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June 16th, 2019
Performance appraisals waived for increment payments - Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) revealing that the current hold up of the long overdue public servant increment payments is due to the Deputy Governor’s Office, the Premier also noted that no performance appraisals will be done with the release of the funds.

June 15th, 2019
Public Servants recognised for exceptional service

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Twelve Public Officers in the Virgin Islands (VI) were recognised for their exceptional customer service and pinned at the second Public Service Star Membership Club Pinning Ceremony on June 13, 2019.

June 15th, 2019
Patrice Roberts delivers at Soca Wee 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The fear expressed by many that Cane Garden Bay's events of last evening, June 15, 2019, would have pulled to plug on the Soca Wee Fete was allayed from early in the night.

June 14th, 2019
UPDATE: No agreement reached with NCL on release of berths- BVIPA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands is still in negotiations with Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) over the releasing of unused berths.

June 14th, 2019
'Deputy Gov’s Office holding up increment payments' – Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says the government has done its part regarding making funds available for the payment of the long overdue increments to civil servants and it is now for the Human Resources (HR) Department of the Deputy Governor’s Office to announce a date and release the funds.

June 14th, 2019
NDP issued no new scholarships since Irma – SFC Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Capital Road Town still without a Public Library and works at the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) only now commencing under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government, more information is coming forward revealing just how bad the Dr D. Orlando Smith National Democratic Party (NDP) administration left the education sector.

June 13th, 2019
Contractors needed for VI Housing Programme

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Local contractors are needed in carrying out home repairs as part of the Housing Recovery Assistance Programme.

June 13th, 2019
Locals sidelined for jobs even after understudying expats - Hon Flax-Charles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) recently revealing that the Virgin Islands (VI) has processed thousands of work permits so far for 2019, concerns are being raised over the state of the job market for locals.

June 12th, 2019
‘Vanterpool should be paid as D4 Representative-elect' - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Social Commentator Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline says Fourth District (D4) Representative-Elect, Mr Mark H. Vanterpool should be compensated as per recommendations in the Virgin Islands (VI) Constitution 2007, in spite of him not being sworn-in as a Member of the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA).

June 12th, 2019
2019 SFC Report now available to the public

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The entire budget process is now complete and the 2019 Standing Finance Committee (SFC) report is available to the public.

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