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...
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...
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...
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...