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...
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...
MONTSERRAT: HRH The Duke of Edinburgh visited Montserrat in 1966 and 1993. During the 1966 visit, the Duke accompanied HM The Queen to the Agricultural Show. The second photograph below was taken during the 1993 visit, and shows The Duke pictured in front of Government House (which has since been destroyed during the volcanic eruption […] Read more...