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February 19th, 2013
None of us will probably vote for same-sex marriage – Hon. Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Health and Social Development Hon. Ronnie W. Skelton has offered his take on the raging debate about the recently passed same sex law in the UK and what the Government's stance was on the issue after a question was raised last evening February 18, 2013 on the NDP radio programme.

October 23rd, 2012
Donald deCastro has one word for HOA: “Disgraceful”

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The usually outspoken Donald E. deCastro has chosen not to be too outspoken on the topical issue of the behaviour of Members of the House of Assembly (HOA) as it seems his frustrations about it have grounded him to silence.

October 21st, 2012
Most hypocrites are in church!- Caller to sports talk show

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A caller to the talk show Sports Talk, which was aired on Saturday October 20, 2012 on a local radio station, claimed that most “hypocrites are in the church”. The topic at the time was Pari-Mutuel betting at Ellis Thomas Downs.

October 16th, 2012
House of Assembly has become a circus- Eileene L. Parsons

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Legislator Eileene L. Parsons believes there has been a breakdown of decorum in the House of Assembly (HOA) of the Virgin Islands and has gone as far as to liken it to that of a “circus”.

October 15th, 2012
“Pari-Mutuel has to come”-Eileene L. Parsons

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Legislator, Government Minister and Cultural icon Mrs. Eileene L. Parsons said on a local sports radio talk show that “Pari-Mutuel has to come”.

September 18th, 2012
Country has to move forward – Hon Dr. Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Acting Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Hon. Dr. Kedrick Pickering has expressed that he is not averse to criticism and takes objections to work being done on various projects into consideration.

August 29th, 2012
Lesmore Smith: Fitting & fair to honour Ritter

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It is never too soon for a person to be honoured who has “given their time and services to anything they have developed within any country or organization”. This was disclosed by VI Horse Owners’ Association President, Mr Lesmore Smith in an interview held with Virgin Islands News Online yesterday, August 28, 2012.

August 26th, 2012
Ms. Parsons calls for racetrack grandstands to be named in honour of Axel Ritter

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Former Legislator and horse racing fan Eileene L. Parsons has been identified as the caller on a local weekly sports talk show, ‘Sports Talk’ aired on a local radio station on Saturday, August 25, 2012.

November 23rd, 2011
Eileene L. Parsons makes rallying call for roadside clean-up

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former legislator Eileene L. Parsons has made a rallying call for persons, especially in the 5th and 6th Districts, to come out in numbers to clean up the roadsides now that the tourist season is on.

November 11th, 2011
There should be certain qualifications for ministerial positions - Parsons

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Legislator Eileene L. Parsons believes there should be certain qualification requirements for candidates running for elected office and ministerial positions.

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