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September 28th, 2020
HoA resumes tomorrow in Committee discussing Nurses & Midwives Act

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- The Fourteenth Sitting of the Second Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the House of Assembly (HoA) resumes tomorrow, Tuesday, September 29, 2020.

September 25th, 2020
Retired nurses want to go back to work- Hon Fraser

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Opposition legislator Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) is calling for a clause in the Nurses and Midwives Act 2020, that would enable retired nurses to be allowed to work on a contractual basis in the Territory.

September 5th, 2020
'No time for division or petty politics'- Hon Malone to VI Opposition

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) in his latest address to the people of the Virgin Islands (VI) Hon Carvin Malone has urged the territory's opposition to bring an end to the petty politics relating to the government's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

August 31st, 2020
‘I have no problems with the lockdown’- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –Senor Legislator and Opposition Member in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) said he has no objections to any new lockdown as a measure to control the recent spike in COVID-19 cases in the Territory.

August 28th, 2020
Premier slams Opposition for 'fanning flames of misinformation'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has blasted Opposition Members for what he called mischief and spreading misinformation, following an Opposition press briefing where comments were made about an alleged antagonistic relationship between the Fahie Administration and the Governor.

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 21st, 2020
Opposition demands details of JvD lockdown

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – With the entire sister island of Jost van Dyke being placed on emergency quarantine for 7 days as a result of an individual who resided on the island testing positive for coronavirus on arrival in St Vincent and the Grenadines last week, Opposition Members in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) are now calling on the Government to furnish them with details surrounding the latest Curfew Order.

July 10th, 2020
‘A police officer cannot have total immunity acting under a warrant’- Hon Fraser

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Another heavy legislation, the Police Act, 2019, is being debated in the House of Assembly (HoA), and according to senior legislator and Opposition Member, Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3), such a weighty bill that has a lot of concerns should be given public consultations.

July 5th, 2020
Cultural Icon Eileene L. Parsons turns 90; Hon Fraser is 70 today!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- July 5, 2020, is a special day in the Virgin Islands, as it is the day two gems of the Virgin Islands are celebrating their birth anniversaries.

June 25th, 2020
Hon Vanterpool slams Governor for trying to intimidate VI Premier

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Fourth District Representative in the House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Mark H. Vanterpool has accused the sitting Governor, H.E. Augustus J.U. Jaspert, along with past Governors, of what he called 'intimidation' of the democratically elected Premier of the Virgin Islands to lead the Territory, according to the mandate of the people.

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