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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.

November 11th, 2012
VI’s Budget Day is November 15, 2012!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The fourth sitting of the second session of the House of Assembly (HOA) of the Virgin Islands will be held on Thursday November 15, 2012. The highlight of the sitting will be the Budget Address by the Virgin Islands’ Minister of Finance and Leader of Government Business Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith.

April 27th, 2012
VI’s tourism one of best in the world – MP Bellingham

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the “champion” in London for Overseas Territories (OTs), Henry Bellingham, MP, will continue to push for the promotion and marketing of OTs tourism particularly the Virgin Islands “because your tourism offer is quite superb. It’s one of the best in the world.”

December 14th, 2011
Confrontation not between UK Government & Territories- Colley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Deputy Director of the Overseas Territories, Tim Colley, said the constraints that Governments in the Overseas Territories face are being set by the financial markets and the Framework for Fiscal Responsibility being proposed by the United Kingdom is to help those Territories deal with those challenges.

December 13th, 2011
Tasers over Guns! UK willing to offer training in non-lethal force

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Although there have been mixed views about fully equipping members of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) with firearms in the face of the rising crime rate especially involving the use of guns, Governor Boyd McCleary still believes the use of non-lethal force is the best way to go.

October 16th, 2011
Fahie ‘scolds’ opposition leader for misrepresenting the facts!

CAPOONS BAY, Tortola, VI – Trying to mislead the people with false statements to gain power are not signs of a true leader chided Minister for Education and Culture and 1st district representative Andrew Fahie to leader of the Opposition Dr. D. Orlando Smith.


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