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UPDATE: Still no appointment of Ishmael Scatliffe to PSC by Gov McCleary

- He is the Opposition Leader’s choice to replace Mrs. Patsy Lake
National hero and businesswomen Mrs. Patsy Lake (left) has ended her tenure as a member of the Public Service Commission and is expected to be replaced by Ishmael Scatliffe. Mr. Scatliffe has been nominated by the Leader of the Opposition Ralph T. O'Neal OBE. Under the constitution the Governor Boyd McCleary has to accept the nomination. A few months ago he snubbed the Civil Service Association (CSA) by rejecting their re-nominated Mr. Scatliffe to represent them on the PSC. Photo: VINO/File
The United Kingdom appointed governor Boyd McCleary has consistently been accused of interfering in the work of the PSC. Last month he interfered to dismissed a Permanent Secretary (PS) by writing to the Human Resources Department for the PSC and giving directive on what he wants to see done, and met with both the current and former Chair of the PSC on the PS matter. Many legal observers said that this was unconstitional and an abuse of power and speaks to the lack of integrity and transparency by the governor. The PSC had voted unanimously for the PS to return to work. Photo: VINO/File
The United Kingdom appointed governor Boyd McCleary has consistently been accused of interfering in the work of the PSC. Last month he interfered to dismissed a Permanent Secretary (PS) by writing to the Human Resources Department for the PSC and giving directive on what he wants to see done, and met with both the current and former Chair of the PSC on the PS matter. Many legal observers said that this was unconstitional and an abuse of power and speaks to the lack of integrity and transparency by the governor. The PSC had voted unanimously for the PS to return to work. Photo: VINO/File
 V. Inez Archibald has been accused of interfering in the work of the PSC. It is alleged that she meets with the group to influence their decision. A few months ago it has been reported that she met with the PSC to asked them to reconsider their decision on a recommendation they had made for a position in the Ministry of Communications and Works. Mrs. Archibald who has long past the retirement age of 60 has asked other civil servants who has past that age to retire. Many has labeled this as another example of blatant double standards that have rocked the civil service and have moral at its lowest.
V. Inez Archibald has been accused of interfering in the work of the PSC. It is alleged that she meets with the group to influence their decision. A few months ago it has been reported that she met with the PSC to asked them to reconsider their decision on a recommendation they had made for a position in the Ministry of Communications and Works. Mrs. Archibald who has long past the retirement age of 60 has asked other civil servants who has past that age to retire. Many has labeled this as another example of blatant double standards that have rocked the civil service and have moral at its lowest.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There seems to be a clash working up between the United Kingdom appointed Governor Boyd McCleary, and Leader of the Opposition Ralph T. O’Neal OBE over his recommendation of Ishmael Scatliffe to the Public Service Commission (PSC).

It’s almost a month and a half since Hon. O’Neal who was elected in the 2011 Virgin Islands (VI) election through a democratic process and complying with the VI Constitution Sec 91 (1) c, wrote to Governor McCleary recommending Mr. Scatliffe to replace national hero and businesswomen Patsy Lake to the PSC.

As of today November 21, 2012 no letter has been issued to Mr. Scatliffe, notwithstanding the PSC has not met in some three weeks.

Calls to the Governor’s office on this matter were not returned. Hon. O’Neal was also not available to speak as of update story time.  The controversial Governor McCleary has come under fire from many in the community about his blatant violation of the Virgin Islands Constitution with no regard for good governance and the rule of law and transparency. Some have even asked for him to be recalled.

Currently, there are some four cases pending in the court against the Governor for alleged violation of the constitution and the rights of citizens. 

See previous story posted:

Governor snubbed! Ishmael Scatliffe to return to PSC

In a decision that has been welcomed by most civil servants and the Civil Service Association (CSA), former CSA representative on the Public Service Commission Ishmael Scatliffe has been nominated by the Opposition Leader Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE to serve on the PSC.

