Statement By Premier And Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley on The Occasion of Heroes and Foreparents Day

Tuesday, 18 October 2022 - 3:37pm

People of the Virgin Islands, I greet you heartily on this Heroes and Foreparents Day. This holiday was conceived as a means of recognizing outstanding Virgin Islanders for their contribution to our society.  As we reflect on the findings of the commission of inquiry and seek to improve areas of governance where we have identified weaknesses, it is important to remember that we have also made tremendous progress.

Government Invites Tenders For Outfitting Magistrate’s Court

Friday, 7 October 2022 - 5:16pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is seeking the services of a qualified and suitable construction contractor to undertake the Outfitting of the Magistrate’s Court, Second Floor of the Dawson’s Building, Joe’s Hill, Tortola.

Government Seeks Bids For Repairs To East End Community Centre

Friday, 7 October 2022 - 5:01pm

The Government of the Virgin Islands is seeking the services of a qualified and suitable construction contractor to undertake the repairs to the East End/Long Look Community Centre on Tortola.

Bush Cutting Policy Under Revision

Friday, 7 October 2022 - 10:46am

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Communications and Works, Mr. Ronald Smith-Berkeley stated that the Ministry has experienced some administrative delays in attending to bush cutting throughout the Territory.

Orientation for New Board Members of Tourist Board

Tuesday, 4 October 2022 - 4:03pm

It’s a new day for tourism in the Virgin Islands as the newly appointed Board members of the Tourist Board met for their first meeting in an official orientation on Monday, October 3.

Members of the new Board were chosen through an application process where they were interviewed and later recommended and appointed by Cabinet.

Anegada Residents to Sharpen Commercial Land Application Skills

Friday, 30 September 2022 - 6:04pm

Residents on Anegada will be sharpening their skills in developing business plans and draft applications for the future use of commercial land at a workshop in November.

The need for the workshop was identified by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour in collaboration with the Hamilton Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), Unite BVI and the Anegada Advisory Lands Committee (AALC). The exercise is expected to contribute to the ongoing implementation of the Commission of Inquiry Recommendation B30 that speaks to the wholesale review of processes for the disposal of Crown Land to ensure that such disposals are the subject of an open and transparent process. 

Implementation Unit To Enhance Virgin Islands Government Reform

Tuesday, 30 August 2022 - 3:41pm

The National Unity Government of the Virgin Islands has established a unit to support the delivery of the Commission Of Inquiry (COI) report recommendations and ongoing government reform.  

MOU Signed For Governor’s Group Capacity Building

Tuesday, 21 September 2021 - 7:26pm

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed for a Capacity Building Initiative to develop highly skilled and adaptable leaders and officers within the Public Service.

Online Work Permit System To Be Launched Virtually

Friday, 9 July 2021 - 1:01pm

The online work permit system that will enhance the way that work permits are processed will be launched virtually on Monday, July 12 at 2:00 p.m.

Statement by Honourable Kye Rymer On Ministry Update

Friday, 10 July 2020 - 4:51pm

Mister Speaker, I thank you for the opportunity to provide an update on my Ministry. Over the past months I have provided updates as they relate to physical projects, but today I want to speak on the ministry’s legislation and policy framework which is currently afoot and will improve the operational efficiency of my Ministry.