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August 14th, 2018
History? Mr Speaker? Hon Archibald C. Christian acts as Speaker

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It was a history making session today, Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at the continuation of the 6th Sitting of the 3rd Session of the 3rd House of Assembly (HoA).

August 13th, 2018
UPDATE: Official; only 3 elected members will run with NDP Co-leader Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After our story was published earlier today, Monday August 13, 2018, our senior National Democratic Party (NDP) sources made contact to update us on the latest.

June 29th, 2018
AG Chambers short 63 % of lawyers needed @ Crown Counsel Level

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Office of the Attorney General Chambers (AGC) is woefully understaffed and with some monies now approved for new hiring, Virgin Islanders are sure to be paying keen attention.

May 15th, 2018
Finally! Willy T has a home after being chased out by Gov't

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was the pressure of the public, civil society and the media that forced the National Democratic Party (NDP) regime to hold a meeting yesterday May 14, 2018 with the owners of the famous William Thornton aka ‘Willy T’, a floating restaurant and bar, owned by Mrs Heather L. Anderson, a belonger of the Virgin Islands. Her husband Ewan C. Anderson is the manager of the business.

May 13th, 2018
Public servants are 'not doing the public a favour' - Hon Archibald C. Christian

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - "The way we treat people when they come into our ports of entry. The way we treat people when they go to the Labour and Immigration Departments to deal with their documentation; we have to fix those systems.”

May 12th, 2018
NDP fires back @ Willy T; Cease & Desist letter; Gov't lied about license

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In an unusual move, when the Territory needs business to kick start the broken economy following two category 5 Hurricanes, Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) led administration is fighting with local businesses and pushing them away.

May 11th, 2018
No home for Willy T! Gov't denies anchorage @ Norman Island

NORMAN ISLAND, VI– One of the territory’s main tourist attractions, Willy T, a floating restaurant and bar, is being kicked out of its usual location.

April 27th, 2018
'$50M loan agreement is not something you glance through'- Hon Christian

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Honourable Archibald C. Christian (AL), Junior Minister for Tourism, during the Fourth Sitting of the Third Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA) on Thursday April 26, 2018, expressed that there must be an “informal” meeting with all the members of the House to understand documents that need approval in the House especially when it is debating something as important as borrowing $50 million from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB).

March 23rd, 2018
'Do we need to repeat the BVI Airways saga?'- Hon Archibald C. Christian

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “Do we need to repeat the BVI Airways saga, where individuals have gone with $7.2M of our money and there is no airline flying? And we waiting for them to tell us what they did with our money? Months ago they were supposed to be flying. Again, I came to this House and I put my neck on the chopping block and supported that initiative, only to find out that there were information that I was never privy to. I stop making decisions without information. I am sorry.”

March 20th, 2018
‘We will voice numerous concerns about Agency’- Hon Christopher

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It is no secret that, like the public at large, the Backbenchers of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government have major concerns about the Recovery and Development Agency that will be put in place by law to manage loans received for the Territory’s recovery and development following the devastating hurricanes of September 2017.



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