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July 18th, 2016
Rosalie Adams to be new Acting Deputy Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word just reaching our newsroom from our senior National Democratic Party (NDP) sources is that former civil servant and retired Permanent Secretary in the Premier's Office, Mrs Rosalie Adams will be named the new Acting Deputy Governor.

November 9th, 2015
Michelle Donovan-Stevens confirmed as HR Director after 5 years Acting!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - One of the longest civil servants to act in a post for five years plus, Mrs Michelle Donovan-Stevens has been confirmed to the post as Director of Human Resources.

September 25th, 2015
Repair works on West End Police Station completed

WEST END, Tortola, VI- Residents on the western end of Tortola will continue to receive essential law-enforcement services and a more visible police presence following the completion of works on the West End Police station.

September 24th, 2015
New courtroom facility @ John’s Hole promised- Tamia N. Richards

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A new courtroom facility at John’s Hole has been promised by Permanent Secretary in the Deputy Governor’s Office, Mr David D. Archer.

January 7th, 2015
Did Sr Magistrate Tamia Richards break law over Liquor License?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Just like the Police Officers at all ranks, the Senior Magistrate within the Virgin Islands judiciary system should be upholding the laws of the Virgin Islands and be well aware that only the House of Assembly (HOA) elected by the people can make laws and regulations to bring the laws into force.

January 6th, 2015
After 4 years Michelle Donovan-Stevens still ‘Acting’ in HR post!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the public have concluded that the civil service has become a political body with promotions, confirmation to post, firing, hiring, extension of contracts and transfers is based on politics or the government of the day, the morale in the service continues to be at an all time low following the 2011 general elections won by the National Democratic Party (NDP).

December 6th, 2014
Xmas on de Castro St. draws support despite controversy

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Scores of residents and visitors came out to Christmas on de Castro Street last evening December 5, 2014 as the change of venue for the traditional holiday kick-starter did not dampen support.

April 14th, 2014
Fmr Magistrate Charmaine R. Rosan-Bunbury awaits return to office

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Three years ago Former Magistrate Charmaine R. Rosan-Bunbury was removed from office as the Crown had taken legal action against her but a tribunal had in May 2012 found no wrongdoing on her part and had advised that she be returned to office. Up to today that order has not been carried out.

February 21st, 2014
‘I have been acting for almost 4 years’ - Michelle Donovan-Stevens

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - One would think that the Human Resources Department of the Government of the Virgin Islands would have set an example on the issue of acting appointments. However, this is not the case.

August 26th, 2013
6 years later Patrick O. Harrigan still acting in his post!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It is no secret that morale and productivity in the civil service under both the United Kingdom appointed Governor, William B. McCleary and Deputy Governor, (DG) V. Inez Archibald is at an all time low.



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