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December 22nd, 2014
‘BVI economy grown over two years’ – Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In the face of continued loud cries of hardship with no sight of betterment being seen by many across the Territory and especially since the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government has stepped back into power Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D Orlando Smith continues to insist that there has been significant growth in the Virgin Islands.

July 11th, 2014
Residents vs Govt – ‘Next elections please don’t come to my door’

PURCELL, Tortola, VI – “…If it not come by next elections please don’t come at my door, please start with the bus stop it’s not very expensive,” said one resident at the Purcell leg of ‘On the Road with Premier Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith and his Ministers’.

January 31st, 2013
Football sets it stall on becoming Territory’s no. 1 team sport

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - To the sound of beating drums, school chants and honking horns, a phalanx of footballers marched from the ferry dock, down Waterfront Drive and on to the A.O. Shirley grounds on Wednesday January 30, 2013 to celebrate the opening of the BDO and LIME 2013 School Leagues.

November 20th, 2012
UPDATE: Crafts Alive Village opened for business

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Original crafts alive vendors opened their doors today November 20, 2012 for business at the new Revitalized Crafts Alive Market.

May 22nd, 2012
Walwyn wins Ministers' race! [Slide show Included]

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Ministers of Government took it to the tracks in a ‘Ministers' Race’ yesterday May 21, 2012, during the track and field competition of Public Service Week, where Minister for Education and Culture Hon. Myron Walwyn as anticipated by many, copped first place.

May 7th, 2012
Despite businesses pulling out, Premier sees brighter future for tourism

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Tourism in the Virgin Islands (VI) is currently spiraling downwards, forcing the businesses that cater for and solely depend on tourism to have no choice but to downsize, temporarily close or worst, close permanently.

February 15th, 2012
Premier Smith: UK/Caribbean dialogue is important

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister for Finance Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, OBE says security, trade, the environment and climate change continues to be pertinent areas for further cooperation between the Virgin Islands, its Caribbean partners and the United Kingdom (UK).

December 6th, 2011
UPDATE - VI’s financial status is grim – Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister for Finance, Dr. D Orlando Smith said the financial status of the Virgin Islands is far worse than anticipated.

November 28th, 2011
Ingrid Moses-Scatliffe is now front runner for House Speaker

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI [Posted 6:47 am] - Virgin Islands News Online’s well placed sources within the Orlando Smith Administration are confirming that Attorney at Law and former Government Chief Registrar of Lands, Ingrid Moses-Scatliffe is now on the final list of candidates and could be nominated for the post of Speaker of the second House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands (VI).

November 25th, 2011
Premier Smith completes rounds of meetings in UK

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Premier Dr. the Hon. D. Orlando Smith, OBE has completed a successful round of meetings in the United Kingdom (UK) with Her Majesty’s Government (HMG) while attending the annual Overseas Territories Consultative Council (OTCC) meeting from November 23-24.

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