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July 29th, 2019
‘Cindy’ to Hon Malone: “My mouth helped your Gov’t to be elected!”

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – First announced in the Order Paper of the Fifth Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI), Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) at the Thursday July 25, 2019, House sitting moved motions to protect two of his legislators from having to vacate their elected seats.

July 29th, 2019
Hon Vanterpool trying to derail VI’s progress - Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Remarking that the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government has the best interest of the country at heart, 'Hard Talk’ radio host and outspoken social commentator, Julio S. Henry aka ‘Sam’, in a July 25, 2019 social media post, lambasted Fourth District Representative, Hon Mark H. Vanterpool, accusing him of trying to derail the progress of the Virgin Islands (VI).

July 27th, 2019
Hon Penn blasts Premier; Says Consumer Protection failed before NDP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following comments from Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) that VI’s Consumer Protection Bill had been thirty years in the making, having failed under the National Democratic Party (NDP), Opposition Leader Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has fired back saying that the NDP was not in power 30 years ago.

July 26th, 2019
Modern day slavery! People working 3 months without pay- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Describing the issue as modern day slavery, Third District Representative Hon Julian Fraser RA has said there are employers in the territory who are taking unreasonably long periods to pay their employees, as long as three months in known cases.

July 26th, 2019
‘NDP sabotaged own consumer protection efforts’ – Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Consumer Protection Act, 2019—a bill proposed since 1995—now committed to a Select Committee on the way forward, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), in crediting his administration for bringing the bill to the HoA, said the previous National Democratic Party (NDP) government had sabotaged its own efforts to get the bill off the ground.

July 26th, 2019
2 years jail for youth who looted TV ‘doesn’t add up’- Hon Maduro-Caines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Sixth District Representative Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines is the latest to publicly weigh-in on the recent sentencing of a young man, a first time offender, to prison for two years for looting a $286.76 flat screen television in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in September 2017.

July 25th, 2019
Inflated rent rates must be addressed – Hon Shereen D. Flax-Charles

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A first time legislator of the Virgin Islands (VI) is responding to a long cry of consumers who have been for years calling on governments to address the issue of unscrupulous inflation of rent rates across the territory.

July 25th, 2019
Consumer Protection Bill: ‘Today the people’s torment ends’- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “Today, Mr Speaker, the people’s torment ends and they will be empowered as they will get their consumer protection legislation.”

July 25th, 2019
Motion to be moved for Hons Smith & Malone to get exemptions for Gov’t contracts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When the Fifth Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) resumes today, Thursday July 25, 2019, at the House Chambers in Road Town, Tortola, Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) will move motions to protect two of his legislators from having to vacate their elected seats.

July 24th, 2019
Vanterpool acted like an 'enemy of the state' - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Commentator Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has called on all members of the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) to publically denounce the actions of Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) following a vicious verbal attack against the Premier and other members of the public and private sectors.

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