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September 6th, 2021
Premier: ‘I could’ve shut my mouth’ on hiring advisers like other Gov'ts

CAPPOONS BAY, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) told his constituents in the First Electoral District on Sunday, September 5, 2021, he could have been silent about hiring ministerial political advisers like past governments in the Virgin Islands.

July 27th, 2021
Premier slams Opposition for peddling misinformation on Ministerial Advisors

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a live broadcast that lasted almost 40 minutes, Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) cleared the air and slammed Opposition Leader Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) for his comments on the Cabinet’s decision to appoint political advisors for ministers.

July 26th, 2021
Approval of Ministerial Political Advisors ‘adds salt to the wound’- Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a lengthy press release, which has already been dubbed as hypocritical and a slap in the face of Virgin Islanders, Opposition Leader Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) who had chastised the Virgin Islands Government to hastily open up the borders and has since been silent during the COVID-19 explosion, has broken his silence to lambast the decision of Cabinet to approve the hiring of Ministerial Political Advisors.

July 25th, 2021
Ministerial Political Advisors is ‘aligned with what is done in UK’- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Following the announcement by Cabinet that it has granted approval for Ministers and Junior Ministers to be assigned Ministerial Political Advisors and that the position will attract no more than $120,000 per year, there have been criticisms from some members of the public about the expenses to be incurred while some have challenged the need for the positions.

July 23rd, 2021
Political advisors for ministers approved by Cabinet!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In an online meeting chaired by His Excellency, the Governor John J. Rankin, CMG, on July 8, 2021, Cabinet considered and granted approval for ministers and junior ministers to be assigned Ministerial Political Advisors.

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