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January 5th, 2019
Voters Registration Cards to be used for 2019 Elections

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Voters in the Virgin Islands will, for the first time, be able to use voter registration cards in the 2019 General Elections.

June 10th, 2018
Most Virgin Islands' residents snub Queen’s Birthday Parade?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Deputy Governor’s Office on Saturday, June 9, 2018, observed the birthday celebration of Queen Elizabeth II, with a ceremonial affair held on the A. O Shirley Recreation Grounds, notably absent were the majority of the people of the Territory.

February 14th, 2018
Rosalie Adams Out! David D. Archer In! as Deputy Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Permanent Secretary in the Deputy Governor’s Office Mr David D. Archer has been appointed Deputy Governor of the Virgin Islands, replacing veteran civil servant Mrs Rosalie Adams.

February 12th, 2018
Cabinet approves blueprint for redesign of Public Service

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Below is a statement from Deputy Governor Rosalie Adams on the transformation of the Public Service.

January 8th, 2018
Government tight-lipped on appointment of new Deputy Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Last year the Government of the Virgin Islands announced that Deputy Governor Rosalie Adams will end her tenure in February 2018, a month from now.

December 15th, 2017
UPDATE: VI's curfew to end December 22, 2017; Governor threatens public

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It appears the Virgin Islands’ is moving back to becoming a civilised and democratic society after being one of two countries on earth with a curfew.

October 16th, 2017
Confusion over gov't salary pay! 2 statutory bodies struggle to pay

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- First it was Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) who assured civil servants about two weeks ago that their September 30, 2017 wages, which were delayed, will be paid.

October 9th, 2017
No money? Civil servants payment further delayed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While there are reports of Government being unable to pay civil servants due to the treasury being broke even before Hurricane Irma struck the Virgin Islands on September 6, 2017; the National Democratic Party Government of Premier Dr The Hon D. Orlando Smith (AL) is blaming its "server system" for yet another delay in payments.

August 26th, 2016
Rosalie Adams named Acting Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our newsroom is that Acting Deputy Governor Rosalie Adams will be assuming the office of Acting Governor from tomorrow, August 27, 2016.

July 19th, 2016
Carolyn Stoutt-Igwe tipped for Acting PS of DGO

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following our first and accurate report on July 18, 2016 that retired civil servant Mrs Rosalie Adams will be named the Acting Deputy Governor, information has since reached this news site that Executive Private Secretary in the Governor’s Office, Mrs Carolyn Stoutt-Igwe has been tipped for the post of Acting Permanent Secretary in the Deputy Governor’s Office (DGO).

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