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February 27th, 2020
'The TRC needs a shot in the arm’– Hon Marlon A. Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Arriving late at the continuation of the Fifth Sitting of the Second Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) today, Thursday, February 27, 2020, Opposition Leader Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) publicly threw his full support behind Mr Vance M. Lewis, as the Chair of the local Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC).

February 26th, 2020
Hon Penn loses patience over VIF&FC financials he never inquired of own NDP Gov't for 3 years

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - When the Fifth Sitting of the Second Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands continued yesterday, February 25, 2020, Opposition Leader Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) was peeved that Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) was unwilling to answer certain questions relating to income and expenses of the Virgin Islands Festival & Fairs Committee until a detailed report is laid in the HoA.

February 20th, 2020
Where are the walk-in freezers for Fishing Complex?- Opposition wants to know

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With allegations being peddled by the Opposition that the freezers for the BVI Fishing Complex have been given away, the whereabouts of the equipment will be asked at the Fifth Sitting of the Second Session of the Fourth House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands today, February 20, 2020.

February 19th, 2020
Vance M. Lewis & Vincent Wattley In! as top brass of TRC Board

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Current Chief Executive Officer of the Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park (TPP), Mr Vance M. Lewis, will now sit as Chairman of the Board at the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission for a period of three years with effect from February 1, 2020.

February 5th, 2020
Premier blazes Opp. Leader over alleged rumour mill against Hon Maduro-Caines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With a stern warning, Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has outright condemned attacks on new Virgin Islands Party (VIP) member, Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6) by Opposition Leader, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8).

January 30th, 2020
‘If the NDP is dead, let's funeralise it’ - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Honestly Speaking radio show moderator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has urged Opposition Leader, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) to make official the death of the National Democratic Party (NDP) instead of constantly complaining across the media and in press conferences.

January 28th, 2020
'We've moved on' from Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines - Hon Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - "We've moved on," were the words of Opposition Leader, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) when questioned by reporters how the Opposition was grappling with the unexpected loss of Sixth District Representative Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6), who parted ways with the Opposition and the National Democratic Party (NDP) to join arms with Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) and the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government.

January 24th, 2020
‘I too would like details about medical marijuana’ – Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Senior Opposition Legislator, Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) said despite being a member of the House of Assembly (HoA), he too is seeking information on Government’s proposed medicinal marijuana industry.

January 24th, 2020
'We are yet to see a plan' for fishing industry- Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Opposition Leader Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) has criticised the Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Government for not disclosing plans for the fishing industry in the Virgin Islands.

January 23rd, 2020
'Bullying & victimisation' more prevalent now than before - Hon Penn claims

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Leader of the Opposition, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has again served up accusations that bullying and victimisation are being exercised by the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration.

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