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January 14th, 2021
Break away from routine politics

Jacqueline Wheatley

We have embraced the change of new governance, and as promised we expect what was put forward not to be contrary to the plans stated. When given an open shot for leadership, you must target the issues that are ringing in your ears.

October 3rd, 2020
Forbes-Vanterpool in as Chair & Dr Smith Vice-Chair in HLSCC leadership shake-up

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) premier tertiary learning institution, the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), is now under new leadership with a new Chairman, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Governors as well as the appointment of a new President and Vice President.

June 30th, 2020
Opposition wants to ‘micromanage’ government- Premier Fahie

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has said Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition, led by Opposition Leader Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) wants to micromanage the Government of the Virgin Islands; however, it will not happen under his watch.

May 22nd, 2020
St Kitts & Nevis PM Harris praises VI Premier Fahie for COVID-19 leadership!

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Regional powerhouse leader and Prime Minister of the Federation of St Christopher (Kitts) and Nevis, Dr the Honourable Timothy S. Harris, who is the former Chairman of the Caribbean Community, has lauded the local Premier, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), for his excellent work and leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 1st, 2020
‘I am very encouraged’- Premier on public’s response to COVID-19 measures

HAMILTON, Bermuda- Noting there has been a general acceptance by the public of the decisions made by Government in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), has said he is “encouraged”, adding that it is a tough time for leaders anywhere the world.

May 30th, 2018
‘My allegiance is to the leader of the NDP'– Dr Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “I have not heard him [Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL)] say that he was prepared to step down or that his time was up. I have not heard him say any such thing, so as far as I am concerned at this point in time, today 29th of May, my allegiance is to the leader of the NDP, Dr D. Orlando Smith.”

February 18th, 2018
O’Neal Webster has new Managing Partner, Vanessa King

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- O’Neal Webster is pleased to announce that Vanessa King, corporate, commercial, and trusts and estates attorney, stepped into the managing partner role for the law firm as of February 1, 2018.

January 30th, 2018
Six months of crying out for help just to suffer in silence

Alred C. Frett

Life is a journey and we are travelers for better or worse:

It is almost 6 months post hurricane and a journey from East to West and North to South still shows the devastating effects of Hurricanes Irma and Maria… Vivid details are still fresh in everyone’s mind and each have stories to tell but their stories are the same as yours and mine because we were all in this together and while no one expected miracles most believe
there should be far more progress.

December 14th, 2017
Hypocrite? Hon Walwyn chides Hon Turnbull for being ‘disrespectful’ to Dr Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was during the 2011 general elections campaign trail that now Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL) infamously referred to the then Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE as an “Emperor without clothes”.

December 12th, 2017
‘We are still here by the grace of God not leadership’- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “What kind of leadership do you say exist? We are still living here by the grace of God, not by any leadership that we have seen,” stated Opposition Leader Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) as he reiterated that the Virgin Islands is in dire need of strong leadership and that the recent hurricanes and floods only brought out what he was saying all the time about the need for better leadership of the Territory.

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