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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 20th, 2019
Hiring of bodyguards has nothing to do with ‘kickbacks’- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the Opposition keen to get Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to divulge information about his personal security, Premier Fahie clapped back to say if he is made to reveal such information to the public then every Member of the House of Assembly (HoA) will also have to do the same.

May 19th, 2019
UPDATE: No one in HoA can 'direct' Speaker - Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The legal fees incurred in the court battle between Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA) Honourable Julian Willock and Fourth District Representative-Elect Mr Mark H. Vanterpool will be brought to the House of Assembly when the legal issues are completely resolved in the courts.

May 16th, 2019
Premier asked to divulge personal security details @ May 17, 2019 HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) will be asked to release the full details surrounding the hiring of bodyguards and his personal security into the public domain, even as he has been facing assassination threats since becoming Premier of the Virgin Islands (VI).

May 7th, 2019
Where did the $$ go? Caller disappointed in Gov’t for past 4 years

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It has been well over two months that the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government was booted from office by the Virgin Islands electorate; however, the people continue to voice their dissatisfaction of the former administration.

April 29th, 2019
Finally! VI to get its Consumer Protection Bill

ROAD TOWN, Town, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), says the Consumer Protection Bill for the territory is on the way having been passed in Cabinet and drafted in collaboration with Opposition Leader, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8).

April 15th, 2019
Hon Ralph T. O’Neal honoured for VI cricket contributions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Former Premier and noble son of the soil, Hon Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE was on Sunday, April 14, 2019, honoured for his sterling contribution to BVI cricket when NAGICO Insurances and the British Virgin Islands Cricket Association (BVICA) came together to host a Cricket Tournament as part of the tribute.

April 10th, 2019
‘Marlon is a Puppet, not a Leader’ – Kaream K. Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio host and Social commentator, Kaream K. Pickering aka 'Picko Moff' is of the view that for the National Democratic Party (NDP) to ever have a chance at power again in the Virgin Islands (VI) they will need new faces and a stronger leader.

April 9th, 2019
'Drain swamp of NDP' taken out of context - Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following his controversial comments on the March 26, 2019, edition of ‘Hard Talk’ where Radio Host Julio S. Henry called for the ‘swamp to be drained’ in getting rid of all National Democratic Party (NDP) members from the House of Assembly (HoA), the Tola Radio host is now saying his comments were taking out of context.

April 4th, 2019
VIP 2019 budget has NPD plans – Hon Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Leader and Deputy Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP), Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) says the Virgin Islands Party’s (VIP) $426M Budget presented by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) on April 2, 2019, at the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) has some of the same plans his party had in their budget.

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