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July 16th, 2019
Premier Fahie: ‘We cannot be wrong & strong’

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI – As the Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Virgin Islands Party (VIP) takes to the public for consultations on key policy issues, the premier assured that the views taken from the public are taken into consideration on the way forward.

June 12th, 2019
Territories Talk

Thomas C. Famous

This coming Sunday June 16, 2019 on Hott 107.5 FM, beginning at 8:00pm Bermuda time, we will once again have a Cross Caribbean Conversation/Territories Talk with guests from other British Overseas Territories or OTs.

June 3rd, 2019
Over 2000 expats given status under NDP regime- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “We are satisfied that it is being done in an open and transparent way, unlike what has happened in the immediate period before,” said Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) in referring to his Government’s bold initiative to address the long standing issues of status for expats residing in the territory for decades.

June 2nd, 2019
Only expats of 20 plus years to be considered for regularisation- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After holding some seven public meetings and several private ones on the ‘Clear path to regularisation: Residency and Belonger Status Programme,’ and taking into consideration the recommendations from the people, the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI), led by Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has decided to increase the years to qualify for status under the programme.

May 23rd, 2019
‘Born your children them here’ – Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Since its announcement, the Virgin Islands Party’s (VIP) ‘Fast Track Initiative’ rolled out by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has been sparking an ongoing immigration debate over the need to protect the rights of indigenous Virgin Islanders while regularising immigrants who now call the Virgin Islands (VI) home.

May 22nd, 2019
‘Gov’t might have hidden agenda’ - Picko Moff on Fast Track Initiative

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – ‘Why the rush?’ continues to be the persistent question surrounding the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) ‘Fast Track Initiative’ announced by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) over the urgent need to grant Residency and Belonger status to persons residing in the territory fifteen years and more.

May 22nd, 2019
'Trust companies forcing out VIslanders' – Gloria A. Fahie

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - Trust companies in the Virgin Islands (VI) have been accused of raising their bars above the heads of locals, paving the way for an influx of non-Caribbean persons to flood that industry.

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.

June 28th, 2018
‘We need immigration reform’- Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Claude O. Skelton-Cline, in his commentary on Tuesday, June 25, 2018—on his show Honestly Speaking—has called for "Comprehensive Immigration Reform."

November 21st, 2014
Barack Obama enforces US immigration overhaul

BBC NEWS

Millions of immigrants living illegally in the US will be allowed to apply for work permits under a major shake-up unveiled by President Barack Obama.

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