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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).

July 6th, 2017
Rotary Organisations are dying- Past President Hon Moses-Scatliffe

ROAD TOWN Tortola, VI – “There were several challenges during the year, which from discussions where incidentally experienced across all three clubs, and one of the notably obvious ones is the decline in attendance and membership retention.”

May 14th, 2013
UPDATE: Premier Smith evades Cruise Pier questions in HOA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – After several sittings of the House of Assembly where the Third District Representative Hon. Julian Fraser RA was unable to have any questions regarding the Cruise Pier project entered on the Order Paper, many may have expected answers now that some of the questions were finally allowed today, May 14, 2013 during the 9th sitting of the Second Session of the Second House of Assembly.



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