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March 9th, 2016
Caller tells Complaints Commissioner of land runaround 

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A caller to the Speak Out BVI radio talk show last night March 8, 2016 complained about the alleged runaround his mother was getting to deal with her land and he sought action from the Complaints Commission whose Commissioner and former Commissioner were guests of the show. 

October 16th, 2015
Sheila N. Brathwaite Out! Ayana S. Hull In! as new National Parks Trust Chairperson

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Word reaching our newsroom is that local Attorney and Author Ayana S. Hull has been named by the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government as the new Chairperson of the National Parks Trust.

July 10th, 2015
'New Complaints Commissioner is an NDP rubber stamp' - Donald E. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The quest to secure a lawyer to be part of the team that heads the Complaints Commission of the Virgin Islands (VI) has been one with a long history and a fight that former Commissioner of Complaints Mr Elton Georges, CMG, OBE has passed on to new Complaints Commissioner Ms Sheila N. Brathwaite.

July 3rd, 2015
Civics in school will benefit the territory- Elton Georges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “I do think that proper course in civic education and Civics beginning in our schools at a very early stage and continuing through will redound to the benefit of the country, in fact it will begin to produce citizens who are more conscious of civic responsibility,” said former Commissioner of Complaints Mr Elton Georges, CMG, OBE.

June 30th, 2015
Gov’t’s encroachment on privately owned lands a major concern – Elton Georges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Time after time as government executes infrastructural projects across the territory they have reportedly been encroaching on private lands and not properly compensating or informing the owners of the land. This is just one of many issues the new Complaints Commissioner Ms Sheila N. Brathwaite will have before her during her tenure in office.

May 5th, 2015
Elton Georges out! Sheila N. Brathwaite in! as Complaints Commissioner

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands News Online had first and accurately reported on January 14, 2015 that the hunt was on for a new Complaints Commissioner and that several persons had applied for the post. Of those who this news site had reported were afforded interviews, Mrs Sheila N. Brathwaite has been appointed to the post first held by Mr Elton Georges, CMG, OBE.

May 6th, 2014
Joseph Smith-Abbott out of NPT; takes up new Ministry Post!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Word just reaching our newsroom is that after over 15 years at the helm of the National Parks Trust (NPT) Mr. Joseph Smith-Abbott has given up the post.

January 5th, 2014
VI Botanic Gardens to soon change role – Mrs. Sheila N. Brathwaite

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The role of the J.R. O’Neal Botanic Gardens ( JRONBG) will change over time, as it will increasingly be used as the national repository which will house collections of threatened and endangered species of plants for the Territory.

November 28th, 2012
UPDATE: “Voices of Women” can help to strengthen fabric of homes & society- Book Launch

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The newly launched book by local author Sheila N. Brathwaite has been hailed as a must read as it is inspirational, motivational and informative and could play a part in the strengthening of the fabric of homes and ultimately society.

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