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April 12th, 2019
Vanterpool, Speaker hire lawyers for Judicial Review

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Initially set for 9:30 am today April 12, 2019, the Judicial Review over the saga surrounding House of Assembly (HoA) Speaker, Hon Julian Willock and District 4 Representative-Elect, Mark H. Vanterpool—over the D4 seat—has been delayed until 11:00 am because both sides were arguing on some procedural arrangements.

April 2nd, 2019
Vanterpool hauling Speaker to Court; Hearing Date Set

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The saga over the District Four seat of Representative-elect, Mark H. Vanterpool continues with a revelation that he tried to delay today’s April 2, 2019, Second Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) and has taken legal action against the Speaker.

March 28th, 2019
Work with Willock and see how it goes - ‘Masa’ Pemberton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI - Radio and social network personality Ramoamasagana Pemberton aka ‘Masa’ is adding his voice to the conversation surrounding the resignation of Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) member-elect, Mr Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) and the conundrum that followed after he recanted his resignation and demanded to be sworn into the House.

March 6th, 2019
First Cabinet Meeting set for March 7, 2019 on VG

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), in consultation with the Governor Mr Augustus J.U. Jaspert, has decided that the first meeting of the Cabinet of the Virgin Islands (VI) be held on the Sister Island of Virgin Gorda this Thursday, March 7, 2019 at the Village Cafe & Restaurant (Olde Yard Village).

January 23rd, 2019
11 registered in VI as British Citizens

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Eleven persons are now British citizens after having been previously naturalised as British Overseas Territories citizens.

November 29th, 2018
Cabinet leases Blunder Bay! Private developers to build 5-Star Resort

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – Virgin Gorda could soon be home to one of the world’s foremost five-star luxury resorts, at Blunder Bay, North Sound.

November 24th, 2018
VI moves to ban Styrofoam, single use plastics

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Recognised internationally as the ‘Sailing Capital of the World’ and one of the premier tourist destinations in the sun-lit Caribbean, the Virgin Islands (VI) government, has in recent months been pushing for a greener environment and is now making moves that will soon see the ban of Styrofoam materials and single use disposable plastics, among other non-biodegradable products.

November 4th, 2018
20 persons now registered as British Citizens

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Twenty persons were registered as British Citizens at a ceremony at Government House on Thursday, November 1, 2018, according to a press release from the Government Information Service dated November 2, 2018.

September 8th, 2018
Gov Jaspert warns against complacency @ Irma Observance

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Government of the Virgin Islands’ (VI) call to prayer, reflection and remembrance of September 6, 2017, was met with a scant attendance and a clarion call to guard against complacency in the Territory’s recovery efforts.

May 9th, 2018
Residents tired of empty promises for consumer protection bill

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “We are at the point where it is in the Attorney General’s hands now, where the AG has to bring forward swiftly consumer legislation that not just protects the consumers of this territory but also works to protect the business sector from unfair accusations. We’ll now have a process and a mechanism to actually manage the consumer affairs of the territory.”

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