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February 16th, 2018
Names of working recovery group revealed

WICKHAM'S CAY I, Tortola, VI – During a press conference on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at the Office of the Premier, located in the Central Administration Complex, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), Premier and Minister of Finance, announced some of the names that make up the ‘working group’ to man ongoing recovery efforts.

February 16th, 2018
‘Things being implemented by UK right on top of us’- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Ever since the publication of sections of the letter called ‘High Level Framework for UK support to the BVI Hurricane Recovery’ written to the Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), many persons speculated that there was much more going on that residents were not being made aware of.

February 1st, 2018
Global Financial Secrecy Index lists VI at # 16

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - On the heels of the United Kingdom (UK) upper chambers, the House of Lords, voting down a proposal on January 24, 2018 for the Virgin Islands (VI) and other Overseas Territories (OTs) to implement a public register that would reveal the names of beneficial owners of financial offshore companies registered in the Territory, the VI has found itself ranked number 16 on the 2018 Financial Secrecy Index (FSI) by the Tax Justice Network (TJN).

January 31st, 2018
Gov’t Members were unaware of ‘High Level Framework’ document- Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the Draft Recovery and Development Plan document is widely circulated in the Virgin Islands, another document dubbed ‘High Level Framework for UK support to the BVI Hurricane Recovery’ is now making headlines.

January 22nd, 2018
Hon Fahie gives Dr Smith 7 days to show how CDB loan will be spent

CAPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI- Leader of the Opposition and Representative for the First District, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie is once again calling on the Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) led government to be transparent and accountable with the territory’s purse.

January 22nd, 2018
Investigation of Hon Walwyn's $1.6M ESHS wall will continue - Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following the passage of two powerful Category 5 hurricanes, Irma and Maria, that devastated the Territory and damaged many government buildings and destroyed many files, some residents concluded that the many investigations into government's questionable projects and reckless spending would end.

January 12th, 2018
Lack of accountability & transparency in Gov't hurting society- Dr Irad Potter

ROAD TOWN Tortola VI - A senior public servant has lamented the lack of accountability and transparency in Government, saying their absence is hurting the Territory.

December 20th, 2017
'Put our house in order' - Gerard St. C. Farara QC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Self-determination and independence have been two words frequently thrown around by the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government of Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL).

December 13th, 2017
Hon Fahie not letting up! Where is the taxpayers' $7.2M given to BVI Airways?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Today, the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) should be wrapping up the Eleventh Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA) and commencing a new sitting on Thursday December 14, 2017 which will mark the Twelfth Sitting of the Second Session of the 3rd HoA.

September 4th, 2017
Blogs ‘a good way of hearing what people are saying’- Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert has shot down the notion that he was sent to the Virgin Islands with a “hidden agenda”, contrary to what bloggers on local news sites have been suggesting.



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