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No communication with ex-Premier Fahie to date- Premier Wheatley

- Former VI Leader of Gov’t Business yet to send word to people of territory
Premier Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), left, told our newsroom today, August 16, 2022, that to date he has not directly communicated with ex-Premier Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), right. Photo: GIS/File
Ex-Minster for Health and Social Development Hon Carvin Malone (AL), who now sits in the Opposition, said on June 15, 2022, that he got word through a third party that Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) was 'okay'. Photo: GIS/File
Ex-Minster for Health and Social Development Hon Carvin Malone (AL), who now sits in the Opposition, said on June 15, 2022, that he got word through a third party that Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) was 'okay'. Photo: GIS/File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Since his arrest in Miami on April 28, 2022, ex-Premier of the Virgin Islands Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has not communicated to the people of the territory.

Hon Fahie's arrest was announced by Governor John J. Rankin CMG, on the afternoon of April 28, 2022, when it was also announced that then Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA), Ms Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard was arrested in a separate but connected sting.

Once bustling with updates on various Government initiatives as well as information on his work as Premier, Hon Fahie’s social media pages across Facebook and Twitter now sit abandoned, with the last update made on April 27, 2022, when he was at the Seatrade Cruise Global in Miami. 

Communications limited?

Premier Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) told our newsroom today, August 16, 2022, that to date he has not directly communicated with Hon Fahie.

One other legislator, ex-Minster for Health and Social Development Hon Carvin Malone (AL) who now sits in the Opposition, said on June 15, 2022, that he got word through a third party from the ex-Premier, that Hon Fahie was "okay".

When pressed on whether he has spoken to the Premier, he added: “I didn’t have the opportunity as yet. I got word that he sent to make sure that I was informed, that he inquired about me, and that he wanted to just let me know that he was okay,” Hon Malone said during a press conference.

It remains unclear if and when the ex-Premier will release a statement for the people of the VI; however, Hon Fahie has been writing to the House of Assembly (HoA) to formally request leave from the HoA in a bid to hold on to the First District seat.

HoA Speaker Hon Corine N. George-Massicote has since denied Hon Fahie Leave of Absence from future sittings of the HoA under Hon Fahie’s current bail condition in the United States.

This means Hon Fahie may potentially lose his First District seat.

35 Responses to “No communication with ex-Premier Fahie to date- Premier Wheatley”

  • Time to move on . (16/08/2022, 13:56) Like (79) Dislike (8) Reply
    Fahie ain coming back to the BVI anytime now...While we at I have 3 concerns ..1/ What's going on with the Ports who is the present boss...2/ What's the latest on the BVI house in Miami that tax Payers paying for, Still waiting on hon. Rhymer to get back to us . 3/ Why hon Rhymer thinks that board is the answer for management and politicians failure, we have too many boards, we don't need no more, let managers manage properly, that's what they getting big bucks for...
    • @Time to move on. (17/08/2022, 18:54) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      1. Oleanvine Maynard
      2. Nothing
      3. Because the board was managing for 3 years
  • SHAME (16/08/2022, 14:04) Like (21) Dislike (3) Reply
    Is a heavy burden to carry.
  • distr (16/08/2022, 14:19) Like (34) Dislike (0) Reply
    who Is our district 1 rep here at the moment..we have no one to go to..nothing aint getting done
    its a joke. government says contact the at large...and that " we are all repping district 1 at this tine" . bit you cant reach anyone for answers.
    • 1st district original (16/08/2022, 15:07) Like (16) Dislike (3) Reply
      Ask his 1st mate the white head one from the area or his hinch man with the beat up white jeep from on long Bay. What ah set!!
  • WHAT!!!! (16/08/2022, 14:25) Like (51) Dislike (5) Reply
    Still sitting in Miami getting pay from our taxes.
  • head c****** (16/08/2022, 14:29) Like (9) Dislike (56) Reply
    he will be home soon
  • Jones (16/08/2022, 14:43) Like (79) Dislike (11) Reply
    Any halfway decent person would have resigned with less of a scandal. It goes to show the pure lack of respect he has for those that voted for him and whom he represented.
    • god is watching (17/08/2022, 09:42) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
      @Jones so true. He has no manners, no integrity. But I guess his shame bag burst so he don't know what to say to the people of the BVI who trusted him for so many years.
  • 911 (16/08/2022, 14:54) Like (12) Dislike (51) Reply
    We missed the head coach
  • SHAME (16/08/2022, 15:17) Like (57) Dislike (6) Reply

    He looked down and wash his mouth on his own family now he sh**tin with shame, won’t even apologize to all the seniors in his district that believed in him.

