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September 8th, 2018
Gov Jaspert warns against complacency @ Irma Observance

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Government of the Virgin Islands’ (VI) call to prayer, reflection and remembrance of September 6, 2017, was met with a scant attendance and a clarion call to guard against complacency in the Territory’s recovery efforts.

August 22nd, 2018
Hon Turnbull appointed Minister for a day

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Second District Representative, Honourable, Melvin M. Turnbull, has been appointed Minister for Health and Social Development in the Virgin Islands (VI) government, for a day, on Thursday, August 23, 2018.

May 23rd, 2018
Archer in the big chair, named Acting Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As some 10,000 plus residents are getting ready to descend on Government House in Road Town on the main Island of Tortola in one of the most significant demonstrations to date come Thursday, May 24, 2018, it has been announced that Deputy Governor David D. Archer, Jr. is acting Governor.

April 11th, 2018
Anthea L. Smith appointed to Judicial & Legal Services Commission

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Attorney at Law, Ms Anthea L. Smith is the newest member of the Judicial and Legal Services Commission.

April 6th, 2018
On snubbing of Gov swearing in: ‘VI open country, we welcome people’- DG Archer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Many residents remember the controversy last year when the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government used the Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Ingrid A. Moses-Scatliffe, to discontinue with the traditional location for the swearing in of the newly appointed senior civil servant in the United Kingdom Diplomatic Service.

March 25th, 2018
M.A.L.E & local bikers 284 Reverz 'Ride for Life'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - At a time when incidents of gun-related crimes have spiked, along with a number of motor scooter riders either losing their lives or injuring themselves in accidents, Mr Henderson K. Tittle, President of Mentoring Anointed Leaders Everywhere (M.A.L.E.), in collaboration with newly formed local scooter and motorcycle riding group, ‘284 Reverz’, hosted an event dubbed ‘A Ride for Life’.

March 20th, 2018
‘I was surprised to be appointed Deputy Governor’- David D. Archer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Newly appointed Deputy Governor Mr David D. Archer said he was “surprised” with his appointment as Deputy Governor (DG) last month.

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 31st, 2018
Central Admin Complex staff recognised for commitment post hurricanes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Despite many complaints made by government workers about the working conditions at Central Administration Complex following hurricanes Irma and Maria last year, the Facilities Management Unit staff were recognised at their first annual staff appreciation dinner for their dedication to continue providing services for the general public.

July 19th, 2016
Carolyn Stoutt-Igwe tipped for Acting PS of DGO

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following our first and accurate report on July 18, 2016 that retired civil servant Mrs Rosalie Adams will be named the Acting Deputy Governor, information has since reached this news site that Executive Private Secretary in the Governor’s Office, Mrs Carolyn Stoutt-Igwe has been tipped for the post of Acting Permanent Secretary in the Deputy Governor’s Office (DGO).



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