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November 15th, 2017
'No point in state of emergency before Hurricane Irma' - Premier Smith

WICKHAM'S CAY II, Tortola, VI - The day after category 5 hurricane Irma destroyed the territory, there was widespread looting of many businesses. Then, His Excellency Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert declared a state of emergency where the UK military and the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) officers were called upon to maintain law and order.

February 24th, 2017
'Even with a bigger Budget we have less to show'- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Even with a budget that has grown by some $90M compared to about 10 years ago, there seems to be less to show, says Third District Representative Hon Julian Fraser RA.

November 30th, 2016
Fahie In, Fraser Out: Big upset in VIP elections

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands Party (VIP) has a new Chairman in First District Representative Hon Andrew A. Fahie, who moments ago, November 30, 2016 unseated Opposition Leader and Third District Representative Hon Julian Fraser RA at the party’s internal elections held at Maria’s by the Sea in Road Town.

June 3rd, 2016
'I am disappointed in Hon Fraser' - Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Radio talk show host Edmund Gregory Maduro has slammed Leader of the Opposition Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) for a recent comment about talk show hosts, including Maduro, being silent on the issue of the airport development.

November 9th, 2015
‘Don’t despair; you will be hearing from us’- Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Leader of the Opposition and Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) has told critics not to “despair” and that the Opposition will be doing its work.

March 11th, 2015
Hon Fraser says Govt still hiding info on Ports project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman for the Virgin Islands Party and Representative for the Third District Honourable Julian Fraser RA believes answers to his questions posed to Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith in the last sitting of the House of Assembly were not complete.

May 31st, 2014
On Julian Fraser, transparency and secrecy

By Dickson Igwe

On the night of May 28, 2014, Julian Fraser became the Leader of the Virgin Islands Party. Fraser is a man with an astonishing grasp of detail. Fraser possesses the steady ability to assess policy matters with careful deliberation and thoughtfulness. Fraser is a very intelligent man.

May 27th, 2014
‘Pray for me’ – Hon Fraser tells residents

SEA COW’S BAY, Tortola, VI – With the internal elections of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) just a day away, one of the main contenders for the position of Chairman, Honourable Julian Fraser, RA told his people to, “Pray for me”.

December 23rd, 2013
UPDATE: Getting rid of $12m with treasury closed is tall order – Hon Julian Fraser, RA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “It doesn’t speak well for a government, Madam Speaker, to be constantly hoarding money when you owe people money and the people I am talking about are not the Rockefellers, I am talking about little Joe on the street…” this was according to Representative for the Third District Honourable Julian Fraser, RA.

December 18th, 2013
$$ for teachers' dinner could have paid ‘school bus’ drivers- Opposition

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Debate surrounding some $103,160.00 owed to taxi drivers of the Territory for transporting high school students touched on some nerves during the Third Sitting of the Third Session of the Second House of Assembly on December 17, 2013.





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