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November 18th, 2020
Hasten your footsteps on reparations, constitutional review – Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands government has been called on to act swiftly to review the territory’s Constitution and move forward on the issue of reparations from the United Kingdom (UK).

August 5th, 2020
Current VI constitution is 'disrespectful to the Premier' - Hon Vanterpool

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Fourth District Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Mark H. Vanterpool has called the current VI Constitution Order 2007 as disrespectful to the highest democratically elected office, that of the Premier, over its stipulation to have a UK appointed Governor to chair the Cabinet.

August 3rd, 2020
Rev Turnbull praises debates on motion for constitutional review

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Senior Pastor of the Cane Garden Bay (CGB) Baptist Church in Tortola, Dr Melvin A. Turnbull has praised the debates on Virgin Island's upcoming constitutional review, adding that is a step forward for the Territory.

July 30th, 2020
2007 VI constitutional review was 'unfinished business' - Hon Julian Fraser

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Veteran politician and Senior Member of the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) said the 2007 Constitutional Review in the Virgin Islands was unfinished business.

July 29th, 2020
'Give us more responsibilities as Jr Ministers'- Hon Flax-Charles

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - During the House of Assembly (HoA) debate on the motion for constitutional reform on July 28, 2020, Territorial At-Large Member and Jr Minister for Trade and Economic Development, Hon Shereen D. Flax-Charles (AL) has called for more responsibilities to be added to the two Jr Minister posts.

July 29th, 2020
Independence a dangerous thing; VI seeking more autonomy - Hon Wheatley

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Constitutional reform in the Virgin Islands (VI) is aimed at better self-governance and not independence, according to Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) who called independence a danger to the VI.

July 29th, 2020
Reviewed constitution should address power of Governor to access public funds- Premier

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) wants the constitutional review to extend to the issue of the sitting Governor having the reserved power to access public funds.

July 28th, 2020
Governor's Office a 'symbol of discrimination & injustice' to VIslanders - Premier

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has reiterated his calls for a Virgin Islander to be holding the post of Governor instead of a UK appointed native.

July 28th, 2020
Hon Maduro-Caines wants constitution to block same-sex marriages

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – As part of the debate on constitutional review in the Virgin Islands, Sixth District Representative in the House of Assembly (HoA) Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines has called for the constitution to clearly define marriage with the aim of countering global trends of legalising same-sex marriages.

July 27th, 2020
Motion for Constitutional Review to be debated in HoA today, July 27, 2020

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Members of the House of Assembly (HoA) will debate the motion for a Constitutional Review at the Thirteenth Sitting of the Second Session of the Fourth House of Assembly slated for the Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff’s Bottom, today, Monday, July 27, 2020.


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