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April 5th, 2019
I resented NDP treatment of District Reps – Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says that under his leadership, all elected district representatives in the Virgin Islands (VI) will have full access to financing and will be respected, unlike how it was under the Dr D. Orlando Smith led National Democratic Party (NDP).

April 4th, 2019
VIP 2019 budget has NPD plans – Hon Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Leader and Deputy Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP), Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) says the Virgin Islands Party’s (VIP) $426M Budget presented by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) on April 2, 2019, at the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) has some of the same plans his party had in their budget.

April 3rd, 2019
‘I am awaiting decision on D4 By-election’ – Luce D. Hodge-Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Luce D. Hodge-Smith, the District 4 candidate under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) 2019 election slate who lost in her bid to become representative of that area, says that with all the conundrum surrounding Mark H. Vanterpool and the D4 seat, she is awaiting a decision on whether there will be a By-election or not.

April 3rd, 2019
“House Speaker is not to be played with” – Picko Moff

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the April 2, 2019, Second Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) now history, radio hosts and social commentators—in the Post-Mortem of yesterday’s events—are dissecting a defining moment when House Speaker, Hon Julian Willock shut down opposition inquiries in relation to Mark H. Vanterpool and the empty District 4 seat.

April 2nd, 2019
Vanterpool hauling Speaker to Court; Hearing Date Set

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The saga over the District Four seat of Representative-elect, Mark H. Vanterpool continues with a revelation that he tried to delay today’s April 2, 2019, Second Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) and has taken legal action against the Speaker.

April 2nd, 2019
“Greater push towards prosperity” – Skelton-Cline on 2019 Budget

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Outspoken social commentator and man of the cloth, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline in reacting to the $426M Budget estimates presented by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew. A. Fahie (R1) says that Budget 2019 under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) offers greater prosperity as was campaigned upon by the VIP pre-elections 2019.

April 2nd, 2019
Speaker nixes Vanterpool inquiry in HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Mark H. Vanterpool—the Candidate to secure the most votes in District Four at the recently held General Elections—was on hand for the sitting of the House of Assembly (HoA) today, April 2, 2019, but was not sworn-in.

April 2nd, 2019
HoA off to start; Premier Fahie to deliver 2019 Budget estimates

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Second Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) is off to a start Today, April 2, 2019, where Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) will be presenting the 2019 budget estimates which according to him, must be passed by April 30, 2019.

March 31st, 2019
“Drain the swamp, get rid of every single NDP” – Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The recent happenings in the political area of the Virgin Islands (VI) over the seat of District 4 Representative-elect Mark H. Vanterpool is now a hot topic of discussion amongst social commentators and political pundits.

March 29th, 2019
Resident initiates online petition to remove Speaker

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Just days after being sworn in as Speaker of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI), Honourable Julian Willock, has found himself on the wrong end of a petition aimed at ousting him from Office.

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