He is expected to replace businesswoman and National hero Mrs. Patsy Lake whose first five-year tenure has expired as the Opposition nominee on the Commission and has advised the Opposition Leader that she did not wish to continue. Traditionally, each PSC member serves for about two five year terms.

Background, Governor snubbed CSA!

In what many political, legal and social commentators had described as an unprecedented move by the United Kingdom appointed Governor Boyd McCleary, the Governor had rejected the re-nomination of the CSA choice Ishmael Scatliffe to serve on the PSC as their representative.

Mr. Scatliffe’s term had expired earlier this year and was strongly backed by the CSA for another five-year term on the PSC.  Many civil servants had seen this as a snub by the Governor, for not accepting the candidate of the Civil Service Association.

Instead, the Governor had used his powers to appoint retired Human Resources Department Officer Keturah Crabbe, despite written objections from the CSA.

In effect, it then gives Governor Boyd McCleary three nominations out of five on the body, a move many have described as “unfair, abuse of power and suspicious” and lacks the principle of good governance.

It is also this news site’s understanding that a previous CSA Executive held discussions with the former Governor David Peary on the possibility of replacing Ishmael Scatliffe who had served on the PSC for a number of years as the CSA representative, however, no decision was taken as to a new nominee. Mr. Scatliffe was given an extension for the former CSA administration headed by Shaina M. Smith, who was to return to the former Governor with a new nominee, according to a well-placed source inside the CSA.

However, when the new CSA Administration took office earlier this year headed by Ms Tasha Bertie, an Assistant Secretary in the Ministry of Education and Culture, it stood by Mr. Scatliffe, who many public officers regarded as a fair fighter for the civil servants and re-nominated him. The current CSA Executive position was made clear to the current Governor. He dismissed their nominee and ever after they had given Mr. McCleary an alternative name to Scatliffe he still was determined to do as he pleased with little or no regard for democratic principles, according to most civil servants.

What does the Constitution say about the PSC and the Governor’s powers?

Under section 91 of the Virgin Islands’ Constitutional Order of 2007 it states: (1) There shall be in and for the Virgin Islands a Public Service Commission which shall consist of five members, of whom— (a) two shall be appointed by the Governor, acting in his or her discretion; (b) one shall be appointed by the Governor, acting in accordance with the advice of the Premier; (c) one shall be appointed by the Governor, acting in accordance with the advice of the Leader of the Opposition; and (d) one shall be appointed by the Governor, acting after consultation with the Civil Service Association.

In other words in item (c) as it relates to the Leader of the Opposition’s nomination Mr. Mcleary must act in accordance with that recommendation therefore, the Governor is bounded according to legal option to accept Mr. Scatliffe as the nomination.

One Constitutional expert told this news site that the governor can also come up with a bogus fight that Mr. Scatliffe nomination could be prejudicial to Her Majesty’s Government but he does not see how that can stand up to any serious scrutiny.

When this news site contacted the Governor’s Office on Friday, on the status of Mr. Scatliffe’s nomination we were told by a Maria Mays of the Governor’s Office that Mr. McCleary was on vacation and would be away on the weekend.

Can the Governor or elected officials interfere in the work of the PSC or summons them to meetings?

The framers of the constitution set up the PSC as an independent body free from all interference, be it from the Governor, Deputy Governor, senior civil servants, political, interest groups or otherwise. The Constitution clearly states in section 91 (9); Subject to this Constitution, in the exercise of its functions the Public Service Commission shall not be subject to the direction or control of any other person or authority.

There have been accusations after the Constitution of 2007 that allegedly some persons have been interfering with the work of the Public Service Commission, including Governor McCleary and Deputy Governor (DG) V. Inez Archibald.  Mrs. Archibald, it has been reported, has appeared before the Commission asking them to reconsider recommendations for different positions, giving directives in writing through the Human Resources Department and it is alleged that Governor McClearly often summons the Chairwoman to meetings to discuss PSC matters and what he wants to see happen. However, a constitutional expert told this news site, if this has happened or is happening, it will be unconstitutional and could be cause for “legal challenge to decisions of the body.”

