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May 15th, 2013
Legislators raise privacy concerns about Surveillance Bill

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Third District Representative Hon. Julian Fraser, RA was among several legislators calling for further input into a surveillance bill that some members of the House of Assembly hinted may have been rushed following a recent murder in the Territory.

April 30th, 2013
Fifth District Rep; others against Disaster Management bill!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Fifth District Representative and Member of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Hon. Delores Christopher was among several Members of the House of Assembly to have come out in opposition of a bill designed to address disaster management in the Virgin Islands (VI).

March 2nd, 2013
81 year old artist displays 'a wonderful journey of the mind'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Jill Tattersall held her first solo art show, ‘Memories of the BVI’, at the Sugar Works Museum yesterday March 1, 2013 at the age of 81 years.

January 21st, 2013
Bregado Flax Ed. Centre hosts dinner for 30th Ann.

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – The Bregado Flax Educational Centre (BFEC) wrapped up celebrations in observance of its 30th Anniversary on the evening of Saturday, January 19, 2013. The Honourary dinner was held at the Top of The Baths Restaurant in Virgin Gorda.

January 18th, 2013
Why do VIslanders have to be harrassed in their own country? Patsy Lake

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI – The absence of a main door, several windows and a few door knobs were not about to deter prominent businesswoman Mrs Patsy Lake from dedicating a building on her birthday yesterday January 17, 2013; a building that appeared to be at the very least, a tremendous labour of love and perseverance.

January 17th, 2013
Hon. O’Neal says ‘Divine Master’ gave no instructions to leave politics

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former Premier and Leader of the Opposition Hon. Ralph T. O’Neal OBE has declared that his time has not yet reached for retirement from the political arena as he has not received such instructions from the ‘Divine Master’.

January 15th, 2013
Sowande Uhuru lashes HOA contract award system to fellow legislators

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Social commentator Natalio Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru has once again criticised the legislative measure that allows Members of the House of Assembly (HOA) to have the support of their colleagues in receiving government contracts, some of which may result in conflict with their work in the legislature.

October 13th, 2012
UPDATE: Hon. Pickering & Hon. O’Neal want time limit to speakers in HOA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Leader of the Opposition Hon. Ralph T. O’Neal OBE has clarified that it was E. Walwyn Brewley and not Hon. Myron V. Walwyn whom he was referring to when he was addressing the House of Assembly on October 9, 2012 on time limits for Members.

April 26th, 2012
MP Bellingham should produce facts of “badly stretched” finances – Hon. O’Neal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Leader and 9th District Representative Hon. Ralph T. O’Neal OBE, is charging that United Kingdom Member of Parliament (MP) Henry Bellingham should have produced the facts to back his declaration that the Territory's resources were “badly stretched” when the new Government – the National Democratic Party (NDP) – took office.

April 23rd, 2012
Brantley: We must become good citizens in our adopted countries

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Hon. Ralph T. O'Neal OBE, First Premier of the Virgin Islands thanked the Nevis Alliance Progressive Society (NAPS) for honouring him. The association honoured Hon. O’Neal, and other delegates at their 10th Anniversary Gala Recognition Dinner and Dance, held at the Moorings Mariner Inn Hotel and Restaurant, on April 21, 2012.

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