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August 14th, 2019
'More poverty in VI now than ever' - Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Hon Julian Fraser RA, the Third District Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly, says the territory continues to settle for ‘second-best’ as a people with regards to local industries, and as such, getting short-changed in the offshore business sector.

July 30th, 2019
Prospect Reef workers to be paid by end of August- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While a review of the organisational and operational structure of Prospect Reef Resort is currently being undertaken in order to determine a more economical way forward, the Government of the Virgin Islands has committed to paying in full monies owed to workers by the end of August 2019.

July 30th, 2019
'Some people are seeking assistance for everything' - Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “Some people in this territory are seeking assistance for everything. You name it they are seeking assistance for it, paying the rent, paying their mortgage, sending their kids to school. Kids have to travel for events, they seeking assistance for that.”

July 26th, 2019
Modern day slavery! People working 3 months without pay- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Describing the issue as modern day slavery, Third District Representative Hon Julian Fraser RA has said there are employers in the territory who are taking unreasonably long periods to pay their employees, as long as three months in known cases.

May 15th, 2019
It's Premier Fahie's turn to face questions on $7.2M failed BVI Airways deal!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Third District Representative, Hon Julian Fraser RA intends to make good on a promise he made during the Tuesday, March 12, 2019 First Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA), by making the Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), 'Tell us where the money for the plane went'.

March 12th, 2019
Opposition pledges support for new Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Opposition Members of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA), have pledged to support and work in cooperation with the newly elected Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government, under the aegis of Premier and Minister of Finance and Tourism, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

February 25th, 2019
Polls closed in the VI, results pending; Territory on edge

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Polls in the Virgin Islands (VI) are now closed for the 2019 General Elections, as the few remaining voters are in lines casting votes.

February 7th, 2019
UPDATE: “Proud to step up into an At-Large position” - Dirk L. Walters

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Inundated with a show of support and encouragement after announcing that he has made the switch to run Territorial At-Large on the Progressives United (PU) ticket, Mr Dirk L. Walters felt compelled to further defend his move.

January 30th, 2019
Verna V. Smith, to run At-Large, possibly Progressives United candidate?

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Word reaching our news centre is that Aviation professional and Sea Cows Bay resident, Ms Verna V. Smith is expected to throw her hat in the political ring as an At-Large candidate.

January 23rd, 2019
HoA to dissolve today January 23, 2019; after final sitting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The 6th Sitting of the 4th Session of the 3rd House of Assembly (HoA) continues today, Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at 3:00 PM at its Chambers in Road Town the capital city.

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