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August 1st, 2018
Renamed; ‘NDP Drive By, Fool The People Time’—Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority and National Democratic Party (NDP) Candidate in the 2011 General Elections has lashed out against his former party, renaming the NDP's 'Drive Time,' to the “NDP Drive By Fool People Time.”

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.

August 1st, 2018
BVI Airways: Death threats, embezzlement & the deliberate attempt to ‘crash’ the airline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Commercial Pilot, Shaun D. Munro—formerly of BVI Airways—has disclosed even more sordid details of the internal operations of the company before it folded, including death threats, more illegalities and a deliberate attempt to run the company into the ground, in order to purchase it back at a reduced cost and free of debts.

August 1st, 2018
Hon Fraser forces Premier to disclose ‘bombshell’ banking info in HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), at the June 28, 2018, sitting of the House of Assembly (HoA),—following his Asia tour—spoke to the opening of the Bank of Asia in the Virgin Islands (VI).

July 31st, 2018
Lord Ahmad arrives in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - United Kingdom (UK) Foreign Office Minister for the Overseas Territories, Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon, arrived at the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport, on July 31, 2018 and was greeted by His Excellency the Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert and Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE.

July 31st, 2018
Group of citizens hire Attorney to challenge election qualifications

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Word reaching our newsroom is that a group of Virgin Islanders have hired a local Attorney, to challenge the results of the next General Elections, as it relates to who is qualified to sit in the House of Assembly (HoA), in keeping with the Elections Act.

July 31st, 2018
VI Companies in ‘Landmark Victory’ after challenge to AG’s powers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands High Court on Thursday June 19, 2018, quashed decisions taken by Attorney General (AG), Honourable Baba Aziz, and a Magistrate, in what is being hailed as a landmark victory for Companies registered in the Virgin Islands (VI), and their rights to Privacy and Confidentiality.

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
More VI athletes receive scholarships to prestigious sports academy

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Four young Virgin Islands (VI) athletes have received scholarships to attend the prestigious IMG Sports Academy in Florida, USA.

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