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August 6th, 2018
VI Emancipation: Hon Fahie implores residents to avoid pitfalls of ‘modern slavery’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “As a Territory and as a people, while we celebrate and make our celebration the most meaningful, we must recommit to avoiding the pitfalls of all forms of slavery…We must recommit ourselves to the fullest form of Accountability, Transparency and Good Governance.”

August 2nd, 2018
Hon Walwyn blames NDP for being slow to respond to allegations of corruption

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP), and Co-Leader Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), has admitted that the party’s ‘old guard’ had ‘dropped the ball,’ in defending itself against the corruption allegations made by several persons, including a former Governor, John S. Duncan OBE, the media, civil society and the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP).

July 26th, 2018
HLSCC insurers still to pay $10M claim

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – The H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), as a statutory body, has submitted a total claim of $10,074,057.38 to its insurers, however no settlement has been arrived at as yet.

February 18th, 2018
'I am really glad with how the VIP is progressing'- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Members of the public and talk show hosts have always expressed concern that the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) will not be ready in the event a snap election is called and have often called on the party to pull itself together in order to be a viable alternative to the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP).

December 25th, 2017
2017 Christmas Message by Opposition Leader Hon Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Below is a 2017 Christmas Message by Leader of the Opposition and Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

November 30th, 2017
VIP rebuilding 'almost from scratch'- Natalio D. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The question as to the part former Chairman Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) is to play in the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) is still uncertain, since he was replaced as Chairman of the party a year ago, and subsequently on February 6, 2017 replaced as the Opposition Leader.

February 9th, 2017
2017 Budget Debate Day is February 23

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The National Budget or Appropriation Act of 2017 is moving slowly through the process.

February 8th, 2017
Heartbreaking that Hon Fraser was 'thrown under the bus'- Radio caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Host of the Speak Out BVI Show on ZBVI 780 AM, Doug Wheatley has called on Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition to hold hands and move forward for the sake of the party and the territory on a whole.

February 5th, 2017
There is need for a ‘solid 3rd political party’- Radio Caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A caller to the 3D Show on 780 AM ZBVI on Friday February 3, 2017 said in light of the apparent disunity in the official Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP), there is a need for a third political party, one that is united and solid.

January 29th, 2017
Opposition Leader fight: No time for massaging of egos- Hon Fahie

CAPPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI- In an attempt to put to rest the controversy that is currently dividing the well-established Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and raising speculations about his character, Virgin Islands Party Chairman and First District Representative Honourable Andrew A. Fahie made it clear that if he was not prepared to take up the positions of Premier or Opposition Leader he would not have contested the post of Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party back in November 2016.

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