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August 2nd, 2017
Tit-for-tat in the HoA!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When Speaker of the Virgin Islands (UK) House of Assembly (HoA) Ingrid A. Moses-Scatliffe put members of the Opposition, Leader Andrew A. Fahie (R1) and Honourable Julian Fraser, RA (R3) on notice about her intolerance as it relates to the excessive amount of supplementary questions they have been putting to Ministers of the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP), they were not going to let her words fall without firing back.

October 23rd, 2012
No infringements on Global's contract during time in office- Hon. Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Julian Fraser RA, has said there were no infringements on Global Water Associates’ contract with Government during his time in office and is also resting the blame on the confusion surrounding the BiWater Agreement at the feet of the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) administration, which he said continues to pretend that the Agreement and BiWater does not exist.

October 9th, 2012
Hon. Fahie filed lawsuit against NBVI to strengthen case- Sources

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- First District Representative Hon. Andrew A. Fahie, who was shot during a robbery at the National Bank of the Virgin Islands (NBVI) then known as Development Bank in August, 2007, was reportedly included in the civil case against the bank to add strength to the case of Ms. Petra Benjamin, who was also shot during the ordeal five years ago.

September 13th, 2012
UPDATE: House of Assembly to meet again today!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After the fanfare that saw the United Kingdom appointed Governor Boyd McCleary’s second speech from the throne in 9 months, and the public's excitement at seeing the Opposition Virgin Islands Party fire off some 60 plus questions at the first sitting on September 3, 2012 the House of Assembly will convene again after 10 days.

September 8th, 2012
I want limit to questions & follow-ups - Hon. Archibald Christian

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After one Government Minister wanted to censor the media and very recently restrict the public from commenting/blogging on online stories here we go again!

September 3rd, 2012
Update: VI’s Parliament opens today with 2nd speech from the throne in 9 months!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Moving from one Speech from the Throne given on July 10, 2003, the last time they were in power [2003-2007] to now two in 9 months is certainly an historical event.

August 27th, 2012
Hon. Fahie says he gets no respect from current administration

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Representative for the First District, Hon. Andrew A. Fahie, exclusively expressed how mortified he is of the fact that most of the elected Ministers, who make up Cabinet in the Virgin Islands, have no respect for him as a District representative.

July 27th, 2012
War in HOA – Fahie tells Premier to Bell that Cat!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Representative for the 1st District Hon. Andrew Fahie did not mince words last evening in the House of Assembly but lashed out heavily at a Government Minister for creating a culture of disrespect to elected officials like himself on the opposition side, and called on the Premier of the Territory to, “Bell that Cat”.

July 24th, 2012
Fahie & Vanterpool clash over “unanswered” questions on CDB loan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following a more than 15 minute back and forth regarding the list of projects that will be executed under the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) $15.7 million loan, 1st District Representative Hon. Andrew Fahie still did not seem to get the answer he was looking for and described the lack of information he was seeking as a “questionable procedure”.

July 11th, 2012
VI cannot be broke & signing contracts, hiring consultants - Hon. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Despite the rumblings that the Virgin Islands (VI) is broke, 1st District Representative, Hon. Andrew Fahie, pointed out that a series of contracts have been signed which seem to suggest that the talk is wrong.



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