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October 29th, 2018
Premier Smith wants more youths in Culinary Industry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) says more youths are being encouraged to get into the culinary industry given the Virgin Island is quickly rising in popularity within the culinary arts.

October 1st, 2018
UPDATE: "RDA Plan will be passed" - Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) is confident that the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) plan will be passed when the House of Assembly (HoA) sits on October 2, 2018.

June 8th, 2018
Hon Myron V. Walwyn challenges Premier Smith for NDP Leadership

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The National Democratic Party’s (NDP) internal elections on June 23, 2018, is now carded to be a ‘four-man’ race for the party’s leadership and presidency, with Education and Culture Minister, Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) challenging incumbent, Premier, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith.

October 12th, 2015
Consumer Protection Bill likely – Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A Consumer Protection Bill is likely to be considered and eventually brought before the House of Assembly by the National Democratic Party administration (NDP) with a view to protecting the purchasing public as they use their hard-earned dollars in the shops and supermarkets.

February 24th, 2015
Caribbean to play central role in ‘high profile’ EU activity

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The flags that fly high at the Road Town roundabout signal the Virgin Islands’ (VI) readiness to host one of the most 'high profile' meetings of the European Union (EU) with Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith sitting as the Co-Chairman for the set activities in the VI.

November 5th, 2014
UPDATE: Guy Hill Out! Ian B. Penn In! as new Immigration Boss

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was this news site that was the first to accurately report on October 17, 2014 that there were moves afoot to remove the Acting Chief Immigration Officer Mr. Guy Hill.

June 13th, 2014
Government rejects debate on PAC Cruise Pier final report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Government rejected the Opposition’s attempt today June 13, 2014 to commence a debate on the Public Accounts Committee’s Final Report on the Cruise Pier Development Project in the House of Assembly.

October 17th, 2012
Visit To The Virgin Islands By Mark Simmonds MP, Minister For The Overseas Territories, 22 – 24 October

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Mark Simmonds, the new Minister for the Overseas Territories, will be visiting the Virgin Islands from 22 to 24 October. This will be his first visit to an Overseas Territory since taking up his post in September and his first official visit to VI.


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