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June 17th, 2019
‘He didn’t give a damn!’ - Investor says Dr Smith killed Prospect Reef project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With Dolphin Discovery and Prospect Reef now abandoned and in complete ruins as another symbol of the National Democratic Party’s (NDP) failure to the People of the Virgin Islands (VI), investors have now come forward with damning allegations regarding the role previous Premier, Dr. D Orlando Smith played in bringing the project to a halt.

June 14th, 2019
JvD holds remnants of NDP neglect & hurricanes Irma & Maria

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- While many residents have praised the now ruling Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government and have expressed hope they will do a good job, the sister island of Jost van Dyke (JvD) is still not fully out of the woods.

June 14th, 2019
'Deputy Gov’s Office holding up increment payments' – Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says the government has done its part regarding making funds available for the payment of the long overdue increments to civil servants and it is now for the Human Resources (HR) Department of the Deputy Governor’s Office to announce a date and release the funds.

May 2nd, 2019
Walwyn Lied! ‘No increments in NDP draft budget’ – Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI – Former Legislator Myron V. Walwyn, who made an election campaign promise to pay long overdue Civil Servant increments on March 15, 2019—on condition of being re-elected to government—has been exposed once again for trying to hoodwink the people of the Virgin Islands (VI) in his failed scheme to become the nation’s Premier.

April 29th, 2019
"We do not need anyone to police us" – Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says the Virgin Islands (VI) under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government does not need ‘policing’ given his mantra of accountability and transparency in governing the territory’s affairs.

April 16th, 2019
BVIF&FC moving forward - Carnel D. Clyne on 300K debt

ROAD TOWN, VI – New Chairman of the BVI Festival and Fairs Committee (BVIF&FC), Mr Carnel D. Clyne says despite the $300k debt hanging from the National Democratic Party (NDP), the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government and his committee is looking to move forward, get things going and make all upcoming local festivals a success.

April 11th, 2019
'NDP felt VI people were stupid' - Kaream K. Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Hard Talk radio host Kaream K. Pickering aka 'Picko Moff', in his vicious tirade against the fallen National Democratic Party (NDP) administration is leaving no stone unturned in lashing out at the former Premier Dr D. Orlando Smith and Myron V. Walwyn led political party.

April 11th, 2019
Hon Wheatley wants frugal spending on Festivals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee (BVIF&FC) some $300K in debt as accumulated under the Dr D. Orlando Smith led National Democratic Party (NDP) government, the committee is looking to spend this year’s $710k budget as frugal and as wisely as possible given the current rebuilding atmosphere in the Virgin Islands (VI).

April 7th, 2019
SCB ‘Elevator Hill’ road gets quick attention

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Just a few weeks ago, Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) announced that the long outstanding efforts to upgrade the dangerous road conditions in the areas of the Guard House/Threadfall in Sea Cows Bay, often called the ‘Elevator Hill’ will be addressed soon.

April 7th, 2019
VIP inherits $300K festival debt from NDP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Ahead of the 2019 Emancipation Festival, residents are being told that the 65th anniversary festivities will now be scaled down significantly due to financial constraints.

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