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January 17th, 2024
VIP Gov’t rolls out employment registration drive for job seekers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Government of Premier Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has launched its Registration Drive to extend employment, training, and education opportunities to unemployed persons in the Virgin Islands.

November 15th, 2023
Residents secure employment @ successful Third District Job Fair

NANNY CAY, Tortola, VI- The job fair targeting Third District residents, and hosted by former Speaker of the House of Assembly Julian Willock, along with community-minded businesswoman Kishma P. Forbes, in collaboration with Nanny Cay Resort and Marina, has been hailed a success.

July 11th, 2023
Public Service reduced from 4495 in 2010 to 'efficient' 2895 to date- David D. Archer Jr

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Deputy Governor Mr David D. Archer Jr has announced that as part of finding the right size for the local public service, there has been a steady decrease in the number of Public Officers throughout the last decade, from 4495 public officers employed in 2010 to approximately 2895 employed to date.

January 12th, 2023
‘Me highlighting a subject doesn't bring embarrassment to VI’- Cindy Rosan

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Controversial talk show host and political candidate in the next general elections, Ms Rosemary Cindy Rosan has indicated she will not be intimated and will continue to highlight issues in the Virgin Islands.

January 10th, 2023
Gov’t says 3 recent hires were in accordance with laws

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) has moved to clarify the hiring of three persons, following accusations that Labour laws may have been broken in the process of hiring the persons who currently serve in the Premier’s Office and Government Information Services (GIS).

December 29th, 2022
VI in a ‘hallmark of sheer anxiety’ over recent events- Hon Penn

EAST END, Tortola, VI - Minister for Health and Social Development under the Unity Government, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has kicked off his 2023 elections campaign pitch with a letter to the East End/Long Look community, promising to continue representing the district and the Virgin Islands, despite the unmitigated levels of anxiety being experienced by citizens.

December 1st, 2022
‘Absolutely no credibility’ to reports of cutting Civil Service- David D. Archer Jr

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- It has long been a talk that the United Kingdom (UK) has been pressuring the Government of the Virgin Islands to reduce the number of persons employed in the Public Service, especially since a significant percent of the National Budget goes towards employee remuneration.

February 16th, 2022
'Give people work so they don't have time to complain'- Skelton-Cline to Govt

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Host of the Honestly Speaking Radio Programme and Consultant Mr Claude O. Skelton Cline is encouraging the sitting Government to fast forward the many projects that have been in the pipeline this first quarter.

January 28th, 2022
Some 660 public servants now eligible for retirement- SFC Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A total of 660 public officers in the Virgin Islands (VI) are now eligible for retirement, if they so wish, according to information coming out of the 2022 reports of the deliberations of the Standing Finance Committee (SFC).

December 15th, 2021
Hon Penn predicts bleak future for VI without expat workers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Opposition Leader Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) is predicting a bleak economic future for the territory should expat workers leave and fuel a labour shortage.

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