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July 15th, 2016
Debate needed on airport extension project- Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Describing the proposed extension project for the Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island as one that warrants debates, former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Communications and Works Mr Julian Willock says the bottom line is that something must be done about air-lift in the territory.

November 3rd, 2015
PAC sittings should be open to public - Hon Julian Fraser RA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Leader of the Opposition and Representative for the Third District Honourable Julian Fraser RA believes that the sittings of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) should be open to the public as a way of ensuring transparency.

February 9th, 2015
‘NDP not serious about accountability!’– Hon Julian Fraser RA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) said the National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration has not demonstrated that accountability is something it takes seriously given that it signed just three Tax Information Exchange Agreements (TIEA) over a seven-year combined period it has been in government.

July 8th, 2013
VIslanders must be able to compete among themselves- resident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – One resident has cautioned that there is an urgent need for locals to find a balance between securing employment opportunities and being marginalised as second-class citizens in their own Territory.

March 14th, 2013
Accountability high on VG Festival Committee agenda - George

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Public Relations Officer of the Virgin Gorda Festival Committee, Jerrell George, expressed that special attention is being paid to spending with this year’s committee to ensure that they ‘end up in the green’ at this year’s festival.

January 23rd, 2013
Speak Out BVI: Caller accuses Govt. of lack of accountability

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – One caller on the Speak Out BVI radio show aired last evening, January 22, 2013 raised the question of accountability regarding the Territory’s politicians while accusing them of taking the people’s money.

February 13th, 2012
I am not in the habit of kissing and telling! Hon. Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Noting that the issue of accountability has never been an issue for Government in the Virgin Islands (VI), Minister of Education and Culture Hon. Myron Walwyn feels that it is not important to disclose the value of Government’s assistance to the Top 7 @7 Awards show scheduled for March 3, 2012 at the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex.





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