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May 26th, 2019
‘There is no clear understanding’ - Mitch on ‘Fast Track’ initiative

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Former National Democratic Party (NDP) backbencher, Hon Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) aka ‘Mitch’, who is the lone winner in the Ronnie W. Skelton led Progressives Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM) party during the 2019 election season, is adding his voice to the conversation surrounding immigration reform in the Virgin Islands (VI).

May 22nd, 2019
‘Gov’t might have hidden agenda’ - Picko Moff on Fast Track Initiative

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – ‘Why the rush?’ continues to be the persistent question surrounding the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) ‘Fast Track Initiative’ announced by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) over the urgent need to grant Residency and Belonger status to persons residing in the territory fifteen years and more.

May 22nd, 2019
'Trust companies forcing out VIslanders' – Gloria A. Fahie

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - Trust companies in the Virgin Islands (VI) have been accused of raising their bars above the heads of locals, paving the way for an influx of non-Caribbean persons to flood that industry.

May 20th, 2019
Stonewalled! No paper trail in $7.2M BVI Airways deal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Having now to answer for the $7.2M BVI Airways deal that crumbled under the previous Premier, Dr. D. Orlando Smith’s National Democratic Party (NDP) administration, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) dropped a bombshell that even as the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) is now at the helm of government, little to no information can be found on the botched project and missing funds.

May 18th, 2019
Cruise Lines commit to 1000 Jobs Initiative - Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following the launch postponement of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) 1000 Jobs in 1000 Days initiative on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has assured that the programme is still on track and revealed that several major companies are already lined up for the government partnership.

May 8th, 2019
‘Existing applicants get auto entry in fast track initiative’ – Premier Fahie

WICKHAM'S CAY II, Tortola, VI – Existing applications for residency and belongership status in the Virgin Islands (VI) will automatically be considered as part of the new Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration ‘fast track initiative’ announced by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

May 8th, 2019
'Protect rights & privileges of BVIslanders' - Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) moving to implement the ‘fast track initiative’ for persons seeking to attain residency status and belongership in the Virgin Islands (VI), man of the cloth and host of the talk show programme, Honestly Speaking, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline said consideration must be given to ensure the rights of indigenous Virgin Islanders are protected.

May 7th, 2019
'No Comments' – Speaker mum after D4 saga defeat

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With Justice Ann-Marie Smith ruling that Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) Member-elect, Mr Mark H. Vanterpool be sworn into the HoA, Speaker Julian Willock remains silent on whether or not he intends to respect the ruling.

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 30th, 2019
UPDATE: 2019 Budget in final stages; Awaiting Governor's assent

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Virgin Islands (VI) 2019 Budget estimates passed in the House of Assembly (HoA) on Friday, April 26, 2019, to the tune of $427.657.383, the Bill called “The Appropriation Act 2019” is now in its final stage before it can be fully utilised.

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