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December 27th, 2012
Georges flays ‘Ministers’ in 2011 Complaints report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Cold water may have been poured on any thoughts of a public spat between Commissioner of the Complaints Commission, Mr Elton Georges and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Hon. Dr Kedrick Pickering following the latter’s charges aimed at Georges during the recent sitting of the House of Assembly.

December 20th, 2012
Long Bay Beach, Beef Island Undergo Major Enhancement Initiative

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Deputy Premier and Minister of Natural Resources and Labour Dr. the Hon. Kedrick Pickering, Eight District Representative Hon. Marlon Penn and the BVI Tourist Board join forces to enhance Long Bay Beach on Beef Island.

December 15th, 2012
Parade of Lights brightens Christmas spirit in Road Town

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Hundreds of persons turned out in Road Town last evening, December 14, 2012 to witness and participate in an exciting display dubbed the Parade of Lights and Christmas Extravaganza.

September 17th, 2012
EU to support VI in overseas Trades

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - According to an agreement made between the Virgin Islands (VI) and the European Union (EU), the VI will receive assistance when trading with overseas markets.

September 13th, 2012
Global financial crisis harms relationship between OCT & EU

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, V I- Noted with deep concern by the Association of the Overseas Countries and Territories (OCT) of the European Union (EU), was the fact that the financial crisis has caused a considerable disruption to the economies and relationships of the EU and the OCTs.

August 30th, 2012
Facelift & bright future for EE/LL Tennis

EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – Carol Mitchell and the Long Look/East End Tennis Club are another step closer to realizing their dreams after a timely donation of $5000 from Ocean Conversion.

May 13th, 2012
Hon. Skelton- New Out Patient Clinic to provide quicker care

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - On the local radio talk show, NDP Radio, where the current Ministers of Government and other elected representatives discuss and answer questions made by the public, Minister for Health and Social Development Hon. Ronnie Skelton stated that the new Outpatient Clinic at the Peebles Hospital will provide quicker care to patients.

May 8th, 2012
Airport Expansion Project still on hold

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In order to continue the expansion of the runway at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport, the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) is awaiting results that are to be retrieved from an underwater device that monitors waves and currents.

April 5th, 2012
"Done deal” on airport expansion may need to be reassessed - Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Hon. Kedrick Pickering, Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, may need to re-evaluate his statement about the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport expansion being a done deal, while in the same breath has informed the public that Government will do nothing until the completion of an environmental impact assessment study.

February 17th, 2012
Residents want Labour Dept. system to weed out illegal workers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The suggestion of having a database set up to aggressively police individuals on work permits with the view to get rid of illegal workers was given by at least two residents to Hon. Kedrick Pickering, the Minister for Natural Resources and Labour at a labour meeting held in Carrot Bay recently.


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