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November 12th, 2019
Going Green: Premier says VI must build better buildings

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Already impressed by the work of the newly appointed Planning Authority in the Virgin Islands (VI), Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says the next step is for the territory to adopt green building practices as it progresses into an environmentally sustainable future.

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 1st, 2019
New session of HoA set for Nov. 14, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Just about two weeks after the House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands was prorogued, lawmakers will return to Parliament for the First Sitting of the Second Session of the Fourth HoA on Thursday, November 14, 2019.

October 31st, 2019
'You could end up with nothing'- Hon Fraser tells Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - "You could end up with nothing," was a warning from Third District Representative, Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) to Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) over the possible outcome of the Virgin Islands/UK Loan Guarantee negotiations regarding adjustments to the stipulations of the loans.

October 29th, 2019
Turnbulls to receive compensation for land encroachment after 47 years – Dr Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Turnbull family of Myers Estate on Tortola will be compensated by the Government of the Virgin Islands, nearly 50 years after the Enis Adams Primary School encroached on their property, Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has said.

October 26th, 2019
Late Hon Lettsome-Christopher to be honoured @ cultural event

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr The Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says, late legislator, Ms Delores Lettsome-Christopher will be honoured as part of a 2019 pre-culture week of events.

October 23rd, 2019
‘We could have been looking for the planes together’- Premier Fahie to Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was implied in the House of Assembly recently that had the Third District Representative, Honourable Julian Fraser RA, stayed with the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) he could have been in government today assisting in the fight to recover the $7.2M thrown into the failed BVI Airways by the booted National Democratic Party (NDP) while they were in power.

October 22nd, 2019
Paid parking in RT among plans to address traffic woes - Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) says his ministry is working to address traffic congestion and parking issues in the capital city and this will start with the commissioning of a study on the traffic flows in the area.

October 22nd, 2019
UPDATE: Family ‘overwhelmed’ @ renaming of Admin Complex after RT O’Neal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The immediate family of first premier of the Virgin Islands, Hon Ralph T. O’Neal OBE has welcomed the move by the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government to rename Central Administration Complex in honour of the political giant.

October 22nd, 2019
Hon Vanterpool warns of 'rocky road' ahead in HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Taking umbrage that Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) had called the Virgin Islands (VI) Opposition a 'Law unto itself," while in power, former Minister of Government under the previous National Democratic Party (NDP) administration, Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) moved to lash out at House Speaker Hon Julian Willock for what he called an endorsement of the Premier's statement.

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