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June 24th, 2019
Premier Fahie, Ministers meet with Gov't Department Heads

Road TOWN, Tortola, VI - Heads of Departments across the Public Service were commended for their hard work and dedication when they were formally introduced to Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) and his administration at a special meeting on June 13, 2019.

June 23rd, 2019
Filing deadline extended for reporting financial institutions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Virgin Islands Financial Institutions (VIFIs) are notified that the filing deadline for US FATCA and Common Reporting Standards for the 2018 reporting financial year has been extended to Wednesday, July 31, 2019.

June 22nd, 2019
VI marked World Sea Turtle Day On June 16, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Territory observed World Sea Turtle Day on June 16, 2019, celebrating the importance of the species to Virgin Islands culture, history and tourism product.

June 13th, 2019
Contractors needed for VI Housing Programme

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Local contractors are needed in carrying out home repairs as part of the Housing Recovery Assistance Programme.

June 12th, 2019
2019 SFC Report now available to the public

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The entire budget process is now complete and the 2019 Standing Finance Committee (SFC) report is available to the public.

May 28th, 2019
Riteway customers urged to reuse shopping bags

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI - Customers of Riteway supermarket in Pasea Estate were urged to reduce the use of single use plastics during a visit to the store by His Excellency the Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert and Minister for Natural Resources, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley.

May 21st, 2019
500 plus food handlers’ certificates issued for 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A total of 596 food handlers’ certificates have been issued so far 2019, as the Environmental Health Division continues to assist food businesses in achieving required food safety standards.

May 16th, 2019
Hon de Castro discusses outsourcing business opportunities in Curacao

WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao – Hon Sharie B. Y. de Castro (AL), in her portfolio as Junior Minister for Trade and Economic Development, during the period May 7-10, 2019 attended the ‘Outsource to the Caribbean Conference’ (OCC) in Curaçao where the VI is looking to capitalise on the outsourcing business sector.

May 14th, 2019
VI businesses give back to vulnerable families

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, Vi - The proceeds raised by partners during Child Abuse Prevention Month activities 2019, were handed over to the Virgin Islands’ Social Development Department.

May 8th, 2019
Queen’s Birthday Parade set for June 7, 2019; Public holiday

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The ceremonial parade in honour of the birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will be observed on Friday, June 7, 2019, in the Virgin Islands.

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