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August 8th, 2018
Critical Pump Stations never constructed—Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Even as the Territory braces for the peak of yet another hurricane season, residents are now learning that critical Pump Stations have not been completed and as such several pumps—required to provide a stable water supply—are now gathering dust instead, at the Water and Sewerage Department.

August 1st, 2018
Hon Fraser forces Premier to disclose ‘bombshell’ banking info in HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), at the June 28, 2018, sitting of the House of Assembly (HoA),—following his Asia tour—spoke to the opening of the Bank of Asia in the Virgin Islands (VI).

July 29th, 2018
PHOTO of Day: The Boys, a Politician & a new Service Station

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - It was a day of pride for ‘The Boys-Investment Group,’ as their latest venture is a fully loaded Gas Service Station.

July 28th, 2018
Premier’s UK trip was uninvited; cost taxpayers $43,000

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A recent trip to the United Kingdom (UK) by Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) and Opposition Leader, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) cost tax payers $43,000.

March 29th, 2018
‘Too many lies from Premier Smith’- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After many legislators, including Leader of the Opposition Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), had initially opposed the Bill ‘Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency Act 2018’ but then voted ‘yes’ to the bill following amendments, many wondered why Opposition Member and Third District Representative Hon Julian Fraser RA held his initial position and voted ‘no’.

March 25th, 2018
Finally some attention paid to Third District roads!

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Since the destruction of hurricanes Irma and Maria some six months ago, the roads throughout the Territory have been in the worst shape ever.

March 22nd, 2018
Confidential! Dr Smith refuses to reveal UK Framework documents to HoA!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With even the Backbenchers of the National Democratic Party (NDP) left in the dark regarding the documents pertaining to the High Level Framework for UK Support to BVI Recovery, Members of the Opposition have been urging the Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Hon D. Orlando Smith (AL) to make the documents available to all House of Assembly members so they can get a clear understanding what the Virgin Islands is signing on or has signed on to.

March 8th, 2018
‘What UK has done to us is a disgrace’- Hon Fraser

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- While many may think that the United Kingdom (UK) Government of Theresa M. May has done the Virgin Islands a huge favour by guaranteeing loans of some £300 million to help the Territory in its restoration and development following the hurricanes of September 2017, Opposition Member and Third District Representative Hon Julian Fraser RA is not buying it wholesale.

March 8th, 2018
BBC paints dismal picture of VI 6 months post hurricanes 2017

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There is no doubt that the Virgin Islands has made great strides in its restoration, following the destructive hurricanes that battered the territory in September 2017. However; BBC News chose to ignore that and focused on the many shortcomings in an article published on its website on March 6, 2018.

March 7th, 2018
Hon Fraser takes public meeting on recovery loans to VG

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After a successful public meeting at the Valerie O. Thomas Community Centre in Sea Cows Bay on February 21, 2018, Tortola, Opposition Member and Third District Representative Hon Julian Fraser RA now heads to Virgin Gorda to get residents’ views on the proposed borrowing of $721M for the hurricane recovery and development efforts in the Virgin Islands.



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