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December 19th, 2016
Will BVI Airways ever fly? Date remain unknown on 'clear for take off'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The controversial bail out deal where a defunct airline that left owing the British Virgin Islands Airports Authority (BVIAA) close to US$100,000 is in the news again.

December 19th, 2016
With no 2017 Budget, over $111M sought to keep Gov’t running

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the National Democratic Party (NDP) regime has failed to provide the territory with a 2017 spending bill, today December 19, 2016 they will in the House of Assembly (HoA) seek monies via a provisional warrant to keep the Government running for the first quarter of 2017.

December 18th, 2016
Questions back on Order Paper for December 19 HoA Sitting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It is well established that the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) Government of Premier and Leader of Government business Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) does not like to answer the Opposition’s questions in the House of Assembly (HoA).

December 6th, 2016
Is the NDP Gov’t too broke for a 2017 Budget Day?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word around social media, the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP), talk show hosts and civil society is that the ruling National Democratic Party’s (NDP) raiding of the public treasury to win the 2015 snap elections is still coming home to roost.

November 9th, 2016
Budget Day axed for November 21, 2016; No new date set!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The government of the Virgin Islands last week announced that the House of Assembly will convene its Third Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA), which will be Budget Day.

November 7th, 2016
Healthcare providers raking in millions under NHI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Information unearthed by this news site has revealed that since the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme started in January of 2016 healthcare providers in the Virgin Islands (VI) have gotten rich overnight.

November 1st, 2016
Speaker chides HoA Members on tardiness

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the House of Assembly (HoA) already being labelled a circus by a former legislator, it’s image was not helped when Speaker Ms Ingrid A. Moses had to chide Members yesterday, October 31, 2016 for being late to conduct the people’s business.

October 20th, 2016
HoA to continue on October 25, 2016 @ 2:00 P.M.

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Second Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA) will continue on Tuesday October 25, 2016, according to information obtained by our newsroom.

October 5th, 2016
House of Assembly to meet on October 13, 2016

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI:- The Virgin Islands’ Parliament, known as the House of Assembly (HoA), will meet again on Thursday October 13, 2016, according to a senior National Democratic Party (NDP) source.

September 29th, 2016
Hon Fahie Blasts BVIHSA for snubbing locals for CEO position

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “Madam Speaker, our people cannot be taking second in their own country, it cannot be, they cannot be put second in their country, no,” said Opposition Member Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) as he made it clear that he has a problem with the selection of a Trinidadian above a local to take up the position of Chief Executive Officer of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA).



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