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August 1st, 2018
Deputy Governor’s Office calls for updated Election laws by year end

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With General Elections constitutionally due in 2019, the Deputy Governor’s Office has commenced their preliminary preparations such as updating their staff database, looking to recruit new staff and is also looking to introduce new polling stations but they are also calling for updated Election laws to be enacted by year-end.

July 23rd, 2018
HoA to resume Tuesday July 24, 2018; Many Bills but no public input

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The House of Assembly (HoA) will resume its sitting on Tuesday July 24, 2018. The Parliament last met on Thursday July 19, 2018 where it was rough for Government Ministers, as they struggled to answer many of the questions truthfully, at times holding back information.

July 17th, 2018
‘Be watchful for NDP slick Washington DC commercials’ Willock warns

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Political aspirant running in the next general election and hoping to secure a seat At Large with the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) ticket, Julian Willock has released a message over the weekend to both the VIP delegates and the public.

July 10th, 2018
BVI to be represented in competitive St. Maarten Basketball League

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After failing to field either a male or female team in the senior Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) 2018 Tournament in Suriname, the Territory will be represented at the ‘Dreams to Reality Foundation 2018 Battle of the Fittest 5 on 5 Basketball Tournament’ from July 15 to July 21, 2018, at LB Scott Sports Auditorium in St. Maarten (Dutch side).

June 28th, 2018
Opposition Members’ questions back on Order Paper

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The National Democratic Party (NDP) Government, has a history in the House of Assembly (HoA), of evading the Opposition Members' questions.

June 9th, 2018
Peoples' March: Crowd small but issues weighty-Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Scores of residents of the Virgin Islands (VI) on Friday June 8, 2018, marched in a procession from the Sunday Morning Well to the Government Administrative Complex, shortly after 3:00 PM for the “Peoples’ March” —organised to protest perceived wrongdoings perpetuated against the people of the Virgin Islands (VI), by the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) government.

June 4th, 2018
2nd peoples’ march to demand answers; press for CoI into Govt. abuses

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Residents from across the Territory are being called on by the organisers of the ‘Peoples’ March,’ to join in its peaceful protest demonstration on June, 8, 2018 and proceed to the Premier's Office to present him with a copy of a demand for Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into his government’s alleged fiscal and other abuses.

May 30th, 2018
Another march planned on domestic issues; set for June 8, 2018

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Coming days after political candidate, businessman and former Permanent Secretary Julian Willock called publicly for another march to address domestic issues, a small group headed by social activist Floyd Burnett aka ‘Heritage’ has organised a march.

May 28th, 2018
Willock calls on Bishop Cline & Pastor Turnbull to lead another march

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Political aspirant, former Permanent Secretary and son of the soil Mr Julian Willock, who strongly supported the march of May 24, 2018, against the United Kingdom’s decision to impose public registry for beneficial ownership on Overseas Territories in the Caribbean, has called for another march.

May 23rd, 2018
‘The march is about country; We will deal with NDP later’- Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Outspoken resident and political aspirant Julian Willock has again thrown his full support behind the May 24, 2018 march to demonstrate the people’s displeasure with an amendment to the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill passed in the House of Commons demanding that only Overseas Territories located in the Caribbean operate registers of beneficial ownership.



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