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May 2nd, 2019
‘Too much neglect of the elderly’ – Rev Franklyn E. Manners

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Families and communities are reminded that seniors are priceless treasures of the territory and they must be treated as such.

May 2nd, 2019
New 2019 Escalade for Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) will now traverse the territory in a brand new 2019 Cadillac Escalade, following numerous safety and mechanical issues inherited with the 2016 Cadillac Escalade driven by former Premier, Dr D. Orlando Smith.

May 1st, 2019
'Boldly together or stumble separately'- Premier Fahie on regional unity

BASSETERRE, St Kitts & Nevis – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says now more than ever the Caribbean region must think of ways to implement regional unity if it is to succeed as thriving economies in the future.

April 30th, 2019
UPDATE: 2019 Budget in final stages; Awaiting Governor's assent

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Virgin Islands (VI) 2019 Budget estimates passed in the House of Assembly (HoA) on Friday, April 26, 2019, to the tune of $427.657.383, the Bill called “The Appropriation Act 2019” is now in its final stage before it can be fully utilised.

April 30th, 2019
Stop intervening in OT affairs – Cayman Premier warns UK

ST TROPEZ, Monaco - Cayman Islands Premier, Alden McNee McLaughlin Jr, MBE, has warned against UK Lawmaker’s unwarranted intervention into the affairs of British Overseas Territories (OTs), which according to him, will only drive a wedge between OTs and the United Kingdom Government.

April 30th, 2019
Premier Fahie wants political unity in St. Kitts & Nevis

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts and Nevis – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has called for political unity in St. Kitts & Nevis when local political party, the People’s Action Movement (PAM) held its annual 54th Anniversary Convention on Sunday, April 28, 2019, in Basseterre, the nation’s capital.

April 29th, 2019
No Pay! Prospect Reef guards got $0 since Aug 2018 - Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Amidst its abandoned state, the hurricane devastated Prospect Reef property of the Virgin Islands (VI) government has maintained on staff, three security guards who allegedly have not been paid a salary since August of 2018.

April 29th, 2019
Finally! VI to get its Consumer Protection Bill

ROAD TOWN, Town, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), says the Consumer Protection Bill for the territory is on the way having been passed in Cabinet and drafted in collaboration with Opposition Leader, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8).

April 29th, 2019
"We do not need anyone to police us" – Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says the Virgin Islands (VI) under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government does not need ‘policing’ given his mantra of accountability and transparency in governing the territory’s affairs.

April 27th, 2019
2020 Budget will be people based; Increments gradually – Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A Fahie (R1) says the next budget from the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) will be focused completely on meeting the needs of the people, rather than the technocrats, challenging his administration to a self-imposed December 15, 2019, deadline when that budget must pass.

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