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July 17th, 2019
BVIAA syphoned off $5M runway loan to pay salaries – Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is dropping bombshell information on the state of the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA), calling the agency ‘beyond catastrophic’ in detailing several irregularities at the agency, such as moneys earmarked for development being used instead to pay salaries.

July 17th, 2019
Taking a closer look at schools & churches

By Alred C. Frett

I am no Saint, Teacher nor Sunday School Preacher: None of us are perfect but not everything or everyone is bad or wrong – There is much good and right in things and People… I know this, because thanks to you, I survived challenges that could have easily destroyed me… You too, may have been fortunate and we should see our survival and successes as opportunities to give thanks by preparing the less fortunate for survival & progress.

July 17th, 2019
Also returning Jeffrey E. Epstein's $$: Senator Donna Frett-Gregory

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- [US] Virgin Islands (USVI) politicians have been either denying that they received funding from accused child molester Jeffery E. Epstein, or have been confirming donations and vowing to return the money.

July 17th, 2019
BVI bounce back to beat ‘Statia’ in St Maarten

PHILIPSBURG, St Maarten, WI- After losing to Dominican Republic the night before, BVI Bayside Blazers rebounded to record a handsome win against St Eustatius (Statia) at the 6th annual ‘Battle of the Fittest’ Basketball Tournament in Philipsburg, St Maarten on July 16, 2019.

July 17th, 2019
400 air filter masks procured for landfill smoke affected residents – Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Smoke and fume affected residents in West End and in proximity to the Pockwood Pond Incinerator will be given masks in the interim, as works on key components to make the incinerator operable is likely to be completed by mid-September 2019.

July 17th, 2019
What powers are behind 'reckless' actions of Hon Vanterpool?- Claude O. Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – ZBVI 780 AM ‘Honestly Speaking’ radio commentator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline says it is concerning and reckless the ‘dramatic’ actions of Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) as a newly sworn-in Fourth District Representative yesterday, July 16, 2019, in the compound of Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA).

July 17th, 2019
Baby Phat brand to be relaunched @ Summer Sizzle BVI 2019

NEW YORK, USA- Twenty years ago when Kimora Lee Simmons launched Baby Phat, an extension of the Phat Pharm men’s label under her then-husband Russell Simmons’ Phat Fashions company, the Baby Phat show was one of the hottest invites and most coveted shows on the New York Fashion Week Calendar.

July 16th, 2019
‘Beyond catastrophic’– Premier Fahie says BVIAA needs critical intervention

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Calling it a 'rabbit hole' of mismanagement, deception and possible misappropriation of funds from the public purse, Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) today revealed that the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) is in critical need of intervention.

July 16th, 2019
Newly sworn in Hon Vanterpool demands to speak ahead of time

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA) Honourable Julian Willock was forced to once again rise to his feet in authority as a Member of the Opposition sought to challenge his decision made on a matter raised.

July 16th, 2019
Hon Vanterpool questions security detail of Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Newly sworn in Fourth District Representative Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool has launched a scathing attack on Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), suggesting, among other things, the premier has not been honest about the reason for this security detail.

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