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May 8th, 2018
Mushtaq Ahmed appointed West Indies bowling coach

LAHORE, Pakistan- Former Pakistani leg-spinner, Mushtaq Ahmed Malik will become the new bowling coach of the West Indies Cricket team, the agency representing him confirmed on Tuesday May 8, 2018.

April 7th, 2018
Clive McCoy is Tourism Liaison Officer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Thriving in times of rapid change requires versatility and agility of individuals. These are the ingredients of success within any organization. During the hurricane recovery process, the Premier’s Office recognized the need to strengthen the linkage between the tourism and hospitality public and private sector, with a view to expediting the recovery of the industry.

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.

January 5th, 2018
'Tough on drugs' lawyer appointed US District Attorney for USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI— United States Attorney General Jeff B. Sessions on January 4, 2018 announced the appointment of Gretchen C.F. Shappert as Interim United States Attorney for the US Virgin Islands (USVI) pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 546, which provides that “the Attorney General may appoint a United States Attorney for the district in which the office of United States Attorney is vacant.”

May 5th, 2015
Elton Georges out! Sheila N. Brathwaite in! as Complaints Commissioner

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands News Online had first and accurately reported on January 14, 2015 that the hunt was on for a new Complaints Commissioner and that several persons had applied for the post. Of those who this news site had reported were afforded interviews, Mrs Sheila N. Brathwaite has been appointed to the post first held by Mr Elton Georges, CMG, OBE.

January 27th, 2014
Ian B. Penn appointed Deputy CIO

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Word just reaching our news room from our sources within the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) is that Virgin Islander Attorney at Law Mr. Ian B. Penn has been appointed Acting Deputy Chief Immigration Officer in the Government’s Immigration Department.

January 23rd, 2014
Former Prosecutor Sarah A. Benjamin appointed Deputy Registrar

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Information reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that former prosecutor, Sarah A. Benjamin, has been appointed to the post of Deputy Registrar at the Supreme Court.

October 22nd, 2013
Premier confirms Hong Kong Office head ‘pinpointed’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – An offer has already been made to the person who has been identified to head the territory’s Hong Kong office, according to Premier Dr The Hon. D. Orlando Smith.

February 1st, 2013
“Clarky” Morton appointed to CFU [Photo display included]

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- BVI Football Association (BVIFA) Executive Member Avanell “Clarky” Morton has been appointed a member of the Caribbean Football Union’s Development and Technical Committee.

February 15th, 2012
Hon. Fraser raises concerns over Bishop Cline’s appointment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As firstly and accurately reported by Virgin Islands News Online that the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) at a cabinet meeting on January 19, 2012 had approved Bishop John I. Cline to become the new Chairman of the BVI Health Services Authority Board, final approval was granted in the House of Assembly yesterday February 14, 2012 for his appointment although it was not without concerns from the opposition.

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