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April 14th, 2016
Premier Smith being disingenuous on Global Water – Hon Julian Fraser RA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Leader of the Opposition and Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Julian Fraser RA has slammed Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith for his comments on Global Water suing the Government because of the VIP allegedly failing to meet its obligations under the terms of a 2006 agreement.

October 12th, 2015
'Treasury not frozen!' - Premier Smith assures

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith has denied that the Treasury of the Virgin Islands government has been frozen.

July 22nd, 2015
‘I respect Governor’s decision!’ – Hon Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Senior member of the Virgin Islands Party Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has declared that he respects the decision of Governor John S. Duncan OBE who yesterday July 21, 2015 in a statement announced he had appointed Virgin Islands Party Chairman Honourable Julian Fraser RA as Leader of the Opposition.

July 21st, 2015
Hon Julian Fraser RA named Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Governor John S. Duncan OBE, in a statement this afternoon July 21, 2015, named Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) as the Leader of the Opposition after the failure of the latter and Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to reach an agreement on the issue after a month and a day.

July 21st, 2015
Maduro, caller trade words over Opp. Leader issue

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show host Edmund G. Maduro had a confrontation with a caller with regard to the way the Leader of the Opposition is selected and insisted that the congress of the Virgin Islands Party cannot overrule the dictates of the Constitution of the territory.

July 16th, 2015
‘Opposition impasse will resolve itself!’ – Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith said he believes the matter regarding the impasse for Leader of the Opposition will resolve itself as he is positive that Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) and Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) will soon decide between themselves on the way forward.

July 13th, 2015
‘I don’t have an answer’ – Hon Julian Fraser RA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The impasse between Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) and Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) seems no closer to resolution as there had been no agreement hammered out between them with regards who should be Leader of the Opposition.

July 6th, 2015
‘Hon Fraser is clear choice for Opp. Leader’ – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show host Edmund G. Maduro believes that when it comes to the choice of leader of the Opposition the choice is a clear one and does not know why others are finding it so difficult to accept.

June 24th, 2015
‘No need to further air dirty linen’ – Hon Julian Fraser RA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Julian Fraser RA said that with the ongoing impasse within the party to decide on its pick for Leader of the Opposition, there is no sense in adding fuel to the fire by speaking about further details regarding that decision as it would exacerbate the situation.

June 22nd, 2015
Virgin Islands Party Executive Committee Elections

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In the 2015 General Elections held on June 8th, 63% of the District and 59% of the Territorial At-Large voters elected the National Democratic Party (NDP) to run the Government of the Virgin Islands for the next four years with an 11 to 2 majority.



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