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September 1st, 2018
Arliene T. Penn Out! as Communications Director

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Ms Arliene T. Penn has been booted as Communications Director in the Virgin Islands (VI) government and has since been placed to “act as Executive Private Secretary, Office of the Governor effective August 20, 2018.”

July 18th, 2017
NDP Gov’t embarrassed; Mum on BVI Airways’ latest bombshell

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The six year old National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration has invested millions in public relations from the days of Glover Parks, the Washington DC firm who tried to sell ‘ice to an Eskimo’ when the NDP was in office in 2003-2007, while some Ministers have snubbed the Government Information Services (GIS) and hired their own private public relations firms.

April 8th, 2016
Admin Complex AC malfunctions again! Treasury Dept closed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Air-Conditioning (AC) system in the Central Administration Complex on Wickham's Cay I has malfunctioned again, forcing workers to operate with fans and opened windows while technicians work to get the system back up and running.

February 26th, 2016
Malfunctioning AC system forces closure of Central Admin Complex

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- (Post Time: 11:45am) Word just reaching our newsroom from sources within Government is that the Central Administration Complex building on Wickham’s Cay I will be closed at noon today, February 26, 2016 until Monday February 29, 2016.

July 1st, 2014
‘Tessanne Chin, Machel Montano, Mavado, Jah Cure – for Festival 2014

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Last evening June 30, 2014 Public Relations Officer of the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee Ms Lynette L. Harrigan confirmed with this news site that among the long list of international artistes and bands that will be featured at the Jubilee Festival’s celebration this year are Tessanne Chin, Machel Montano, Mavado and Jah Cure.

December 12th, 2013
Too many youth turning to violence – Arliene T. Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - To end the “16 days of Activism against Violence” on December 10, 2013 the Ministry of Health and Social Development, through the Office of Gender Affairs, joined the rest of the world in observing International Human Rights Day.

June 28th, 2013
‘It is not an easy road’, ESHS graduates told

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – To have walked out of the Mulit-Purpose Sports Complex of the Virgin Islands on June 27, 2013 without being inspired would have been an injustice to oneself after hearing one of the most heart touching and inspirational keynote addresses given by Ms Arliene T. Penn.

May 9th, 2013
Sacked Private Sec. Karen Vanterpool back with govt

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Virgin Islander and former Private Secretary to Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn, Ms Karen Vanterpool, has been rehired by Government.

May 6th, 2013
VINO stands firm against challenges to two articles!

Statement by Virgin Islands News Online to Government Information Services' response to articles on Winston C. Wilson & Issue of Rules for Primary V Exams

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It is yet another sad day in the Virgin Islands as the current Government’s credibility and trust by the people seems to be on a continued decline.

November 4th, 2011
Arliene Penn appointed Director of Communications

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Governor Boyd McCleary, CMG, CVO acting on the advice of the Public Service Commission, has approved the appointment of Arliene T. Penn to the post of Director of Communications in the Premier’s Office, a press release from the Government Informatin Service (GIS) stated.





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