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March 12th, 2019
Julian Willock sworn in as new HoA Speaker

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Businessman, former Permanent Secretary and son of the soil, Mr Julian Willock was this morning, Tuesday, March 12, 2019, sworn in as the new House Speaker of the Virgin Islands (VI) during the First Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) at the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex in Road Town, Tortola.

March 7th, 2019
D4 By-Election looms; Walwyn to make a comeback?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Mark H. Vanterpool dropped a bombshell when he announced on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, that he had resigned from his elective post a week after being re-elected to the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA).

March 6th, 2019
All Gov’t Ministers to serve as Deputy Premier; Dr Wheatley appointed first

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After much speculation as to who would be appointed the Deputy Premier's position in the new Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government, Premier Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) today, March 6, 2019, announced that every minister in his government will get the opportunity to serve as Deputy Premier on a rotational basis, starting with the appointment of Dr Natalio D. Wheatley (R7).

March 5th, 2019
Mark H. Vanterpool resigns from VI Politics

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Information reaching our news centre is that prominent member of the Hon Myron V. Walwyn led National Democratic Party (NDP 1) Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) has resigned from active politics in the Virgin Islands (V) effective today, Tuesday, March 5, 2019.

March 4th, 2019
Business Community, UK happy with VI election outcome!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI) His Excellency, Augustus J. U Jaspert told our news centre on Friday, March 1, 2019, that the British Government was happy that “democracy worked in the Territory.”

March 4th, 2019
“I will continue to serve you” – NDP’s Myron V. Walwyn

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP 1) Mr Myron V. Walwyn, who lost his At-Large seat during the February 25, 2019, General Elections in the Virgin Islands (VI), told his supporters that for him, the fight is not over.

March 2nd, 2019
'2019 election season the worst' - NDP’s Marlon A. Penn

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI - The National Democratic Party (NDP 1) has conceded their defeat at the February 25, 2019 polls against the Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Virgin Islands Party (VIP) in the Virgin Islands (VI).

March 2nd, 2019
No room for Independent Candidates; Its VIP & NDP show

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - One of the many lessons learnt from the Monday, February 25, 2019, General Election in the Virgin Islands is that the Territory remains a two-party system.

March 2nd, 2019
BVI Feb 25, 2019, General Election Post-Mortem

By Edgar Leonard

In the February 25, 2019, BVI election, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) led by Premier Andrew A. Fahie (D-1) captured eight of the thirteen seats in the unicameral House of Assembly (HOA).

March 1st, 2019
PHOTO of the Day: Premier Fahie already on Job!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Today, March 1, 2019, our roving camera caught Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) about to enter his official vehicle, a 2016 Cadillac Escalade that was used by the former Premier, Dr D. Orlando Smith of the National Democratic Party (NDP 1) regime.

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