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December 2nd, 2018
HoA to meet December 13, 2018, following illegal sitting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) will meet again on Thursday, December 13, 2018, after what the Opposition described as, and was confirmed by the Speaker to be ‘an illegal sitting’ that was attempted on Tuesday, November 27, 2018.

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).

September 13th, 2018
Speaker Moses presides over HoA despite announced as NDP candidate

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - There was some tension, at the beginning of Sitting of the Fourth Session of the Third House of Assembly today, Thursday September 13, 2018, despite the Opposition Leader Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), being absent.

September 11th, 2018
Archie, Smith & Ronnie Out! Grant, Moses & Underhill In! as NDP At Large!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Executive Committee of the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) has voted on its At-Large slate for the upcoming General Elections.

April 26th, 2018
Opposition Leader objects as Q&A pushed back again in HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - During the Fourth Sitting of the Third Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA) today, Thursday April 26, 2018, Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), moved a motion to push back the question and answer section on the order of the day to be addressed after the Budget debate.

March 26th, 2018
‘Unsatisfactory & disrespectful’ that Members show up late for HoA- Moses-Scatliffe

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was only on March 1, 2018 that Opposition Leader Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) had blasted Members of the House of Assembly for always arriving late for sittings.

March 1st, 2018
'HoA Members are always late' -Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - During the First Sitting of the Third Session of the Third House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at its chambers in Road Town, Tortola, Opposition Leader and First District Representative Honourable Andrew A. Fahie accused Members of the House for always arriving late for sittings.

August 23rd, 2017
Boycott? 8 Members & Speaker snub Governor's swearing in!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was a quiet, short and unassuming ceremony for the newly appointed senior civil servant in the British Overseas Service to hold the title of Governor.

August 21st, 2017
New Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert arrives!

BEEF ISLAND, VI- Governor-designate Mr Augustus J. U. Jaspert, the 13th unelected Governor of the British Overseas Territory of the Virgin Islands, has arrived in the territory.

August 21st, 2017
Letters emerge of nasty fight to keep Governor out of HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- More information has come to light on the stand by the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP)Government of Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) to block the new Governor of the Virgin Islands from being sworn in at the House of Assembly (HoA).

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