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April 16th, 2013
Rotary Sunrise donates $$ to local museum

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Old Government House Museum was on the receiving end today April 16, 2013 when the Rotary Sunrise Club of Tortola donated $2,000 towards its upkeep.

April 15th, 2013
Where is Gov. McCleary?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentators are contending that a lack of reaction on the part of United Kingdom (UK) appointed Governor William Boyd McCleary and UK Prime Minister David Cameron to the offshore financial information ‘leak’ fiasco is costing the Virgin Islands (VI) money.

March 4th, 2013
UPDATE: Under pressure Governor appoints Ishmael Scatliffe to PSC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After almost four months of resistance and close to violation of the Virgin Islands Constitutional Order and under pressure from the Leader of the Opposition Ralph T. O’Neal OBE, the United Kingdom appointed Governor William B. McCleary has complied and appointed businessman and Virgin Islander Ishmael Scatliffe as a member of the Public Service Commission (PSC).

February 15th, 2013
Turks and Caicos Premier Asks UK to Recall Governor, Attorney General

By Alexander Britell

Turks and Caicos Premier Dr Rufus Ewing has asked the United Kingdom to recall Governor Ric Todd, Attorney General Huw Shepheard and CFO Hugh McGarel Groves from office.

February 1st, 2013
’I am not a racist’- Gov. McCleary tells talk show host!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After months of coming under attack by many civil servants, the legal fraternity, the media and many quiet whisperers in the community, the United Kingdom appointed Governor William B. McCleary has broken his silence.

September 12th, 2012
Premier handed Sloop Shoot-Out Trophy!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following a brief ceremony yesterday September 11, 2012, the Premier the Honourable Dr. D. Orlando Smith was presented with the winner’s Trophy following his victory over the Governor in the traditional August Sloop Race.

April 16th, 2012
Only 13 out of 72 staff are locals at Her Majesty’s Prison

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After learning when the Governor’s Office appeared before the 2012 Standing Finance Committee (SFC) that both the Governor and the Ministry of Education and Culture were responsible for the prison with “gray” areas, the Superintendent of Her Majesty’s Prison Richard Holder has also added to the confusion.

December 10th, 2011
No “yes or no” answer to UK’s flexibility on VI budget submission - Tim Colley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Deputy Director of the Overseas Territories, Tim Colley, grilled by journalists yesterday December 9, 2011 on whether the United Kingdom was willing to flex with the Virgin Islands Government on the issue of submitting its budget two months prior to its approval, said it was very much in the interest of the VI Government to work openly with the UK Government on public financial management and to engage at an early stage in financial planning as it i

November 14th, 2011
Remembrance Day service held at Road Town Methodist Church

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Boyd McCleary, CMG, CVO and Deputy Governor Inez Archibald were among the persons at Sunday’s Remembrance Day service held on Sunday, 14 November at the Road Town Methodist Church, a press release from Government Information Service (GIS).

November 5th, 2011
UPDATE - 653 turned out for Advance Polling

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A release from the Government Information Service revealed that 653 voters turned out to vote yesterday Friday November 4, 2011.


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