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February 8th, 2020
BVI Basketball Federation stages local referee clinic

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Today Saturday, February 8, 2020, the BVI Basketball Federation conducted a training clinic for potential referees in the local basketball sphere as part of the Federation’s ongoing efforts to strengthen the referee pool in the Virgin Islands (VI).

January 31st, 2020
SCB resident questions whether VI can make marijuana industry viable

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- A resident of the Third Electoral District quizzed residents at a public forum at the Valerie O. Thomas Community Centre in Sea Cows Bay, Tortola, on Thursday, January 30, 2020, on their knowledge of the marijuana industry and was curious to know if the Virgin Islands has the capacity to make the industry a viable one.

January 31st, 2020
$1.5M in contracts to dredge SCB harbour signed days before elections!

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- “As we speak there is some dredging going on in the harbour at Sea Cows Bay and it bothers me. It bothers me for several reasons, one is there was absolutely zero consultation with you the people of this district as to what’s taking place in that harbour. There was none with me.”

December 20th, 2019
RDA CEO earning big bucks to manage people picking up garbage – Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Senior legislator and Opposition Member, Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) has said CEO of the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA), Mr Paul D. Bayly is earning big bucks to manage people who collect garbage around the Virgin Islands.

August 14th, 2019
'More poverty in VI now than ever' - Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Hon Julian Fraser RA, the Third District Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly, says the territory continues to settle for ‘second-best’ as a people with regards to local industries, and as such, getting short-changed in the offshore business sector.

July 30th, 2019
Prospect Reef workers to be paid by end of August- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While a review of the organisational and operational structure of Prospect Reef Resort is currently being undertaken in order to determine a more economical way forward, the Government of the Virgin Islands has committed to paying in full monies owed to workers by the end of August 2019.

July 30th, 2019
'Some people are seeking assistance for everything' - Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “Some people in this territory are seeking assistance for everything. You name it they are seeking assistance for it, paying the rent, paying their mortgage, sending their kids to school. Kids have to travel for events, they seeking assistance for that.”

July 26th, 2019
Modern day slavery! People working 3 months without pay- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Describing the issue as modern day slavery, Third District Representative Hon Julian Fraser RA has said there are employers in the territory who are taking unreasonably long periods to pay their employees, as long as three months in known cases.

May 15th, 2019
It's Premier Fahie's turn to face questions on $7.2M failed BVI Airways deal!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Third District Representative, Hon Julian Fraser RA intends to make good on a promise he made during the Tuesday, March 12, 2019 First Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA), by making the Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), 'Tell us where the money for the plane went'.

March 12th, 2019
Opposition pledges support for new Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Opposition Members of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA), have pledged to support and work in cooperation with the newly elected Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government, under the aegis of Premier and Minister of Finance and Tourism, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

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