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August 7th, 2019
HoA reconvenes Monday August 26, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Legislators may have more time to ‘jump up’ for the Virgin Islands Emancipation Festival since there will be no sitting of the House of Assembly (HoA) until Monday August 26, 2019.

August 1st, 2019
Speaker Willock’s legal costs have not reached $7.2M! - Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Although presented with an opportunity to withhold information regarding who was footing the bill for the Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA) Hon Julian Willock for his court battles with Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) over the latter’s resignation as an elected representative and then changing his mind and requesting to be sworn in to the HoA, Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) opted to divulge the requested information to the public.

July 29th, 2019
Hon Vanterpool trying to derail VI’s progress - Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Remarking that the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government has the best interest of the country at heart, 'Hard Talk’ radio host and outspoken social commentator, Julio S. Henry aka ‘Sam’, in a July 25, 2019 social media post, lambasted Fourth District Representative, Hon Mark H. Vanterpool, accusing him of trying to derail the progress of the Virgin Islands (VI).

July 18th, 2019
'Character assassination, Total disrespect'- Premier on Vanterpool's crazy rant

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) today, July 18, 2019, delivered scolding criticisms to District Four (D4) Representative, Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), over a 'slanderous' outburst soon after being sworn into to the House at the Tuesday, July, 16, 2019, Fifth Sitting of the First Session of The Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands.

July 17th, 2019
Vanterpool stopped by Court of Appeal; No legal costs awarded!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The appeals filed by Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Julian Willock against the decision of Justice Ann-Marie Smith for Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) to be sworn in as a member of the House came up for hearing this morning Wednesday, July 17, 2019, before the Court of Appeal comprising Justices Louise Esther Blenman, Gertel Thom and Eamon Courtenay.

July 16th, 2019
Newly sworn in Hon Vanterpool demands to speak ahead of time

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA) Honourable Julian Willock was forced to once again rise to his feet in authority as a Member of the Opposition sought to challenge his decision made on a matter raised.

July 10th, 2019
Mark H. Vanterpool invited to be sworn in to HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Fifth Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 will likely see the swearing in of Fourth District Representative-Elect Mr Mark H. Vanterpool into the HoA.

July 6th, 2019
HoA to meet July 16, 2019! Will Vanterpool be sworn in?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Fifth Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) is scheduled for Tuesday, July 16, 2019 on Tortola, the main island in the Virgin Islands, according to HoA Spokesman Linton V. Leonard.

July 2nd, 2019
Star-studded Bayside Blazers to rep VI in St Maarten

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The [British] Virgin Islands’ (VI) Bayside Blazers Basketball Team will again be representing the territory in the 6th Annual ‘Battle of the Fittest’ Basketball Tournament in Dutch St Maarten from July 14, 2019 to July 20, 2019.

June 24th, 2019
‘Premier’s conscience got the best of him’ – Julio S. Henry on D4 Saga

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With House of Assembly (HoA) Speaker Hon Julian Willock moving on June 17, 2019 asking the Court of Appeal to drop the hearing against Fourth District Representative-Elect, Mr Mark H. Vanterpool, radio host and social commentator Julio S. Henry, in commending the move, has said Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie’s (R1) conscience played a factor in him stepping in as a pacifier.

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