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Malone claims closeness to Fahie led to his removal from Cabinet

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(BVI News) Territorial At-Large Representative Carvin Malone said his closeness to the now-disgraced former Premier Andrew Fahie caused him to be removed from the Cabinet following Fahie’s detention in Florida on drug trafficking and money laundering charges earlier this year.

For months, the former Health Minister had suggested that his contrasting views to the Virgin Islands Party leadership led to him crossing the floor to join the opposition benches of the House of Assembly (HOA).

But while speaking on the Talking Points show yesterday, October 17, Malone offered a completely new narrative and more insight into the behind-the-scenes wrangling that took place as leadership changes were being wrung in the wake of Fahie’s arrest.

The former Health Minister, who declined to characterise his ouster as a betrayal, revealed that the decision about his removal was conveyed to him after party leaders met with UK Overseas Territories Minister Amanda Milling and Governor John Rankin.

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