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August 17th, 2018
Statutory Bodies like Ports Authority needs reining in—Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Nobody does what is expected, they only do what is inspected, and as such Opposition Leader, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is pressing for statutory bodies, such as the BVI Ports Authority to be held more accountable by the public.

April 20th, 2017
Hons Fahie & Christian speak up for VIslanders; Hire them!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Leader of the Opposition Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has spoken out about the treatment of locals when it comes to being hired in the Territory, as we build the Virgin Islands.

December 28th, 2016
Over $8M paid out by Gov’t for services from private law firms

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The word on the streets for the past 5 to 7 years that it’s hard to find a law firm or even a lawyer to bring a case against the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) for injustice or even to obtain an interpretation of certain unclear sections of the VI Constitution continues to be the case.

March 23rd, 2016
Hon Marlon A. Penn cries for protection of locals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In total contrast to what controversial Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn had said in January that Government can no longer fully protect locals, Junior Minister for Trade and Investment Promotion Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has called for Government to do all in its power to protect locals.

November 3rd, 2015
Close the 'backdoor' for unqualified persons - Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Representative for the First District Honourable Andrew A. Fahie is calling on Government to slam shut the backdoor through which unqualified persons can enter the Government service by being hired firstly by a statutory body.

October 27th, 2013
First Bank outshines BVIHSA in UMI's Battle of the Corps!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Fashion and competition took another level, one that has fashion designers biting their finger tips and the management of UMI spinning on a medal, when First Bank BVI and BVI Health Services Authority (BHIHSA) took to the cat walk on Friday October 25, 2013 in the UMI Fashion's Battle of the Corps (BOC) showdown.





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