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June 10th, 2019
Only 2 lifeguards on duty in VI- SFC Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The issue of having sufficient lifeguards at beaches across the territory continues to be a challenge as it was revealed during the Deliberations for Standing Finance Committee (SFC) to examine the Draft Estimates for 2019 in April that only two lifeguards are on duty in the Virgin Islands.

June 6th, 2019
Premier chides Opposition as ‘Weak & Cowardly’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Immigration and Passport (Amendment) Act 2019, passed in the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) and paving the way for immigration reform under the Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) ‘fast track’ initiative, the Premier cites as ‘disappointing’ the conduction of the Opposition at Monday’s June 3, 2019, Fourth Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth HoA.

May 31st, 2019
'I am the most qualified in HoA to speak about issues of God- Hon Turnbull

EAST END, Tortola, VI- The four Members of the Opposition of the House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands (HoA) have joined forces with a section of persons of the territory to force the hands of Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to again remove from the Order Paper the 2nd and 3rd readings of the Immigration and Passport (Amendment) Act, 2019.

May 31st, 2019
‘Put immigration issue to rest for a while’– Hon Maduro-Caines

EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI - Sixth District Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines has finally broken her silence regarding the Virgin Islands Party’s (VIP) ‘Clear path to regularisation: Residency and Belonger Status Programme,’ led by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

May 26th, 2019
‘There is no clear understanding’ - Mitch on ‘Fast Track’ initiative

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Former National Democratic Party (NDP) backbencher, Hon Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) aka ‘Mitch’, who is the lone winner in the Ronnie W. Skelton led Progressives Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM) party during the 2019 election season, is adding his voice to the conversation surrounding immigration reform in the Virgin Islands (VI).

May 24th, 2019
Opposition under fire for silence on ‘Fast Track' initiative

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Opposition Members of the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) came under fire for their silence over not making their constituents aware that the Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration had planned to grant residency and Belonger status to unregulated immigrants by the end of June 2019.

May 1st, 2019
Tourism product being destroyed by 'greed'- Hon Melvin M. Turnbull

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The issue of some business taking the liberty of encroaching on beaches in the Territory is becoming one of much concern and authorities are being admonished to act before it becomes out of control.

April 2nd, 2019
Boys Service Station opens new Huntums Ghut location

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI - The popular Boys Service Station on Saturday, March 30, 2019, opened yet another gas station location, this time, in Huntums Ghut, on the main island of Tortola.

March 12th, 2019
Opposition pledges support for new Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Opposition Members of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA), have pledged to support and work in cooperation with the newly elected Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government, under the aegis of Premier and Minister of Finance and Tourism, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

March 12th, 2019
4th HoA gets down to business under VIP leadership

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Twelve Candidates elected to serve in the 4th House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) were today, March 12, 2019, ‘duly’ sworn-in at the First Sitting, under the recently elected Virgin Islands Party (VIP).

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