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July 26th, 2018
Governor Jaspert announces investigation into BVI Airways

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Public, social media, the Opposition in Parliament and civil society have all been concerned for the past three years over the BVI Airways deal. In exchange for direct flights between Miami International Airport and Beef Island, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) gave BVI Airways, a company who left the Territory in 2014 saying they were bankrupt and had owed the BVI Airports Authority some $100,000, more funds via a big giveaway.

July 25th, 2017
Hon Myron V. Walwyn under investigation; NDP @ war with Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a bombshell move, Governor John S. Duncan OBE has ordered an investigation into Education and Culture Minister Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL).

April 16th, 2017
Controversial Cruise Pier Project still in cross hairs, more questions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The controversial Cruise Pier Project built under the National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration that escaped a Commission of Inquiry, and which the public was told the cost would be between $40M to $50M but ended up costing tax payers over $90M with a $40M plus over-run, is back in the spot light.

April 1st, 2017
‘Bully’ Walwyn’s ignorance is self-revealing –Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Leader and Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has labeled Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL) as the “Bully” Minister who is now seeking to unconstitutionally instruct the Auditor General to audit a consultancy contract awarded when Hon Fahie was Minister for Education and Culture.

October 24th, 2016
The UK could take over MF if urgent changes are not made- John S. Duncan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While our newsroom is not the “WikiLeaks” of the Virgin Islands (VI), we continue to obtain (most times dropped off anonymously at our office) many government documents on a wide variety of government information.

January 23rd, 2016
Gov't's call to audit itself an insult – Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Leader of the Opposition Honourable Julian Fraser RA has come out swinging at Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith for effectively announcing that the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government will be investigating itself on the cruise pier development project.

January 22nd, 2016
Gov't investigating self on ports project scandal!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith announced that he has ordered an audit to be done by an international firm of the controversial cruise ship development project as a means to putting to rest what he called rumours being circulated.

February 12th, 2015
‘Announcement on CoI into Ports Project in a matter of weeks’-Governor Duncan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Speaking exclusively to Virgin Islands News Online on February 11, 2015 via his staff Sue Cotton, Governor of the Virgin Islands John S. Duncan OBE told our news room that he will make an announcement on the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) on the Ports Development Project “within a matter of weeks”.

October 25th, 2014
Lions Intl. District Governor conducts audit of VI Clubs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – District Governor of Lions International for the zone 60 B Lion Isaac C. Solomon MJF (Melvin Jones Fellow) visited the Territory earlier this week to conduct an audit of Lions and Leo Clubs here in the Virgin Islands and to ensure that their operations are in line with expectations.

September 19th, 2014
'No official audit of Tourist Board done' - Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “We have not done an official audit on the Tourist Board. The BVI Tourist Board (BVITB) themselves have done an internal audit so they can re-organize which they have done,” said Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith at his press conference held on Wednesday September 17, 2014.



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