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August 3rd, 2018
Isabella Morris Primary last in line for repairs—Hon Walwyn

CAPOONS BAY, Tortola, VI - Students attending the Isabella Morris Primary School will have to—in the new school term—resume classes under the tent at Capoons Bay.

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).

August 1st, 2018
Deputy Governor’s Office calls for updated Election laws by year end

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With General Elections constitutionally due in 2019, the Deputy Governor’s Office has commenced their preliminary preparations such as updating their staff database, looking to recruit new staff and is also looking to introduce new polling stations but they are also calling for updated Election laws to be enacted by year-end.

August 1st, 2018
Unprofitable operations forced banks off sister islands—Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Several banks which operated on Virgin Gorda in the Virgin Islands (VI), were all forced out of operations as a result of ‘unprofitability and a lack of sustainability’ and the current National Democratic Party (NDP), government is still unable to say when the services will return to any of the sister islands.

July 31st, 2018
‘Public Debt’ is now 3 times higher than what’s left in the ‘Reserves’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The National Democratic Party (NDP) government, is currently running a public debt that is three times more than what is left in the ‘Reserve Fund’ and to make matters worse, Revenue for 2018 is projected to fall below previous years.

July 30th, 2018
VI to review visa requirements for Caribbean nationals—Dr Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) has committed to review the visa travel requirements for Caribbean Nationals, desirous of entering the Territory.

July 29th, 2018
Missing, incomplete documents stall Pier Project Forensic Audit—Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The promised detailed forensic audit into the Cruise Pier Project—plagued by a more than $40M cost overrun—has been stalled since, “information requested or referred to in the report has not been located or would need to be corroborated by persons no longer connected with the BVIPA (BVI Ports Authority).”

July 28th, 2018
Premier’s UK trip was uninvited; cost taxpayers $43,000

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A recent trip to the United Kingdom (UK) by Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) and Opposition Leader, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) cost tax payers $43,000.

July 20th, 2018
Millions in no bid college contracts; What was Walwyn’s role?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was revelation time at the Thursday July 19, 2018 sitting of the House of Assembly, when Ministers had to answer questions from the Opposition.

July 19th, 2018
Hon Fahie fires back in stinging rebuke of NDP Chairman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Leader and Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), has fired back at his political nemesis—recently elected Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL)—saying the VIP “will not be pulled into his tactics of using weapons of mass distraction.”



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