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August 17th, 2018
Hon Fraser Basketball League to resume August 31, 2018

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Officials from the Honourable, Julian Fraser ‘Save the Seed’ National Basketball League, today announced that the ‘League’ has been resumed, having been cancelled last year, due to the two powerful Category-5 Hurricanes, Irma and Maria.

July 18th, 2018
HoA meets Thursday July 19, 2018; More BVI Airways questions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Territory’s House of Assembly (HoA) will meet at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday July 19, 2018 in the Sixth Sitting of the Third Session of the Third House of Assembly.

July 11th, 2018
NDP was silent when Governor violated VI constitution-Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Speaking on July 10, 2018, at the continuation of the House of Assembly, (HoA) the Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3), made clear his position of the state of the Virgin Islands (VI).

June 28th, 2018
Opposition Members’ questions back on Order Paper

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The National Democratic Party (NDP) Government, has a history in the House of Assembly (HoA), of evading the Opposition Members' questions.

April 30th, 2018
Import duty exemption post hurricanes was abused- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Honourable Julian Fraser RA, Opposition Member and Third District Representative, during the Fourth Sitting of the Third Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA) on Friday April 27, 2018, expressed that the exemption import duty system which the government of the day implemented was abused by some persons while the individuals that desperately needed the system did not benefit.

April 23rd, 2018
BVI Airways, tax evasion probe among Opposition's questions @ April 26-27 HoA Sitting!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While it is not certain how many will tune in to the 2018 Budget Debate, as the government is broke and has a shortfall of some $50M, the two-man Opposition has a series of questions.

April 17th, 2018
Gov Jaspert signs controversial Bill to create alternative Gov't

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was a heated two days of debate late last month that further placed a wedge in the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) led by 73-year-old Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL).

March 23rd, 2018
Gov't owes asphalt company $$; Reason for bad roads- Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Residents have been complaining about the longstanding issue of bad roads throughout the territory and with the passage of the hurricanes in September 2017, they have gotten worse, causing damages to persons vehicles and even causing accidents.

March 22nd, 2018
Premier Smith admits to not following Financial Management Protocol

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – During the Question and Answer Segment of the Third Sitting of the Third Session of the Third House of Assembly today, March 22, 2018, Honourable Julian Fraser RA, Third District Representative, grilled Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), Premier and Minister of Finance, if his government has been managing the financial affairs of the territory in accordance with the Protocol for Effective Financial Management (PEFM).

March 19th, 2018
‘I thought my district was catching hell'- Hon Julian Fraser RA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - During the Second Sitting of the Third Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands on Monday March 19, 2018, Honourable Julian Fraser RA, Third District Representative, lashed out at the Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), for not allocating money to fix roads, especially the road in the Eighth District where visitors have to traverse.



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