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June 30th, 2015
HoA to meet on July 6, 2015, still no Opposition Leader!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Third House of Assembly (HoA), also referred to as Parliament, will meet in its second sitting following the 2015 General Elections on Monday July 6, 2015 at its Chambers in Road Town, the Virgin Islands capital city.

June 30th, 2015
‘I did not go to the House to fight’ – Ralph T. O’Neal OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Former Premier, former Leader of the Opposition, former Representative of the Ninth District and former Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Ralph T. O'Neal OBE was one of four stalwarts of the Virgin Islands honoured yesterday June 29, 2015 for their contribution to the territory at the Territory Day celebrations.

June 30th, 2015
Elvis J. Harrigan writes Governor to confirm support for Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In another unprecedented move, former Sixth District Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidate Elvis J. Harrigan, who was defeated by Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (D6) in a landslide, has added his voice to the controversy within the VIP over the Opposition Leader‘s post.

June 30th, 2015
VI heading towards independence- Hon Myron V. Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn believes that people of the territory must continue to foster national pride among themselves as this will be vital for any eventual move towards independence, which he speaks of as imminent.

June 28th, 2015
Opposition must have legal advice to be more effective - Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show host Douglas Wheatley believes it is time that the Opposition has access to legal advice so it could be better organised in the House of Assembly.

June 26th, 2015
‘Obeah played a part in elections!’ – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show host and social commentator Edmund G. Maduro believes 'Obeah' has played a part in the recent June 8, 2015 polls when it came to controlling the people.

June 25th, 2015
‘Let’s fix the electoral system quickly’ – Hon Myron V. Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn believes that some quick changes must be made to the electoral system which he said borders on the inhumane in that persons have to be up continuously tabulating votes for hours on end.

June 25th, 2015
NDP corruption accusers backing down?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Critics of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government who accused it of being corrupt during the recently concluded election campaign season are not yet saying whether or not they stand their ground on their assertions.

June 24th, 2015
VI may need to adjust economically to FS challenges – Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Representative for the First District Honourable Andrew A. Fahie said the National Democratic Party (NDP) administration must deal with the challenges to the territory’s financial services (FS) architecture or face further measures as a result of added pressure internationally.

June 24th, 2015
‘No need to further air dirty linen’ – Hon Julian Fraser RA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Julian Fraser RA said that with the ongoing impasse within the party to decide on its pick for Leader of the Opposition, there is no sense in adding fuel to the fire by speaking about further details regarding that decision as it would exacerbate the situation.

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