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January 2nd, 2019
2 years, 7 months later still no Public Library in Road Town

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – After years of failed projects costing taxpayers millions of dollars, the National Democratic Party (NDP) is yet to fund a Public Library in Road Town, Tortola.

December 29th, 2018
'Name TPP in honour of late Chief Minister Cyril B. Romney' - Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Communications and Works, Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), is calling for the Tortola Pier Park (TPP) to be named in honour of the late Chief Minister, pioneer, businessman and father of the cruise ship sector, Cyril B. Romney (R5).

December 26th, 2018
Walwyn says he was authorised to have ESHS Wall Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Education and Culture, Myron V. Walwyn (AL), in an interview with Jahphix Television (JTV) Journalist, Ms Cathy O. Richards, says that based on the Audit Act, he would have been authorised to have a copy of Auditor General (AG), Ms Sonia M. Webster’s Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) Wall Report.

December 20th, 2018
HoA to continue today Dec 20, 2018, in new sitting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands’ (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) will meet again today Thursday, December 20, 2018, in a new session after an almost marathon meeting over the controversial Economic Substance (Companies and Limited Partnerships) Act of 2018.

December 17th, 2018
UPDATE: HoA abruptly ends until tomorrow, Dec 18, 2018

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After moving a motion for money, the Virgin Islands’ House of Assembly (HoA) was abruptly adjourned until Tuesday, December 18, 2018.

December 3rd, 2018
Late starts, Illegal sittings: Integrity of HoA falling – Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Ahead of the Thursday, December 13, 2018, sitting of the Virgin Islands’ (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Opposition Leader and Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has brought the integrity of the House into question, following its persistent late starts and recent attempt by the Premier to breach House protocols at an illegal sitting.

December 2nd, 2018
HoA to meet December 13, 2018, following illegal sitting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) will meet again on Thursday, December 13, 2018, after what the Opposition described as, and was confirmed by the Speaker to be ‘an illegal sitting’ that was attempted on Tuesday, November 27, 2018.

November 28th, 2018
Premier fails in bid to breach HoA protocols

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Speaker of the Virgin Islands’ (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable, Ingrid Moses-Scatliffe at the Tuesday 27, 2018, sitting opted to abide by the Standing Orders—rules that governs the modus operandi of the House—and adjourned which denied the granting of a leave, requested by Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith(AL).

November 27th, 2018
HoA off to the usual late start; New Opposition Members chair positioned

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Since the 2011 General Elections, the decorum of the House of Assembly (HoA), has been at its lowest.

November 26th, 2018
Opposition queries money owed by Gov’t & number of skilled workers in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands’ (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) will meet on Tuesday November 27, 2018, at the Road Town, Tortola, Chambers.

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