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March 19th, 2015
Minimum Wage Committee meets empty chairs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “It looks like the discussion tonight will be among the press and the committee,” said Chairman of the Minimum Wage Committee Mr Simon Potter, a statement that was well in order as a handful of persons turned up for the meeting to review minimum wages at the Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall last evening, March 18, 2015.

September 22nd, 2014
Premier Smith declines to name min. wage review C’tte head

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith has declined to name the person who is heading the committee that the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government has set up to lead the review of the minimum wage.

October 19th, 2011
VI encouraged to buy more local produce

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- One of the strategies proposed to combat the rising cost of living and the Consumer Price Index in the Virgin Islands (VI) is for persons to buy more locally produced items.

October 16th, 2011
Poor class silently rising among us- Shaina M. Smith

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI- Addressing Virgin Gordians last night Saturday October 15, 2011 at Spanish Town in The Valley, member of the People’s Patriotic Alliance (PPA) and Territorial At Large candidate Shaina M. Smith said the high cost of living was forcing a poor class system to emerge in the Territory and outlined some ideas that the PPA has in respect to tackling the problem if elected.

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