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September 7th, 2019
‘VI was rebuilding without the RDA’ - Hon Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Deputy Speaker and At-Large Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Neville A. Smith aka 'Sheep' has lashed out at the VI Recovery and Development Agency (RDA), accusing the statutory body of complicating VI’s recovery efforts.

September 5th, 2019
‘Stop fighting against each other' - Hon Smith urges Legislators

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Deputy Speaker and government backbencher in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Neville A. Smith (AL) aka ‘Sheep’ is imploring fellow legislators to stop fighting against each other and put the business of the people first.

July 30th, 2019
NDP Legislators did ad hoc business with Gov't- Hon Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following some amount of Opposition backlash over the disclosure and subsequent motion carried for House of Assembly (HoA) Legislators, Hons Neville A. Smith (AL) and Carvin Malone (AL) to conduct business with the government, Minister for Education & Culture, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has questioned whether past members of the National Democratic Party (NDP) had followed the process.

July 29th, 2019
‘Cindy’ to Hon Malone: “My mouth helped your Gov’t to be elected!”

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – First announced in the Order Paper of the Fifth Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI), Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) at the Thursday July 25, 2019, House sitting moved motions to protect two of his legislators from having to vacate their elected seats.

July 25th, 2019
Motion to be moved for Hons Smith & Malone to get exemptions for Gov’t contracts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When the Fifth Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) resumes today, Thursday July 25, 2019, at the House Chambers in Road Town, Tortola, Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) will move motions to protect two of his legislators from having to vacate their elected seats.

June 25th, 2019
Hive of activity @ 2nd annual Olympic Day Sports Festival

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - International Olympic Day was marked on Saturday, June 22, 2019 with the 2nd annual Sports Festival at the A.O. Shirley Recreation Grounds in Road Town, Tortola.

March 25th, 2019
Hon Fahie unanimously re-elected VIP Chairman, Lemuel L. Smith is President

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - According to the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Constitution, after each general election the party congress must elect a new Executive Body including the Chairman of the Party.

March 12th, 2019
4th HoA gets down to business under VIP leadership

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Twelve Candidates elected to serve in the 4th House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) were today, March 12, 2019, ‘duly’ sworn-in at the First Sitting, under the recently elected Virgin Islands Party (VIP).

March 8th, 2019
HoA to meet March 12, 2019; Who will be Speaker?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) spokesman, Linton V. Leonard has confirmed that the First Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth HoA will commence on Tuesday, March 12, 2019.

February 28th, 2019
Hon Fahie Gov't on track, moving with record speed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following reports of infighting over cabinet positions in the new Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) government, senior sources have dispelled the rumour as erroneous, calling it “false news”.

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