Fairness and justice in the civil service seems a thing of the past!

Very recently, many in the civil service have lashed out against both the UK appointed Governor, the DG and the PSC for what some perceived as unfair treatment in the service, victimisation, politically guided decisions, double standards, lack of transparency and favouritism.

Within the last two years, there seems to have been a new era of double standards in the service where they go after some public officers to victimise them and others who have done wrong, it’s placed under the rug, according to a senior civil servant who wished to remain anonymous.

She pointed out that after the 2011 general elections, “civil servants where pushed around like dogs, humiliated, sent on extensive leave…where were the Governor, DG and PSC to stand up for us?”, and in fact “they allegedly aided in this treatment".

"I cannot wait to retire next year," the officer with 24 years in the service told this news site with sadness.

“I remember the days when the Governor, Deputy Governor or PSC were the places we went to for justice and help when you were victimised by Heads of Departments, Supervisors and Permanent Secretaries but, regrettably this appears to be out the door in my opinion, as many public servants now often complain that allegedly those areas seem to be the source of that behaviour," according to the same civil servant.

Over the last two years, there have been some seven to nine cases filed in the courts against the Governor, Human Resources Director and PSC for unfair dismissal, faults accusations, and officers sent on leave based on fraudulent claims. Thus far, the civil servants have won five out of six cases called already.

A few months ago a Permanent Secretary was dismissed after the Governor interfered with the works of the PSC directing them what to do and what he wanted to see. This happen even after the PSC voted unanimously for the return to work of the highly popular and effective officer. 

Some has labeled this as a personal attacked on the officer by McCleary, while others have said racism could have played a role.  This news site cannot confirm the racism claim, however, we have obtained evidence of the governor’s interference via letters to the Human Resources Department and meeting with the PSC Chair where the Permanent Secretary’s matter was discussed.  

Another civil servant was forced to retire after her head of department accused her of stealing a water tank. She was interviewed by the PSC but never given an opportunity to bring her witnesses to defend herself. The court ruled in favour of the officer for unfair dismissal. Another officer was sent home without due process, natural justice and pay for a civil accusation but the court found him not guilty and he had to be reinstated with back pay.

There are many other public officers on leave, on half salaries and suspended for being accused of civil and other matters in the courts or in their jobs as public officers with no end in sight.

Most of the victimisation appears to be against indigenous Virgin Islanders, however, the source did not provide names and birth certificates to verify this information. Currently, about three Heads of Departments are on extensive leave. Two have been called back to work but reassigned to cubical offices with allegedly no windows and away from their departments.

The PSC members are now retired civil servant Keturah Crabbe, businesswoman Patsy Lake to be replaced by Ishmael Scatliffe, retired Director of Human Resources Magdaline Rymer (Chair), Attorney Dawn J. Smith, and Reverend Julian M. Clarke.

