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November 14th, 2012
Elements of money laundering & terrorist financing must not have upper hand- Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Those who engage in the activities of money laundering and terrorist financing neither know nor respect borders; they permeate every territorial boundary and, if left unchecked, can create instability and distort national economies.

November 2nd, 2012
VI & USVI discuss need for consistent ferry service between Territories

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The issue of the need for a more consistent ferry service between the Virgin Islands and the US Virgin Islands was discussed during the recent Inter-Virgin Islands Council Meeting and efforts are already being made to address this issue.

October 11th, 2012
Premier Smith down-plays Hon. Fahie's "civil war" in Cabinet assertions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier The Honourable D. Orlando Smith has down played suggestions that the delay in the laying of the Public Finance Management (Amendment) Act in the House of Assembly (HOA) was because there were differences among cabinet members.

October 10th, 2012
Served! HLSCC Culinary Arts Centre officially declared open

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Prior to hustling to the House of Assembly yesterday October 9, 2012, Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith, OBE, made his way to Paraquita Bay for the official hand over of the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) Culinary Arts Centre.

October 4th, 2012
VI must step up game as US economy recovers- Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier the Honourable Dr. D. Orlando Smith believes, as the US economy recovers, the Virgin Islands (VI) must step up its promotional efforts to remain competitive for that share of the tourism market.

July 24th, 2012
Hon. Fraser to pepper Government with questions in HOA!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - On July 24, 2012, the eight sitting of the first session of the second House of Assembly or Parliament of the Virgin Islands was held.

July 12th, 2012
Premier’s effort to rescue the practice of VI law

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After five years of the introduction of the Legal Profession Act 2007, the Premier of the Virgin Islands (VI) sees an increase in challenges and issues surrounding the practice of VI laws, and in a quest to attend to the problem, proposed that the bill be amended.

July 6th, 2012
BFEC churns out 27 graduates! [Photoslide Included]

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Dressed in the school colours of maroon and gold, 27 students from the Bregado Flax Educational Centre Secondary Division received their school leaving certificates yesterday July 5, 2012 at the Catholic Community Centre.

June 29th, 2012
Update: Sylvester out! Pastor Gregory George in as ESHS keynote speaker!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As was firstly and accurately reported by this news site, the Orlando Smith Administration had raised objections to the class of 1992’s selection of Bevis Sylvester, the Regional General Manager of Delta Petroleum, as the keynote speaker for today’s June 28, 2012 graduation of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS).

June 29th, 2012
God has a plan for you – Pastor George tells ESHS graduates [Photoslide Included]

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – His goal at one time was to become one of the biggest drug lords in the Virgin Islands (VI) but with God’s help, Pastor Gregory George was able to turn his life around and is now a revered Pastor and pilot.

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