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November 27th, 2020
Premier Fahie flags concerns about 'Constitutional Relationship' @ JMC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) raised concerns during the Overseas Territories Joint Minister Council (JMC) meeting regarding language of the communiqué relating to a section on the Constitutional Relationship.

February 27th, 2020
Hon Malone speaking 'nonsense if you ask me’- Hon Turnbull

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Opposition Member Honourable Melvin A. Turnbull (R2) appeared slightly irate by Minister for Health and Social Development Hon Carvin Malone’s (AL) response to concerns from residents of Jost van Dyke, calling it ‘nonsense’ during the House of Assembly on Tuesday, February 25, 2020.

February 7th, 2020
Absence of Customs & Immigration @ Gun Creek a concern for VG residents

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI- A crack in the border management system of the Virgin Islands has been identified at Gun Creek, Virgin Gorda, with expressed concerns that many infractions are taking place there.

November 4th, 2019
Fierce pack of stray dogs wreaking fear on Virgin Gorda

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI- Fearing for the safety of especially children of the Robinson O'Neal Primary School, residents are calling for quick action against a "pack of stray dogs" that has reportedly been killing animals in North Sound, Virgin Gorda.

October 6th, 2019
Premier Fahie to meet with BVIEC & BVI Cable TV on pole sharing fallout

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the hope that BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) and BVI Cable TV would be able to “find common ground” regarding the issue of pole sharing, Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has scheduled a meeting with executives of the two entities.

July 9th, 2019
UPDATE: Powerboats infringing in swim area @ CGB to be remedied by August

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- With concerns raised recently about power boats and other vessels infringing in swim areas and dropping anchor close to the shoreline at Cane Garden Bay, Tortola, Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) said the situation will be resolved next month after Swim Area and No Anchoring markers are installed.

June 29th, 2019
Premier Fahie sees ‘beacon of hope’ as OTs leaders pledge unity

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands- With British Overseas Territories (OTs) saying they will “stand together” to defend their right to self-government amid increasing concerns over “constitutional overreach” from the United Kingdom, Premier and Minister of Finance of the Virgin Islands Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has expressed optimism.

May 15th, 2019
‘You have gotten my attention for amendments’- Premier Fahie

WICKHAM'S CAY 1, Tortola, VI - As the fast track Residency and Belonger status regularisation programme continues to face opposition from some Virgin Islanders, Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) today, May 15, 2019 met a group of such persons to hear their concerns with a view to responding and to ultimately acting on them as necessary.

June 15th, 2018
‘8% pay cut for Ministers under a VIP Administration'- Hon Fahie

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Leader of the Opposition Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has promised the people of the Territory that, if his Virgin Islands Party (VIP) is to win the next general elections, he along with all his Ministers of Government will take an 8 percent pay cut.

March 28th, 2018
I am awake! Premier Smith fires back @ Opposition Leader for ‘claiming victory’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The usually quiet and seemingly sleeping and clueless Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), who has been struggling to hold his National Democratic Party (NDP) Government together, seems to have been given a shot of energy and courage with the passing of the controversial Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency Act 2018 in the House of Assembly yesterday, March 27, 2018.

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