81 Responses to “UPDATE: Still no appointment of Ishmael Scatliffe to PSC by Gov McCleary”

  • big bird (05/11/2012, 08:37) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    I never trusted this governor from day one...seems like we are powerless to stop him!!!!
    • war (05/11/2012, 09:55) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      It seems that you all only blaming the governor and the DG for this abyss, but let the truth be told they were doing the bedding of the NDP Politians in the firing of Willock and also the other changes that you see going on in the service..so do not let them off the hock so easy. They are out to help kill our own people and that’s a fact. Dem NDP man Dem declare war on who aint support dem!!!
      • uuuuuuuuuu (05/11/2012, 16:09) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        yeah, ah know . but some people in denial nah abut the NDP role in tis
      • rope (05/11/2012, 16:38) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        that is a perfect ananolgy of this government
      • we have a black book (05/11/2012, 17:56) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        I want the NDP to know that we won't forget what you all did to Maynard, Ray, Willock, Otiz, Bevely, khrah, Moses, H. Ward, Otto, Vincent O, Kerof, Gloria, Arline, J. Frett, Tasha, Doris S, the two local police officers, attemp at Wade S, and the two customs and Immgration officers, and the ist goes on and on and on....
      • @ war (05/11/2012, 18:51) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        yeap I agree with you war, as the PSC voted for the man to go back to he work so Mr. Governor, If the glove does not fit you must acquit
      • TO WAR (06/11/2012, 08:12) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        war you hit the nail on the head..the NDP Politicians are so cold hypocrites. They claim they have nothing to do with the civil service when they are behind the stage pushing and making all the decsions to mive and fire cicil servant.. dem think we fool fool.
      • HERE HERE (21/11/2012, 16:04) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        What a crying shame is right FOR WHAT IS GOING ON HERE
  • POLO (05/11/2012, 08:47) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    what is going on here?? finally the civil servants got a voice..god does not sleep
  • concerned (05/11/2012, 08:47) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    How come the CSA finds their voice at this time, and since they were elected the members who pays their dues and who elected them haven't heard a peak out of them, I mean you were elected almost a year now and you cannot report to the people who you were elected to represent. But yet still you up in arms fighting for a waste of time to represent us. IT IS TIME FOR TASHA AND HER EXECUTIVE TO REPORT TO THE PEOPLE OR RESIGN.
    • cash (05/11/2012, 16:57) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Whilst the majority of civil servants sitting back and teking tis injustice it will continue eh?
      • keep it real mon (05/11/2012, 17:44) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        Clearly lot of people are upset with what is going on in the service and how they killing some people who they do not like. But The NDP government has the right to get their supporters around them. Some don't like change...I on the other hand embrace it. Who knows what the out come will be only time will tell but I assure you pestimism is only a disease optimisum is the cure
  • small head (05/11/2012, 08:50) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Well that is how business is conducted in the civil service now ah days... Everything is done by brute force and bullying.
    • black boy (05/11/2012, 10:01) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Could the governor pull this stunt in the UK??
      • Shara Parlin (05/11/2012, 10:18) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        Where are all the decent, law abiding citizens of the BVI in protest of government machinations to finagle with the law in order to carry out the wishes of a power hungry group and the blatant abuse of power by the governor aided by Politians?
      • @@@@@ (05/11/2012, 11:42) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        Very good question that should be asked black boy.

        Peace.
    • south africa (06/11/2012, 08:58) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      something really seriously wrong with this governor
  • native boy (05/11/2012, 08:56) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Right, got it. I know so much things that have been sweep under the carpet going back to the former governor and tis dg...dem too one sided but the world is a circle boss
    • yellow (05/11/2012, 16:07) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Dude....We all ready reach dey circle.....
      • speak your mind (05/11/2012, 17:01) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        by the time the NDP, DG and Gov done wid the piblic service ayo will be dead and the country will be too.
  • Virgin Son (05/11/2012, 09:16) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    As far as I am aware there is only one way to deal with the top two...a sickout...where is the CSA? But another thing the top two have divided the public officers so much, it will be hard to unite against their injustice. Congratulations Mr. Scatliffe, at least a voice of reason from the madness!
    • Sickout? (05/11/2012, 12:32) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      you mean like when no-one in government offices shows up for work?
      tell me how that would be different from every other day, hmmm?
      • how long? not long! (05/11/2012, 17:20) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        How much are we, the people going to take of this crap???
      • to Sickout? (05/11/2012, 17:47) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        i wonder if you are a fool or did you wear the dunce cap in school 'Sickout'?.
  • one eye roster (05/11/2012, 09:19) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Boyd & Inez, Two don't walk together except they agree. Birds of a feather flock together.
  • Dem Say (05/11/2012, 09:28) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Citizens, as everyone knows, the abuse of power of this governor even on legal matters is amazing. Public law and order have become a comedy show for who you like and dislike and who you can go after masquerading as upholding the laws.

