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August 3rd, 2018
Willock sets Hon Walwyn straight on ‘corruption & investigations’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Communications and Works, and now At Large Candidate in the 2019 Elections, Mr Julian Willock, has rejected outright, recent claims made by the Minister for Education and Culture, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), saying it appears the Minister “is a stranger to the truth.”

June 25th, 2018
VIP will be ready to contest General Elections against NDP—Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands Party (VIP) says it's ready to contest upcoming General Elections, against the National Democratic Party (NDP) under its newly elected leadership.

March 22nd, 2017
Warrish Walwyn wants Hon Fahie investigated

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The ever antagonistic Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) was his usual self in the House of Assembly on March 21, 2017 as he sought to suggest that former Minister for Education and Culture and now Opposition Leader Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) mismanaged public funds.

February 8th, 2016
$331M Budget! Higher taxes announced with claim that country not broke!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Sounding again like he was on the campaign trail, the Virgin Islands’ Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith has announced a 2016 Appropriation Act of approximately Three Hundred and Thirty Million, Eight Hundred and Forty Six Thousand Five hundred United States Dollars ($330,846,500.00) of both protected revenue and expenditure.

December 26th, 2015
‘Work of HoA shrouded in secrecy’ – Hon Julian Fraser RA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Leader of the Opposition and Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) said that much of the work of the House of Assembly (HoA) is shrouded in secrecy and wants this to change in the name of good governance and transparency.

November 11th, 2015
Winston E. Nibbs slams Hon Fraser for leaving territory unannounced

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show regular Winston E. Nibbs aka La Fontey has chided Leader of the Opposition Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) for not informing the territory that he was leaving on official business.

November 3rd, 2015
PAC sittings should be open to public - Hon Julian Fraser RA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Leader of the Opposition and Representative for the Third District Honourable Julian Fraser RA believes that the sittings of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) should be open to the public as a way of ensuring transparency.

July 15th, 2015
Hon Fraser blasts composition of PAC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The House of Assembly yesterday July 14, 2015 named the members of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) even though the Leader of the Opposition has not been decided upon as yet.

January 31st, 2015
‘Who is Governor to hold up COI?’ – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show host Edmund G. Maduro Thursday evening January 29, 2015 blasted Governor of the Virgin Islands His Excellency John S. Duncan OBE for not yet making a decision on the Commission of Inquiry into the cruise pier and other projects.

August 12th, 2014
Speaker of HoA Ingrid A. Moses chides Opposition for abuse of privilege

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Speaker of the House of Assembly Ingrid A. Moses last night August 11, 2014 slammed members of the Opposition for what she called the abusing of their parliamentary privilege when they included in their presentations information on companies connected to the cruise pier project.



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