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January 26th, 2024
Over $76M to pay civil servants, excluding Payroll Taxes, SS, NHI & Statutory subventions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The cost of the civil servant is growing as more and more Heads of Departments and Ministries are asking for more staff.

January 10th, 2024
AG Chambers staff has increased by 16 in 3 short years

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The civil service continues to grow and most, if not all, Department Heads and Permanent Secretaries appearing before the 2023 Standing Finance Committee (SFC) of the House of Assembly (HoA) for the 2024 budget have asked for more staff.

July 11th, 2023
Public Service reduced from 4495 in 2010 to 'efficient' 2895 to date- David D. Archer Jr

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Deputy Governor Mr David D. Archer Jr has announced that as part of finding the right size for the local public service, there has been a steady decrease in the number of Public Officers throughout the last decade, from 4495 public officers employed in 2010 to approximately 2895 employed to date.

May 27th, 2023
UPDATE: Control tower strike ends, VI airports resume full operation

TRELLIS BAY, Beef Island, VI- The BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) has announced that airports in the territory have resumed normal operations effective today, Saturday, May 27, 2023, at 7:00 a.m, following a brief closure yesterday at the T.B. Lettsome International Airport.

December 8th, 2022
32 BVIPA staff members awarded with Special Recognition

PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI– A popular quote by BVI Belonger and Billionaire Sir Richard C.N. Branson reads: ‘I have always believed that the way you treat your employees is the way they will treat your customers and that people flourish when they are praised’.

March 7th, 2022
'Pandemic' compensation for Public Health Unit being 'addressed'- MoH&SD

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Staff of the Public Health Unit (PHU) have been assured that the issue of compensation for works done during the COVID-19 pandemic is being addressed.

February 8th, 2022
FirstBank makes COVID-19 boosters mandatory for all staff

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Although the Government of the Virgin Islands has not made vaccination against COVID-19 mandatory and has said it does not intend to, some businesses have made it mandatory for their staff.

December 30th, 2021
Banco Popular on Tortola closes after staff tests positive for COVID-19

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Information reaching Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) is that Banco Popular on Tortola is closed today, December 30, 2021, due to some members of staff allegedly testing positive for COVID-19.

June 30th, 2021
Magistrate’s Court closed after staff tests positive for COVID-19

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Magistrate’s Court in John’s Hole, Tortola has been closed after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19.

April 16th, 2021
Gunmen rob staff of beauty supplies store in Baughers Bay

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- At least three female staff members of a beauty supplies store in Baughers Bay were left traumatised last evening, April 15, 2021, after they were robbed at gunpoint.

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