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May 13th, 2024
Deputy Premier wants swift resolution to issues affecting Republic Bank’s customers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Premier and Minister for Financial Services, Labour and Trade Hon Lorna G. Smith, OBE has said the Government of the [British] Virgin Islands is aware of recent developments at Republic Bank (BVI) Limited, which resulted in the withdrawal of funds from several customer accounts.

January 17th, 2024
CoP for Cayman Islands reviewing complaints against Mark Collins- Governor Rankin

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI- Outgoing Governor of the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) John J. Rankin, CMG has disclosed that the Police Commissioner of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, Kurt Walton, is the individual asked to review the myriad of complaints against the Police Commissioner of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), Mark Collins.

December 1st, 2022
‘In every example’ clients were right in complaints against public officers- Archer Jr

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI– Aiming to add more accountability to the public service, Deputy Governor David D. Archer Jr said systems are in place to both commend and make complaints as it relates to public service performance and that findings so far have shown the client is usually right.

October 17th, 2022
Sr Magistrate blasts Gov’t for poor roads & alleged reckless spending

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Senior Magistrate Ms Tamia N. Richards has blasted the Government of the Virgin Islands for deplorable road conditions, reckless spending, and the non-working asphalt plant to repair said roads.

October 1st, 2020
Hon Turnbull accuses Premier of ‘hijacking’ airtime

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Member of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition, Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) has accused Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) of hijacking airtime on ZBVI 780AM, forcing the pre-planned Opposition press conference to be pushed back to one hour.

June 9th, 2020
Disrespect! Manager blatantly refuses to meet Labour Minister during ‘spot check’

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Calling it a troubling situation which makes him wonder what kind of country we are living in and building, Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) recounted in the House of Assembly on June 8, 2020, an incident where he was disrespected by a manager of a business in the Territory.

February 25th, 2020
Jevaughn J. Parsons appointed Director of Taxi & Livery Commission

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Taxi and Livery Commission has been making steady progress towards regulating the transportation-for-hire industry since the new Board was appointed in October 2019, according to Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Honourable Kye M. Rymer (R5).

January 16th, 2020
Report ‘improper conduct by judicial officers’ to Dep Gov Office- David D. Archer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Governor David D. Archer Jr has said persons who have legitimate complaints about improper conduct by judicial officers should make such complaints under confidential correspondence to the Deputy Governor’s Office.

November 4th, 2019
Gov Jaspert: ‘There’s probably more rumours than people’ in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- His Excellency Governor Augustus J.U Jaspert is of the view that more gossip exists in the Virgin Islands than the people who call the Territory home.

October 2nd, 2019
PHOTO of the Day: DWM offering wrecker services?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There have been many complaints over the years, including from legislators and operators of garbage trucks, about persons taking certain bulky waste to dumpsters instead of transporting them to the landfill at Pockwood Pond for proper disposal.

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