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December 1st, 2018
Late Lettsome-Christopher hailed for role in ‘Christmas on DeCastro Street’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Deceased Legislator of the Virgin Islands (VI) Honourable Delores Lettsome-Christopher, was recognised for her passion for art and small business development in the Territory as the two-day ‘Christmas on DeCastro Street’ festivities kicked start last night November 30, 2018.

November 30th, 2018
JMC 2018 Meetings: Premier to lead VI delegation in London

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), will lead a delegation to the 2018 Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) meetings being held in London from December 4th through 5th, 2018.

November 28th, 2018
Premier fails in bid to breach HoA protocols

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Speaker of the Virgin Islands’ (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable, Ingrid Moses-Scatliffe at the Tuesday 27, 2018, sitting opted to abide by the Standing Orders—rules that governs the modus operandi of the House—and adjourned which denied the granting of a leave, requested by Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith(AL).

November 24th, 2018
NDP Leadership Turmoil:- Stalwart challenges Hon Walwyn’s title as Chairman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Political Stalwart and longstanding National Democratic Party (NDP) member—of 25 years—former Chief Education Officer (CEO), Mr Elroy A. Turnbull, believes it is incorrect to ascribe the label of Chairman and co-leader of the party to Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL).

November 22nd, 2018
Premier inks $200M deal for Norman Island development

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) today, November 22, 2018, inked a Development Agreement worth in excess of $200M, with Audubon Holdings, to develop Norman Island as an environmentally conscious, luxury residential and tourist destination.

November 21st, 2018
Cappoon's Bay Clinic renamed in Honour of Nurse Theresa S. Blyden

CAPPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI - Cappoon's Bay Clinic has officially been renamed in honour of Late, Ms Theresa S. Blyden, in a simple ceremony held at the health institution yesterday, November 20, 2018.

November 20th, 2018
Hons Skelton & Archibald Out! Hons Penn & O’Neal in as Ministers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8), has been appointed, Minister for Health and Social Development, for the remaining period in Office for the National Democratic Party (NDP) administration, following the recent firing of Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL), as then Minister.

November 15th, 2018
No By-Elections! General Elections to be held by April 16, 2019—Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) will no longer be holding By-Election for the Fifth District, to fill the vacant seat left with the untimely death of Honourable Delores Lettsome-Christopher, but will instead go to General Elections by April 16, 2019.

November 15th, 2018
Hon Archibald C. Christian fired!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Word reaching our newsroom from senior National Democratic Party (NDP), sources is that today Thursday, November 15, 2018, Junior Minister for Tourism, Honourable Archibald C. Christian(AL), has been fired by Premier, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL).

November 15th, 2018
Plans for Norman Island transformation taking shape

NORMAN ISLAND, VI - Plans which would see Norman Island in the Virgin Islands (VI), transformed from an island with merely two small beach front restaurants to having a full-fledged resort is beginning to take shape.

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