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August 11th, 2012
REPORT: Survey Department revenue continues to plummet

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – According to the 2011 Survey Department report, their revenue collection arm continues to show a trend of sharp and steady decline as experienced over the past four years.

May 23rd, 2012
Ronald Smith-Berkeley confirmed as PS for MNR/L

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As was first and accurately reported by Virgin Islands News Online, Ronald Smith-Berkeley was appointed to the post of Permanent Secretary (PS), Ministry of Natural Resources & Labour (MNR/L) for a period of one year with effect from May 2, 2011.

April 21st, 2012
Green house project to be audited, says PS Smith-Berkeley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Ministry for Natural Resources and Labour (MN&RL) has requested the Internal Audit Department to do an audit of the Greenhouse project before a decision is made on the next step forward.

April 18th, 2012
Labour Commissioner Maynard still out!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Her second vacation extension has ended on April 15, 2012, however, Labour Commissioner Oleanvine Maynard is still not back on the job at the Labour Department. Word just reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that the Commissioner reported to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour on Monday April 16, 2012 and met with the Permanent Secretary (PS) Mr. Ronald Smith-Berkeley.

January 17th, 2012
VIslanders not wanting to work is a myth- Hon. Christian

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “There was a myth in the country that our people don’t want to work but some of the people I have seen come to my office when they look into my face and into my eyes I can see that they really desire to be employed in this country and it is something that makes me want to get up and do something”, were the words of Territorial At Large Representative Archibald Christian on NDP Radio, which was aired last evening Monday January 16, 2012.

December 19th, 2011
Major shake-up in Labour Dept!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As first reported by Virgin Islands News Online, the Labour Department will have a new Commissioner.

December 3rd, 2011
ILO workshops focus on improving Labour Standards in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI–The Ministry of Natural Resources and Labour and the Labour Department in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) are currently hosting a three-day workshop titled “ILO, International Labour Standards and the Supervisory Mechanisms.”



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