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November 29th, 2019
Hon O'Neal Funeral: Wed, Dec 11, 2019 declared Public Holiday

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The December 11, 2019, date for the official state funeral of House of Assembly (HoA) Member Emeritus, the Late Hon Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE, will now be considered a public holiday in the Virgin Islands (VI).

November 14th, 2019
HoA delegation attends Youth Parliament in T&T

PORT of SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago, WI- A three-man delegation from the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) recently returned to the territory after attending the 17th National Youth Parliament in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T).

November 13th, 2019
Opposition accuses Hon Fahie led Gov't of Nepotism & Cronyism

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The VI Opposition, led by Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8), has accused the Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Administration of marginalising Virgin Islanders out of top government jobs, issuing consultancies to party loyalists and victimising its outspoken critics; however, was hesitant to provide proof.

November 12th, 2019
Legislators reflect on passing of Hon Ralph T. O’Neal OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following the tragic news of the passing of the Virgin Islands' first Premier and Member Emeritus of the House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE yesterday, November 11, 2019, tributes have begun to flow from members of the HoA.

October 22nd, 2019
Hon Vanterpool warns of 'rocky road' ahead in HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Taking umbrage that Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) had called the Virgin Islands (VI) Opposition a 'Law unto itself," while in power, former Minister of Government under the previous National Democratic Party (NDP) administration, Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) moved to lash out at House Speaker Hon Julian Willock for what he called an endorsement of the Premier's statement.

October 17th, 2019
HoA Members wear pink in support of Breast Cancer awareness

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Julian Willock and Members of the House wore pink to show their solidarity in the fight against Breast Cancer at the Seventh Sitting of the 1st Session of the Fourth House of Assembly.

October 17th, 2019
Gov't travels to face HoA scrutiny

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- When the Seventh Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands commences today Thursday, October 17, 2019, at 10:00am in Road Town, Tortola, the travels of the Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led administration will be placed under the microscope in the name of accountability.

October 1st, 2019
Speaker Willock leads VI delegation @ Parliamentary Conference in Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda - Speaker of the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Julian Willock led a Virgin Islands delegation to a Parliamentary Conference in Kampala, Uganda, on September 22 to 29, 2019.

September 19th, 2019
There is a ‘cultural lack of respect’ for HoA Members- Speaker Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Another Member of the House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands (VI) has expressed distaste at the lack of respect being shown towards them by immigration officers and other personnel when entering and leaving the territory via the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport.

August 26th, 2019
UPDATE: HoA Sitting for today rescheduled to September 2, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The House of Assembly Sitting scheduled for today, August 26, 2019 has been rescheduled to September 2, 2019, according to information reaching our newsroom.

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