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March 22nd, 2018
Premier Smith admits to not following Financial Management Protocol

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – During the Question and Answer Segment of the Third Sitting of the Third Session of the Third House of Assembly today, March 22, 2018, Honourable Julian Fraser RA, Third District Representative, grilled Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), Premier and Minister of Finance, if his government has been managing the financial affairs of the territory in accordance with the Protocol for Effective Financial Management (PEFM).

March 19th, 2018
‘I thought my district was catching hell'- Hon Julian Fraser RA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - During the Second Sitting of the Third Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands on Monday March 19, 2018, Honourable Julian Fraser RA, Third District Representative, lashed out at the Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), for not allocating money to fix roads, especially the road in the Eighth District where visitors have to traverse.

March 15th, 2018
'Members of HoA behave like street boys & girls' - Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Member Honourable Julian Fraser RA, has chastised the members of the House of Assembly (HoA) for scheduling other functions during the same time as HoA sittings, which he described as “disrespectful”.

March 13th, 2018
'We need help! We need external funding' - Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - There have been many residents and even some members in his own party who are against the United Kingdom's (UK) stipulated framework for the territory's recovery, following the devastating hurricanes of September 2017.

March 12th, 2018
'Things are bad; House of Assembly needs medicine' - Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - During the continuation of the First Sitting of the Third Session of House of Assembly (HoA) on Thursday, March 8, 2018, Honourable Julian Fraser RA, Third District Representative, lashed out at the organisers of the official funeral for the late Omar W. Hodge for not including Sixth District Representative, Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6) on the programme to speak.

March 1st, 2018
'HoA Members are always late' -Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - During the First Sitting of the Third Session of the Third House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at its chambers in Road Town, Tortola, Opposition Leader and First District Representative Honourable Andrew A. Fahie accused Members of the House for always arriving late for sittings.

February 22nd, 2018
'We can't take anymore poor service' from VI telecom providers- resident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a press release on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, telecommunication provider Flow stated that more than 60 percent of their infrastructure is operational and customers are being reconnected daily.

February 22nd, 2018
'Gov't departments have become play toys to ministers' - Hon Julian Fraser

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - "It comes to the point where I'm sick of these meetings with the fancy talk. Sick of these presentations. We want to see action and we want to see specific action."

February 5th, 2018
Players struggle to keep hoops alive

LOWER ESTATE, Tortola, VI - All major sports, along with sporting facilities in the Virgin Islands, from horse race and track and field to basketball, have been affected by the destruction of hurricanes Irma and Maria.

December 30th, 2017
Help people in 'a meaningful way' to get back in a place to live- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Member of the Opposition and former Minister of Government Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) has urged the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government to do more to reach out to home owners and families that would require direct government intervention in order to sustain themselves.





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