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November 7th, 2019
Skelton-Cline lambasts RDA for building more 'igloos'

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Social commentator Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has lambasted the Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) for constructing more temporary housing units even as the territory is long past the hurricanes and other disasters of 2017.

October 22nd, 2019
'BVI not a begging society'- NDP Gov't told UK while refusing aid

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has detailed a shocking tale as told by United Kingdom (UK) officials on how the former Dr D. Orlando Smith led National Democratic Party (NDP) administration allegedly refused international help in the height of suffering following the passage of hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017.

October 1st, 2019
VI meets September deadline to submit 'Plan of Action' to UK- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the United Kingdom (UK) Government agreeing to address Virgin Islands (VI) concerns over the stipulations of the £300M loan guarantee for recovery and development, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has indicated that the territory has met the September deadline to present its plan of action to the UK on the way forward.

September 17th, 2019
UK prepared to address concerns of borrowing ratios- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the public eager to hear how negotiations between the Virgin Islands delegation, led by Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), and United Kingdom officials on the UK Loan Guarantee, a press conference was held at the House of Assembly Conference Room today, September 17, 2019 where it was announced that the visit was “a resounding success”.

September 16th, 2019
'Let us come together & focus on development'- Hon Turnbull

EAST END, Tortola, VI - Opposition Member and Second District Representative, Hon Melvin M. Turnbull aka 'Mitch', in accusing the current and former administrations of acting in contravention to the law regarding the functions of the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA), has urged the Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Government to focus on the development of the territory instead of the politics surrounding the stipulations of the United Kingdom (UK) Loan Guarantee.

September 15th, 2019
VI can't 'lay down & play dead' with UK- Hon Maduro-Caines

EAST END, Tortola, VI - Sixth District Representative Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines at a September 10, 2019, Opposition-led meeting in the East End/Long Look Community has said the territory should not 'lay down and play dead' when it comes to its relationship with the United Kingdom (UK).

September 10th, 2019
Premier Fahie off to UK to seek ‘common ground’ on Loan Guarantee

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “I want to assure all stakeholders that the Government of the Virgin Islands will be traveling to the UK with an open mind, and aiming to find common ground and to chart a course that is in the best interest of the generations of Virgin Islanders – now, tomorrow and in the further future.”

September 7th, 2019
‘VI was rebuilding without the RDA’ - Hon Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Deputy Speaker and At-Large Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Neville A. Smith aka 'Sheep' has lashed out at the VI Recovery and Development Agency (RDA), accusing the statutory body of complicating VI’s recovery efforts.

August 25th, 2019
‘Give our people a chance’- Premier urges RDA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the new school year in the Virgin Islands (VI) officially starting on September 2, 2019, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has revealed that the hurricane damaged Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) L-shaped building will be re-opening as a direct result of a mandate he passed on to the VI Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) to hire more local contractors.

August 22nd, 2019
‘I’m not a friend of the RDA’- Rosemary L. Rosan-Jones

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Outspoken local resident and social commentator Rosemary L. Rosan-Jones aka ‘Cindy’ has made it known she is not a supporter of the controversial Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) but said the territory needs to manage its finances better.

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