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September 11th, 2019
‘Your gov’t has no secrets’- Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Despite making every effort to deliver on transparency and accountability as a Government, in keeping with campaign promises, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Administration is being forced to publicly reaffirm its commitment to good governance.

September 11th, 2019
'It's a slippery slope'- Hon Penn on HoA exemptions for Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Leader Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has called “a slippery slope” the renewal of state contracts to companies connected to Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) while calling for more transparency in the House of Assembly (HoA) as it relates to members of the Executive receiving government contracts.

September 9th, 2019
‘D6 looking like a dumping area’- Hon Maduro-Caines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Sixth District Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI), House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines has called on persons owning boats and other equipment in the district to clean up the zone since it continues to look like a ‘dumping area.’

September 8th, 2019
Construction on Sundays a 'noise nuisance'- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Third District Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) Hon Julian Fraser RA, has called on legislators to revisit the Noise Control and Abatement Act, given weekend noise pollution from sources such as construction work in residential areas continues to be an issue.

September 7th, 2019
‘VI was rebuilding without the RDA’ - Hon Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Deputy Speaker and At-Large Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Neville A. Smith aka 'Sheep' has lashed out at the VI Recovery and Development Agency (RDA), accusing the statutory body of complicating VI’s recovery efforts.

September 5th, 2019
‘Stop fighting against each other' - Hon Smith urges Legislators

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Deputy Speaker and government backbencher in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Neville A. Smith (AL) aka ‘Sheep’ is imploring fellow legislators to stop fighting against each other and put the business of the people first.

September 5th, 2019
'The time is now to push' for Constitutional Review- Premier Fahie

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola VI - The long-overdue Virgin Islands (VI) constitutional review will finally be given precedence and Government will be taking input from citizens of the Virgin Islands (VI) via public consultations on the away forward, according to Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

September 2nd, 2019
Some private sector employees forced to work during Dorian – Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Third District Representative in the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) Hon Julian Fraser (RA) has lashed out at some sections of the Private Sector for 'forcing' employees to work even as Hurricane Dorian was forecasted to make landfall on sections on the territory last Wednesday, August 28, 2019.

August 26th, 2019
UPDATE: HoA Sitting for today rescheduled to September 2, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The House of Assembly Sitting scheduled for today, August 26, 2019 has been rescheduled to September 2, 2019, according to information reaching our newsroom.

August 24th, 2019
‘We should be able to sit & talk with UK’- Premier

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says with the current issues facing the Virgin Islands (VI) and its decision to take up the UK Loan guarantee offer towards hurricane rebuilding, the territory should be able to sit with the UK and have a discussion on the matter.

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