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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 15th, 2019
D2 Rep 'will not rest' until 36 pump stations fixed

BREWERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Second District Representative Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull aka “Mitch” has taken a stance to not rest until a proper sewerage system replaces the current 36 which were installed over some 20 years-ago as he voiced disapproval for proposed “Bringing back from the dead” Project.

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 14th, 2019
‘No one contacted me about a debate’ - Hon Maduro-Caines

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - In a late night phone call last evening, Sunday, January 13, 2019, Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6) of the National Democratic Party (NDP 1) told our news centre that, “No one contacted me about a debate.”

January 13th, 2019
Hon Maduro-Caines declines debate in D6

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Even after National Democratic Party (NDP 1) leader, Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) had welcomed and called for debates in his 2019 New Year’s Message, one member of his camp is now defying those words and refusing to participate in an upcoming debate in District Six.

January 12th, 2019
PVIM-NDP 2 launches Wade N. Smith for District 5

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI - In front of a modest crowd, the National Democratic Party (NDP 1), breakaway group known as the Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM–NDP2) launched former Comptroller of Customs, Wade N. Smith as their candidate in District Five.

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 12th, 2019
Hon Fraser launches ‘Progressives United’ party

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Progressives United (PU), a political party founded by Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3), was launched in front of a moderate audience of about 75 persons last Friday evening, January 11, 2019, in Sea Cows Bay on the main Island of Tortola.

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.

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