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March 18th, 2019
‘I am an advocate of free speech’ – Speaker Willock

Road Town, Tortola, VI - New Speaker of the Virgin Islands (VI) Fourth House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Julian Willock, says the territory has absolutely nothing to fear regarding his ability to be fair and unbiased in the HoA, since he has a history of advocating for free speech and speaking out for the rights of voiceless people.

March 16th, 2019
AG to advise on Vanterpool seat fiasco – Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following Mark H. Vanterpool’s (R4) flip-flopping of his resignation from the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) on March 14, 2019, Governor of the Virgin Islands, His Excellency Augustus J. U. Jaspert aka ‘Gus’ says he is yet to receive formal notice of the vacant District 4 seat and is seeking legal advice on the fiasco.

March 15th, 2019
Vanterpool: a 'Pappy Show...taking we for joke' - Picko Moff

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) is already wading uncharted waters with Mark H. Vanterpool, making an 'about face,' on his decision to resign but his decision has been shut down by Speaker, Honourable Julian Willock, who accepted the resignation letter.

March 15th, 2019
“I have no editorial controls of VINO” – Hon Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The moment he took the oath of office as Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Julian Willock’s, ability to be fair, unbiased and more-so humble, came in for heavy questioning given his links to news site, Virgin Islands News Online (VINO).

March 14th, 2019
Mark H. Vanterpool recants resignation, ask to be sworn into HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Representative for the Fourth Electoral District, Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) has today, March 14, 2019, recanted his resignation from the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) citing incorrect resignation procedure, while noting that the people of his district have encouraged him to continue being their representative.

March 12th, 2019
Julian Willock sworn in as new HoA Speaker

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Businessman, former Permanent Secretary and son of the soil, Mr Julian Willock was this morning, Tuesday, March 12, 2019, sworn in as the new House Speaker of the Virgin Islands (VI) during the First Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) at the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex in Road Town, Tortola.

February 20th, 2019
‘I am undisturbed’ - Skelton-Cline on church distancing self from him

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI – Following the bombshell news on February 14, 2019, that the Board of Trustees of the New Life Baptiste Church (NLBC) in Duffs Bottom, Tortola has distanced itself from ZBVI ‘Honestly Speaking’ radio host, Claude O. Skelton-Cline over his behaviour on the political front, the man of the cloth has finally broken his silence.

February 4th, 2019
'VIP has the Lucky 13' - Julian Willock

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Mr Julian Willock, a former Permanent Secretary and Businessman, had his first public address since last year December, when he told residents and his supporters that he has suspended his campaign and will not be a Candidate in the 2019 General Elections in the Virgin Islands (VI).

December 13th, 2018
‘I did not interfere’- Hon Fahie on VIP At-Large internal elections

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI - In their first talk show ‘Let’s Talk’ aired on ZBVI 780 AM last evening Wednesday, December 12, 2018—following the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) internal At-Large elections—Opposition Leader and Chairman of the VIP, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has completely distanced himself from rumors that he interfered with the elections.

December 4th, 2018
Willock not daunted by 4-vote loss

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “Any of the nine of us are better than NDP (National Democratic Party) I, or NDP II.”

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