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April 2nd, 2019
Vanterpool hauling Speaker to Court; Hearing Date Set

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The saga over the District Four seat of Representative-elect, Mark H. Vanterpool continues with a revelation that he tried to delay today’s April 2, 2019, Second Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) and has taken legal action against the Speaker.

April 2nd, 2019
“Greater push towards prosperity” – Skelton-Cline on 2019 Budget

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Outspoken social commentator and man of the cloth, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline in reacting to the $426M Budget estimates presented by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew. A. Fahie (R1) says that Budget 2019 under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) offers greater prosperity as was campaigned upon by the VIP pre-elections 2019.

April 2nd, 2019
Speaker nixes Vanterpool inquiry in HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Mark H. Vanterpool—the Candidate to secure the most votes in District Four at the recently held General Elections—was on hand for the sitting of the House of Assembly (HoA) today, April 2, 2019, but was not sworn-in.

April 2nd, 2019
HoA off to start; Premier Fahie to deliver 2019 Budget estimates

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Second Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) is off to a start Today, April 2, 2019, where Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) will be presenting the 2019 budget estimates which according to him, must be passed by April 30, 2019.

March 31st, 2019
“Drain the swamp, get rid of every single NDP” – Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The recent happenings in the political area of the Virgin Islands (VI) over the seat of District 4 Representative-elect Mark H. Vanterpool is now a hot topic of discussion amongst social commentators and political pundits.

March 30th, 2019
Cayman Islands succumb to UK demands on same sex marriage

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands - The United Kingdom (UK) has demanded of its Overseas Territories (OT) and Crown Dependencies—including the Virgin Islands—they legalise same sex marriage and on Friday, March 29, 2019, the Cayman Islands, in a landmark judgment in Grand Court, delivered.

March 29th, 2019
Resident initiates online petition to remove Speaker

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Just days after being sworn in as Speaker of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI), Honourable Julian Willock, has found himself on the wrong end of a petition aimed at ousting him from Office.

March 28th, 2019
Willock wants court action in D4 conundrum

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – New Speaker of the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) Hon Julian Willock says that after reading the statement from His Excellency, the Governor Mr. Augustus J. U. Jaspert dated March, 26, 2019—in which the Governor said that there is no need for a By-Election over the seat of District four representative elect, Mark H. Vanterpool—he is moving to court to have the matter resolved expeditiously.

March 28th, 2019
Work with Willock and see how it goes - ‘Masa’ Pemberton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI - Radio and social network personality Ramoamasagana Pemberton aka ‘Masa’ is adding his voice to the conversation surrounding the resignation of Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) member-elect, Mr Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) and the conundrum that followed after he recanted his resignation and demanded to be sworn into the House.

March 27th, 2019
Gov’t inks MoU aimed at protecting environment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The protection of the Territory’s environment will take centre stage with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) and the Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO) on March 18, 2019, last.

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