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October 6th, 2018
Gov’t hires $400,000 UK Lawyer! Value for money?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The National Democratic Party (NDP) Government of outgoing Premier, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) has hired United Kingdom (UK) Lawyer, Michael Furness, QC to the tune of $400,000.

October 2nd, 2018
Paying for birth rights: Uncertain future for VI born children of expats

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In a matter of two weeks, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. The Honorable D. Orlando Smith (AL) says he will be making a big announcement as it relates to the legislation that requires expatriate parents to pay an immigration ‘fee’ for their children born in the Virgin Islands.

October 1st, 2018
More bills, no public Input at Oct. 2, 2018 HoA Sitting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The House of Assembly (HoA) will convene for the second sitting of the fourth session on Tuesday October 2, 2018 in Road Town, Tortola, the capital city of the Virgin Islands (VI).

September 25th, 2018
BAMBELELA after school initiative 'on again'

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – First District students were on Monday, September 24, 2018, prepped once again to head ‘back-to-school’ when organisers hosted another successful BAMBELELA (Never give up) after school homework/study programme at the Seven Day Adventist (SDA) Youth Center in Carrot Bay.

September 24th, 2018
When a government goes broke!

By Dickson C. Igwe

It is accepted that borrowing is the universal norm for governments to find the cash to operate. Public spending from taxes and borrowing are the way most western governments function.

September 24th, 2018
UK reigns in VI legislators: Cabinet Decisions to be made public

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –Decisions taken by the Cabinet of the Virgin Islands (VI), will now be made public documents.

September 24th, 2018
‘Back to school’ motivational drive...

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Dream Big Group over the weekend held a number of activities as part of its ‘Back to School motivational Drive, featuring speakers, Ms Stephanie I. Faulkner-Williams, Mr Dwayne J. Straun, Mrs Angelle A. Cameron, Ms Gabrielle Hoyte, Dr Amber V. Wheatley and Mr Billionaire PA.

September 13th, 2018
STS Basketball action continues on Friday September 14, 2018

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Basketball fans can get ready for another exciting weekend of action in the ‘Honourable Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League.’

September 12th, 2018
More BVI Airways Questions for September 13, 2018 HoA Sitting—Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Questions on the tax payers $7.2 M squandered on BVI Airways—that never flew and with Government not collecting a dime back, is not going away anytime soon and will be the Legacy of outgoing Premier Dr the Honourable, D. Orlando Smith (AL)—are back on the Order Paper.

September 12th, 2018
Earthquake hits VI ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands (VI) was today, September 12, 2018, at 12:18 AM, hit with a magnitude 4.0 earthquake, recorded by the Puerto Rico Seismic Network and reported by the VI’s Department of Disaster Management (DDM).





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