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September 4th, 2019
Hon Turnbull peeved @ being searched @ TB Lettsome Airport

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Sharing that he was somewhat embarrassed after being randomly selected for airport security search at the Terrance B. Lettsome Airport on Beef Island while departing the territory recently on official government business, Second District Representative and Opposition Member, Hon Melvin M. Turnbull aka ‘Mitch’ is planning to bring the matter before the Committee of Privileges to address.

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.

November 20th, 2017
Duty-free imports to be considered for extension

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), Premier and Minister of Finance, announced during a live radio broadcast on ZBVI AM 780 on Sunday, November 19, 2017 that considerations are being made to extend the life of the duty-free list put in place by government shortly after Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017.

December 23rd, 2013
Parents peeved about $25 hospital fee for infants & young children

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A number of mothers expressed shock some two weeks ago when they took their children to the Peebles Hospital and were told that a fee for services is compulsory.

February 8th, 2012
Expect no special treatment from Hon. Pickering!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “If you know somebody, who knows somebody, who knows somebody you were getting a work permit exemption…it was a big problem that I have faced as Minister, that is why I had to stop that,” revealed Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr. Kedrick Pickering at a labour meeting held last evening February 7, 2012 at the Abraham Leonard Community Centre in Carrot Bay.

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