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July 26th, 2018
Governor Jaspert announces investigation into BVI Airways

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Public, social media, the Opposition in Parliament and civil society have all been concerned for the past three years over the BVI Airways deal. In exchange for direct flights between Miami International Airport and Beef Island, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) gave BVI Airways, a company who left the Territory in 2014 saying they were bankrupt and had owed the BVI Airports Authority some $100,000, more funds via a big giveaway.

July 19th, 2018
Fraud over BVI Airways led to internal fighting- Court documents

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - President of Colchester Aviation LLC, Jerry D. Willoughby, says the liabilities for BVI Airways was misrepresented at the time of his acquisition of the company in 2014, causing him to expend substantial efforts remedying and despite promises of repayments to correct the situation, this was never done.

July 18th, 2018
HoA meets Thursday July 19, 2018; More BVI Airways questions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Territory’s House of Assembly (HoA) will meet at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday July 19, 2018 in the Sixth Sitting of the Third Session of the Third House of Assembly.

June 28th, 2018
Opposition Members’ questions back on Order Paper

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The National Democratic Party (NDP) Government, has a history in the House of Assembly (HoA), of evading the Opposition Members' questions.

April 23rd, 2018
Was Premier Smith truthful about owners of BVI Airways?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The saga of the BVI Airways dba ‘BV Airways’ and tax payers $7.2 Million give away continues. Our investigation has uncovered some information that we will report in a series of articles, including about a Minister of Government’s close involvement to the BVI Airways deal.

April 18th, 2018
NDP rejected local aviation investor for foreign, $7.2M down the drain

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Many local and indigenous residents continue to claim that the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) of Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) does not treat local residents fairly.

April 9th, 2018
Where is the $7.2M BVI Airways planes? Hon Fahie calls for CoI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - We all are aware of the history when in 2016 Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) announced that he had committed the Territory into a $7 million deal with the once defunct and bankrupt BVI Airways to provide direct flights from Miami, Florida to Beef Island.

March 6th, 2018
'BVI Airways sold their planes!' - Hon Fahie; Wants CoI into agreement

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The public will remember that the government of the day invested some $7.2M into BVI Airways that has yet to begin direct flights from the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island to Miami International Airport in Florida, USA.

February 27th, 2018
BVI Airways, Ports Audit, Recovery Board; We need answers- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was our newsroom, on February 19, 2018 that first and accurately reported that the House of Assembly (HoA) will be meeting on March 1, 2018 and will be returning to the Parliament building in Road Town.

January 15th, 2018
‘I want my $7M back’- Shaina M. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the National Democratic Party Government allotting a third of the total hurricane recovery funds, approximately 250 million, to the airport expansion project, many are again wondering what happened to the $7.2M of tax payers’ money already invested in BVI Airways for direct flights from Miami in the United States of America (US) to the Virgin Islands (VI).

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