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December 4th, 2019
‘Make Dec 15, 2020 a public holiday for RT O’Neal OBE’- Hon Turnbull

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As legislators paid tribute to the late first Premier of the Virgin Islands Hon Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE, at a special sitting of the House of Assembly (HoA) on December 3, 2019, Second District Representative and Opposition Member Hon Melvin M. Turnbull called for the 87th birth anniversary of Hon O’Neal to be made a public holiday.

December 3rd, 2019
Hon Ralph T. O’Neal OBE to be laid to rest on VG

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The late first Premier of the Virgin Islands, Member Emeritus of the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE will be laid to rest on Virgin Gorda, the place he was born and served for some 36 years as an elected official.

November 27th, 2019
Edris O’Neal OBE, wife of late Hon RT O’Neal OBE hospitalised

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word just reaching our newsroom is that Reverend Edris O’Neal, OBE, the widow of the late Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE has been hospitalised.

November 13th, 2019
Hon Ralph T. O’Neal OBE was 'a walking encyclopedia'- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - As the territory continues to mourn the passing of its first Premier and Member Emeritus of the House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE, ZBVI 780am 'Honestly Speaking' radio host Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline has regarded Mr O'Neal as a 'Walking Encyclopedia' on the Virgin Islands.

November 12th, 2019
Legislators reflect on passing of Hon Ralph T. O’Neal OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following the tragic news of the passing of the Virgin Islands' first Premier and Member Emeritus of the House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE yesterday, November 11, 2019, tributes have begun to flow from members of the HoA.

November 11th, 2019
VI’s first Premier Hon Ralph T. O’Neal OBE passes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands has been thrown into mourning with news of the death of its first premier, Member Emeritus of the House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE.

January 20th, 2019
‘Come run in D1 since you so popular’ - Skelton-Cline to Hon Walwyn

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI - While Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) continues to ignore National Democratic Party (NDP 1) Chairman, Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) in what some call a weak and childish rant that one must be an At-Large Candidate to be Premier, someone else has responded to Mr Walwyn.

November 4th, 2018
PHOTO of Day: An Ex-Premier O’Neal & a national ‘Shero’ Ms Lake

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Over the past two days, the Sea Cows Bay Methodist Church has seen historical moments even as it is one of the few places of worship on Tortola that was not impacted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria of 2017.

February 19th, 2018
Hon RT O'Neal & Clarence C. Thomas among 5 Rotarians honoured

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI- During the Rotary Club of Tortola's Fiftieth Anniversary celebration on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at Charlie's Restaurant located at The Moorings on Wickham's Cay II, Tortola, five Rotarians were honoured for the tremendous work they have contributed within the organisation and the community during the 50 years.

January 4th, 2017
‘Mose’ served with great dedication & sincerity- Hon Ralph T. O’Neal OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Member Emeritus of the House of Assembly and former Premier of the Virgin Islands, Hon Ralph T. O’Neal OBE has paid tribute to fallen Founding Member of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and businessman, Mr Randolph W. ‘Mose’ Malone.

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