Got TIPS or BREAKING NEWS? Please call 1-284-442-8000 direct/can also WhatsApp same number or Email ALL news;                               ads call 1-284-440-6666


February 12th, 2024
Leave the Statutory Bodies out of the Constitution- CRC Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The statutory bodies were also in the line of fire from the Constitutional Review Commissioners. According to the report, the public was of the opinion that all board appointments should be staggered.

March 20th, 2023
'Most of the Boards I served on I never was paid a red cent'- Ian S. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM) Fourth District Candidate Ian S. Smith, who has been subbed in for Paul A. Hewlett aka 'Paul on the Ball' for the 2023 elections race, has lashed out at critics who have accused him of serving on numerous Boards for financial gain.

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.

September 17th, 2021
Board member posts given as reward for support @ polls- Hon Penn claims

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Leader of the Opposition Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) has claimed that instead of competency and experience being at the core for selecting statutory boards members, these posts are being filled by persons who supported the government at the polls.

September 9th, 2021
Board members from previous admin could frustrate new gov't’s mandate- Hon Wheatley

WICKHAM'S CAY II, Tortola, VI- Minister for Natural Resources, Labour, Immigration and Social Security Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) has said there is evidence that board members from a previous administration could frustrate the mandate of a new government, which is why they are sometimes changed.

Follow Us On