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November 1st, 2015
House of Assembly to meet tomorrow November 2, 2015!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Fourth Sitting of the First Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA) will meet on Monday November 2, 2015 at its Chambers in Road Town, the Virgin Islands Capital City. This news site first and accurately broke the news of the Sitting the day after a decision was confirmed between the Speaker of the House, Hon Ingrid A. Moses, and Leader of Government Business in Parliament, Premier Dr The Hon. D. Orlando Smith.

June 28th, 2015
Opposition must have legal advice to be more effective - Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show host Douglas Wheatley believes it is time that the Opposition has access to legal advice so it could be better organised in the House of Assembly.

June 23rd, 2015
Gov't sees overwhelming elections victory as a deeper mandate

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the life of the Third House of Assembly got its start today June 23, 2015, the 11 district and territorial members of the National Democratic Party (NDP) have noted that the overwhelming win given to them on election day June 8, 2015 constituted a renewed and deeper mandate filled with expectations which they must deliver on.

June 23rd, 2015
‘Work with the VIP Opposition’ – caller urges NDP Govt

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A radio show caller insisted that the newly returned National Democratic Party (NDP) government work with the political Opposition, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), for the benefit of the territory going forward.

June 10th, 2015
VIP Chairman Julian Fraser RA congratulates NDP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party ( VIP ) Honourable Julian Fraser RA ( R3 ) has offered words of congratulations to the National Democratic Party ( NDP ) and it's leader Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith on victory at the 2015 polls.

May 14th, 2015
‘Say what you did with your money' – Hon Ronnie W. Skelton

CAPOONS BAY, Tortola, VI – At Large candidate for the National Democratic Party (NDP) and Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton challenged Opposition representatives of districts to say whether the Government gives them money for projects in their districts.

May 6th, 2015
Governor claims he will remain neutral in VI election

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the public losing confidence in the ability of United Kingdom-appointed Governor John S. Duncan OBE to uphold good governance and law and order, there are also questions whether he will remain neutral in the Virgin Islands general elections expected by June 8, 2015.

April 21st, 2015
Premier Smith slaps down Hon Fraser’s ‘floor rag’ comment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith denied that the government pays little regard to Opposition District Representatives but said his Government may not be bound by every recommendation or request that it receives from a district.

April 9th, 2015
‘Just answer the Opposition's questions!’ – Donald E. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show host Donald E. de Castro has called on the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government to respect the Opposition when it comes to answering questions they pose in the House of Assembly, noting that those in the administration were at one stage in the Opposition.

April 7th, 2015
Will there ever be 'time to give our children a chance?'

By Alred C. Frett

Why Snap Election & Why be an At-Large Candidate??

Election Selection is in overdrive based on a fear that Government will call a Snap Election long before its time… If this is so, we must realise that there are only two reasons why Governments call Snap Elections - #1 Because they know they are doing wrong, plan to do more wrong and wish to cover it up, or, #2 They regard the Opposition as being ineffective and too weak to win at that time.


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