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July 17th, 2017
House of Assembly to meet on August 1, 2017

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While communication from the House of Assembly (HoA) and the Dr Smith-led National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration are most often not forthcoming, many persons thought that the HoA was prorogued for the June-July-August recess.

June 17th, 2017
Flow the main stumbling block to mobile number portability- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN Tortola, VI – The long standing request for mobile number portability in the territory was discussed in the Eighth Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA) on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 by the Opposition Member Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3).

June 14th, 2017
Airport Expansion Project grounded? Gov’t ‘considering next steps’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – During the Eighth Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA) on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering refused to give details as to why the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport expansion project is not moving forward.

June 13th, 2017
House of Assembly to meet again today June 13, 2017

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the Virgin Islands’ House of Assembly does not attract great television or radio ratings, the highest law making body will again meet this morning Tuesday June 13, 2017 at 10:00 AM at its Chambers in Road Town, the capital city, and will be broadcast live on both radio and television.

June 12th, 2017
Delta Petroleum's negotiating team on compensation unearthed!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the government has announced some months ago their negotiation team for the compensation payout to Delta Petroleum (Caribbean Limited) after losing a case at the Virgin Islands’ highest and final court, the United Kingdom based Privy Council, Delta Petroleum (Caribbean) Limited’s team has been unearthed by our newsroom.

June 7th, 2017
Unsolved crimes in VI: ‘Something isn’t right’- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Leader of the Opposition Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) has expressed his frustration about crimes being left unsolved in the Virgin Islands.

June 6th, 2017
More House of Assembly today June 6, 2017 as session continues!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the public’s interest in the House of Assembly is at an all-time low, as many residents regard it like former legislator and cultural icon Mrs Eileene L. Parsons OBE when she described it as a "circus", the Seventh Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA) will resume today Tuesday June 6, 2017.

May 30th, 2017
Premier insults Opposition: 'Go do your own research on Bills'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was at the continuation of the Seventh Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly on Monday May 29, 2017 that sparks flew.

May 19th, 2017
Bring Bills to the public for input- Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The former Virgin Islands Government Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Communications and Works, businessman Julian Willock has called on the National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration to stop rushing Bills though the House of Assembly (HoA) and get some public input.

April 21st, 2017
BVI Airways already pocketed full $7M plus; Are they asking for more?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was a dramatic day at the House of Assembly meeting yesterday April 20, 2017 during the questions and answers segment when it came to BVI Airways.



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