Acting appointments, other topics tackled

It’s good to know that our new governor has spoken out publicly against the widespread phenomenon of acting appointments in the civil service.

DATELINE: PARADISE — Charisma to attract cruise ships

When Communications and Works Minister Mark Vanterpool predicted last week that more than 600,000 cruise ship passengers would visit the territory in the coming tourism season, many residents were sceptical.

EDITORIAL — Staying the course

The tendency of successive governments to abandon plans made by previous administrations continues to waste taxpayers’ money and to cause unnecessary delays in badly needed projects.