    Many of us have never seen it this way before and we aint know if we coming or going. Their statements about first class public service are a fake. Indeed, it's the worst we have ever seen it in the service.
  • was race a factor? (05/11/2012, 09:59) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Race war on the horizon? it happened in Rwanda, it happened in Guyana, it happened in Bosnia, could easily happen in the BVI... and I fear when that day comes....
  • DarkVader (05/11/2012, 11:41) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    "She pointed out that after the 2011 general elections, civil servants were (not where) pushed around like dogs and humiliated" I remember hearing these same words from civil servants after the 2007 elections.
    • gggggggggg (05/11/2012, 16:45) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Wrong is wrong no matter who's doing it and the truth is the truth no matter who's speaking it. the evidence of coroption is becoming more blatant everyday and the leaders are becoming more disrespectful in thier quest to retain power
  • The Most Unclean (05/11/2012, 12:02) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    You can't have a race war when you have your OOWN ELECTED government selling you of f so they can rub elbows and click wine glasses with the Govenor and whomever is of European decent. Inez? What do you call female UNCLE TOMS? My point is that with this government Tortola is never going to be OURS NEVER atleast with VIP you felt you had a say. With NDP if you NEGRO you better have atleast 2 degrees to be listened to and the lighter your complexion the better. They sell Marcus Garvey for a bag of rice...well BVI you getting sell for a penny on the dollar shooot a bag of rice is better!
    • facts man (05/11/2012, 16:42) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      When stuff in country is not right for the citizens, it is imperative that those responsible be taken to task for it....regardless of party affiliate, position or race...
  • zoe (05/11/2012, 12:10) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    When the dg and gov cheif advisor is Boo tie man, what else do you expect?.

  • never again (05/11/2012, 13:37) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Yes what the Governor did to the CSA waz another McCleary injustice and the "yes women" remain silent and allow he to continue his rampage.
  • JUSTICE (05/11/2012, 16:23) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    LIFE IS A STAGE AND WE ALL ARE THE ACTORS REMEMBER WHAT DOES NOT CATCH YOU WILL CATCH YOUR CHILDREN OR THEIR CHILDREN
  • hit th road jack (05/11/2012, 17:27) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    The only thing our DG and GOV remind me of is a 'bull in a china shop'. Do what we sas or get out of his way PSC.
  • watchman (05/11/2012, 19:17) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply

    This Governor full of $h!t he think this is South Africa.

  • india (06/11/2012, 08:22) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Ladies and gentlemen let's welcome our next calypsonian singing a ditty called "Boyd McCleary and vitimization of the people"!
  • LEGAL TEAM (06/11/2012, 09:15) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Your Excellency-the Governor:Why don't you just run the public service and all the other services by yourself? You getting directly involve in everything! I hope Uk only give u one term.1 term only.
    • say so (06/11/2012, 16:08) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      no dr smith will sfor a renewal that is why he is kissing up and doing their evil work
    • EMAIL (06/11/2012, 17:58) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      There is an old saying “Those whom the gods wish to destroy they first make mad.”,,,VINO becareful they do not destroy you all for such good reporting
  • RAM (06/11/2012, 17:56) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Watch out Mrs. Maynard school chilren say McCleary and Inzel are after your job next!
    • like this (10/11/2012, 11:32) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      who beleive that this Government is committed to the pursuit of justice on behalf of the people????
  • four years (07/11/2012, 12:08) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    the local people will out last the governor, NDP and Ms. V I A
  • red states (08/11/2012, 08:58) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply

    The UK government is shocking in allowing abusing treatment of bvi citizens by Governor.

    • in hiding (08/11/2012, 20:32) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Where is the voice of the dumb-founded Civil Service Assen in all of this mess??

  • bush (09/11/2012, 05:19) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    This is how things are now. The man who play by the rule gets shafted.

