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November 27th, 2018
HoA off to the usual late start; New Opposition Members chair positioned

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Since the 2011 General Elections, the decorum of the House of Assembly (HoA), has been at its lowest.

November 22nd, 2018
‘Virtually Impossible’ for Gov’t to pass critical laws before Election—Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –The National Democratic Party (NDP) government of the Virgin Islands (VI), is free to bring proposed legislation to the House of Assembly (HoA), but given the existing 'political reality,' getting the laws passed will be, “virtually impossible.”

July 20th, 2018
Millions in no bid college contracts; What was Walwyn’s role?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was revelation time at the Thursday July 19, 2018 sitting of the House of Assembly, when Ministers had to answer questions from the Opposition.

July 18th, 2018
HoA meets Thursday July 19, 2018; More BVI Airways questions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Territory’s House of Assembly (HoA) will meet at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday July 19, 2018 in the Sixth Sitting of the Third Session of the Third House of Assembly.

May 2nd, 2018
HoA adjourned abruptly; Next meeting date unknown

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Opposition Members will have to wait a while longer to have their questions answered, as the House of Assembly (HoA) was abruptly adjourned yesterday, Tuesday May 1, 2018.

May 1st, 2018
HoA resumes today May 1, 2018 with Answers to Questions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The House of Assembly (HoA) is to resume its sitting today Tuesday May 1, 2018 at the Chambers in Road Town, the capital city, when the Premier and other frontbench Ministers are to answer questions from both Opposition Leader Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) and Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3).

April 9th, 2018
Please explain how the Virgin Islands Recovery & Development Agency Act of 2018 passed?

Anonymous opinion

Somehow after days of acrimonious testimony in the House of Assembly that revealed a shocking absence of transparency regarding this legislation, deep divisions within the National Democratic Party, and a general lack of understanding about public finance, the House of Assembly found it prudent to pass this legislation without any further public commentary.

March 15th, 2018
2018 Budget Speech abruptly postponed; Moved to March 19!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a last minute move that shocked some in the political class, the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government announced late last night that the 2018 Budget Speech that was scheduled to be delivered today Thursday March 15, 2018 by the Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) has been scrapped.

March 2nd, 2018
Churches are the next target- 2018 Speech from Throne; Did anyone listen?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The average resident is now preoccupied with getting a roof over his heads, a job, and crime overwhelming the Virgin Islands (VI).

February 27th, 2018
BVI Airways, Ports Audit, Recovery Board; We need answers- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was our newsroom, on February 19, 2018 that first and accurately reported that the House of Assembly (HoA) will be meeting on March 1, 2018 and will be returning to the Parliament building in Road Town.

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