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September 25th, 2019
Gov’t unconventional but ‘going good’– Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- One Member of the Opposition, although probably breaking party protocol, has been brave and honest enough to publicly praise the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government for its work since taking office some seven months ago.

July 23rd, 2019
Johnson In; May Out: as UK Prime Minister

LONDON, United Kingdom - Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, known to many as Boris Johnson, will be the new prime minister of the United Kingdom (UK), after winning the leadership of the Conservative Party on Tuesday, July 23, 2019.

November 22nd, 2018
VIP @ 47! Opposition Leader comes in for high praises for inclusive leadership

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI – With the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) celebrating its 47th ‘birthday’ this past month, its Chairman and Leader of the Opposition, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has come in for high praises for his strong and inclusive leadership style, as the party prepares to head into the 2019 elections season.

February 27th, 2018
Hon Myron V. Walwyn buckles! Downsizes VG Easter Festival

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Controversial Minister for Education and Culture, Myron V. Walwyn (AL), is stubbornly going ahead with the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival for 2018, although according to him, “festivities will take a different format than attendees have grown accustomed to over the years.”

November 10th, 2017
No Consumer Protection Bill! Opposition questions NDP being AWOL after Irma

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The long-awaited Consumer Protection Bill will not be on the Order Paper come Monday November 13, 2017 at the Eleventh Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly.

July 17th, 2017
House of Assembly to meet on August 1, 2017

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While communication from the House of Assembly (HoA) and the Dr Smith-led National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration are most often not forthcoming, many persons thought that the HoA was prorogued for the June-July-August recess.

December 21st, 2016
Opposition lacks support - Patricia M. Romney

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Patricia M. Romney aka Patti, Director of Operations at the ROMASCO Group and Managing Director at the new car dealership Tortola Auto Group (TAG), publicly stated that she is one person that holds the Opposition in high regards, despite the party in power, arguing that the Oppositions is not usually given enough support by the electorate and the ruling party.

December 18th, 2016
Questions back on Order Paper for December 19 HoA Sitting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It is well established that the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) Government of Premier and Leader of Government business Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) does not like to answer the Opposition’s questions in the House of Assembly (HoA).

October 30th, 2016
Treat the Opposition with more respect- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI- The host of the 3D show on ZBVI 780 AM, Doug Wheatley, has called on members of the Premier Dr The Hon. D. Orlando Smith led National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration to treat those on the Opposition side with more respect.

October 25th, 2016
HoA continuing today October 25, 2016

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The House of Assembly (HoA) is continuing its Second Sitting of the Second Session of the Third HoA today October 25, 2016 as was first and accurately reported by our news room on October 20, 2016.

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