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February 23rd, 2024
Review of complaints against CoP Mark Collins ‘underway’- Governor’s Office

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The review of a myriad of complaints against Commissioner of Police Mark Collins, outlined in a petition to the Governor, has been started by Cayman Islands Police Commissioner Kurt Walton.

January 17th, 2024
Is Gov Rankin a liar? Double standards & hypocrisy over CoP investigation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was about a year ago that Police Commissioner Mark Collins wrote to his friend Governor John J. Rankin asking him to send Commissioner of Customs Wade N. Smith on leave while he was being investigated.

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.

January 5th, 2024
Gov Rankin orders review into complaints against CoP Mark Collins

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- His Excellency the Governor John J. Rankin, CMG has announced that a review has been ordered into a myriad of complaints against the territory’s Commissioner of Police Mr Mark Collins.

November 9th, 2023
Wheatley Gov't seeking to review Minimum Wage; Advisory Committee formed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Ministry of Financial Services, Labour and Trade today, November 9, 2023, announced the establishment of an ad hoc Advisory Committee to review the minimum wage.

October 22nd, 2023
Project underway to review use of farmland @ Paraquita Bay

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands is informing farmers using agricultural plots on the Paraquita Bay Estate that a project is underway to review the use of the land and demonstrate sustainable land farming practices on eligible livestock and crop farms on the estate.

September 10th, 2023
Report on Belongership & Residency tabled in HOA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The “Review of Policy and Processes for Granting Residency and Belongership” Report, which was recommended following the United Kingdom (UK) Commission of Inquiry (CoI), was tabled in the House of Assembly on Thursday, September 7, 2023.

May 22nd, 2023
Review of work permit processes has already begun– Hon Lorna G. Smith OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Declaring that the new Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration of which she is a part is ‘all about action’, Deputy Premier and Minister for Financial Services, Labour and Trade, Hon Lorna G. Smith (AL), OBE, has indicated that ahead of the start of the Fifth House of Assembly, work has already begun in areas such as the Trade Commission and work permit processing in the VI.

September 7th, 2022
Belgium-based firm conducting review of social assistance benefits in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) has welcomed the commencement of a review of social assistance benefits and grants administration systems in the Virgin Islands.

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.

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