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January 8th, 2020
Private sector urged to get emergency plans in place

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While government is doing its part with those in its employ by promoting disaster preparedness and awareness, the private sector is also being urged to take the necessary steps to ensure the safety of employees.

September 24th, 2019
‘Expect heightened police presence for Karen’ - CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Virgin Islands on Tropical Storm Warning as TS Karen is expected to track through the territory by Tuesday morning, September 24, 2019, Commissioner of Police, Mr Michael B. Matthews says citizens can expect to see heightened police presence on the roadways.

July 15th, 2019
David D. Archer Jr is acting Governor until July 21, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Mr David D. Archer, Jr is acting in the Office of Governor from of the Virgin Islands (VI) effective Thursday, July 11 to Sunday, July 21.

June 16th, 2019
Performance appraisals waived for increment payments - Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) revealing that the current hold up of the long overdue public servant increment payments is due to the Deputy Governor’s Office, the Premier also noted that no performance appraisals will be done with the release of the funds.

May 27th, 2019
Mrs Rosalie Adams, OBE is acting Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Mrs Rosalie Adams, OBE, is acting in the Office of Governor until Wednesday, May 29, 2019.

April 24th, 2019
David D. Archer Jr appointed Deputy to Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - His Excellency the Governor Mr Augustus J. U. Jaspert has appointed Mr David D. Archer, Jr., as Deputy to Governor effective April 23 to April 26, 2019, and from April 29 to May 2, 2019, while he is on personal leave in the Territory.

November 16th, 2018
Labour Department Officers receive top commendations

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Three employees from the Labour Department are the first public officers to be entered into the ‘Star Membership Club’ of the Public Service Customer Service Virtual Mailbox.

October 27th, 2018
Policy approved to protect Public Officers’ health and safety

A policy is now in place to protect the health, safety and welfare of the Territory’s Public Officers in the workplace according to a press release from the Government Information Service dated, 26 October 2018.

October 20th, 2018
Retired Public Servants honoured for years of service

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Seventy-one former Public Officers were recognised and honoured at a ‘Retirees Dinner’ for their years of service to the Virgin Islands (VI), according to a release from the Government Information Service dating October 19, 2018.

August 29th, 2018
VI develops ‘Management Strategy’ in wake of 2017 disasters

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM) Strategy and Programming Framework, is to be developed for the Virgin Islands (VI) for the next five years.

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