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May 31st, 2018
Opposition Leader Hon Andrew A. Fahie takes meeting to VG

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Opposition Leader and Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) will host a public meeting with the people of Virgin Gorda this evening Thursday, May 31, 2018.

May 28th, 2018
‘NDP violation of the Constitution must stop’- Hon Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Leader of the Opposition and Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) made it clear in a statement issued today May 28, 2018 that when he spoke at the Decision March rally on Thursday May 24, 2018 and when he signed the petition as one of the Leaders of the Territory, “I signed to protect the Virgin Islands Constitution Order of 2007 against any violations locally, regionally and internationally.”

April 4th, 2018
'Changes to Recovery Agency bill should have been shared publicly' - Gerard St C. Farara QC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “There is really a need for us in the BVI to be looking at the rules and procedures of the House of Assembly. In many respect, they do not really do enough to speak to the democratic process and we need to focus on that.”

September 26th, 2016
Governor must be bound by constitution – Hon Julian Fraser, RA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Leader Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) said if the Virgin Islands is to think about constitutional development, one of the changes is that the Governor must now be bound by the constitution.

March 15th, 2016
Gov John S. Duncan lashes back! 'I am not above the law'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Governor of the Virgin Islands His Excellency John S. Duncan OBE has debunked statements made by controversial talk show host Edmund G. Maduro with regard to the Constitution of the territory not being subject to prosecution as the other persons such as the Premier and Government Ministers and other officials are.

March 4th, 2016
Edmund G. Maduro slams public for not supporting him

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show host Edmund G. Maduro last evening March 3, 2016, slammed the public for not calling into his show and supporting him as he tries to educate them on the Virgin Islands' Constitution.

February 20th, 2016
Stop being 'idiots' & 'stupid' - Edmund G. Maduro tells VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Radio talk show host Edmund G. Maduro believes it is discriminatory that His Excellency Governor John S. Duncan OBE cannot be prosecuted before the courts in the same way other government officials can be.

October 6th, 2014
‘Voter education should start in school’ – Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Host of the Radio Talk Show 'Speak Out BVI' Doug Wheatley has suggested that the Territory starts teaching its children from an early age about its Governmental structure, its Cabinet, Legislature and the various political parties and their philosophies and ideologies.

September 5th, 2014
‘Read your Constitution; stop blogging nonsense!’ – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show host Edmund G. Maduro said that he could sue news site such as Virgin Islands News Online for carrying blogs that are derogatory against him and said that it might be a case where politicians are paying bloggers to send in mischievous comments.

July 5th, 2014
‘We must get a copy of FATCA agreement!’ – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Political commentator and talk show host Edmund G. Maduro insists that no international agreement can be entered into if it conflicts with the Territory’s Constitution and that the people of the Territory should have had a chance to see a copy of the intergovernmental agreement (IGA) between the Virgin Islands and the United States to bring into effect the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).



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