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January 22nd, 2020
'Look for some tension or change' in Opposition - Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Following the departure of Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6) from the National Democratic Party (NDP) to cross the floor and join the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government, all eyes should be on the Opposition, according to commentator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline.

January 21st, 2020
'I am truly disappointed'- Hon Penn reacts to resignation of Hon Maduro-Caines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Leader of the Opposition, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8), who also serves as interim Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP), has expressed disappointment over the resignation of Opposition Member, Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6) from the NDP.

January 9th, 2020
'Persons complain about confidentiality yet put life story on Facebook' - Hon Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the next census of the Virgin Islands (VI) due this year 2020, Officials at the Central Statistics Office have highlighted some challenges in collecting data from the VI populace, according to the 2020 deliberations of the Standing Finance Committee (SFC).

January 6th, 2020
'No one truly knows how many persons work @ Prospect Reef' - Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following calls to pay the current staff of the hurricane-damaged Prospect Reef facility left abandoned by the former Dr D. Orlando Smith led National Democratic Party (NDP), Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has revealed that the current staff complement of the facility is unknown.

January 5th, 2020
Wedding bells for Marlon & Joy!

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic, WI- On Saturday, January 4, 2020, the Leader of the Opposition, Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) and CEO of the National Bank of the Virgin Islands, Ms Joy N. Francis said ‘I do’ to each other in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.

December 28th, 2019
More public/private partnerships needed for green spaces - Hon Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Leader of the Opposition, Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) says with the Government's new Green Strategy plan as part of its 2020 budget, more Public/Private partnerships will be needed to get the mandate going for the creation of green spaces in the territory.

December 17th, 2019
Opposition to scrutinise ‘Fast Track Programme’ in HoA today, Dec 17, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) will convene today, December 17, 2019 with the Fourth Sitting of the Second Session of the Fourth HoA from 10:00am at its chambers in Road Town, Tortola.

December 4th, 2019
'I can't imagine giving two-thirds of my life to the people'- Hon Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Reflecting on the sacrifices and drive of the late Hon Ralph T. O'Neal OBE, Opposition Leader Marlon A. Penn (R8) at a December 3, 2019 special sitting of the House of Assembly (HoA) said he cannot imagine giving the majority of his life to the people in the way Hon O'Neal did for the territory.

November 15th, 2019
Premier calls out 'hypocrisy' in claims of nepotism & cronyism in VIP Gov't

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Calling the Opposition debates a 'facade' over claims that his Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government is involved in nepotism and cronyism, in addition to victimising and dismissing board members since taking office, Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew Fahie (R1) has fired back at the hypocrisy coming from especially Opposition Members of the past National Democratic Party (NDP) government.

November 14th, 2019
Hon Penn laments absence of Public Accounts Committee

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Leader of the Opposition and Deputy Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP), Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) says accountability must and will be demanded from the Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government, adding it is instrumental that the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) at the House of Assembly (HoA) is functioning.


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