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July 6th, 2019
Consumer Protection Bill is not to tilt scales in anyone’s favour- Sharie B. deCastro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The long awaited Consumer Protection Bill, a campaign promise by the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) in the lead up to the General Elections of February 25, 2019, will be taken to the public for its input from next week before it is returned to the House of Assembly (HoA) for the Second and Third Readings.

June 21st, 2019
Top ESHS student not in favour of additional school year

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Public consultations on whether to continue with the additional school year controversially implemented into public secondary schools by the former Minister for Education Myron V. Walwyn continued on Tortola on June 20, 2019.

March 16th, 2018
UPDATE: Premier Smith ignores ‘transparency’ request of Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Luckily Opposition Leader Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) wasn’t holding his breath waiting for Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) to honour his request to produce every correspondence between the Virgin Islands (VI) and the United Kingdom (UK) Governments on the Territory’s recovery plan since November 2017.

January 26th, 2018
‘Give sister islands some independence’ – VG resident to Gov’t

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – In a full Catholic Community Centre on Virgin Gorda, leaders of the territory heard that it’s antiquated to have a system of electricity that shuts down an entire territory of multiple islands when a small problem develops on the main island.

October 26th, 2016
E.G. Maduro praises Premier Smith for public consultations on Governor’s power

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A usual critic of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government led by Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith, talk show host Edmund G. Maduro recently had commendations for the Premier.

June 21st, 2014
Transparency & Public Accountability: Easier Said than Done

By Dickson Igwe

At a recent political meeting in idyllic Virgin Gorda, Virgin Islands, the New Chairman and First Elected Leader of the Grand Ole Party admitted that in past years his organization had not been good at listening to the cries of Joe Public. For this he apologized. He promised greater sensitivity to the public’s demands if elected leader of the country.

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