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February 18th, 2018
'I am really glad with how the VIP is progressing'- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Members of the public and talk show hosts have always expressed concern that the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) will not be ready in the event a snap election is called and have often called on the party to pull itself together in order to be a viable alternative to the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP).

February 14th, 2018
'Formation of Interim Board opens itself up for collusion' - Hon Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Arguing that the House of Assembly (HoA) has not approved the Recovery Agency Board stipulated by the United Kingdom (UK), Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), Opposition Leader and First District Representative, is questioning why positions for the board are being advertised in local newspapers.

February 12th, 2018
'Tourism product, economy & safety under threat by crime'- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - "Post Hurricane Irma has unmasked a few weak areas in our national security that needs urgent review and attention through adequate funding among other immediate measures. Failure to adequately fund our only front line security agency, our police, will result in the significant damaging of our Tourism product, our economy and our overall safety in our beloved Virgin Islands."

February 6th, 2018
10 generators handed over to First District Rep by US based relief organisation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) has announced that 80% of the Virgin Islands population is receiving electricity from the national grid, there are many persons who are still without power five months since the passage of Hurricane Irma.

February 5th, 2018
FSN receives donation from First District residents

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Leader of the Opposition Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) and residents of the First District have taken their humanitarian gestures outside of their district by donating food and other items to Family Support Network (FSN).

January 29th, 2018
Premier Smith ignores Opposition Leader’s call for CDB loan breakdown

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) has ignored the call by Opposition Leader and Representative for the First District, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie, to name the members of the Independent Recovery Agency Board and outline the plans for the spending and monitoring of the $65 million Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) loan.

January 27th, 2018
‘You are being left exposed to crime’ – Hon Andrew A. Fahie

CAPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI- “If these serious crimes continue to increase our businesses will suffer, our tourism product will suffer, our sense of safety and security will be shattered and our economy will be negatively affected. You my people are being left exposed!”

January 22nd, 2018
Hon Fahie gives Dr Smith 7 days to show how CDB loan will be spent

CAPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI- Leader of the Opposition and Representative for the First District, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie is once again calling on the Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) led government to be transparent and accountable with the territory’s purse.

January 22nd, 2018
‘An abrupt stop must be placed on these political pirates’- Hon Fahie

CAPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI- “I know there is a cry for solutions and it is well within place. The Virgin Islands Party (VIP) will be bringing forward many solutions in the best interest of the people of the Virgin Islands. We cannot and will not sit idly by anymore. However, an abrupt stop must be placed on these political pirates that are robbing us of our monies.”

January 15th, 2018
Evander Holyfield did some rounds on Tortola; No jabs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former United States of America (USA) professional boxer Evander Holyfield aka ‘The Real Deal’ is still in the Virgin Islands.





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