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May 24th, 2019
‘Don’t overcrowd the Territory’ – Pastor George urges Premier

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – With the people of the territory, including immigrants, now getting an opportunity to voice their concerns regarding the Virgin Islands Party’s (VIP), ‘Clear path to regularization: Residency and Belonger Status Programme’, Man of the Cloth Pastor Gregory George is urging Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to not overcrowd the Virgin Islands (VI) in his bid to regularise foreigners.

May 24th, 2019
‘Fast Track' initiative postponed indefinitely - Premier Fahie

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – As the Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government continues to hold consultations across to territory for feedback on the controversial ‘Fast Track Initiative’ seeking to regularise undocumented immigrants, the Premier last evening May 23, 2019, announced that the initiative has been postponed indefinitely.

May 24th, 2019
Opposition under fire for silence on ‘Fast Track' initiative

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Opposition Members of the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) came under fire for their silence over not making their constituents aware that the Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration had planned to grant residency and Belonger status to unregulated immigrants by the end of June 2019.

May 23rd, 2019
Court dismisses case brought against VI Gov’t by Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word just reaching our newsroom is that the case brought against the then National Democratic Party (NDP) Government in 2016 by former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline, after he was denied a contract renewal, has been dismissed.

May 22nd, 2019
Next HoA sitting set for June 3, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The House of Assembly (HoA), the Virgin Islands Parliament, will meet again on June 3, 2019, according to the Clerk of the HoA, Mrs Phyllis Evans in a press release today, May 22, 2019.

May 22nd, 2019
'Trust companies forcing out VIslanders' – Gloria A. Fahie

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - Trust companies in the Virgin Islands (VI) have been accused of raising their bars above the heads of locals, paving the way for an influx of non-Caribbean persons to flood that industry.

May 21st, 2019
‘No info removed from gov’t drives’ - Dr Smith on BVI Airways

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former Premier, Dr D. Orlando Smith has lashed back at current Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) over claims he made at the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) that files on the botched $7.2M BVI Airways deal have either been deleted or have gone completely missing from both the Ministry and at the Premier’s office and which has prompted an investigation.

May 21st, 2019
Myron V. Walwyn resigns as NDP Chairman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The embattled leader of the Opposition National Democratic Party (NDP) and former legislator, Mr Myron V. Walwyn, today, May 21, 2019 tendered his resignation as Chairman of the National Democratic Party.

May 20th, 2019
D4 saga is ‘a pissing contest’ - Elton Callwood

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the case surrounding House of Assembly (HoA) Speaker Hon Julian Willock Vs Fourth District Representative-Elect Mark H. Vanterpool heading to the Court of Appeal for the final decision, social commentator Elton Callwood is calling the entire debacle a "pissing contest", meaning a competition between rivals to determine superiority and predominance.

May 20th, 2019
Hiring of bodyguards has nothing to do with ‘kickbacks’- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the Opposition keen to get Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to divulge information about his personal security, Premier Fahie clapped back to say if he is made to reveal such information to the public then every Member of the House of Assembly (HoA) will also have to do the same.

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