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July 16th, 2019
Newly sworn in Hon Vanterpool demands to speak ahead of time

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA) Honourable Julian Willock was forced to once again rise to his feet in authority as a Member of the Opposition sought to challenge his decision made on a matter raised.

March 13th, 2018
PAID AD: Rebuilding a stronger VI together

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Below is a statement by Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), delivered on Monday, March 12, 2018.

October 28th, 2016
MF confirms VINO story on concerns of survivability of NBVI!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was our newsroom that again first and accurately reported in an article on October 27, 2016 that the Financial Services Commission (FSC), the state regulators, had raised serious concerns about the survival of the National Bank of the Virgin Islands (NBVI) and in particular its unsustainable Non-performing Loan Portfolio.

January 28th, 2015
Corruption? NDP blames Hon Fraser, Biwater & jailed civil servants!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After some three days since the popular First District Representative Honourable Andrew A. Fahie, in a report to his district and the people, accused the Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith-led three-year-old National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration of being the most corrupt in the modern Virgin Islands, a statement has been issued.

May 10th, 2013
BVICCHA responds to Platinum News article on Chairman’s statements

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA) has issued a statement that distances itself from remarks made by attorney at law and Chairman of the BVICCHA, Jamal S. Smith recently in relation to the cruise pier project.

April 25th, 2013
Premier slams ICIJ’s ‘unlawful’ publication of financial data

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Hon. D. Orlando Smith has roundly condemned the ‘unlawful’ publication of financial services material in a recent report by international journalists in a scathing statement.

April 10th, 2013
Statement by the Premier of the Virgin Islands (VI) to the people of the VI

Below is the Premier's statement on Financial Services in its entirety:

December 23rd, 2011
Premier Smith denies misleading Territory

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith has responded to the statement issued by Leader of the Opposition Hon. Ralph T. O’Neal on December 20, 2011 and has denied the claim that he misled the population in his recent statement regarding the financial condition of the Territory.


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