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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).

December 14th, 2017
Laughs! Did Minister for Communications ‘fly away with BVI Airways?’- Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a light moment this morning December 14, 2017 at the Twelfth Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA), Leader of the Opposition Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) had both the public and some elected members laughing over his comments.

December 13th, 2017
Hon Fahie not letting up! Where is the taxpayers' $7.2M given to BVI Airways?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Today, the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) should be wrapping up the Eleventh Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA) and commencing a new sitting on Thursday December 14, 2017 which will mark the Twelfth Sitting of the Second Session of the 3rd HoA.

November 14th, 2017
Where are the BVI Airways' planes? Premier Smith doesn't know

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI - During the House of Assembly (HoA) on November 13, 2017 at the Ritter House on Wickham's Cay II, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie, Leader of the Opposition and First District Representative, grilled the Minister of Finance and Premier, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) as to where the two BVI Airways planes are located and the position of the deal made between BVI Airways and his government.

August 31st, 2017
NDP mum on $7.2M giveaway to BVI Airways & runway expansion

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration of Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) has gone into hiding over the tax payers' $7.2M give away.

August 14th, 2017
'I am ready for a debate on Biwater'- Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Arguing that the Biwater deal was far superior to the BVI Airways deal, former Permanent Secretary Julian Willock is prepared to back up his stance against those who think otherwise as well as those National Democratic Party (NDP) supporters who are suddenly blind sighted following the controversial BVI Airways agreement, which continues to look like a waste of tax payers monies.

August 2nd, 2017
Lack of answers on BVI Airways scandal, 'it's prejudical' says Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - At the Ninth Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA) on August 1, 2017, Minister of Finance and Premier Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) was scrutinized on the matter of the government paying out $7.2 million of tax payers money into BVI Airways.

July 25th, 2017
‘Pitchforks’ for VI Gov’t over BVI Airways deal!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Even our neighbours across the waters in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) have been paying close attention to the controversial agreement between the Virgin Islands (VI) Government and the cash-strapped airline BVI Airways.

July 25th, 2017
‘Too many secrets with public funds’ – Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “Reshuffle (the government), if that’s what it takes because that is how you show your strengths. If people are not doing what they supposed to do, they are causing you and the territory a negative impact because they don’t hold themselves accountable for the things that they are doing.”

July 24th, 2017
‘Know who you jump into bed with’- Cromwell Smith to NDP Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - "We need a consortium of BVIslanders who have money to invest in the airline because it has got to get off the ground," Mr Cromwell Smith aka Edju En Ka said on his recent talk show episode of Spotlight on JTV Channel 55.

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