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May 7th, 2019
Applications for residency & belonger status open May 13, 2019

WICKHAM'S CAY II, Tortola, VI - The collection of applications for persons seeking to attain residency status and belongership in the Virgin Islands (VI) through the ‘fast track initiative’ introduced by the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Administration led by Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) will begin on Monday May 13, 2019.

May 7th, 2019
'No Comments' – Speaker mum after D4 saga defeat

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With Justice Ann-Marie Smith ruling that Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) Member-elect, Mr Mark H. Vanterpool be sworn into the HoA, Speaker Julian Willock remains silent on whether or not he intends to respect the ruling.

May 6th, 2019
Premier Fahie attends UN meeting on 'eradicating colonialism'

SAINT GEORGE‘S, Grenada – With external regulatory pressures mounting on the Caribbean region and especially on British Overseas Territories (OTs), Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said he had a productive meeting when regional and other global leaders met at a UN Special Committee on Decolonisation seminar held in Saint George’s, Grenada.

May 5th, 2019
‘VI needs national vision, strategic plan’ - Gerard St. C. Farara QC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Queen’s Counsel (QC), Attorney and member of the Inner Bar, Mr Gerard St. C. Farara says that for the Virgin Islands (VI) to effectively take on constitutional reform, the approach should be based on where the territory wants to be in the future, both in relation to its national development and its external relationship with the United Kingdom (UK).

May 4th, 2019
'My expanded immigration powers not new'- Hon Wheatley

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI – According to a May 1, 2019, Cabinet Release, Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) will soon have the power to permit any person to land and remain in the territory at his discretion, via an amendment to the Immigration Act.

May 3rd, 2019
‘Proof will be in the pudding’ - Skelton-Cline defends $98k contract

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – ZBVI ‘Honestly Speaking’ radio host Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline, has broken his silence regarding the controversial $98,000 contract given to him by the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government through his consultancy firm, Grace Consultants.

May 2nd, 2019
Walwyn Lied! ‘No increments in NDP draft budget’ – Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI – Former Legislator Myron V. Walwyn, who made an election campaign promise to pay long overdue Civil Servant increments on March 15, 2019—on condition of being re-elected to government—has been exposed once again for trying to hoodwink the people of the Virgin Islands (VI) in his failed scheme to become the nation’s Premier.

May 2nd, 2019
Mark H. Vanterpool ’s resignation letter was invalid- Court rules

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Justice Ann-Marie Smith has ruled that the resignation letter addressed to the Clerk of the House of Assembly (HoA) by Fourth District Representative-Elect Mr Mark H. Vanterpool was invalid and that Mr Vanterpool should be sworn in as an elected Member of the House of Assembly.

May 2nd, 2019
New 2019 Escalade for Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) will now traverse the territory in a brand new 2019 Cadillac Escalade, following numerous safety and mechanical issues inherited with the 2016 Cadillac Escalade driven by former Premier, Dr D. Orlando Smith.

May 1st, 2019
'Rebuild now, constitutional reform later' - Gerard St C. Farara QC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Respected Virgin Islands’ (VI) Queen’s Counsel (QC) and member of the Inner Bar, Mr Gerard St. C. Farara, says the territory ought to be focusing on rebuilding, rather than on constitution reform since one has to be given more priority than the other.

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