Category: Politics

NDP meeting told: Governor takes $1.8 million

NDP meeting told: Governor takes $1.8 million

The National Democratic Party (NDP) government is being challenged to come public with information it disclosed during a private NDP meeting on Wednesday evening. According to a former party candidate, Claude Skelton Cline, the government told NDP faithfuls at the […]

by / on March 24, 2017 at 9:05 AM /
Fahie wants special law, incentive to protect CCT

Fahie wants special law, incentive to protect CCT

Leader of the Opposition Andrew Fahie said the government and its Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) should formulate regulations and legislation to protect local companies, adding that a special incentive should be provided to the only telecom company that is fully […]

by / on March 22, 2017 at 7:18 AM /
NDP announces big meeting as it tries to revamp

NDP announces big meeting as it tries to revamp

The governing National Democratic Party (NDP) is hosting another general meeting as it tries to gauge the perspectives of its members and supporters, and to better organize the political organization. The general meeting, which will be held at 6pm tomorrow […]

by / on March 21, 2017 at 7:14 AM /
Fahie wants ‘bully’ government further disciplined

Fahie wants ‘bully’ government further disciplined

Leader of the Opposition Andrew Fahie has outlined a number of strong actions he would like Governor John Duncan to take towards improving governance in the British Virgin Islands before his tenure ends in August. Fahie’s requests come a day […]

by / on March 17, 2017 at 9:01 AM /
Fraser blasts governor for ‘desperate’ move

Fraser blasts governor for ‘desperate’ move

Opposition member of the House of Assembly Julian Fraser has blasted Governor John Duncan for using his constitutional powers yesterday (March 16) to force Government to allocate an additional $800,000 to the Royal Virgin Islands (RVIPF) for this year. According […]

by / on March 17, 2017 at 8:14 AM /
PHOTOS: Fahie seeks support at party gala

PHOTOS: Fahie seeks support at party gala

During a well-attended anniversary gala hosted by the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) on Saturday, party chairman Andrew Fahie capitalized on an opportunity to woo patrons who are not politically affiliated. He also reached out to those in earshot who […]

by / on March 7, 2017 at 1:58 PM /
Five stalwarts being honoured at grand gala -VIP

Five stalwarts being honoured at grand gala -VIP

After nearly two decades without celebrating an anniversary, members of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) will host a grand gala tomorrow evening (March 4) to commemorate 46 years, and to honour five of the party’s stalwarts. The gala will be […]

by / on March 3, 2017 at 7:42 AM /
Walwyn against election atmosphere in the BVI

Walwyn against election atmosphere in the BVI

While lamenting that there is an unnecessary election atmosphere sweeping across the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Minister of Education and Culture Myron Walwyn said conditions in the territory are not as bad as persons have been claiming. “Things are not […]

by / on March 2, 2017 at 1:08 PM /
Vanterpool ‘hurt’ by rumour about stealing

Vanterpool ‘hurt’ by rumour about stealing

Minister of Communication and Works Mark Vanterpool has denied rumours that he and other Government members have been ‘thieving’ money from the government’s coffers. He indicated that he felt the urge to address the matter because persons may give credence […]

by / on March 1, 2017 at 6:41 AM /
USVI p#ssed over Obama visit, BVI parliament told

USVI p#ssed over Obama visit, BVI parliament told

A government lawmaker today had to retract the word ‘p#ssed’, which he used in the House of Assembly while claiming that the neighbouring US Virgin Islands (USVI) is envious of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) due to recent developments including […]

by / on February 23, 2017 at 1:57 PM /