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October 11th, 2012
Nothing to apologise for in Protocols for Effective Financial Mgmt – Hon. Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Hon. Dr. Kedrick Pickering has said there is nothing that he needs to look back on and say he was sorry about with regard to his participation in the negotiation for the Protocols for Effective Financial Management.

October 2nd, 2012
Government working “diligently” to establish climate change fund

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Hon. Dr Kedrick Pickering, has revealed that Government is now working diligently towards the establishment of a climate change fund.

September 25th, 2012
Labour Minister’s HOA statement ‘inconsistent’ – Sowande Uhuru

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Natalio Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru took issue with some of the statements made recently by the Minister of Labour and Natural Resources, Hon. Dr Kedrick Pickering in the House of Assembly.

September 19th, 2012
Covered walkway expected in airport expansion plans – Hon. Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Speaking in response to a question posed by a caller on the NDP radio programme, Acting Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Hon. Dr Kedrick Pickering, has assured that a covering for the passenger walkway is expected to be included in the plans for the airport expansion project.

September 18th, 2012
Country has to move forward – Hon Dr. Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Acting Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Hon. Dr. Kedrick Pickering has expressed that he is not averse to criticism and takes objections to work being done on various projects into consideration.

September 18th, 2012
Mindset of cleanliness needed - NDP Radio panelists

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Pride goes a long way in development of our country. This was the view of Deputy Premier, Dr Kedrick Pickering.

August 29th, 2012
Airport Impact study should have been done earlier - Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Outspoken Talk Show host, Edmund Maduro, feels that the environmental impact assessment study conducted for the airport extension project should have been done much earlier.

July 17th, 2012
Businesses to submit vacancies to Labour Dept!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – An employment unit within the Labour Department is currently operational and soon businesses will be asked to inform the department of their vacancies.

June 29th, 2012
A done deal? Airport expansion to be completed by 2015


ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Today June 29, 2012, Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Hon. Dr. Kedrick Pickering has announced that the final construction of the runway extension, which is expected to be completed by December of 2015, will be extended approximately 2000 feet eastward into the sea and approximately 500 feet towards the west.

May 22nd, 2012
Walwyn wins Ministers' race! [Slide show Included]

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Ministers of Government took it to the tracks in a ‘Ministers' Race’ yesterday May 21, 2012, during the track and field competition of Public Service Week, where Minister for Education and Culture Hon. Myron Walwyn as anticipated by many, copped first place.

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