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August 31st, 2017
Gov Jaspert not ruling ‘in or out’ use of reserved powers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – After former Governor John S. Duncan OBE created controversy when he invoked his constitutional power to take money from the Consolidated Fund and giving to the police and other departments, virtually stripping the Minister of Finance of his authority to determine where and how monies are spent, the question on the minds of many is whether new Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert was also prepared to do so if he sees fit.

August 30th, 2017
‘My role is to support, not to be depended on’- Augustus J. U. Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Leader of the Opposition Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), talk show hosts and members of the community on a number of occasions have continued to demand good governance, accountability and transparency from its leaders.

August 22nd, 2017
'VI people demanding good governance & accountability'- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Newly appointed Governor Mr Augustus J. U. Jaspert was urged by Leader of the Opposition Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) that the people of the territory are demanding good governance and more accountability from its leaders.

August 16th, 2017
Auditor General Phil Sharman reports for duty

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Newly appointed Auditor General of the Virgin Islands, Mr Phil Sharman, reported to work on Monday, August 14, 2017.

July 14th, 2017
Opposition Leader labels NDP Gov’t a 'failure'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Leader of the Opposition Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is having none of the recent spin by Premier Dr The Hon D. Orlando Smith on the state of the Virgin Islands economy, calling the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government a failure.

July 6th, 2017
Hon Fahie calls for Accountability Legislations

ROAD TOWN Tortola, VI - The long awaited Freedom of Information Act was brought again to the attention of Government by the Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), Leader of the Opposition during Territorial Day celebrations on Friday, June 30, 2017 at the Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall in Road Town.

July 5th, 2017
A cow may quicker fly over moon before BVI Airways flies- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following up on his statement made during Territory Day celebrations on June 30, 2017 in which he highlighted the need for airlift problems to be addressed without delay, Opposition Leader Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has clarified that he holds to this statement but maintains that there must be transparency and accountability by the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government.

June 15th, 2017
“Where is the money?”- Hon Fraser on customs duty collected @ TPP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – During the House of Assembly held on Tuesday June 13, 2017, questions were posed to Dr The Honorable D. Orlando Smith (AL), Premier and Minister of Finance regarding the issue of money unaccounted for which was collected by Her majesty’s Customs at Tortola Pier Park (TPP) due to sales of duty free merchandise for local consumption to non-cruise ship passengers between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016.

June 7th, 2017
When will BVI Airways ever fly? $7.2M & counting! More questions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While BVI Airways continues to put on the best face via its public relations offensive, the public continues to ask where is the $7.2 Million used to bailout the airline in exchange for direct flights between Miami, Florida and Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island.

April 11th, 2017
Hon Fahie welcomes VIP Audited years 2010/2011

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Facing the public outcry for how they have mismanaged the Territory’s finances and receiving pressure from the United Kingdom appointed Governor John S. Duncan OBE, the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, the local media, civil society and the Opposition in Parliament, the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) is coming with just two out of seven audited financial reports.


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