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April 30th, 2020
'High impacting' Gov't services to resume next week- David D. Archer Jr

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Government services are slated to resume operations next week, Monday, May 4, 2020.

January 30th, 2020
My hero Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE

Thomas C. Famous

“The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling onward through the night.”- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

January 3rd, 2020
Time for action on good governance, accountability – Gov Jaspert to Gov't

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- His Excellency Governor Augustus J.U Jaspert says he hopes talks of good governance and accountability are more than just buzz words of the Virgin Islands Party-led Government in 2020.

December 18th, 2019
'I don't like to see people fired but...'- Premier Fahie on public service

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With an already bloated civil service that devours a major portion of recurrent expenses, Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has said he is unwilling to unnecessarily increase the public service, a stance he said may gain him some unpopularity.

September 25th, 2019
Public service, schools given all clear as TS Karen moves from VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Blown transformers, low-lying roads strewn with rocks and slight flooding on some roads were some of the effects of Tropical Storm Karen that made its way past the Virgin Islands last night, September 24, 2019.

September 24th, 2019
Public schools closed; Staggered closure to Public Service today

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Based on information from the 11:00pm weather update on September 23, 2019, Government is advising that only workers from essential services and critical government departments including Information Technology, waste management, public works and social care providers report for work on Tuesday, September 24, 2019.

September 22nd, 2019
Fake! No official statement made on closure of public service

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With Tropical Storm Karen forecast to reach the Virgin Islands on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, there have been several advisories circulating, including fake ones.

September 9th, 2019
Permanent Secretaries & Senior Managers discuss vision for Public Service

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following the new assignments of permanent secretaries, senior managers within the Public Service met to share their collective vision and to recommit to advancing the mandate of government.

August 21st, 2019
‘We still feel frustration in the public service’- CoP Matthews

WEST END, Tortola, VI- Commissioner of Police Michael B. Matthews has pleaded with Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to revisit some of the practices and procedures in the public service that may be outdated and may be causing unnecessary delays for projects and contracts to get off the ground.

August 1st, 2019
The Public Service is not for the faint of heart

Lorna M. George

Ever since I graduated from the BVI High School, now called the Elmore Stoutt High School, I have worked for the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI). I started my long journey as a laboratory trainee at Peebles Hospital. The years were terrible and horrible years to say the least. It was here that my Christian values and morals were tested and tried.

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