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June 7th, 2019
‘We have lifted the profile of the BVI’ - Premier on 100 days in office

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With Thursday, June 6, 2019, officially marking 100 days since the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) took the helm of government, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew. A. Fahie (R1) has praised his administration for taking on a bold and unconventional approach to leadership by dealing with tough issues directly.

June 6th, 2019
Hon Wheatley Out! Hon Rymer In! as Deputy Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration taking an unorthodox approach towards governing, the rotation of the Deputy Premier post continues with the appointment of Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5).

June 5th, 2019
No shame in wanting to put your people first

By Thomas C. Famous

It is always interesting, sadly interesting, to see or hear people call Bermudians “Xenophobic” or “Protectionist”, simply because they wish to ensure the best for themselves, their families and their fellow Bermudians.

June 5th, 2019
Youth Parliament now under HoA; No one Minister calling shots!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) announced at the Fourth Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) on June 3, 2019, that the Virgin Islands (VI) Youth Parliament (YP) will be reestablished soon.

June 5th, 2019
Hon Maduro-Caines debunks claims of being an ‘Expat Hater’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Even though Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6) and the rest of the Opposition were AWOL for the passing of the Immigration and Passport (Amendment) Act 2019, in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), the Sixth District representative moved to debunk claims that she is not an ‘Expat hater’ as is being circulated via a list on social media.

June 4th, 2019
Speaker reprimands insubordinate Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In what could be described as a short heated exchange between House Speaker, Hon Julian Willock and Opposition Leader, Marlon A. Penn (R8), the Speaker moved to reprimanded the Opposition Leader and briefly shutting down the House over some perceived insubordination in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA).

June 4th, 2019
Delinquent landowners have 6 weeks to pay – Hon Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With land title distribution made a priority under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government, Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Honourable Vincent O. Wheatley (R9), said in order speed up the process, persons issued property and are yet to pay will be on notice to pay up or lose said property.

June 3rd, 2019
HoA boosts security with screening of ‘gallery viewers’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) today, June 3, 2019, implemented new security measures to screen persons seeking to enter the Gallery of the House Chambers to view the proceeding.

June 3rd, 2019
Internet Providers should have no excuse for poor service- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Calling the telecommunications sector a “technological crisis,” in an earlier statement, Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) today, June 3, 2019, blazed local Internet Service Providers (ISPs) for poor service, even as local ISPs received over $20M in financial ‘gifts’ to improve their infrastructure over the year.

June 2nd, 2019
6 graduate with anti-doping training skills

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After an intense two-day training of some twelve persons, six are now registered as in and out of competition testers of athletes in all sports competitions at the regional and international level.

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