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September 1st, 2018
Banco Popular explores opening Virgin Gorda branch

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Banco Popular is in the process of conducting its due diligence and feasibility studies into establishing a branch on Virgin Gorda, following the closure of the Scotia Bank, effective today, September 1, 2018.

August 31st, 2018
Hon Fahie closer to securing new bank for Virgin Gorda

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Scotia Bank closes its doors on the sister island of Virgin Gorda, today August 31, 2018, but Opposition Leader, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), is optimistic the void left behind, could soon be filled by another financial institution.

August 28th, 2018
Hon Walywn praises Opposition Leader on UK review consultations

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP), Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), has publicly lauded the efforts of Opposition Leader Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), over his proactive approach to arrange consultations with the people of the Territory with regards the United Kingdom’s (UK) review of its relationship with Overseas Territories (OTs), including the Virgin Islands (VI).

August 21st, 2018
Jost van Dyke: The ‘step-sister’ island the NDP forgot

WHITE BAY, Jost van Dyke, VI - Opposition Leader Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) will today, August 21, 2018, kick-off a series of territory-wide consultations on Jost van Dyke, aimed at soliciting and engaging the public as it regards an external threat.

August 20th, 2018
Hon Fahie wants OECS countries less dependent on foreign investments

THE VALLEY, Anguilla, WI - Opposition Leader, the Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), has challenged his regional counterparts to embrace the existing resources within Caribbean blocs, such as the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), in order to transform the regional economies and scales of development, instead of looking just looking to foreign investors.

August 17th, 2018
Hon Fahie kicks off consultations for UK/VI review on Jost van Dyke

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Opposition Leader, Andrew A. Fahie (R1), kick-starts his Territory-wide consultations, on the sister Island of Jost van Dyke, on Tuesday August 21, 2018, as he engages residents in order to prepare formal submissions to the United Kingdom’s review of its future relationship with its Overseas Territories (OTs).

August 17th, 2018
Statutory Bodies like Ports Authority needs reining in—Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Nobody does what is expected, they only do what is inspected, and as such Opposition Leader, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is pressing for statutory bodies, such as the BVI Ports Authority to be held more accountable by the public.

August 16th, 2018
NDP using tax dollars for ‘campaign financing’—Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The National Democratic Party (NDP) Government is being accused of using tax dollars to ‘subtly’ fund its elections campaign.

August 16th, 2018
Premier ignores VI residents & will submit Govt’s unilateral views to UK review

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In a ‘knee-jerk’ reaction to the Territory-wide consultations, organised by the Opposition Leader, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), Premier of the Virgin Islands (VI), Dr the Honourable, D. Orlando Smith, (AL) has confirmed that the National Democratic Party (NDP) government will now, ‘unilaterally’ respond to the United Kingdom (UK) Parliament’s request, regarding the formal review of future relations with its Overseas Territories (OTs).

August 15th, 2018
NDP ‘drops ball’ on UK/VI relations review-Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Opposition Leader, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has thoroughly lambasted the government of the Virgin Islands (VI), over its failure to act and engage the people of the Territory, in light of the United Kingdom’s (UK) decision to formally open a review into its future relations with its Overseas Territories (OTs)—including the VI.



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