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April 27th, 2018
'$50M loan agreement is not something you glance through'- Hon Christian

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Honourable Archibald C. Christian (AL), Junior Minister for Tourism, during the Fourth Sitting of the Third Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA) on Thursday April 26, 2018, expressed that there must be an “informal” meeting with all the members of the House to understand documents that need approval in the House especially when it is debating something as important as borrowing $50 million from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB).

March 23rd, 2018
'Do we need to repeat the BVI Airways saga?'- Hon Archibald C. Christian

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “Do we need to repeat the BVI Airways saga, where individuals have gone with $7.2M of our money and there is no airline flying? And we waiting for them to tell us what they did with our money? Months ago they were supposed to be flying. Again, I came to this House and I put my neck on the chopping block and supported that initiative, only to find out that there were information that I was never privy to. I stop making decisions without information. I am sorry.”

March 20th, 2018
‘We will voice numerous concerns about Agency’- Hon Christopher

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It is no secret that, like the public at large, the Backbenchers of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government have major concerns about the Recovery and Development Agency that will be put in place by law to manage loans received for the Territory’s recovery and development following the devastating hurricanes of September 2017.

June 10th, 2017
BVI Food Fete setting the pace in the Caribbean- BVITB Director

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “We now have the USVI, Barbados and even St Barts now in the fray with food events in November. As the BVI continues to set the pace, we intend to lead the charge. Hence, we are creating exciting new additions to our lineup.”

May 2nd, 2017
‘I can’t get nothing grow up in my yard’- Caller to NDP Radio

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The issue of stray cattle going into yards and damaging property, including flower plants and kitchen gardens, is nothing new as Government seems unable to address this longstanding matter.

April 20th, 2017
Hons Fahie & Christian speak up for VIslanders; Hire them!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Leader of the Opposition Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has spoken out about the treatment of locals when it comes to being hired in the Territory, as we build the Virgin Islands.

March 4th, 2017
13 years later, Millions spent on ASSI, still no Civil Aviation Dept for VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After some 13 years (2004) since the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) killed the government Civil Aviation Department and allowed the British based Air Safety Support International (ASSI) to be the Virgin Islands Regulator of the civil aviation industry, there is little hope of the Government Department returning.

February 28th, 2017
‘I am not for airport project now’- Hon Turnbull

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Two other members of the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) have gone against their own government’s policy in public.

December 20th, 2016
‘I pray to God all the robbing & killing stop’- Hon Maduro-Caines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) continues its public appeal for help in capturing criminals following the recent spate of gun crimes in the territory, Junior Minister for Tourism, Hon Archibald C. Christian (AL) and Representative for the Sixth District Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines, have joined the appeal.

September 24th, 2016
Exciting 3rd annual BVI Food Fete launched!

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- Junior Minister for Tourism Hon Archibald C. Christian has given the 3rd annual BVI Food Fete high praise, saying he is impressed with the event’s growth that has now expanded to the four (4) major islands and two smaller private islands in the territory.

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