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May 1st, 2014
Exclusive: Fraser confident ahead of May 28 VIP elections

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “It is my intention to win and that is the only reason I would accept the nomination,” said senior member of the Virgin Islands Party Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) on his intention to run for the office of Chairman of the party when it holds internal elections on May 28, 2014.

April 29th, 2014
‘Respect people more, put proper signs up!’ – Hon. Fraser

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Third District Representative Hon. Julian Fraser, RA urged members of the team responsible for road repair works in the Third District to display more respect for residents by improving the signage placed when construction work is being done.

April 24th, 2014
VIP Congress internal elections set for May 28, 2014!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In a closed door Extraordinary General Meeting at Maria’s By the Sea held last night April 23, 2014 the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) general body has selected a date for its internal elections that could see a new Executive Committee being installed.

April 19th, 2014
UPDATE: Skelton says NHI needs startup of $15M to $25M

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Health and Social Development Hon Ronnie W. Skelton said that the National Health Insurance (NHI) system will need a start up financing from Government of between $15 million and $25 million.

March 31st, 2014
Hon Fraser throws hat into ring for VIP Chairman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Further to the recent announcement by Leader of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Hon Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE that the party will on April 23, 2014 hold a congress meeting to have internal elections, seasoned member of the party, Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) has told Virgin Islands News Online that he intends to accept a nomination for the position of VIP Chairman should one be put forward in his favour.

March 14th, 2014
Cyber Bill to muzzle the press passes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Representative for the Third District Honourable Julian Fraser RA believes the Computer Misuse and Cyber Crime Bill, passed in the House of Assembly last night March 13, 2014, is broad in its definitions and could be misapplied to silence the media and has deemed parts of it unconstitutional.

February 11th, 2014
NDP has done nothing for last 2 years - Hon J. Alvin Christopher

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The absence of three members of the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) from yesterday’s February 10, 2014 budget debate was no accident but rather it was an agreed move by the members, Virgin Islands News Online was told by Representative for the Second District Honourable J. Alvin Christopher.

February 10th, 2014
NDP got a dose of its own medicine with HOA walkout!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Today, February 10, 2014 was the start of the Budget debate in the House of Assembly as Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith and his ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) concluded the Standing Finance Committee Session on the Estimates started some weeks ago.

January 22nd, 2014
VI’s next leader should be Hon. Fraser – USVI Resident

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Expressing his concerns publicly about the state of affairs of the economy and the people of the Virgin Islands (VI), has always been a feature of Representative of the Third District Honourable Julian Fraser, RA, to the extent that many persons feel that he is ripe for the leadership position at the top of Government.

January 16th, 2014
UPDATE: VI remains blacklisted despite Premier’s assertions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Despite the assurances given by Premier Dr. the Hon. D. Orlando Smith that the VI has now satisfied the requests from France, as of today, January 16, 2014, the Territory still remains on France’s offshore jurisdiction blacklist.



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