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December 21st, 2023
Pier Park investors receiving over $500K in 2022 dividend payments for Christmas

WICKHAM'S CAY I, Tortola, VI – Some 68 Preference Shareholders of the Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park will receive dividend cheques from Tortola Pier Park Ltd (TPPL) starting today, December 21, 2023.

September 19th, 2023
End of increments? Deputy Gov anticipates new reward policy by early 2024

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Deputy Governor Mr David D. Archer Jr said at the start of 2024, he anticipates a new system for the rewarding of public officers, which may not be the system of increments currently employed.

July 19th, 2023
Ministries/Departments still failing to submit paperwork for increments- Deputy Gov

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Deputy Governor David D. Archer has called it “unacceptable” the delay by Ministries and Departments of Government failing to submit documentation to allow for the processing of payments of increments.

May 7th, 2023
Public Service increments will be paid by June- Gov John J. Rankin

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Governor John J. Rankin, CMG has said the first round of Public Service increments is expected to be paid by June 2023.

May 25th, 2022
Police Association calls for payment of 'long overdue' increments & allowances

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The non-payment of increments and allowances to officers of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) is said to be adding to the frustration and poor morale of members of the RVIPF.

December 1st, 2021
UPDATE: CIBC Bank re-opens after COVID forced RT branch closure

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The CIBC FirstCaribbean branch in Road Town, Tortola re-opened today, Wednesday, December 1, 2021, for most services except in-branch deposits and withdrawals or the opening of new accounts.

November 26th, 2021
Remaining increment payments to commence @ next pay period– Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance Honorable Andrew A Fahie (R1) has announced that payments of outstanding 2017 increments to public servants will start in the next upcoming pay period.

May 25th, 2021
Joint-Agency Task Force decided to hire barges, not gov't – Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the Andrew A. Fahie-led government has received much praise on the regional and international scene for its foresight and handling of the pandemic, a prophet is 'without honour' in his own territory it seems, as fierce critics of the government- in order to create a picture of distrust and contention- have looked past the positive results of the surveillance platform and have falsely insinuated that the government was solely responsible for the hiring of the barges.

January 25th, 2021
USVI receives 2nd direct stimulus payments from US Treasury


FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- The [US] Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has received its portion of the stimulus funds to be issued to US Virgin Islanders as part of the second coronavirus relief package signed into law by former President Donald J. Trump late December 2020, revealed Delegate to Congress Stacey E. Plaskett.

August 27th, 2020
‘This is harsh, but you prefer a little increment & no job?’- Premier to civil servants

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “This is harsh, but I have to ask you: would you prefer a little increment and no job? Or to hold the increment and have your job and then when we get better, then you get the increments?”

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