Gov’t trades job descriptions for ‘role profiles’

Effective April 1, government’s Human Resources Department “officially implemented” role profiles as recommended by the consultant KPMG as part of the 2012 Job Analysis Project, government announced Monday.

Cancer Society launches VG branch

Last week the Virgin Islands Cancer Society came one step closer to its goal of establishing a branch on each of the four main Virgin Islands.

Community officers introduced at Police Week

This year’s Police Week featured the unveiling of a new initiative that will place one “community officer” in each of seven different areas on Tortola.

CDB loan to fund Palestina roadwork

In 14 days, work is set to begin on the Pleasant Valley Bridge in Palestina, which was severely damaged during the passage of Tropical Storm Otto in 2010.

Gov’t releases official gender policy

In an effort to improve relations between the sexes and to rectify gender imbalances, government has created the Virgin Islands’ first National Policy for Gender Equity and Equality.

RT man denies assaulting woman in bar

Roberto De La Cruz denied hitting a woman with a bottle at a bar in Long Bush when he appeared in Magistrates’ Court on Friday.

VG man gets 33 months for growing pot

Lenn Lennard, who is currently serving a 30-month prison term, was sentenced last week to an additional 33 months for cultivating marijuana.

More than 20 employers attend job fair

Trust companies, law firms and various government departments and statutory bodies attended Friday’s daylong National Scholars Forum Job Fair at the Multi-purpose Sports Complex.

$100k offered for tips that solve murder

Police are offering a reward of up to $100,000 for information about the death of Melbourne Francis, who was shot and killed on May 9 in East End.