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May 5th, 2015
‘NDP Gov't paranoid with power’ – Hon Andrew A. Fahie

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI – Representative for the First District Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has accused the National Democratic Party (NDP) government of being so paranoid with power that it is going to the extent of invading on citizens' privacy. The senior Virgin Islands Party (VIP) member also said the NDP's continued practice of bypassing District Representatives who are on the Opposition could have repercussions.

August 29th, 2013
UPDATE: Reporting obligations under FATCA on US persons not VI Gov’t- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith has maintained his stance that the Virgin Islands is not being forced or coerced into finalising an Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) with the United States under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) but instead his government is of the opinion that cooperating is what is best for the territory.

May 28th, 2013
Are residents’ phones being tapped? Is VI now a Police state?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With such a small community and many concluding already that there is nothing confidential in the Virgin Islands, there remain questions and concerns over police power and whether residents’ phones, both land-line and cellular, are being tapped or ‘bugged’ by the state.


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