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June 20th, 2015
45 graduate from entrepreneurial training

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Some 45 students of varying ages and backgrounds yesterday June 19, 2015 graduated from the Power MOVE Academy Entrepreneur class of 2015 and are now equipped with the skills to start their own businesses or enhance what they already have.

June 15th, 2015
EE Hispanic family accuses NDP of trying to buy votes

EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – Members of the Hispanic community have alleged that the National Democratic Party (NDP) tried to give them money in exchange for their votes at the elections of June 8, 2015.

May 13th, 2015
Increments were withheld to deal with 'other things’ – Premier Smith

CAPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Hon D. Orlando Smith said last evening May 12, 2015 that Government had to withhold payment of increments because the National Democratic Party (NDP) needed the money to do "other things".

April 24th, 2015
Premier Smith acknowledges human trafficking concerns for VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith has dismissed concerns raised by the United States Government in their recently released International Narcotics Control Strategy Report, saying the Government is working along with the US authorities on the issues identified.

April 23rd, 2015
Kedrick E. Malone out! Julien N. Johnson in! @ BVI Finance

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Kedrick E. Malone, the Executive Director of BVI Finance will be stepping down from that post in order to take up a new position as the head of an implementation committee tasked with overseeing key changes in the financial services sector. Taking his place will be Mr Julien N. Johnson.

April 23rd, 2015
VG land distribution no election gimmick – Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith is insisting that Government’s land distribution process is completely transparent and brushed off questions as to whether it is a political gimmick on the eve of elections in the territory.

April 21st, 2015
Premier Smith slaps down Hon Fraser’s ‘floor rag’ comment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith denied that the government pays little regard to Opposition District Representatives but said his Government may not be bound by every recommendation or request that it receives from a district.

April 8th, 2015
Radio caller blames district rep for closure of WE Police Station

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A caller has dismissed the concerns of Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) regarding the need for the Government to address the West End Police Station, which has been closed for some months now pending repairs to the building.

April 7th, 2015
Gov't bent on operating without accountability – Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Senior member of the Virgin Islands Party, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has said the non-transparent manner in which the National Democratic Party (NDP) government intends to spend the $16 million loaned from the Social Security Board (SSB) on the eve of General Elections is of concern to everyone as it demonstrates that the government is bent on operating without accountability.

April 2nd, 2015
Premier Smith hits back @ Hon Fahie's latest SSB loan concerns

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith has come out swinging against statements that Representative for the First District Honourable Andrew A. Fahie made regarding the lack of transparency surrounding a loan of $16 million sought from the Social Security Board (SSB), specifically the budgeted value of the work and allowances for contingencies.

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