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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.

June 6th, 2020
Hon Fraser cites 'fear' in HoA failing to reprimand Governor

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Senior Opposition Member, Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) believes that it was 'fear' which prevented Legislators in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) from supporting his motion to have Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert reprimanded.

June 5th, 2020
Motion to reprimand Governor fails in HoA

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- The historic motion brought to the House of Assembly (HoA) by Senior Member of the Opposition, Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) to reprimand the Governor has failed in the House of Assembly (HoA) after only receiving two votes in its favour moments ago, June 5, 2020.

June 5th, 2020
While report is late 'it is here'- Hon Penn on motion against Governor

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - The question of whether the Territory has an effective 'tri-party' Opposition that is united and trusting of each other may have been answered when Opposition Leader, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) said he was unaware that Senior Opposition Member, Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) was bringing a motion to the House of Assembly (HoA) to reprimand the Governor.

June 4th, 2020
HoA seeking 'legal advice' if it can reprimand Governor

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - With uncertainty over whether the House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) can actually reprimand the sitting Governor, His Excellency Augustus J.U. Jaspert, by way of a motion brought by senior legislator Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3), the House is now seeking legal advice on the way forward.

June 4th, 2020
'I heard me & Fraser looking to put licks on Governor'- Hon Turnbull

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Second District Representative, Hon Melvin M. Turnbull said he only seconded a motion moved by Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) to reprimand the Governor, His Excellency Augustus J.U. Jaspert, to 'get an understanding,' of where it was going.

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