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January 24th, 2020
‘I too would like details about medical marijuana’ – Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Senior Opposition Legislator, Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) said despite being a member of the House of Assembly (HoA), he too is seeking information on Government’s proposed medicinal marijuana industry.

January 23rd, 2020
'Bullying & victimisation' more prevalent now than before - Hon Penn claims

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Leader of the Opposition, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has again served up accusations that bullying and victimisation are being exercised by the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration.

January 20th, 2020
Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines goes green! Joins VIP Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Third term legislator, Sixth District Representative and Opposition Member with the National Democratic Party (NDP), Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines has decided to cross the floor to join the Virgin Islands Party (VI) Government led by Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

January 8th, 2020
Budget Speech was about vision not 'pie in the sky' ideas - Premier Fahie

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - With the 2020 Budget Speech promising a myriad of economic diversification projects such as gaming, medical marijuana, drag racing and financial technology in the Virgin Islands (VI), Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says his speech was never about the figures, rather about the accompanying vision.

January 7th, 2020
'More red tape in there than anything else'- Hon Smith on Public Sector

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Deputy Speaker and At-Large Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Neville A. Smith (AL) says the public sector is one that is plagued with red-tapes and bureaucracy; however, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government will still get more done in 2020.

January 2nd, 2020
Premier Fahie's private bodyguards replaced by RVIPF officers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Information coming into Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) is that the security of Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1)—that was handled by a private firm—has now been taken over by ranks of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF).

December 31st, 2019
VIP Gov't working to do more with less $$ - Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) says the Government of the Virgin Islands is now working with less to do more.

December 28th, 2019
'With love I am your continuous servant'- Hon Maduro-Caines to D6

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With a barrage of promises for the 2020 new year, Sixth District Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6) says she is looking forward to a new year of renewed friendship and partnerships in her district.

December 28th, 2019
More public/private partnerships needed for green spaces - Hon Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Leader of the Opposition, Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) says with the Government's new Green Strategy plan as part of its 2020 budget, more Public/Private partnerships will be needed to get the mandate going for the creation of green spaces in the territory.

December 27th, 2019
Services dwindling with each new Budget - Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the Virgin Islands (VI) set to begin 2020 with a fully approved $414,008,611.00 National Budget under its Green Strategy initiative, Opposition legislator and Third District Representative in the House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) has raised concerns that budget estimates continue to increase, yet according to him, services are on the decline.


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