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December 1st, 2018
VIP votes today for 4 At-Large Candidates for 2019 election slate

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The main Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP), will today, December 1, 2018, vote for four Candidates, to join its ticket for the 2019 General Election.

November 29th, 2018
Is Dr. Pickering out of Walwyn’s NDP?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The man who has represented the seventh district—Dr the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering—from 1999 to current, under the National Democratic Party (NDP) banner (Walwyn’s wing) seems to have been forced out of the party.

November 29th, 2018
Hon Fahie denounces Speaker’s actions as ‘unprofessional & disrespectful’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – ‘Unprofessional and disrespectful,’ is the label ascribed to actions of the Speaker of House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Ingrid A. Moses-Scatliffe, when she adjourned the sitting on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, but not before responding publicly to a private message sent to her by the Opposition Leader, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

November 29th, 2018
NDP Exec snubs Speaker; denies At-Large Candidacy

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Speaker of the House of Assembly(HoA), Honourable Ingrid A. Moses-Scatliffe, was yesterday, November 28, 2018, snubbed by the Executive Members of the National Democratic Party (NDP), when she failed to secure their votes, to serve as an At-Large Candidate for the party at the upcoming General Elections.

November 28th, 2018
RDA breaches rules to sideline locals from small contracts – Claude O. Skelton-Cline

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI - ‘Honestly Speaking’ host, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline is questioning whether the $2M threshold, earmarked for local contractors under the Recovery and Development Agency’s (RDA) plans, is still in effect, and why contracts under that amount are being awarded to overseas-based companies.

November 28th, 2018
Premier fails in bid to breach HoA protocols

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Speaker of the Virgin Islands’ (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable, Ingrid Moses-Scatliffe at the Tuesday 27, 2018, sitting opted to abide by the Standing Orders—rules that governs the modus operandi of the House—and adjourned which denied the granting of a leave, requested by Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith(AL).

November 27th, 2018
Pier Park Audit report for HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), has announced that an audit report conducted into the Tortola Pier Park (TPP) Development project, by Accounting Firm, KPMG, will be tabled in the House of Assembly (HoA).

November 27th, 2018
HoA off to the usual late start; New Opposition Members chair positioned

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Since the 2011 General Elections, the decorum of the House of Assembly (HoA), has been at its lowest.

November 26th, 2018
VIP Congress votes to finalize At-Large Candidates

ROAD TOWN Tortola, VI – Unsuccessful nominees seeking to land on the Virgin Islands Party’s (VIP) slate of four, At-Large Candidates for the upcoming General Elections, have agreed to, in writing, to work ‘hand in glove’ with party “to be the next Government of the Virgin Islands (VI).”

November 26th, 2018
Opposition queries money owed by Gov’t & number of skilled workers in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands’ (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) will meet on Tuesday November 27, 2018, at the Road Town, Tortola, Chambers.

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