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December 23rd, 2017
Hurricane Irma & the dearth of national planning

Dickson Igwe

The economics of disaster stresses the importance of strategic planning for a country.

August 30th, 2017
‘My role is to support, not to be depended on’- Augustus J. U. Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Leader of the Opposition Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), talk show hosts and members of the community on a number of occasions have continued to demand good governance, accountability and transparency from its leaders.

August 22nd, 2017
'VI people demanding good governance & accountability'- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Newly appointed Governor Mr Augustus J. U. Jaspert was urged by Leader of the Opposition Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) that the people of the territory are demanding good governance and more accountability from its leaders.

August 16th, 2017
Auditor General Phil Sharman reports for duty

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Newly appointed Auditor General of the Virgin Islands, Mr Phil Sharman, reported to work on Monday, August 14, 2017.

February 14th, 2017
Gov Duncan agrees with Willock to ‘fund the police’; blasts NDP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- They are not always on the same page or singing out of the same hymn book but Governor John S. Duncan OBE and former Permanent Secretary and Businessman Julian Willock are on the same page on two important issues affecting the Virgin Islands.

January 12th, 2017
Hon Fahie asks whether Premier had authority to fire Bishop Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A pledge to “strongly lobby” for the passing of a few critical legislations to ensure good governance, the clear definition of each member of the House of Assembly’s power and privileges as stated by the law and not opinion, as well as public forums to be held by Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition, are some of the plans for 2017 by the Virgin Islands Party (VIP).

November 2nd, 2016
Britain can’t be trusted- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A popular Talk show host has added his voice to the recent developments in which His Excellency the Governor John S. Duncan OBE has threatened the Dr The Hon D. Orlando Smith led administration over violations in the VI Constitution over formal audits of the Government Accounts, saying that it was better late than never.

October 13th, 2016
Gov't lacks transparency; No regards for HoA rules - Hon Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The repositioning of the Questions and Answers segment to the bottom of the Order Paper at the Second Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA) today October 13, 2016 is not sitting well with Opposition Member Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

April 21st, 2016
Exclusive: ‘The NDP & I are not corrupt’ Governor Duncan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Facing the fallout from not having the Commission of Inquiry over the controversial Ports Development Project despite compelling evidence of wrongdoing and his alleged callous disregard for law and order by not upholding the constitution of the Virgin Islands, many have started to question the integrity of the United Kingdom appointed Governor John S. Duncan OBE in public and private.

July 29th, 2015
'Share your experience @ promoting good governance' - CPA's Joe Omorodion

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Acting Secretary General of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), Mr Joe Omorodion has declared that promoting democracy is essential to each of the states in the association and urged countries to share their unique ways of fostering it.

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