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June 30th, 2015
HoA to meet on July 6, 2015, still no Opposition Leader!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Third House of Assembly (HoA), also referred to as Parliament, will meet in its second sitting following the 2015 General Elections on Monday July 6, 2015 at its Chambers in Road Town, the Virgin Islands capital city.

June 30th, 2015
Elvis J. Harrigan writes Governor to confirm support for Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In another unprecedented move, former Sixth District Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidate Elvis J. Harrigan, who was defeated by Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (D6) in a landslide, has added his voice to the controversy within the VIP over the Opposition Leader‘s post.

June 22nd, 2015
VINO lashes back at Hon Andrew A. Fahie!

Statement by Advance Marketing & Professional Services to Hon Andrew A. Fahie’s accusations against the media

June 19th, 2015
Gov Duncan gives VIP 1 month & a day to come up with Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A statement from Governor John S. Duncan, which was obtained by this news site today, June 19, 2015, has advised the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) that it has one month and a day to sort out the impasse over the selection of an Opposition Leader before he makes his decision.

June 16th, 2015
HoA to meet on June 23, 2015; Moses to remain Speaker, Fraser Opposition Leader!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word just reaching our news room from our senior sources inside the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) is that the Third House of Assembly is expected to meet on Tuesday June 23, 2015 at the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex in Road Town, the Virgin Islands capital city, following the recent general elections.

March 20th, 2014
Hon. O’Neal lashes out at fmr Attorney General!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Leader and Virgin Islands Party boss Hon. Ralph T. O’Neal OBE, while praising the Attorney General (AG) Dr Christopher P. Malcolm on his efforts at consolidating the Territory’s laws, took a swipe at a previous Attorney General who served during his administration.

November 27th, 2012
Opposition Leader O’Neal giving ‘silent treatment’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Hon. Ralph Tilford O’Neal, OBE, has often been described as astute, graceful and pragmatic but also tough and formidable. In fact he has also been regarded as one of the toughest politicians to rule these Virgin Islands for nearly half a century.

November 21st, 2012
UPDATE: Still no appointment of Ishmael Scatliffe to PSC by Gov McCleary

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There seems to be a clash working up between the United Kingdom appointed Governor Boyd McCleary, and Leader of the Opposition Ralph T. O’Neal OBE over his recommendation of Ishmael Scatliffe to the Public Service Commission (PSC).

March 21st, 2012
UPDATE - There is no representation problem in 9th District- Hon. O’Neal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Leader of the Opposition and 9th District Representative Hon. Ralph T. O’Neal OBE, says he is always reachable by telephone and that his office in Virgin Gorda is always opened as scheduled therefore the recent claim by a caller to an NDP Radio programme that he was not getting representation was mischievous.

January 24th, 2012
Hon. O’Neal ready to carry on work of Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Leader of the Opposition Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE is back in the Territory and has indicated to Virgin Islands News Online that he is feeling much better and ready to carry out his duties as Leader of the Opposition.



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