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January 30th, 2019
Walwyn thrilled at return of Royal Caribbean to VI

FAHIE HILL, Tortola, VI - Less than one month before 2019 General Elections in the Virgin Islands (VI), Royal Caribbean Cruise Line—which had ceased calls to the destination—has given indications that they are ready to return.

April 26th, 2018
Guy M. Hill & Wendell M. Gaskin retired; 2 outspoken civil servants

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While it might be harder in the Territory to get elected officials to retire, civil servants continue to retire yearly.

June 13th, 2017
Flip-flopped or Lied? Dr Smith again with U-turn on Gov’t negotiation team

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Opposition Leader Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) continues to tell the public that the National Democratic Party (NDP) led Government of Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) continues to mislead the public with half-truths, lies and misinformation.

March 31st, 2017
Is there a hunt for a replacement Financial Secretary?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was from Monday March 27, 2017 that Financial Secretary Neil M. Smith took his vacation, saying it was his choice to do so.

November 10th, 2016
Greenaway Out, Augustine In- as BVIAA President

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI Athletics Association (BVIAA) has a new man at the helm- Steve Augustine.

September 26th, 2016
M. Alva McCall is new Acting Deputy Financial Secretary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Weeks after the ousting of one of two Deputy Financial Secretaries, Mr Wendell M. Gaskin, who has been relocated to a little office outside of the Ministry of Finance with his title but no power, the National Democratic Party (NDP) regime has approved the appointment of a new Deputy Financial Secretary.

August 12th, 2016
Deputy Financial Secretary Wendell M. Gaskin ousted

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Information reaching our newsroom is that Deputy Financial Secretary Wendell M. Gaskin has been re-assigned to do special projects within the Ministry of Finance.

September 25th, 2015
Repair works on West End Police Station completed

WEST END, Tortola, VI- Residents on the western end of Tortola will continue to receive essential law-enforcement services and a more visible police presence following the completion of works on the West End Police station.

January 18th, 2015
Exclusive: VI royalty Patsy C. Lake hosts 70th birthday in style & high elegance

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Successful daughter of the Virgin Islands and longtime 'political icon' Patsy C. Lake had a memorable 70th birthday celebration as a large number of persons attended and had lots of wonderful remarks for her at a transformed Multi-Purpose Sports Complex on January 17, 2015.

July 29th, 2014
UPDATE: Hon Fahie renews call for DFS Gaskin to be disciplined

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Representative for the First District Hon Andrew A. Fahie is of the belief that actions of Deputy Financial Secretary (DFS) Wendell M. Gaskin warrant strong disciplinary action not only for his misrepresentation of facts in the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) but also for displaying behaviour unbecoming of the office he holds.

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