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April 19th, 2016
‘Close this House up' if the rules mean nothing- Hon Julian Fraser RA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Leader of the Opposition Honourable Julian Fraser RA told the House of Assembly yesterday April 18, 2016 that while the Opposition had no issues with the significance or importance of the Cruise Pier Development Project, the process cannot be breached in the name of expediency.

June 17th, 2015
‘We knew the odds were against us’ – PEP President Natalio D. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – President of the People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) Natalio D. Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru stated that, despite the fact the party only managed to put together a slate of five candidates, it pressed forward in the elections standing on its principles.

May 18th, 2014
'Debate' a critical component for next generation – Dr Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – One of the critical components of the responsibility of the next generation is the essence of debate, according to Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr the Hon. Kedrick D. Pickering.

April 9th, 2014
Change must come & we must be ready! – Hon. O’Neal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “Change must come and we must be ready… we must be willing to accept change,” Opposition Leader Hon. Ralph T. O’Neal OBE argued yesterday, April 8, 2014 in the House of Assembly.

March 27th, 2014
Opposition warns of dangers of Status of Children Act

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Members of the House of Assembly today March 27, 2014 debated the Status of Children Act 2013 but the Opposition cautioned that the legislation must address many issues that could come up in the new law’s implementation.

February 24th, 2014
High School teachers not ready – resident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As debate continues to flow on a proposal by government on the introduction of an additional school year at the Territory’s High Schools, one resident has taken a swipe at teachers.

September 7th, 2013
Openness; reduced stigma called for in marijuana debate – Sowande

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the debate on the use of marijuana continues to be waged around the globe, calls are being made locally for more openness in discussion and a reduction of the stigma that is attached to the issue.

April 30th, 2013
Fifth District Rep; others against Disaster Management bill!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Fifth District Representative and Member of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Hon. Delores Christopher was among several Members of the House of Assembly to have come out in opposition of a bill designed to address disaster management in the Virgin Islands (VI).

March 7th, 2013
Claudia Creque trumps ESHS in debate semi-finals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – An overwhelming sense of joy ran through the Sir Rupert Briercliffe Hall even as sheer excitement engulfed the Claudia Creque Educational Centre (CCEC) camp when they were declared winners of the semi-finals in the Secondary School Debate 2013 competition last evening, March 6, 2013.

October 11th, 2012
HOA continues today Oct. 11, 2012

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Third Sitting of the 3rd Session of the Second House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands (VI) resumes today October 11, 2012 at 10 A.M. in Road Town after being adjourned on October 9, 2012.

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