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Local Politics

June 1st, 2019
‘We are not as prepared’ – Premier warns as 2019 Hurricane Season starts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season officially beginning today, June 1, 2019, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has reiterated earlier calls from both the Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI) Mr Augustus J. U. Jaspert aka ‘Gus’ and the Department of Disaster Management (DDM) for the people of the territory to get ready and be prepared for the storms.

June 1st, 2019
‘We’re in a Jim Jones era of dictatorship’ - Rosemary R. Rosan-Jones

EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – Hurling expletives in the midst of residents and Opposition Members of the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), self-proclaimed generational Christian and Social Commentator, Rosemary R. Rosan-Jones aka ‘Cindy’ said Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is now running a dictatorship akin to the Jim Jones era.

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 30th, 2019
Gov’t looking into cryptocurrency & tourism to boost economy

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With just over three months at the helm of Government, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) has been charting a good course for where they want the territory to go, however, with that, he noted that the administration has noticed an attack on the Virgin Islands (VI) financial services sector from an international perspective.

May 30th, 2019
BREXIT: UK Gov’t working in interest of VI – Gov Japsert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Even as the relationship between the United Kingdom (UK) and its British Overseas Territories (OTs) reach an impasse where OTs now more than ever are seeking greater autonomy in managing their own affairs, Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI), Mr Augustus J. U. Jaspert says the UK will continue to ensure that the interests of the VI are represented and reflected in its European Union (EU) negotiations.

May 29th, 2019
‘Please stop the fear mongering’ – Julio S. Henry to Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – ‘Hard Talk’ radio host and Social Commentator Julio S. Henry aka "Sam" is lashing out at Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), accusing him of "fear mongering" as part of the roll out of his ‘Clear path to regularisation: Residency and Belonger Status Programme’.

May 29th, 2019
Opposition denied request to meet Premier Fahie 'alone'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The four Opposition Members of the House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands have been seeking to have a sit down with only Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to discuss the now controversial programme dubbed “Clear Path to Regularisation: Residency & Belonger Status”.

May 28th, 2019
'Gov’t has zero tolerance on crime'– Premier on latest murder

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With Vincentian Rohan Williams, 37, charged and remanded for the murder of local woman Lenia Lettsome-Green, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) took a moment to extend deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the slain woman.

May 28th, 2019
2nd & 3rd readings of Immigration (Amendment) Act back on Order Paper

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Opposition Leader, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) says the Virgin Islands (VI) opposition will be increasing the pressure on the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government to answer questions relating to the ‘Clear path to regularisation: Residency and Belonger Status Programme’.

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