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January 15th, 2019
Documents missing for Pier Park Project; Audit Report incomplete

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The long awaited Audit report, commissioned by ‘lame-duck’ and outgoing Premier, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), into the Tortola Pier Park Project (TPP), was today Tuesday, January 15, 2019, tabled in the House of Assembly (HoA).

January 14th, 2019
BVI Airways, renaming Hospital among topics @ Tuesday’s HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) will meet again on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, in what could be its final Sitting before it is dissolved to pave the way for the 2019 General Elections.

January 12th, 2019
Premier to answer questions on Walwyn Wall Scandal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon D. Orlando Smith (AL) will be made to answer a series of questions on the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) Wall Report and investigation, at the upcoming sitting of the Virgin Islands’ House of Assembly (HoA) on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.

January 11th, 2019
Peebles Hospital to be renamed in honour of Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Most historians and residents of the Virgin Islands (VI) will remember Premier, Dr the Hon D. Orlando Smith’s (AL) political legacy as one of corruption allegations and the split of the National Democratic Party (NDP)—a party he co-founded—into two.

January 10th, 2019
‘Mitch’ grilling Premier on spending @ NDP 1

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former National Democratic Party (NDP 1) Chaplain, Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull (R2), aka ‘Mitch,’ now with the Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM-NDP2), is now openly questioning Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon D. Orlando Smith (AL) on spending under the NDP Government.

January 9th, 2019
Will Elections date be announced @ NDP January 12, 2019 rally?

MARKET SQUARE, Road Town, Tortola, VI - Word coming from members of the National Democratic Party (NDP 1), led by Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) is that the 2019 election date could be announced at the next NDP political rally.

January 8th, 2019
'I will be running for re-election’ - Dr Kedrick D. Pickering

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI - Dr Kedrick D. Pickering (R7), the politician who has kept the National Democratic Party (NDP 1) Government—led by Co-Leader and Premier, Dr the Hon D. Orlando Smith (AL)—from falling, has broken his silence.

January 7th, 2019
Fahie vows to comb financial records of NDP Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Virgin Island Party (VIP) Chairman, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says he plans to delve into the financial books and records of the Territory, should he be elected to govern as Premier and Minister of Finance in the Virgin Islands (VI).

January 7th, 2019
Rajah A. Smith declared as Independent At-Large Candidate!

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Mr Rajah A. Smith who left the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) after running on their 2015 slate in District 2, is running again.

January 1st, 2019
Premier Smith 2019 New Year Message

2019 New Year’s message by Premier and Minister of Finance
Dr. The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL)

Happy New Year!

In bidding farewell to 2018 and welcoming 2019, I am filled with much emotion as I address you, my fellow Virgin Islanders, residents and friends, for the last time with me serving as Premier of the Virgin Islands.

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