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June 19th, 2019
Speaker had the right to be 'heard in silence' – Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – “I will not allow the Speaker to silence me,” were the strong words of Opposition Leader Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8), in loud criticisms regarding treatment he received at the June 3, 2019 Fourth Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly, when he accused Speaker Hon Julian Willock of trying to silence the Opposition.

June 6th, 2019
Premier chides Opposition as ‘Weak & Cowardly’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Immigration and Passport (Amendment) Act 2019, passed in the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) and paving the way for immigration reform under the Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) ‘fast track’ initiative, the Premier cites as ‘disappointing’ the conduction of the Opposition at Monday’s June 3, 2019, Fourth Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth HoA.

June 5th, 2019
'I will not allow the Speaker to silence me' – Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Leader of the Opposition, Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) has come forward with loud criticisms regarding his treatment in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (Hon) by House Speaker Hon Julian Willock.

June 4th, 2019
Speaker reprimands insubordinate Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In what could be described as a short heated exchange between House Speaker, Hon Julian Willock and Opposition Leader, Marlon A. Penn (R8), the Speaker moved to reprimanded the Opposition Leader and briefly shutting down the House over some perceived insubordination in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA).

May 31st, 2019
Challenge to ‘fast track’ initiative not political’- Opposition Leader

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Opposition Leader, Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) has made it known that he, along with the other Members of the Opposition, are still trying to understand the rationale behind the 'Clear path to regularisation: Residency and Belonger Status Programme' initiated by Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) and will continue to “challenge” it.

May 31st, 2019
‘Put immigration issue to rest for a while’– Hon Maduro-Caines

EAST END/LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI - Sixth District Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines has finally broken her silence regarding the Virgin Islands Party’s (VIP) ‘Clear path to regularisation: Residency and Belonger Status Programme,’ led by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

May 28th, 2019
2nd & 3rd readings of Immigration (Amendment) Act back on Order Paper

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Opposition Leader, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) says the Virgin Islands (VI) opposition will be increasing the pressure on the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government to answer questions relating to the ‘Clear path to regularisation: Residency and Belonger Status Programme’.

May 27th, 2019
Address NDP immigration backlog - Hon Penn urges Premier

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Even though his National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration had presided over a huge backlog of immigrants seeking to get regularised in the Virgin Islands (VI), Leader of the Opposition, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has publicly chided Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie for not addressing the backlog ahead of his ‘Clear path to regularization: Residency and Belonger Status Programme.’

May 24th, 2019
Opposition under fire for silence on ‘Fast Track' initiative

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Opposition Members of the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) came under fire for their silence over not making their constituents aware that the Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration had planned to grant residency and Belonger status to unregulated immigrants by the end of June 2019.

May 20th, 2019
Hiring of bodyguards has nothing to do with ‘kickbacks’- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the Opposition keen to get Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to divulge information about his personal security, Premier Fahie clapped back to say if he is made to reveal such information to the public then every Member of the House of Assembly (HoA) will also have to do the same.

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