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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.

March 2nd, 2018
David D. Archer Jr. sworn in as new Deputy Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Mr. David D. Archer Jr. takes the Oath as he is sworn in as Deputy Governor of the Virgin Islands by Her Ladyship, the Honourable Madam Justice Vicki Ann Ellis, while His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Augustus J. U. Jaspert observes.

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 8th, 2018
Government tight-lipped on appointment of new Deputy Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Last year the Government of the Virgin Islands announced that Deputy Governor Rosalie Adams will end her tenure in February 2018, a month from now.

December 9th, 2016
Shameful! Civil servants @ HC Registry using face masks on the job!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands has never been to this point in its history and many blame it on the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) Government of Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith.

June 6th, 2016
Deputy Governor recruitment delayed for 'other pressing matters'- John S. Duncan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Many civil servants, some of whom have reported to be victims of her reign in office, were in a celebratory mood when it was announced that the 71 year old Vivian Inez Archibald CBE would finally retire come August 31, 2016.

February 29th, 2016
Finally, V. Inez Archibald 'plans' to retire as Deputy Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Since she took over from Elton Georges CMG, OBE in 2008 as Deputy Governor of the British Overseas Territory, Mrs Vivian Inez Archibald, CBE has had mixed reviews on how she has handled the post and the state of the civil service.

August 9th, 2013
Low employee morale due to political interference- Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Facilities Management Unit (FMU) under the Ministry of Communications and Works complained in its 2010 Annual Report laid on the table of the House of Assembly on July 25, 2013 by Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Mark H. Vanterpool about many of its challenges in 2010.

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.

October 3rd, 2012
UPDATE: Gov. McCleary places threat into action against PS Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It is this news site's understanding that Julian Willock, the esteemed Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Communications and Works, has been terminated by the United Kingdom appointed Governor Boyd McCleary.

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