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April 9th, 2012
Legislators debate the meaning of a “petty contract”

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Many residents are confused that there is an Audit Department headed by the Auditor General Mrs. Sonia Webster as well as an Internal Audit Department separate from the main Auditor General’s Department reporting to the Ministry of Finance. The former Director of the Internal Audit Department is Wendell M. Gaskin, CFE now the Deputy Financial Secretary.

March 2nd, 2012
MCW's apprenticeship programme employs 62

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Sixty-two previously unemployed youths reported to work yesterday Thursday, March 1, 2012 at the Ministry of Communications and Works as part of the Ministry’s Apprenticeship Programme.

January 11th, 2012
Public bus service may not be feasible in VI – taxi operator

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Due to the small population and the copious amount of vehicles in the Territory, a public bus service may not be feasible opined a taxi operator at the meeting held on Monday January 9, 2012 between taxi and livery operators and Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Mark Vanterpool.

January 7th, 2012
Market Square clean up scheduled for today, Saturday

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Ministry of Communications and Works is continuing its Road Town rehabilitation initiative with a scheduled clean up of the Market Square area on Fish Lock Road today Saturday, January 7, 2012.

December 21st, 2011
Purcell Estate road likely to reopen by week-end

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The main thorough-fare into the Purcell Estate community is likely to become accessible again by week-end as the Ministry of Communications and Works has begun to cover up the pipes, which were exposed for several months.

December 19th, 2011
Major shake-up in Labour Dept!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As first reported by Virgin Islands News Online, the Labour Department will have a new Commissioner.

December 8th, 2011
Sea & Air Ports to be re-assigned under new Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Virgin Islands News Online's team of reporters around the Virgin Islands and well placed sources within the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government of Dr. D. Orlando Smith have told this news site that there will be some up-coming announcements of portfolio changes.

December 7th, 2011
Ray George fired from Government job, no reasons given

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Information reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that Ray George, a government contract officer assigned to special projects including Biwater within the Ministry of Communications and Works, has been terminated with immediate effect.

November 24th, 2011
Replacing sewerage lines to commence in January

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The replacement of collapsed sewerage lines, which have been the major reason for sewerage overflow in Road Town and East End, will commence in full pace in January 2012 although contracts have already been prepared for work to start immediately.

November 16th, 2011
Alleged “shredded” documents found

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The documents relating to two major projects within the Ministry of Communications and Works that were allegedly shredded were reportedly found.


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