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April 2nd, 2020
Telecom providers urged to not cut customers' phones

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Telecommunication companies in the Virgin Islands have been told by Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to not disconnect the telephone or mobile services of any customer during this curfew period.

February 27th, 2020
UPDATE: HoA off to late start; Opposition no show @ opening

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In an unprecedented move, at the continuation of the Fifth Sitting of the Second Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) today, Thursday, February 27, 2020, all of the Opposition Members were a no show when the house opened at its chambers in Road Town at around 10:45am.

July 23rd, 2018
HoA to resume Tuesday July 24, 2018; Many Bills but no public input

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The House of Assembly (HoA) will resume its sitting on Tuesday July 24, 2018. The Parliament last met on Thursday July 19, 2018 where it was rough for Government Ministers, as they struggled to answer many of the questions truthfully, at times holding back information.

March 2nd, 2018
Churches are the next target- 2018 Speech from Throne; Did anyone listen?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The average resident is now preoccupied with getting a roof over his heads, a job, and crime overwhelming the Virgin Islands (VI).

December 22nd, 2017
New Virgin Islands’ Law allows for video link court evidence

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI-  The National Democratic Party (NDP) Government passed a law last Thursday December 14, 2017 in the House of Assembly (HoA) called the Audio Visual Link Act 2017.

December 12th, 2017
UPDATE: Limited Partnership Act 2017 still not passed; HoA continues tomorrow

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) has still not been able to pass the Limited Partnership Act 2017.

November 17th, 2017
UPDATE: HoA continues at 1:00 PM today November 17, 2017

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands will continue today November 17, 2017 at the Government's Arbitration Center in Ritter House on Wickham’s Cay II, Tortola.

October 16th, 2017
Pay all outstanding bills- BVIEC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After being put out of service for over a month due to the passage of Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017, the customer service operations of the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) resumes today, October 16, 2017 at Long Bush.

May 19th, 2017
Bring Bills to the public for input- Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The former Virgin Islands Government Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Communications and Works, businessman Julian Willock has called on the National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration to stop rushing Bills though the House of Assembly (HoA) and get some public input.

April 23rd, 2017
Limit 2nd & 3rd readings of bills the same day- Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The man who has taken an oath to put the Government’s feet to the fire, to uphold the democratic process and good governance, has made several calls for improvements to the way things are being done in the House of Assembly (HoA).

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