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February 3rd, 2019
Rajah A. Smith now running with PU; At-Large Candidate

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI – Businessman Mr Rajah A. Smith, who said he was running as an Independent At-Large Candidate for the 2019 General Elections in the Virgin Islands (VI) has now shifted gears and joined up with the Hon Julian Fraser RA led Progressives United (PU) party.

January 29th, 2019
Too much talk & no action – NDP’s Aaron F. Parillon

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - In the 2015 General Elections of the Virgin Islands (VI), Honourable Julian Fraser RA easily retained his Third District seat when challenged by youth, Mr Kevin C. Smith aka 'OJ' under the National Democratic Party (NDP) Slate.

January 15th, 2019
May's Brexit plan suffers historic defeat; VI should be concerned

LONDON, United Kingdom – Leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister (PM) of the United Kingdom (UK), Theresa M. May has sustained the heaviest parliamentary defeat of any British PM in the democratic era, after MPs rejected her Brexit deal by a resounding majority of 230.

January 12th, 2019
Hon Fraser launches ‘Progressives United’ party

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Progressives United (PU), a political party founded by Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3), was launched in front of a moderate audience of about 75 persons last Friday evening, January 11, 2019, in Sea Cows Bay on the main Island of Tortola.

January 1st, 2019
Another new Political Party emerges - Reform Action Alliance (RAA)

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The political temperature in the Virgin Islands (VI) is heating up with yet another new political party formed called the Reform Action Alliance (RAA).

December 27th, 2018
3 Opposition Leaders in 3 years for HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Third House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) was a historic one. It was the first time in local political history that there were three different Opposition Leaders in the life of one Assembly.

December 19th, 2018
‘We are in trouble’ - Hon Julian Fraser RA on Economic Substance Bill

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands (VI) could see itself facing economic blacklisting from the European Union (EU), if a Bill entitled “Economic Substance Company and Limited Partnership Act 2018,” tabled in the House of Assembly (HoA) yesterday, December 18, 2018, is not passed.

November 21st, 2018
HoA meets November 27, 2018, with increased Opposition

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The House of Assembly (HoA) will meet again on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at its Chambers in Road Town, the Capital City.

September 12th, 2018
More BVI Airways Questions for September 13, 2018 HoA Sitting—Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Questions on the tax payers $7.2 M squandered on BVI Airways—that never flew and with Government not collecting a dime back, is not going away anytime soon and will be the Legacy of outgoing Premier Dr the Honourable, D. Orlando Smith (AL)—are back on the Order Paper.

September 1st, 2018
Young Empire & Knights dominate ‘Save the Seed’ Basketball League’s opening night

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - The Honourable Julian Fraser, Save the Seed National Basketball League 2018, kicked off on Friday, August 31, 2018, at the Save the Seed Energy Centre, in Duff's Bottom with Young Empire defeating Da 3RD and Knights prevailing over Warrias by a mere one point.

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