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April 16th, 2023
An NDP Gov't should not be the ones welcoming inaugural direct flight by AA– Verne H.E. Browne

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI – Former Chief Inspector in the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) Verne H.E Browne, who is also a barrister, has called on the people of the Virgin Islands and the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) to ensure the National Democratic Party (NDP) does not enter government to be the ones welcoming the inaugural flight from Miami to the Virgin Islands by American Airlines.

April 7th, 2023
Political parties conveniently pinning the CoI on VIP Gov’t– Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has blasted his political opponents for what he referred to as them trying to pin the findings of the United Kingdom-sponsored Commission of Inquiry (CoI) on the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and conveniently not mentioning that some of the findings spanned previous administrations.

August 16th, 2021
CoI has 'requested' info on failed BVI Airways deal- Premier Fahie

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has revealed that the controversial BVI Airways deal made by the now-ousted National Democratic Party (NDP) Government is of interest to the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) on governance in the Virgin Islands.

May 15th, 2021
‘I now feel vindicated’- Dr Smith on $10M BVIA arbitration ruling

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former Virgin Islands (VI) Premier, Dr D. Orlando Smith, says he now feels vindicated following an arbitration ruling where the Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) has successfully defeated a claim worth in excess of $10 million from BV Airways Inc (BVIA).

January 19th, 2021
VI reputation on the line! – Premier calls for live broadcast of CoI

ROAD TOWN, TORTOLA, VI – [British] Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) today, January 19, 2021, called for a live broadcast of the Commission of Inquiry, announced by outgoing embattled Governor, Augustus J.U. Jaspert.

January 18th, 2021
Gov’t welcomes ‘Factual & Transparent’ CoI into Governance – Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has responded to controversial outgoing Governor, Augustus J.U. Jaspert, following the Governor’s release of a lengthy public missive, announcing a Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into governance in the Virgin Islands.

July 1st, 2020
Dr Pickering implicates NDP Cabinet in BVI Airways scandal

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - While clearing his name from any direct dealings with BVI Airways Project and its missing $7.2M funds, Deputy Premier under the previous National Democratic Party (NDP) Government, Dr Kedrick D. Pickering has come out in defence of the former Financial Secretary, Mr Neil M. Smith against allegations he facilitated fraud, adding that Mr Smith's decisions would have been influenced by the then finance minister and Cabinet.

June 27th, 2020
Governor asked to correct 'inaccurate & erroneous' statements against HoA

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI), His Excellency Augustus J.U. Jaspert is under more fire, this time, over statements he made that the House of Assembly (HoA) discussed a report that was the subject of a criminal investigation.

June 10th, 2020
Independent investigators hired in BVI Airways probe - Governor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF), led by Commissioner of Police Michael B. Matthews, has enlisted the services of independent financial investigation experts to 'set the wheels in motion' for the criminal investigation into the failed BVI Airways deal.

June 9th, 2020
Gov Jaspert blames COVID-19 for late tabling of BVI Airways report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI) His Excellency, Augustus J.U. Jaspert has finally broken his silence surrounding the late tabling of the controversial BVI Airways audit report in the House of Assembly, casting the blame on COVID-19 and the handling of the pandemic locally.

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