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December 5th, 2018
‘Honestly Speaking’ is no VIP mouthpiece – Claude O. Skelton Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Popular talk show “Honestly Speaking” came under scrutiny by members of the local press corps regarding its apparent ‘party slant’ favouring the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), a notion that was strongly rebuffed by host, Mr Claude O. Skelton Cline and VIP Chairman, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

December 3rd, 2018
Late starts, Illegal sittings: Integrity of HoA falling – Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Ahead of the Thursday, December 13, 2018, sitting of the Virgin Islands’ (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Opposition Leader and Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has brought the integrity of the House into question, following its persistent late starts and recent attempt by the Premier to breach House protocols at an illegal sitting.

November 29th, 2018
Hon Fahie denounces Speaker’s actions as ‘unprofessional & disrespectful’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – ‘Unprofessional and disrespectful,’ is the label ascribed to actions of the Speaker of House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Ingrid A. Moses-Scatliffe, when she adjourned the sitting on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, but not before responding publicly to a private message sent to her by the Opposition Leader, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

November 28th, 2018
RDA breaches rules to sideline locals from small contracts – Claude O. Skelton-Cline

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI - ‘Honestly Speaking’ host, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline is questioning whether the $2M threshold, earmarked for local contractors under the Recovery and Development Agency’s (RDA) plans, is still in effect, and why contracts under that amount are being awarded to overseas-based companies.

November 23rd, 2018
Gov’t too broke to print Immigration forms for Visitors & Residents

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The National Democratic Party (NDP) government has purportedly bankrupt the Virgin Islands (VI), to the point where the administration is now without money to pay for simply printing the updated Customs and Immigration forms.

November 22nd, 2018
VIP @ 47! Opposition Leader comes in for high praises for inclusive leadership

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI – With the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) celebrating its 47th ‘birthday’ this past month, its Chairman and Leader of the Opposition, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has come in for high praises for his strong and inclusive leadership style, as the party prepares to head into the 2019 elections season.

November 21st, 2018
NDP inaction will lead to Gov Jaspert tapping VI Treasury for RDA works-Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The unfinished work and inaction of the current National Democratic Party (NDP) government, as it relates to the regulations and ancillary legislation required for the proper functioning of the Recovery Development Agency (RDA), will soon force Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert, to exercise his ‘reserve powers’ and tap into the Virgin Islands’ (VI) Treasury in order to fund the works of the agency.

November 16th, 2018
No principles in spate of NDP resignations, fallout – Carvin Malone

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI - Businessman Carvin Malone, is questioning what principles lay behind the recent spate of resignations in the National Democratic Party (NDP), as they continue to haemorrhage their leadership and collapse from the inside.

November 15th, 2018
Citizens of the VI have a right to election now—Claude O. Skelton Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - For the sake of the people, the Territory should not have to suffer through stagnation and no representation because of a divided and dysfunctional National Democratic Party (NDP) government, beyond March/April of 2019 and there needs to be General Elections at the earliest.

November 14th, 2018
NDP resignations vindicates Opposition Leader no confidence motion

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The recent plethora of resignations from the National Democratic Party (NDP) has vindicated the call by Opposition Leader, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), when he sought to move a motion of no-confidence against the ruling NDP administration.

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