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January 18th, 2019
HoA adjourns again until Tuesday Jan 22, 2019; A March election?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The 6th Sitting of the 4th Session of the 3rd House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) will continue on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.

January 16th, 2019
AC failure forced adjournment of HoA until January 17, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) was yesterday, Tuesday, January 15, 2019, forced to adjourn its sitting after the air conditioning system malfunctioned in the House.

January 16th, 2019
Gov prepares to fork out $20K mtly to clear CGB pump stations

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – The government of the Virgin Islands (VI) is preparing to sign a contract for the pumping out of a number of the 34 ‘pump stations in the Cane Garden Bay, at a cost of $19,920 per month, with K&K Heavy Equipment and Sewerage Disposal Service.

January 15th, 2019
‘Sometimes projects fail; airport expansion killed airline’—Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister of Finance, Premier, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), has finally attempted to come clean on the BVI Airways fiasco which cost the Virgin Islands (VI), some $7.2M—money still to be recovered—and has said, it was the expansion of the runway at Beef Island, which caused the company to begin to fold.

January 15th, 2019
Documents missing for Pier Park Project; Audit Report incomplete

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The long awaited Audit report, commissioned by ‘lame-duck’ and outgoing Premier, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), into the Tortola Pier Park Project (TPP), was today Tuesday, January 15, 2019, tabled in the House of Assembly (HoA).

January 14th, 2019
BVI Airways, renaming Hospital among topics @ Tuesday’s HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) will meet again on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, in what could be its final Sitting before it is dissolved to pave the way for the 2019 General Elections.

January 12th, 2019
Returning failed lawmakers would be a tragic blow—RAA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Recently formed ‘grass roots’ political organisation, Reform Action Alliance (RAA) believes that returning Legislators who failed to pass critically needed laws, would be a clear and tragic blow to the Territory.

January 11th, 2019
Peebles Hospital to be renamed in honour of Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Most historians and residents of the Virgin Islands (VI) will remember Premier, Dr the Hon D. Orlando Smith’s (AL) political legacy as one of corruption allegations and the split of the National Democratic Party (NDP)—a party he co-founded—into two.

January 9th, 2019
Will Elections date be announced @ NDP January 12, 2019 rally?

MARKET SQUARE, Road Town, Tortola, VI - Word coming from members of the National Democratic Party (NDP 1), led by Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) is that the 2019 election date could be announced at the next NDP political rally.

January 3rd, 2019
Last Sitting? HoA to meet on January 15, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Residents, the business community and the United Kingdom’s Foreign & Commonwealth Office are all anxious for the House of Assembly (HoA) to be dissolved after 8 long years of National Democratic Party (NDP) rule [2011-2019].

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