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PHOTO of the DAY: VI’s First family, Mr & Mrs Fahie

Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) took time out for a photo opportunity with his wife, First Lady of the Virgin Islands (VI) Mrs Sheila E. Forbes-Fahie. Photo: Team of Reporters
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Today, June 7, 2019, Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) took time out for a photo opportunity with his wife, First Lady of the Virgin Islands (VI) Mrs Sheila E. Forbes-Fahie.

The couple has been married for over 23 years, bearing two children from the union. Hon Fahie is the VI’s third Premier and Mrs Fahie is the Territory’s 6th First Lady.

Mrs Fahie is also a Banker by profession and has stood by her husband’s side throughout his 20-year political career, 12 of which was spent as a member of the Opposition.

24 Responses to “PHOTO of the DAY: VI’s First family, Mr & Mrs Fahie ”

  • West side (07/06/2019, 19:56) Like (56) Dislike (4) Reply
    This is so sweet
  • Anonymous (07/06/2019, 20:03) Like (63) Dislike (26) Reply
    It’s about time we get a local First Lady, hip hip hooray
    • Racist c@#$ (07/06/2019, 21:53) Like (4) Dislike (3) Reply

      All around in the BVI

      • @ racists c@#$_ (08/06/2019, 08:24) Like (26) Dislike (6) Reply

        You are right the former First Lady only like whites.
        The current one loves ALL PEOPLE

    • Kingfish (08/06/2019, 07:03) Like (20) Dislike (4) Reply
      All the First Ladies of the BVI were local expect Mrs.Smith., your post is not correct.
      • @ king fish (08/06/2019, 08:20) Like (34) Dislike (10) Reply
        Well she did a lot of harm to the bvi
        She help killed her husband political career and wanted to run the country

        I love our new First Lady sheila..she is humble, has class and not wanting to do her husband job

        Moreover she is from here!
    • fact check (08/06/2019, 18:06) Like (18) Dislike (0) Reply
      Wasn’t Mrs Edris O’Neal a local First Lady?
      • @ fact check (08/06/2019, 18:13) Like (31) Dislike (2) Reply
        Six First Ladies only one was from Anguilla

        So it means all the rest were local, but the one not from here did more harm than good
    • @ Anonymous (09/06/2019, 17:58) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
      For real after 8 long years
  • Jobsz (07/06/2019, 20:37) Like (68) Dislike (28) Reply

    Good to have a First Lady who is eloquent and full of class. The last one is like a d***** narcolepsy self-interest r*****.

    • knowledge (07/06/2019, 21:31) Like (46) Dislike (17) Reply
      I just happy our first family is indigenous, as the Gods speared us an Antiguan and Vincentian
  • legal team (08/06/2019, 07:39) Like (47) Dislike (4) Reply

    I don't believe we should describe the former first-lady in the manner which [jobsz] chose to describe her.

    In a society people behave differently.

    The new first-lady along with her husband have shown love and care for people in all classes of society.

    We all knew and still know that a former first-lady will not mingle with "poor-people" or people who does not speak with American accent or walk with a put-on style etc etc.

    Andrew Fahie and Mrs Fahie,did not wait to be in political life to be friends of the nation,
    Mrs and Mrs FAHIE served people with a level of respect for all.

    So,therefor I can say that people are different and there is a difference in attitude with a former first lady and the present first lady.
    The present first lady has a good attitude toward people.

    One love.

  • @knowledge (08/06/2019, 07:48) Like (61) Dislike (4) Reply
    It’s about time we move on and stop talk stupidness. VIP won the election but all we talk about is NDP why can’t we move on. The First Lady wouldn’t like you disrespecting other ladies. I don’t know her but she seems to be a loving humble and respectable lady so please let’s congratulate her and stop the name calling. Be over with it.
    • Drunkman (08/06/2019, 09:29) Like (38) Dislike (6) Reply
      It ain’t no wha she like. Everybody want speak they mind. The former was not nice First Lady.
  • Love for My Country (08/06/2019, 07:58) Like (24) Dislike (41) Reply
    Lovely photo of the Premier and his wife who is a sweet and charming young lady. I do not however condone the very nasty attitude being displayed by some regarding another first lady. While that lady was not born in this Territory she came her as a very young girl and went through our educational system. She served this Territory exceptionally well and gave bac to it during her service as a public officer. We are in a better position today because of her and we should be grateful for that.
    • @love of country (08/06/2019, 09:24) Like (41) Dislike (8) Reply
      Your post is absolutely rubbish. She takes more than she gave. Which First Lady you hear take a job and call it interim for 8 years. Is to say you backward and no succession planning. Belittle her husband like she wear the pants. Height of nonense. Nothing far from bloodsucking and a raid or ether yet rape of the land and people. The world need to know this bad example.
  • pat (08/06/2019, 08:21) Like (33) Dislike (2) Reply
    What a beautiful couple, today I feel so proud of my country the British Virgin Islands
  • Pharaoh (08/06/2019, 09:27) Like (36) Dislike (4) Reply
    Any First Lady who come after the fifth one will look like a savior. Mr Zzzz and Ms. Dizzy have left the building. Thank god almighty.
  • wize up (08/06/2019, 09:43) Like (15) Dislike (21) Reply
    some of our forefathers probably rolling over in their graves: this sudden from here or not from here was not a conversation while some of we were growing up:
  • TurtleDove (08/06/2019, 10:07) Like (21) Dislike (0) Reply
    We love Mrs Forbes-Fahie our new First Lady, she is humble, has class, sophisticated, a people’s person, very elegant and can represent us anywhere.

    Thank God for 25 February 2019 yall
  • My Take (08/06/2019, 10:14) Like (21) Dislike (1) Reply
    Mr and Mrs Fahie are a sweet couple in fact they remind me of the Kennedys and the Obamas
  • Now go talk that (08/06/2019, 15:34) Like (32) Dislike (0) Reply
    And Fahie does not cheet on the First Lady
    • Monica Lewinsky (09/06/2019, 08:49) Like (48) Dislike (0) Reply
      Fahie and the First Lady remind me of the Obamas.
      Smith and the First Lady remind me of the Clintons.


  • Liat 521 (15/06/2019, 08:44) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    First Lady mrs Forbes girl you sharp


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