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January 16th, 2020
Report ‘improper conduct by judicial officers’ to Dep Gov Office- David D. Archer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Governor David D. Archer Jr has said persons who have legitimate complaints about improper conduct by judicial officers should make such complaints under confidential correspondence to the Deputy Governor’s Office.

January 10th, 2020
Local Tiffany R. Scatliffe-Esprit appointed Acting DPP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Principal Crown Counsel in the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Mrs Tiffany R. Scatliffe-Esprit has been appointed as Acting Director of Public Prosecutions with effect from December 14, 2019.

January 10th, 2020
Final 2016 increments to be paid by February month end!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Governor David D. Archer Jr has promised public officers that all remaining increments for 2016 will be paid in the next 49 days.

November 7th, 2019
Remembrance Day to be observed November 10, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The territory will honour and pay tribute to those who fought in World War I and other conflicts as well as those who served in various armed forces when it observes Remembrance Day on Sunday, November 10, 2019.

October 9th, 2019
‘There’s something of a bright side’ to DPP’s departure- David D. Archer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “For those rising through the legal profession, there is something of a bright side to Ms Hollis’ departure: An opportunity now exists for the next DPP to rise to meet the challenge of this post and I call on others to consider employment with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution and in other roles needed to ensure optimum functioning of this critical Office.”

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 21st, 2019
VI given 'All Clear' as Hurricane Jerry moves on

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Acting Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI), Mr David D. Archer Jr. has given the 'All Clear' that the territory is out of harm's way with regards to the trajectory of Hurricane Jerry of the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season.

August 30th, 2019
Massive shakeup of Permanent Secretaries made in Gov't

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Information coming into Virgin islands News Online (VINO) is revealing that the Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Government has undertaken a massive Permanent Secretary (PS) shakeup across several ministries, where at least two new appointments have been made and at least three transfers executed.

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