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March 9th, 2020
VIP Gov't marks first year with thanksgiving services

SOUTH VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - In the second of two church services to mark its first year in office, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Administration led by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), held a thanksgiving service last evening Sunday, March 8, 2020, at the Sanctuary of Hope New Testament of God Church in South Valley, Virgin Gorda.

February 20th, 2020
'Today is a bit strange'- Hon Maduro-Caines on 1st HoA as VIP member

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Newly minted Virgin Islands Party (VIP) member, Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines (D6) was seen sporting a red African attire as she headed to the House of Assembly (HoA) for the first time since switching from the booted National Democratic Party (NDP) to join the ruling VIP party.

January 27th, 2020
Premier Fahie open to talks with Opp Members wishing to join VIP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister for Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said he would welcome other Members of the Opposition to the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) if they can put their differences aside, put the Virgin Islands above self and are not seeking personal gain.

January 21st, 2020
'I am truly disappointed'- Hon Penn reacts to resignation of Hon Maduro-Caines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Leader of the Opposition, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8), who also serves as interim Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP), has expressed disappointment over the resignation of Opposition Member, Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6) from the NDP.

January 20th, 2020
Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines goes green! Joins VIP Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Third term legislator, Sixth District Representative and Opposition Member with the National Democratic Party (NDP), Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines has decided to cross the floor to join the Virgin Islands Party (VI) Government led by Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

November 4th, 2019
Elections staff receive $19k honorarium for overtime

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the February 25, 2019, General Elections in the Virgin Islands long gone, Cabinet has made moves to officially reward elections staff for extra hours put in to make the day a success.

May 8th, 2019
'Protect rights & privileges of BVIslanders' - Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) moving to implement the ‘fast track initiative’ for persons seeking to attain residency status and belongership in the Virgin Islands (VI), man of the cloth and host of the talk show programme, Honestly Speaking, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline said consideration must be given to ensure the rights of indigenous Virgin Islanders are protected.

April 9th, 2019
Trefor A. Grant Out! Carnel D. Clyne In! as BVIF&FC Chairman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) Cabinet has announced sweeping changes to the administration of the BVI Festival and Fairs Committee (BVIF&FC) starting with the official ousting of its National Democratic Party (NDP) aligned Chairman, Mr Trefor A. Grant and the appointment of Virgin Islands Party (VIP) District 2 candidate for 2019, Mr Carnel D. Clyne as his replacement.

March 25th, 2019
VIP Chairman debunks ‘rigging claims’ @ Congress

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Virgin Islands (VIP), Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), has for the first time defended his sweeping victory at the party’s internal elections—ahead of the General Elections—saying it was ‘political strategy’ that worked.

March 23rd, 2019
VIP Gov’t stuck with NDP Budget for this year—Deputy Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands Party (VIP) has taken over the reins of government in the Virgin Islands (VI) but its spending in the coming year, will be largely dictated by the ousted National Democratic Party (NDP), since it was the NDP that prepared the Annual Budget.

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