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March 13th, 2019
Fraser Attacks: 'Tell us where the money for the Plane went'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The territory of the Virgin Islands (VI) was reminded that with the heated elections campaign season over, there are major issues that the present government must deal with as matters of urgency, to the extent that Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) should currently be in the United Kingdom (UK).

March 11th, 2019
2019 Elections: Entire Ex NDP Cabinet wiped out!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The five Cabinet Members for the National Democratic Party (NDP) are all in the history books.

March 11th, 2019
Prospect Reef abandoned, a symbol of NDP failure

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was in July 2017, that former Premier, Dr D. Orlando Smith, at a press conference, announced an agreement to re-developed Prospect Reef Resort.

December 8th, 2018
Another taxpayers trip by 'lame duck' Premier, what was accomplished?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Outgoing and 'lame duck' Premier of the Virgin Islands (VI), Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), has concluded yet another overseas trip on taxpayers money on his last days in office.

October 23rd, 2018
‘Disrespectful Hon. Walwyn’- Governor Jaspert & Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: After crossing the former Governor, John S. Duncan OBE on a number of matters, Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) is again in hot water.

June 7th, 2018
Claude Skelton-Cline lambasts Walwyn as 'unfit for leadership'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Less than 48 hours after Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), the Education and Culture Minister, released a video clip announcing that he will be seeking the Presidency of the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP)—at its June 23, 2018, internal elections—sections of the public are condemning the decision.

November 26th, 2014
McAlpine ditches NDP on Prospect Reef Dev.

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Just about one year after Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith was upbeat about McAlpine’s touted $100ml assured investment for the Prospect Reef Development Project, his head has nodded to say that project is on hold as McAlpine is no longer interested.

November 26th, 2014
‘I need to hear from horses’ mouth!’ - Dr Smith in TB melee

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “That’s a matter for the Tourist Board (TB)… they are the ones who control of the officers in that particular sector. We at central government give them a grant which they manage in a way that seems appropriate to them,” said Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith under whose portfolio the BVI Tourist Board falls.

November 19th, 2014
VG Govt. officers call for meeting with Premier

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Following this news site's recent publication of a story highlighting issues of work being taken away from the Virgin Gorda (VG) BVI Tourist Board (BVITB) office, several other persons from other government offices on the Sister Islands have complained to us regarding the same problem.

July 29th, 2014
No knives & guns @ Festival – Honouree Iris Freeman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Amidst very brief remarks by the political leaders at last night’s official opening ceremony for the 60th Festival celebrations, Honouree of the Road Town Festiville Ms. Iris Freeman had a very straight appeal to persons who were going to be in attendance throughout.

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