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November 7th, 2018
Company involved in Walwyn Wall scandal given another ‘no bid’ contract

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - SA Architect, the company that was at the heart of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) 'Wall' scandal has been given another ESHS ‘no bid’ contract.

August 28th, 2018
‘Sharp increase in Gov’t Liabilites’-2013 Auditor General Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Auditor General (AG), Sonia M. Webster, in her 2013 Annual Report has stated that “the statements submitted, show a sharp increase in liabilities from $44.5 million in 2012 to $124.1 million in 2013.”

August 22nd, 2018
$4.1M unaccounted for: Not included in Treasury’s record- AG Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Report of the Auditor General (AG) for 2013 continues to unearth some information that requires correction, according to AG Ms Sonia M. Webster.

August 18th, 2018
‘Loop-holes’ see Ministers diverting funds to districts—AG Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Auditor General, Ms Sonia M. Webster, has uncovered a number of glaring ‘loop-holes’ which give the perception, Ministers divert funds intended for investment in the Territory, to instead be used in their electoral districts.

August 16th, 2018
No transparency in public procurement- Auditor General 2013 Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –In a damning indictment of Government’s procurement process, Auditor General (AG) Sonia M. Webster, in her 2013 Annual Report—laid before the House of Assembly—stated that “the regulations in place for public procurement are insufficient to ensure transparency and value for money is achieved in contract letting.”

August 15th, 2018
Gov’t collection system insufficient-Auditor General 2013 Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Auditor General (AG), Sonia M. Webster, in her 2013 Audit Report—laid before the House of Assembly (HoA) some weeks ago—has unearthed many troubling issues.

August 3rd, 2018
Willock sets Hon Walwyn straight on ‘corruption & investigations’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Communications and Works, and now At Large Candidate in the 2019 Elections, Mr Julian Willock, has rejected outright, recent claims made by the Minister for Education and Culture, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), saying it appears the Minister “is a stranger to the truth.”

January 22nd, 2018
UK national Phil Sharman Out! Local Sonia M. Webster In! as Auditor General

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Mr Phil Sharman lasted about one month in the post of Auditor General and was reportedly scared off by the two powerful hurricanes, Irma and Maria, and returned to the United Kingdom.

August 23rd, 2017
2012 - 2016 audits an ‘enormous’ task - AG Phil Sharman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The newly appointed Auditor General Phil Sharman has given a clear notification to not expect the audited reports of the government's accounts any time soon as he said it's an enormous task.

August 16th, 2017
Auditor General Phil Sharman reports for duty

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Newly appointed Auditor General of the Virgin Islands, Mr Phil Sharman, reported to work on Monday, August 14, 2017.



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