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June 6th, 2019
Hon Wheatley Out! Hon Rymer In! as Deputy Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration taking an unorthodox approach towards governing, the rotation of the Deputy Premier post continues with the appointment of Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5).

June 6th, 2019
Cruise ships opted not to come to VI under NDP Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government seems to be doing damage control even while devising strategies to safeguard the territory’s tourism products.

June 5th, 2019
Youth Parliament now under HoA; No one Minister calling shots!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) announced at the Fourth Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) on June 3, 2019, that the Virgin Islands (VI) Youth Parliament (YP) will be reestablished soon.

June 5th, 2019
Hon Maduro-Caines debunks claims of being an ‘Expat Hater’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Even though Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6) and the rest of the Opposition were AWOL for the passing of the Immigration and Passport (Amendment) Act 2019, in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), the Sixth District representative moved to debunk claims that she is not an ‘Expat hater’ as is being circulated via a list on social media.

June 5th, 2019
'I will not allow the Speaker to silence me' – Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Leader of the Opposition, Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) has come forward with loud criticisms regarding his treatment in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (Hon) by House Speaker Hon Julian Willock.

June 4th, 2019
Premier Fahie invited to speak @ Clinton Foundation event in STT

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Premier of the Virgin Islands Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has been invited to speak at the 4th Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Action Network on Post-Disaster Recovery on St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI).

June 4th, 2019
Opposition AWOL as Immigration & Passport (Amendment) Act, 2019 passed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After receiving debates from only two Members of the House of Assembly, the Immigration & Passport (Amendment) Act, 2019, which received much opposition in the public domain, mostly from locals, was passed via vote during the Fourth Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) yesterday, June 3, 2019.

June 4th, 2019
Speaker reprimands insubordinate Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In what could be described as a short heated exchange between House Speaker, Hon Julian Willock and Opposition Leader, Marlon A. Penn (R8), the Speaker moved to reprimanded the Opposition Leader and briefly shutting down the House over some perceived insubordination in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA).

June 4th, 2019
Quito’s Inn officially opens for business

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- Towering over all the buildings on the waterfront at Cane Garden Bay, Tortola, is the newly constructed Quito’s Inn, which was officially opened on June 1, 2019.

June 3rd, 2019
Internet Providers should have no excuse for poor service- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Calling the telecommunications sector a “technological crisis,” in an earlier statement, Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) today, June 3, 2019, blazed local Internet Service Providers (ISPs) for poor service, even as local ISPs received over $20M in financial ‘gifts’ to improve their infrastructure over the year.

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