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September 2nd, 2019
Governor’s rejection of PSC recommendation on PS an insult to VI- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Saying his phone has been blowing up since Friday, August 30, 2019 after it was announced that there was a shakeup in Permanent Secretaries of Government, Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said he wants the public to know that Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert went against the recommendation of the Public Service Commission (PSC) regarding the appointments.

February 25th, 2018
Appointment system coming March 1 @ Immigration Dept

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Changes continue to be made at the Immigration Department in order to reduce the length of time persons spend doing business there. As of March 1, 2018, persons can now schedule appointments to receive services from the Immigration Department at their convenient time.

February 11th, 2018
Recovery Agency Board Members not appointed yet- Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Recovery Agency Board demanded by the United Kingdom Government in a high level framework document in exchange for support for loan guarantees to rebuild the Territory following the destructive hurricanes of September 2017 has not been named as yet, according to Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL).

July 22nd, 2016
E.G. Maduro blasts hypocrisy in Gov’t over hiring of UK nationals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- One talk show host has blasted what he refers to as “hypocrisy within the Government” following conflicting statements made by Premier Dr The Hon D. Orlando Smith and Minister for Communications and Works Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), regarding citizens of the United Kingdom taking up high ranking positions in the Virgin Islands.

July 1st, 2013
Political appointments create distorted image of VIslanders – Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A local activist has struck out at the allegations that locals are thrust into positions in the workplace where they are unsuitable or deemed incompetent stating that they sometimes work in areas outside of their expertise because of politics.

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