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September 13th, 2018
Speaker Moses presides over HoA despite announced as NDP candidate

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - There was some tension, at the beginning of Sitting of the Fourth Session of the Third House of Assembly today, Thursday September 13, 2018, despite the Opposition Leader Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), being absent.

September 12th, 2018
More BVI Airways Questions for September 13, 2018 HoA Sitting—Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Questions on the tax payers $7.2 M squandered on BVI Airways—that never flew and with Government not collecting a dime back, is not going away anytime soon and will be the Legacy of outgoing Premier Dr the Honourable, D. Orlando Smith (AL)—are back on the Order Paper.

September 12th, 2018
Speaker’s impartial rule now in question?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The ability of the Speaker of the House of Assembly—Ms Ingrid A. Moses Scatfliffe—to preside over its sittings as an impartial adjudicator, is being called into question—in light of in light of reports, she will be running for Office, as an At-Large Candidate, on the National Democratic Party’s (NDP) ticket.

September 3rd, 2018
House of Assembly resumes on September 13, 2018; Speech from Throne

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) will meet again on Thursday, September 13, 2018, according to spokesman, Mr Linton V. Leonard.

August 28th, 2018
Hipolito D. Penn announces run for 2019 General Elections

VANTERPOOL ESTATE, Tortola, VI – Mr Hipolito D. Penn, will be contesting in the upcoming Virgin Islands (VI) General Elections, for a seat in the House of Assembly (HoA) as the 7th District Representative.

August 23rd, 2018
Pension payments more than double in 10 years—AG Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The 2013 Auditor General Report laid on the table of the House of Assembly last month continues to highlight many issues.

August 18th, 2018
‘Loop-holes’ see Ministers diverting funds to districts—AG Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Auditor General, Ms Sonia M. Webster, has uncovered a number of glaring ‘loop-holes’ which give the perception, Ministers divert funds intended for investment in the Territory, to instead be used in their electoral districts.

August 18th, 2018
Baughers Bay Wharf an eye-sore, Hon Maduro-Caines; ‘clean up or else!’

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - The Baughers Bay, Tortola, fisher folks wharf is currently an eye-sore, even more so following the passage in 2017 of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

August 16th, 2018
No transparency in public procurement- Auditor General 2013 Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –In a damning indictment of Government’s procurement process, Auditor General (AG) Sonia M. Webster, in her 2013 Annual Report—laid before the House of Assembly—stated that “the regulations in place for public procurement are insufficient to ensure transparency and value for money is achieved in contract letting.”

August 14th, 2018
History? Mr Speaker? Hon Archibald C. Christian acts as Speaker

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It was a history making session today, Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at the continuation of the 6th Sitting of the 3rd Session of the 3rd House of Assembly (HoA).



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