  • That man Denial all now (16/08/2022, 15:38) Like (10) Dislike (9) Reply
    What is there to speak about. Just be quiet bout u haven't spoke to fahie, wa he goin tell ppl of this territory? you just do what you have to do for this country in the mean time you shift politicians around took a couple positions from so n so.., good luck next election with coalition
  • cell phone (16/08/2022, 15:47) Like (20) Dislike (3) Reply

    Them need ro cut off the Government cell phone.

    • Sad ending (17/08/2022, 09:44) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
      @cell phone. It is highly unlikely he still has that. Use your head!
  • tk (16/08/2022, 16:09) Like (6) Dislike (2) Reply
    I thought he have already though in the towel
  • Back stabber (16/08/2022, 17:46) Like (16) Dislike (16) Reply
    Why should the head coach speak to him, he couldn't wait to throw him under the buss
  • wolf (16/08/2022, 18:10) Like (13) Dislike (19) Reply
    What kind of heart you have?
    You didnt care about uncle Andrew emotions there and then
    Not even as much as the grieving family @ that present time
    You was laser focus on the leadership
    Get lost
  • WO (16/08/2022, 18:49) Like (23) Dislike (7) Reply
  • saying (16/08/2022, 19:06) Like (3) Dislike (9) Reply
    just like how Hezbollah was fake ,so is official number 1
  • Greg (16/08/2022, 19:12) Like (36) Dislike (6) Reply
    Has Fahie apologized to the B.V.I. for embarrassing us? No? Then let him stay where he is! If he doesn't care about us, why should we care about him? He was always calling us "MY PEOPLE", and now....CRICKETS. Ingrate!
  • The head coach (16/08/2022, 20:12) Like (8) Dislike (1) Reply
    Thou shall not communicate with the enemy
  • vi (16/08/2022, 20:13) Like (23) Dislike (3) Reply

    why don't you shout ur a## up when Fahie was doing all the crap he was doing to the virgin island you was just sitting there an second everything Fahie was doing, so just shout ur @## up, why you did not come out and talk about all the bul**h** ur ViP government was doing to killing the country only now you have mouth

  • ok (16/08/2022, 20:45) Like (15) Dislike (2) Reply
    what can the rep tell the people from premier to prisoner….the same fellow who always calling prayer & fasting meetings yet dealing with the Devil kingdom
  • Me (16/08/2022, 21:07) Like (4) Dislike (4) Reply
    Everything happens for a reason, or reasons
    Look at that conniving smile the new sheriff in town carrying around now that he's head honcho.
    Couldn't wait for the time to come to push on that Judas kiss and replace him.
    Again, you really think this false start fake Government is truly united? Tell a dead man so and he will resurrection himself.
    We do strange things to gain power, but do we achieve anything in the interim.?
    Remember,God is watching us from a distance though he always knows our intention

    Be careful who you make friends and companions. Even good dogs bite their owners every now and again ,and both ofthem wonder if any love is lost.(more to come soon)
    • @ Me (17/08/2022, 04:49) Like (8) Dislike (2) Reply
      you need help

      Here we have the premier of an island who intentionally got heavily involved with unlawful activities gets apprehended and U trying to cast blame on some other person

      At least the british have no suspended our constitution thus far U better wake up

  • Surprised (16/08/2022, 21:58) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    I must say, I’m very surprised that he has not proclaimed his innocence in one form or another by now. That means politics is secondary right now and he’s facing some deep Doo doo. But still there are some people out there who think this is all made up stuff.
  • Well Sah (16/08/2022, 22:14) Like (2) Dislike (3) Reply
    The present Premier globetrotting all over the globe and refusing to go see the former Premier
  • Nahminddatalk (16/08/2022, 22:48) Like (7) Dislike (18) Reply
    Fahie!!.. nah worry bout all da (the) hypocrites that you sssisted/helped while you "are" THE best representative of the 1st and commander and cheif. I appreciate all you have done and will continue to do when this UK political stunt is over, because you was NEVER a "yes" man. The UK cannot control their own home but trying to set an example of the BVI to take the eye off their CORRUPTION. I appreciate you standing up for the people when they wanted to dictate terms. US always try to find the corruption but not looking hard enough within. #shrugs. Some accidents happen but some are intentional. He who sees never sleeps. Blessings!
  • Tongue Fu (17/08/2022, 09:41) Like (7) Dislike (3) Reply
    If Fahie could get his Lawyer to write a letter to the speaker requesting a leave of absence why he cannot instruct her to do the same for his people? All about himself. He don't have respect or care for his people so why should we care or respect him.
  • 911 (18/08/2022, 07:32) Like (1) Dislike (5) Reply
    Free the head coach
  • Arrion (18/08/2022, 12:57) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Hahahaha. According to FAHIE, let us all fast and pray...that he and the Maynard duo don't come back. We trusted them and this is what they did to us! All of them, HOGWASH!

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