Archive for: 2014

Joint Ministerial Council 2014

The Political Leaders and Representatives of the UK and the Overseas Territories met as the Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London on 2nd and 3rd December. The Joint Ministerial Council is the highest forum bringing together UK Ministers and elected Leaders and Representatives of the Overseas Territories for the […] Read more...

Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of UKOTA

A well-attended Reception was held on the evening of Tuesday 4th November in the Palace of Westminster to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the founding of the United Kingdom Overseas Territories Association (UKOTA)… Click here to continue reading. Read more...

Gibraltar celebrates National Day

On 10th September, Gibraltar celebrated its National Day with the now traditional annual rally in Casemates Square and a firework display to end the day. The National Day commemorates the first Referendum when the people of Gibraltar voted overwhelmingly to remain British. The Gibraltar community were joined in the celebrations by a group of visiting […] Read more...

Montserrat Development Corporation to receive Industry Honour at The Americas Property Awards

The Montserrat Development Corporation has been informed it is among the winners in the Americas regional stage of the prestigious International Property Awards 2014-15. Montserrat Development Corporation submitted the Marine Village development at Little Bay in the Leisure Development category where the entry competed against a number of high-profile property developers in the Caribbean region […] Read more...

Overseas Territories at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

This summer sports men and women from the UK Overseas Territories competed in the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, joining the total 71 nations and territories who took part, competing in 18 different sports. Anguilla, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, St Helena and the Turks & Caicos all had teams […] Read more...

BVI Celebrates 30th Anniversary as a Financial Services Centre

On 15th August, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) celebrated its 30th Anniversary as a Financial Services Centre. The jurisdiction’s establishment is considered to have begun on 15 August 1984, marked by the Government’s passage of the International Business Companies (IBC) Act in the Legislative Council, led by then Chief Minister Cyril B. Romney. The passage […] Read more...

Pre-Joint Ministerial Council Meeting
held in the Cayman Islands

Heads of most of the Overseas Territories’ Governments and their UK Representatives met in the Cayman Islands on 15th – 17th July for the Pre-Joint Ministerial Council Meeting, to discuss the forthcoming Joint Ministerial Council Meeting (JMC), which will be held in December 2014 in London… Click here to continue reading Read more...

St Helena Airport

In November 2011, a contract was made between St Helena Government and Basil Read to Design, Build and Operate the St Helena Airport. Two anniversaries have been achieved since then, and the Airport project has gained both local and international attention. St Helena and UK Government hope that the Airport will lead to eventual financial […] Read more...

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