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October 24th, 2018
Hon. Fahie berates NDP over reckless spending

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Opposition Leader and Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) again lashed out at the National Democratic Party (NDP) over its poor Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) Plan and equally poor financial management.

July 21st, 2018
Ex Ports Director Alfred A. Henley doled out $2.1M in unauthorised contracts-Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- National Democratic Party (NDP) officials continue to engage in unauthorised spending daily, resulting in millions of dollars going out the door.

October 21st, 2017
'West End community coming together to rebuild territory'- Deborah A. Lewis

WEST END, Tortola, VI - Following the passage of Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), Leader of the Opposition along with members of the West End community have been working tirelessly to get their community cleanup. The community even started a clean-up campaign.

August 2nd, 2017
Premier strikes back, says No confidence motion was 'baseless attacks'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) hits back at Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), Leader of the Opposition's No Confident Motion by calling it "baseless attacks" on his Government.

August 2nd, 2017
Lack of answers on BVI Airways scandal, 'it's prejudical' says Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - At the Ninth Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA) on August 1, 2017, Minister of Finance and Premier Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) was scrutinized on the matter of the government paying out $7.2 million of tax payers money into BVI Airways.

August 1st, 2017
UPDATE: Elected Leaders putting VI at a disadvantage - Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In a brief statement following the decision of the No Confidence Motion today August 1, 2017, Leader of the Opposition Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said, "Everyone who wants to be honest and fair must realise that our Territory's finances are going down a slippery slope and so is our economy."

July 28th, 2017
VI on the verge of ‘direct rule’ – Hon Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Leader of the Opposition, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has warned the British Overseas Territory of the Virgin Islands (VI) that if the Minister of Finance continue to mismanage his portfolio, that "someone will police us in a manner we will all regret."

July 28th, 2017
Premier “too busy” to be Minister of Finance – Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), Leader of the Opposition, stated his reasons for a No Confidence Motion against Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, Minister of Finance on Thursday July 27, 2017 which will be addressed in the House of Assembly on August 1.

July 26th, 2017
‘That’s the mentality of a pedophile’ – Hon Julian Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The current Virgin Islands Party (VIP) has been labelled as having the mentality of a pedophile by Honourable Julian Fraser, Former Chairman and Leader of the Opposition, while a guest on the television talk show, Honestly Speaking on CBN Channel 51 on Tuesday July 25, 2017.

May 23rd, 2017
Over $8M in no-bid consultancy contracts for 3 overseas companies

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: It appears that the rules of public tender only apply to local companies, as foreign companies can earn millions by just knowing the right Government Ministry or politicians.

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