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September 29th, 2018
32 certified in Flood Risk Management

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Thirty two persons have now received certificates in Flood Risk Management having completed a six day training session organized by the Ministry of Communications and Works and the Department of Disaster Management.

July 30th, 2018
Gov't in dispute with landowners over land access @ Belmont Estate

BELMONT ESTATE, Tortola, VI - The Smith family of Belmont Estate, got a ‘knife in their back’ from the National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration.

July 13th, 2017
Vendors 'Keep Out' from RT Roundabout; We mean it!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Four days after the Government of Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) forced vendors from plying their trade next to the Sol Gas Station at the Road Town Roundabout, they have taken yet another step to keep them out.

February 28th, 2017
PS Potter had no answer why Prison Museum not with Education & Culture

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the Old HM Prison Museum in Road Town, on the main Island of Tortola, made the news a few months ago because of poles erected in the road adjacent to the building that took up much needed parking space on the already congested Main Street, it also had the attention of the former Leader of the Opposition Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) as to whose portfolio it was.

May 18th, 2016
6 mths later: Still no minimum wage increase!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Despite saying that it has a genuine desire to improve the standard of living for all, the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government is still to pass legislation for the minimum wage increase as recommended by the Minimum Wage Advisory Committee since 2015.

March 9th, 2015
Anthony S. McMaster confirmed as Communications & Works PS

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Ministry of Communications and Works has a confirmed Permanent Secretary (PS) in the person of Anthony S. McMaster. He officially replaced Julian Willock who was the last confirmed Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Communications and Works.

November 12th, 2014
NDP destroyed the Public Works Dept - 2013 Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Public Works Department (PWD) was gutted of most of the senior staff who were transferred to the Ministry of Communications and Works in 2013 under the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government.

June 5th, 2014
UPDATE: No decision yet on Henry O. Creque - Hon Mark H. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - On the issue of the removal of the Deputy General Manager of the BVIEC Mr Henry O. Creque, Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool told this news site that no concrete decision has been made as to exactly where they will be putting him.

August 9th, 2013
Low employee morale due to political interference- Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Facilities Management Unit (FMU) under the Ministry of Communications and Works complained in its 2010 Annual Report laid on the table of the House of Assembly on July 25, 2013 by Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Mark H. Vanterpool about many of its challenges in 2010.

July 31st, 2013
Are there two Public Works Departments?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Within the last seven months the Ministry of Communications and Works has set up a new Special Projects Unit outside of the Public Works Department (PWD). This unit does many of the same things the Department is mandated to do.

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