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March 8th, 2017
‘We desperately need equipment’-PWD Director Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Yet another government Department is in trouble and cannot carry out its mandate due to financial hardship, while Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) continues to claim that “the economy is robust.”

December 12th, 2014
‘Many have same problems as HMP inmates’ – Hon Myron V. Walwyn

BALSUM GHUT, Tortola, VI – As families, relatives, friends and otherwise concerned persons gathered for the graduation ceremony of a group of inmates at Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) rehabilitation programmes, they heard that there are many not in prison but have the same problems like the inmates.

July 30th, 2013
Prison population peaked out at record 148 this year- Forbes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the increase in population, social challenges, and economic hardship come the steady increase in the population at Her Majesty's Prison which has reached an all time high of 148 inmates so far for 2013.
This startling revelation was made by Acting Superintendent of Prisons Mr Charles L. Forbes during the closing of the High Court assizes on July 24, 2013.

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