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January 3rd, 2024
VI's Opposition needs resources to carry out jobs for nation building- Hon Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Opposition Leader Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) has called for more resources, including manpower, to be allocated to His Majesty's Loyal Opposition, which he said is an important organ for nation-building.

September 3rd, 2023
Gov Bryan urges USVI to reduce reliance on high-priced consultants


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- During a recent Public Finance Authority Board meeting, Us Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Albert A. Bryan Jr, who also serves as the PFA board chair, expressed concerns over the territory's dependence on external consulting firms like Ernst & Young for financial oversight of disaster recovery projects.

April 3rd, 2022
VI Gov't seeking consultants for Gaming & Betting Control Commission

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands, acting through the Premier’s Office, is inviting qualified, professional, experienced, and resourceful firms to submit proposals to provide consultancy services for the Virgin Islands Gaming and Betting Control Commission.

May 31st, 2018
Why Virgin Islanders and other Residents are never listened to?

Donald E. de Castro

Over the years since I returned home in 1986 (and, I do believe the situation existed before I returned) this government and past governments in their endeavour to develop this territory, in numerous instances sought advisers and consultants. In the vast majority of cases, they always used non-Virgin Islanders.

September 18th, 2014
‘There are elements in MoF to be dealt with!’ – Hon Andrew A. Fahie

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI - “Something is suspect about the tender process, I know the intellectuals will get on me for this but they have to excuse me, something is suspect about the tender process. I don’t say it’s the persons involved with the evaluations, I kind of feel I happen to know where it is because they have some elements in the Ministry of Finance (MoF) that need to be dealt with,” said Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

October 25th, 2013
Locals should have been approached for cruise pier project - commentators

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Given all the missteps that have taken place with the cruise pier development project and government’s approaches to outsiders for funding, commentators have questioned why locals are not being engaged as part of their efforts to secure funds to get the project off the ground.

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