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May 18th, 2020
V. Inez Archibald selected to chair powerful PSC!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Retired longtime Deputy Governor and National Democratic Party (NDP) supporter Vivian Inez Archibald has been selected by controversial Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert aka ‘Gus’ to Chair the powerful Public Service Commission (PSC).

September 4th, 2019
Premier calls out ‘inaccurate’ media reports on PS appointments

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has called ‘inaccurate and misleading’ reports from some sections of the media, that he made appointments of Permanent Secretaries in the various government ministries and that those appointments were rejected by Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI) Augustus J. U. Jaspert.

September 2nd, 2019
Arliene T. Penn is Director of Communications

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Mrs Arliene T. Penn has been appointed Director of Communications in the Premier Office effective August 26, 2019.

March 28th, 2016
Shame on Myron V. Walwyn! Threatens media & public with legal action

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The embattled and controversial Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn has continued his unstatesmanlike tactics on the media and the ordinary citizens of the Virgin Islands.

March 24th, 2016
Willock hits back @ Hon Walwyn's HoA attack

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It has been brought to our attention that the disgraced and irrelevant Minister for Education and Culture Myron V. Walwyn, whose legitimacy to sit in the House of Assembly remains an active area of contention and debate, went on his usual crazy, biased, self serving, disgusting, childish and unstatesmanlike line of attack on Wednesday, March 23 2016 during the Budget Debate about a nomination made by the Leader of the Opposition to the Public Service Commission.

January 12th, 2014
Lincoln A. Harrigan In! Keturah Crabbe Out!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Word just reaching our news room from our Team of Reporters from around the Virgin Islands is that businessman and former civil servant Lincoln Alex Harrigan was appointed to the powerful Public Service Commission (PSC). He has replaced another retired civil servant Keturah Crabbe whose appointment expired last year.

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 13th, 2013
Former legislator & retired Principal Elmore Stoutt racks up $65G

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Retired school principal Mr Elmore Stoutt is one of two persons hired by the Ministry of Education and Culture to perform as employees outside the ambit of the Public Service Commission. Mr Stoutt also receives a salary of more than $65,000 annually.

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.

November 21st, 2012
UPDATE: Still no appointment of Ishmael Scatliffe to PSC by Gov McCleary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There seems to be a clash working up between the United Kingdom appointed Governor Boyd McCleary, and Leader of the Opposition Ralph T. O’Neal OBE over his recommendation of Ishmael Scatliffe to the Public Service Commission (PSC).

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