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February 9th, 2019
After 8 years of promises, still no updated Liquor License Law

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In 2003-2007 when the National Democratic Party (NDP) first came to power, they promised the people of the Virgin Islands (VI), revised and modernised Liquor License rules in what they described then as the ‘State of the Territory Address.’

January 25th, 2019
1G increased fees to run; counting machine in effect for 2019 Elections

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While it seems like it has not gotten much attention following the debate, residents, political parties, candidates and voters should be aware that the Elections Act was amended.

January 25th, 2019
'Badmindedness’ from NDP1 against D2 - Skelton-Cline

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI: It was another Virgin Islands Party (VIP) launch this time it was for Carnel D. Clyne who will take on the Progressive Virgin Islands Movement aka ‘NDP 2’ Hon Melvin M. Turnbull (R2).

January 24th, 2019
Tears flow as Hon Christian retires from HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was the final day of the 6th Sitting of the 4th Session of the 3rd House of Assembly (HoA) last evening, Wednesday, January 23, 2019, as two members are retiring; outgoing Premier Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) [1999-2019] and Hon Archibald C. Christian (AL) [2011-2019].

January 24th, 2019
RAA will not have candidates for the 2019 Elections

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Word reaching our news centre from persons close to the newly formed Reform Action Alliance (RAA), is that they will not have any candidates in the 2019 General Elections.

January 24th, 2019
Penn-Sallah announces Independent At-Large Candidacy

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – R. Dancia Penn-Sallah QC OBE, a former Deputy Premier of the Virgin Islands (VI), today, January 24, 2019, announce her Independent At-Large Candidacy to contest the 2019 General Election of the VI to be held on February 25, 2019.

January 23rd, 2019
General Election scheduled for Feb 25, 2019; HoA dissolves

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Just as was first and accurately reported by Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) today, Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) have moments ago advised that the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) will be dissolved.

January 23rd, 2019
HoA to dissolve today January 23, 2019; after final sitting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The 6th Sitting of the 4th Session of the 3rd House of Assembly (HoA) continues today, Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at 3:00 PM at its Chambers in Road Town the capital city.

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.

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