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July 16th, 2013
'BVI Platinum News misrepresented me' – Jamal S. Smith

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Attorney-at-law Mr Jamal S. Smith wants to make it absolutely clear that he is not in strict opposition to the Cruise Ship Pier Project but that he is more concerned about the lack of transparency to the public.

July 10th, 2013
Premier’s speech was about ‘licking old wounds’- BVICCHA Chairman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Chairman of the British Virgin Islands Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA) Mr Jamal S. Smith has heavily criticised the recent Territory update speech by Premier Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith. The BVICCHA Chairman said the speech was very political, licking old wounds and most importantly failed to present any policy designed to bring any re-dress to the damaged economy of the Virgin Islands.

July 9th, 2013
Hon. Fahie slams Premier Smith’s Territory update speech

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Many persons within the Virgin Islands, including politicians, past Ministers of Government and those within the business community, have expressed either distaste, no interest, or high levels of concern about the recent address made by the Premier of the Virgin Islands and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith.

May 10th, 2013
BVICCHA responds to Platinum News article on Chairman’s statements

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA) has issued a statement that distances itself from remarks made by attorney at law and Chairman of the BVICCHA, Jamal S. Smith recently in relation to the cruise pier project.


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