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March 2nd, 2018
National job fair urgently needed- Hon Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Noting that feedback received from employers and persons seeking jobs show that there is a great divide between the two, Opposition Leader and First District Representative Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has called for a national job fair, which he said must be done urgently.

October 18th, 2015
‘Influx of foreign workers will ride against us’ – warns Hon Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering has warned that the influx of foreign migrant workers will continue to be a disadvantage to locals if they fail to take the opportunities presented to them and work hard to achieve their dreams over time.

May 28th, 2015
'Job creation in Anegada will require innovative thinking' - Hon Fraser

SETTING POINT, Anegada, VI – Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Julian Fraser RA, (R3) believes Anegada has the potential for many of the activities that would take place as a result of the new maritime academy that the VIP plans to introduce once elected to office.

February 6th, 2015
US adds 257,000 jobs in January

BBC NEWS

The United States added 257,000 jobs last month and the number of jobs created in November and December was revised sharply higher.

August 25th, 2014
Locals assured of LIME contracts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The top bracket management of Cable and Wireless and LIME BVI has given the assurance that a significant amount of dollars set aside for the expansion project will see local contractors and persons residing in the Territory benefiting.

August 1st, 2014
Hon Andrew A. Fahie wants jobs for 1st District residents

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – First District Representative Honourable Andrew A. Fahie yesterday July 31, 2014 called upon Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith to ensure that the people of the First District are given priority for jobs now that the new post office has been opened.

May 9th, 2014
Pelican Gate pupils experience career day

WEST END, Tortola, VI – The Pelican Gate School in West End, Tortola today May 9, 2014 held a career day for its students where they had an opportunity not only to dress in the apparel of their career choice but to learn how those jobs impact the Virgin Islands economy.

August 28th, 2013
March on Washington remembered 50 years later

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Today marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most important moments in the annals of history and that of the human struggle for equality in itself. Over 200,000 people were involved in the civil rights non-violent march on Washington D.C. in August, 1963 led by Dr Martin Luther King Jr and a group of other civil rights, labour and religious leaders at the time.

July 1st, 2013
Political appointments create distorted image of VIslanders – Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A local activist has struck out at the allegations that locals are thrust into positions in the workplace where they are unsuitable or deemed incompetent stating that they sometimes work in areas outside of their expertise because of politics.

June 26th, 2013
Job trend statistics needed for VI - Commentator

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – "Is this the pattern? Is this something that will continue because of the state of our economy?" These were the questions asked by commentator, Mr Douglas Wheatley following a number of layoffs at various companies across the Territory.

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