  • remove he (09/11/2012, 15:44) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Com'on People where is the Protest to remove this governor????....Where is your Protest===what is Good for one...Good for all..
  • wed (21/11/2012, 12:13) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    here we go again!!
  • eggie (21/11/2012, 15:03) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    this british man out of control
  • teach (21/11/2012, 15:08) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    What message is this governor sending out to this Nation Youths?
    • wongchichi (21/11/2012, 15:54) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      the message is that if your going to sit on a board you should actually be productive....
    • wongchichi (21/11/2012, 15:54) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      the message is that if your going to sit on a board you should actually be productive....
  • mad man (21/11/2012, 15:33) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Why all the hate? and anger towards Ishmael from this governor? This anger is mis-guided. The world is looking on Mr. Governor and hope the UK is too.!
    • local news (21/11/2012, 18:10) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      there is NO WAY that Mr. McCleary whom I was told is a nice man should be just breaking the laws of the country if he continues it is going to allow a bad precedent to be set.
    • black and white (21/11/2012, 23:34) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      i remember reading a year or so ago the standing finance committee report where it stated the governor's office has two section one black and one white...should I say more?
  • wongchichi (21/11/2012, 15:38) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    you know I find it funny yall talking all this piss...The good Mr. Scatliffe was collecting quite a few different board checks, the recreation trust is one - and all the recreational fields and the two gyms we have fell into disrepair... the psc is another one and for years qualified VIslanders had to wait ages to get a job...and sometimes didnt get because back when he was in charge of the psc they dealt with all hiring and firings and therefore could pick and choose who they wanted where. We as VIslanders need to get out of this nonsensical attitude that everything done in relation to a citizen is biased. He was ineffective in his tenure I don't see one good reason why he needs to be back there. if we want to discuss victimization talk about the years the youths of the VI couldnt get work cause psc held their applications while approving their friends family or their family applications.
    • .. (21/11/2012, 16:16) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      The Recreation Trust does not pay the board members. You all need to get your facts straight before you start yapping.
      • TALK AND SPIN (26/11/2012, 15:39) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        Let's see how THE GOVERNOR will talk his way out of this one. This is serious.
  • DPP (21/11/2012, 18:53) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    What next will the governor mcCleary try????
    • history tell us (21/11/2012, 23:02) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      when one understands colonial history then you will appreciate the man's behavior.
  • to wongchichi (21/11/2012, 23:04) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    you talking hogwash and hateful garbage. Mr. Scatliffe is the only best hope on the PSC for fairness and justice for all....we cannot wait for his return to the Committee...CSA
    • wongchichi (22/11/2012, 10:26) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      really you must be mad...where has the fairness been over the years of his involvement with the psc... there has never been any so what are you talking about. People could quit a job today and get a govt job tomorrow while applications are resting to be addressed for times. please don't even waste my time with that bs
  • how long? not long!! (21/11/2012, 23:27) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    So, when is enough finally going to be enough? when will the people rise up and take action?


  • cease fire (22/11/2012, 01:24) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    it appears that push has come to shove....
  • ABC (22/11/2012, 20:08) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    I have been listening to the lot of you making all sought of comments about the Governor this and that but you all seem to ignore the injustice which is being done by our local representatives. I am not hearing a darm word about what is happening in the Ministry of Communication. Vance knows nothing about the Civil Service but he comes in as Chief of Staff. Just another name for Perminent Secretary. Scatliffe never worked at the water and Sewage Department but she goes in as CEO over Grant who has received training in this field from the day he left school. What does she bring to the table other than Bla Bla Bla and Mark. Claud who left Detroit in a hurry and squandered three quarters of a million dollars of our taxes since arriving in the BVI is now heading up the Ports Authority not having a clue as to what it is all about. Our Elected Representative for the eight district is on the pay role and has a signed contract to regularise our computorised system, which is elegal as this has not received the blessings of the House.
    We need to clean up our act before pointing fingers at others.
  • DJ G (26/11/2012, 08:02) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    THE UK HAS TAKE OVER THE BVI THROUGH THIS GOVERNOR AND WE DO NOT EVEN KNOW IT.


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