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February 3rd, 2019
VIP’s Smith-Thompson promises hope in face of despair

SEA COW'S BAY, Tortola, VI – District Three candidate under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) 2019 Elections slate, Ms Arlene L. Smith-Thompson is promising to restore hope in the face of despair in her bid to represent the district after the polls.

January 14th, 2015
Hunt is on for new Complaints Commissioner!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The search is on for a new Complaints Commissioner, one of a handful of constitutional posts in the civil service under the Complaints Commissioner Act, No 6. 2003.

June 26th, 2014
Poor Port Dev. tender process cost taxpayers over $1.7 M!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While some will want the House of Assembly’s Public Accounts Committee’s (PAC) damaging report on the Ports Development Project to go away, the more one reads the report the more the testimony of public officers show corruption, conflict of interest and lack of transparency.

June 20th, 2014
More evidence of corruption revealed in officers’ testimony- PAC report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While the Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool has sought to dismiss the House of Assembly’s Public Accounts Committee’s (PAC) damaging report about the corruption, lack of transparency, mismanagement of funds and breaking of the laws of the Virgin Islands, the testimonies from Public Officers close to the process tell a different story.

November 13th, 2012
UPDATE: Ag. PS Arlene Smith-Thompson out! Last day was Nov. 9, 2012

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As was firstly and accurately reported by this news site, Acting Permanent Secretary (PS) in the Ministry of Communications and Works (MC&W) Mrs. Arlene Smith-Thompson is no longer at the Ministry.

January 19th, 2012
Hon. Vanterpool wants a 'permanent' Permanent Secretary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The new Communications and Works Minister, Hon. Mark Vanterpool, needs a Permanent Secretary (PS) who is serving permanent in his Ministry.

November 2nd, 2011
Gov't to commission traffic lights today

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Ministry of Communications and Works will be commissioning the Wickham’s Cay II traffic lights Today, November 3, 2011.

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