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August 14th, 2018
History? Mr Speaker? Hon Archibald C. Christian acts as Speaker

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It was a history making session today, Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at the continuation of the 6th Sitting of the 3rd Session of the 3rd House of Assembly (HoA).

April 2nd, 2017
House of Assembly to meet April 18, 2017

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) will meet again on Tuesday April 18, 2017 for its Sixth Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly.

January 26th, 2017
It’s ‘amazing’ VI media don’t get more lawsuits – Hon Ingrid A. Moses

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Speaker of the House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands, Hon Ingrid A. Moses recently used a television talk show to take a swipe at local media outlets, alleging that they are guilty of being sensational with headlines, which causes persons not to read a story but go straight to the bloggers section.

January 25th, 2017
Hon Ingrid A. Moses wants to mentor youth in ‘life after HoA’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Honourable Ingrid A. Moses is the youngest person in the Virgin Islands to hold the position of Speaker of the House of Assembly; however, she has no intention holding on to the position for another eight years as she wants to live her dreams, part of which is to invest quality time mentoring the youth.

November 1st, 2016
Speaker chides HoA Members on tardiness

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the House of Assembly (HoA) already being labelled a circus by a former legislator, it’s image was not helped when Speaker Ms Ingrid A. Moses had to chide Members yesterday, October 31, 2016 for being late to conduct the people’s business.

May 9th, 2016
Orion Law Out! Travers Thorp Alberga In! Merger deal with Walwyn’s firm

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Orion Law, a firm which started its operations in the Virgin Islands in 2009 by the now controversial Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn and had as a partner Speaker of the House of Assembly Hon Ingrid A. Moses, no longer exists.

April 19th, 2016
Speaker, Opposition Leader clash on Standing Orders

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Leader of the Opposition Honourable Julian Fraser RA and Speaker of the House of Assembly Honourable Ingrid A. Moses clashed over a procedural issue which concerned his bringing a motion to the House to debate a notice that the Government had tabled in regard to a loan from the CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank.

April 6th, 2016
HoA to meet Monday April 18, 2016

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands will meet again on April 18, 2016, some two weeks from now. While the Order Paper is still in draft and therefore has not been released to the media or Members of the House, sources close to the Premier’s Office said another amendment may be on its way to address new issues in the Financial Services Sector.

April 1st, 2016
UPDATE: 2016 Budget of $330M passed in HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI- In the quiet of the night on March 31, 2016 the House of Assembly (HoA) passed one of the largest spending Bills in the history of the Virgin Islands. It approved the 2016 Appropriation Act totaling three hundred and thirty million, eight hundred and forty six thousand, five hundred dollars (US$330, 846,500).

January 24th, 2016
Budget date yet to be decided – Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minster of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith said the date for the presentation of the National Budget is yet to be decided, confirming our newsroom’s accurate report on January 20, 2016 that tomorrow Monday January 25, 2016 is not Budget Day.



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