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March 19th, 2014
Hon. Christian’s ‘no sympathy’ remark questionable – resident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – One resident has taken a legislator’s comments to task about having no sympathy for whistle blowers such as the United States’ Edward Snowden by calling the remark a ‘questionable’ one.

November 26th, 2013
‘They make you get so vex’ Hon. Walwyn on bloggers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Known for being a constant and harsh critic of the media, Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn turned his attack on bloggers during the most recent sitting of the House of Assembly.

November 21st, 2013
With who does the ‘buck’ really stops with on BVIEC matters?!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposite sides of the House of Assembly have different opinions as to where “the buck” stops as it relates to matters of decision making at the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC). This was heard during the debate on the appointment of Mr Ron R. Potter as the new Chairman of the BVIEC Board.

October 16th, 2013
Premier Smith bashes local media

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Leader of the National Democratic Party (NDP) and Premier of the Virgin Islands, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith has joined his rookie legislators in criticizing the local media.

September 11th, 2013
Premier blasts online news sites for headlines on Hong Kong Office opening

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith has expressed his disappointment about the headlines carried by local online news sites on the recently opened Office in Hong Kong, which is now headed by his wife Mrs Lorna Smith.

July 29th, 2013
Dep. Premier remains in conflict of interest – Commentator

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While he considers Deputy Premier Dr The Hon. Kedrick D. Pickering to be an honourable and well intentioned person, commentator Natalio Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru said he disagrees with the legislator’s view that there is no conflict of interest with Dr Pickering’s involvement in the BVI Investment Club as expressed in the House of Assembly on July 26, 2013.

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