimer's Disease International to raise awareness of dementia and to help address and eliminate the stigma associated with the disease.
A warm and heartfelt welcome is extended to each of you as we continue along this exciting chapter on the journey of re-imagining education in the Virgin Islands. It is my distinct pleasure to welcome each of you to Professional Day and Summer Institute for 2023.
Premier, Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley; Minister for Health, Honourable Vincent Wheatley; Acting Chief Education Officer, Mrs. Orlandette Crabbe; our esteem guests that are here with us, members from the teaching service commission, our amazing private sector partners, Unite BVI, principals, teachers, counsellors, support staff, education officers in the ministry, once again good morning to you all.