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January 20th, 2020
'I have not been made any promises or offers' - Hon Maduro-Caines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Sixth District Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly, Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6) says shunning the National Democratic Party (NDP) and aligning herself with the Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Virgin Islands Party (VIP), was a completely independent decision, free from political offers and promises.

January 20th, 2020
Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines goes green! Joins VIP Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- [Post Time: 3:25pm] Third term legislator, Sixth District Representative and Opposition Member with the National Democratic Party (NDP), Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines has decided to cross the floor to join the Virgin Islands Party (VI) Government led by Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

January 17th, 2020
Jury Act an ongoing travesty of justice- R. Dancia Penn-Sallah QC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “There is an ongoing travesty of justice in this country, and it is that of the jury system. The Jury Act of 1914 is contrary to the rule of law; it is a violation of the constitution and all principles of democracy that we still have that Jury Act on our books. I speak for the profession when I make a call for a very urgent rectification of that.”

January 15th, 2020
Bambelela Programme ‘saved many lives’ – Premier Fahie

CAPPOONS BAY, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has praised the Bambelela Homework Programme, stating it has saved many lives in the Virgin Islands.

January 14th, 2020
Gov Jaspert says RDA lacked support from Gov't; Premier Fahie says not so!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following Virgin Islands News Online’s (VINO) first and accurate story earlier today, January 14, 2020 about the resignation of CEO of the Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency (RDA), Mr Paul D. Bayly, Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert accused Government of not fully supporting the RDA, which drew a counter response by Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

January 14th, 2020
Donor ‘commits’ to rebuilding Isabella Morris Primary School

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI- The hurricane damaged Isabella Morris Primary school in Carrot Bay will be rebuilt by a donor, according to Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

January 14th, 2020
Gov't wants 100 VIslanders planting marijuana by May 2020

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Initially set with a target of 40 farmers for 40 acres of land, the now developing medical marijuana industry in the Virgin Islands (VI) will now target 100 Virgin Islanders with 50 acres of land to get them planting cannabis by May 2020.

January 13th, 2020
New CDB backed revolving fund created for young entrepreneurs

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Young entrepreneurs in the Virgin Islands (VI) will soon be able to access special business financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) through the National Bank of the Virgin Islands as part of a new revolving fund to boost local entrepreneurship.

January 13th, 2020
Incinerator will be ‘fully operational’ in 2 weeks- Premier Fahie

CAPPOONS BAY, Tortola, VI- Many persons who showed up at the Cappoons Bay Recreation Grounds on Saturday, January 11, 2020 to hear what Premier and Minister of Finance and First District Representative, Hon Andrew A. Fahie had to say about progress and plans in his constituency were no doubt eager to hear when they would be lifted from their discomfort arising from the incinerator at Pockwood Pond being down for more than a year.

January 13th, 2020
Gov’t seeking to acquire 600 acres of land around TB Lettsome Airport

CAPPOONS BAY, Tortola, VI- The Government of the Virgin Islands is now eyeing some 600 acres of land around the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport located at Beef Island for development purposes.

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