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May 15th, 2023
Britain to adopt 'new approach' to improve collaboration with OTs

LONDON, United Kingdom- Britain will adopt a new approach to improve collaboration with the Overseas Territories (OTs), according to a statement from the Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) on May 12, 2023.

November 13th, 2021
Premier Fahie, VI delegation join OT leaders @ Joint Ministerial Council

LONDON, UK – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is attending the annual Overseas Territories (OT) Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) in the United Kingdom (UK), which will be the first JMC in-person meeting since 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

December 8th, 2018
Another taxpayers trip by 'lame duck' Premier, what was accomplished?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Outgoing and 'lame duck' Premier of the Virgin Islands (VI), Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), has concluded yet another overseas trip on taxpayers money on his last days in office.

February 8th, 2017
What was achieved for VI from Brexit talks?

LONDON, United Kingdom- Days after the Colonial Power the United Kingdom voted via a referendum in June 2016 to leave the European Union, Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) went public saying that the Virgin Islands (VI) wants to be at the table when the exit is being negotiated.

December 23rd, 2015
'We know who beneficially owns VI companies’ – Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith announced in the House of Assembly on Monday December 21, 2015 during the Fifth Sitting of the First Session of the Third House of Assembly that the territory was successful in gaining recognition for its “largely compliant rating” by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), which said that the territory should not be labelled as a tax haven.

December 5th, 2013
Premier Discusses Territorial Matters with UK Students

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - On the heels of the recently concluded Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) in the United Kingdom (UK), the BVI London office played host to the Premier and a wide cross section of BVI students in London at its annual Student Orientation.

November 27th, 2013
UK & OTs issue ‘ambitious’ communiqué in London

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- UK Ministers and Overseas Territory leaders at the annual Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council in London have agreed to an ambitious communiqué setting out steps to promote further opportunities for business, trade and investment in the Territories.

November 25th, 2013
OT meeting in London starts today; Dr. Smith representing VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Reviewing and implementing the strategy and commitments in the 2012 White Paper will be one of the major items on the agenda when the annual Overseas Territories Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) meets from today November 26 to November 27, 2013 in London.

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