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September 11th, 2014
EXCLUSIVE: Hon Julian Fraser dismisses Report on SCB Project

SEA COW’S BAY, Tortola VI - From Monday of this week our news room was bombarded with calls and other secret contacts from high level sources within the National Democratic Party asking to meet someone to provide us with a copy of the Auditor General’s Report on the Sea Cow’s Bay Harbour Development Project authored by Ms. Sonia M. Webster.

July 17th, 2014
Shame on NDP! Outsiders getting petty contracts on JVD – Resident

GREAT HARBOUR, Jost Van Dyke, VI – As they too are being faced with the consequences of economic hardship, residents of Jost Van Dyke cried shame on the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government, blasting them for not supporting local small contractors on the island.

November 28th, 2013
VIP/Opposition member districts got shafted under NDP- Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In the last general elections of 2011, the now ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) Government ran on a platform that “no districts would be left behind”.

June 10th, 2013
Gov'ts also to blame for VI price increases - Commentators

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Commentators, Natalio Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru and Cromwell Smith aka Edju En Ka, are of the belief that governments over the years have been a major contributing factor to the increase in prices in the Territory.

April 26th, 2013
Premier flatly denies gov't involvement in contract splitting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – While facing some tough questions during the eighth sitting of the second session of the second House of Assembly (HOA) yesterday, April 25, 2013 Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Hon. D. Orlando Smith flatly denied that the government was involved in any form of contract splitting in any of its capital projects.

April 10th, 2013
Premier, buck stops with you! – Hon. Fraser on economy

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Continuing his stance in support of economic stimulation across the Territory, Third District Representative Hon. Julian Fraser, RA said he would like to see the Government inject some money across the Territory.

April 9th, 2012
Legislators debate the meaning of a “petty contract”

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Many residents are confused that there is an Audit Department headed by the Auditor General Mrs. Sonia Webster as well as an Internal Audit Department separate from the main Auditor General’s Department reporting to the Ministry of Finance. The former Director of the Internal Audit Department is Wendell M. Gaskin, CFE now the Deputy Financial Secretary.

March 22nd, 2012
Hon. Pickering: The days of Petty Contracts for this & that are over!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour and the 7th district representative Dr. the Honourable Kedrick Pickering told the House of Assembly (HOA) today in the 2012 budget debate today March 22, that the days when people could have gotten petty contracts in "this and that" were over as the government does not have money to spend like that.

January 25th, 2012
Petty contracts not yet signed for RT sewerage project

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The petty contracts for the Road Town Sewerage project are yet to be signed, Virgin Islands News Online understands.

October 24th, 2011
We will create GPS tracking for the naysayers- McMillan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - At Large candidate with the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), Zoe Walcott McMillan speaking in the 3rd District on Friday October 21, 2011 said contrary to what has been said by the opposition, the VIP has been creating a road map for development for the Virgin Islands and expressed disappointment that some still did not seem to understand.





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