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August 8th, 2015
UPDATE: Mr. Ali M. Tarabay to be buried Sunday 9th August 2015

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The family of Ali Mohamad Tarabay has announced that the burial for the 85-year-old businessman will take place tomorrow August 9, 2015.

July 28th, 2015
‘Rename Peebles Hospital to honour Dr Smith!' – Patsy C. Lake

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – This year's honouree for Festival 2015 Mrs Patsy C. Lake has called on the government of the Virgin Islands to give Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith his "flowers" while he is around to appreciate them by naming the new Peebles Hospital after him.

July 20th, 2015
Dr Willard Wheatley remembered as stern educator & astute politician

MAJOR BAY, Tortola, VI – The life and the achievements of the late Chief Minister Dr Willard Wheatley were yesterday July 19, 2015 celebrated by friends, family and the wider community as last week Thursday July 16, 2015 marked the 100th anniversary of his birth.

July 19th, 2015
Was Govt's Duty-Free move an afterthought?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith has confirmed that Government decided to bring duty-free legislation to the House of Assembly sometime after the cruise pier project got underway.

July 17th, 2015
Premier reiterates no gay marriage in VI...for now

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith has reiterated the definition of marriage as far as the territory is concerned as being between a man and a woman.

July 16th, 2015
‘Opposition impasse will resolve itself!’ – Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith said he believes the matter regarding the impasse for Leader of the Opposition will resolve itself as he is positive that Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) and Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) will soon decide between themselves on the way forward.

July 16th, 2015
PIL launched in the VI

WICKHAMS CAY II, Tortola, VI – Premier Insurance Limited (PIL) was last night July 15, 2015 launched in the territory as a company which caters primarily for coverage of motor vehicles.

July 15th, 2015
Hon Fraser blasts composition of PAC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The House of Assembly yesterday July 14, 2015 named the members of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) even though the Leader of the Opposition has not been decided upon as yet.

July 4th, 2015
Almost $20M in NDP overspending, SAP clean-up @ Monday HoA!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While the Auditor General Ms Sonia M. Webster continues to complain about the non-audited financial statements during the first National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration [2011-2015], the government continues its spending spree.

June 24th, 2015
'EU blacklist is old news'- Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith yesterday June 23, 2015 brushed aside the concerns of Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R1)who pointed out that shortly after the National Democratic Party’s (NDP) overwhelming victory, the European Union placed a number of territories, including the British Virgin Islands, on a blacklist.

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