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September 4th, 2023
Public sector 'has been beaten up really badly’- DaBreo-Lettsome

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Permanent Secretary in the Deputy Governor’s Office Sharleen S. DaBreo-Lettsome MBE says the local Public Sector is going through a process of transformation that goes beyond the Commission of Inquiry (CoI), where the vision is for persons to access the services of the Government from anywhere.

May 29th, 2022
Hiring of Contractor General on cards for next budget- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the National Unity Government stating it is committed to good governance, it was asked whether it is seeking to hire a Contractor General.

May 12th, 2022
Changes to composition of some statutory boards ‘urgently needed’- Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The current practice of having individuals serving on multiple statutory boards in the Virgin Islands (VI) will be reviewed, Premier Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has suggested.

April 29th, 2022
We must ‘look beyond recent events & towards healing & unity’- Hon Penn

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Opposition Leader and Premier hopeful Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) has said the Virgin Islands must look beyond the embarrassment of the arrest of Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) and focus in unity on good governance.

April 11th, 2022
‘I welcome the CoI Report & its recommendations’- Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) Report now in the hands of Governor John J. Rankin, CMG, Opposition Leader Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has said he believes the Report will lead to one of the most pivotal periods in Virgin Islands’ history and that he welcomes the Report.

April 5th, 2022
‘I look forward to reviewing CoI report & discussing with Governor’- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has said he is looking forward to reviewing the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) report and having initial discussions with Governor John J. Rankin, CMG on its contents and then travelling to the United Kingdom (UK) to engage in discussions with Minister for Overseas Territories Amanda A. Milling on the report.

January 4th, 2022
CoI extended again! April 2022 new deadline given

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The United Kingdom (UK) sponsored Commission of Inquiry (CoI) called by the controversial ex-governor of the Virgin Islands Augustus J. U. Jaspert has been extended for a second time, with a new deadline of April 2022 given for the submission of the final report by the CoI Commissioner.

December 30th, 2021
VIP Gov’t will further strengthen ‘good governance framework’ in 2022- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), as part of his 2022 message to the territory, said his administration will continue to strengthen good governance legislation in the new year.

December 24th, 2021
HoA passes Integrity in Public Life Act, 2021 with amendments

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was another historical moment for the Virgin Islands when the administration of Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) passed the Integrity in Public Life Act, 2021 on December 22, 2021, in a virtual House of Assembly (HoA) sitting days before Christmas.

October 9th, 2021
The road to hell

By Dickson C. Igwe

Once upon a time, there was a land on the continent of Africa sitting on the fertile and geographically diverse west coast of that vast continent. This was a country that practically "had it all."

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