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January 5th, 2017
‘I am very concerned for my country’- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is not allowing himself to be drawn into the concerns within the National Democratic Party (NDP) camp and the calls by former legislator and strong NDP supporter Eileene L. Parsons OBE.

January 4th, 2017
‘NDP spring has dried up!’ Strong supporter Mrs Parsons fires shot!

MANCHESTER ESTATE, Tortola, VI- One of the strongest supporters over the years of the National Democratic Party (NDP) and the spokeswoman for the organisation, particularly during the 2011 and 2015 political campaigns, former Legislator Mrs Eileene L. Parsons has penned a very strong letter to her party.

October 24th, 2016
The UK could take over MF if urgent changes are not made- John S. Duncan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While our newsroom is not the “WikiLeaks” of the Virgin Islands (VI), we continue to obtain (most times dropped off anonymously at our office) many government documents on a wide variety of government information.

September 26th, 2016
M. Alva McCall is new Acting Deputy Financial Secretary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Weeks after the ousting of one of two Deputy Financial Secretaries, Mr Wendell M. Gaskin, who has been relocated to a little office outside of the Ministry of Finance with his title but no power, the National Democratic Party (NDP) regime has approved the appointment of a new Deputy Financial Secretary.

August 12th, 2016
Deputy Financial Secretary Wendell M. Gaskin ousted

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Information reaching our newsroom is that Deputy Financial Secretary Wendell M. Gaskin has been re-assigned to do special projects within the Ministry of Finance.

May 18th, 2016
Kevin C. Smith back in gov’t with $100G a year consultancy!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration has rehired one of its losing candidates, Kevin C. Smith aka ‘OJ’ on a two year consultancy.

April 29th, 2016
This Week We Feature Young Professional Reba E. Thomas

By N. Johann Earle

Young, smart and articulate, Reba E. Thomas, the Assistant Human Resources Manager for the Ministry of Finance, is our Young Professional for this week. She has been in this position for the past year and four months.

December 31st, 2014
DFS Johnson confirms poor economy despite Premier’s rhetoric

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, continues to spread what many described as propaganda, that things in the Virgin Islands are “booming”, and the economy is “robust “, the Deputy Financial Secretary (DFS) in the Ministry of Finance with responsibility for Economic Development Ms Patlain Johnson’s report to the Standing Finance Committee via statistics shows that the Premier is off track.

September 18th, 2014
‘There are elements in MoF to be dealt with!’ – Hon Andrew A. Fahie

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI - “Something is suspect about the tender process, I know the intellectuals will get on me for this but they have to excuse me, something is suspect about the tender process. I don’t say it’s the persons involved with the evaluations, I kind of feel I happen to know where it is because they have some elements in the Ministry of Finance (MoF) that need to be dealt with,” said Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

September 18th, 2013
VI fell short in ‘quality’ of info given to France – Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands reportedly fell short in the ‘quality of information it provided’ to French authorities and this has been noted as one of the main reasons for the Territory’s addition to a list of uncooperative jurisdictions recently.

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