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November 12th, 2020
$402M 2021 Budget announced for VI

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Under the theme, ‘INNOVATION: Building a stable, diverse, competitive economy with strong industries and partnerships for regional and international trade, by building and harnessing the creative capacity of our human capital’, Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) in a 2-hour ‘budget statement’ announced a $402,123,046 2021 National Budget for the Virgin Islands, today Thursday, November 12, 2020

December 19th, 2019
‘This budget frightens me’- Hon Maduro-Caines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Opposition Member and Sixth District Representative, Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines has said something must be done about the rising recurrent expenditure in national budgets.

December 18th, 2019
'I don't like to see people fired but...'- Premier Fahie on public service

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With an already bloated civil service that devours a major portion of recurrent expenses, Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has said he is unwilling to unnecessarily increase the public service, a stance he said may gain him some unpopularity.

May 7th, 2019
Where did the $$ go? Caller disappointed in Gov’t for past 4 years

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It has been well over two months that the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government was booted from office by the Virgin Islands electorate; however, the people continue to voice their dissatisfaction of the former administration.

March 19th, 2018
Money talks! NDP Gov’t presents hour long $299,526,366 Budget for 2018

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In an hour long presentation, littered with the usual rhetoric and promises that often never see the light of day, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) presented a $299.5M Budget in the House of Assembly today, March 19, 2018.

July 24th, 2013
$20M SAP for July 25 HOA sitting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Outside of the many controversial issues on the agenda for the tenth sitting of the second session of the second House of Assembly on Thursday July 25, 2013 the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government will be doing what the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government had to do for them on several occasions between 2007-2011; bring a cleanup Supplementary Appropriation Provision (SAP) to the House.


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