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March 12th, 2019
Opposition pledges support for new Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Opposition Members of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA), have pledged to support and work in cooperation with the newly elected Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government, under the aegis of Premier and Minister of Finance and Tourism, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

February 25th, 2019
Polls closed in the VI, results pending; Territory on edge

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Polls in the Virgin Islands (VI) are now closed for the 2019 General Elections, as the few remaining voters are in lines casting votes.

February 7th, 2019
UPDATE: “Proud to step up into an At-Large position” - Dirk L. Walters

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Inundated with a show of support and encouragement after announcing that he has made the switch to run Territorial At-Large on the Progressives United (PU) ticket, Mr Dirk L. Walters felt compelled to further defend his move.

January 30th, 2019
Verna V. Smith, to run At-Large, possibly Progressives United candidate?

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Word reaching our news centre is that Aviation professional and Sea Cows Bay resident, Ms Verna V. Smith is expected to throw her hat in the political ring as an At-Large candidate.

January 23rd, 2019
HoA to dissolve today January 23, 2019; after final sitting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The 6th Sitting of the 4th Session of the 3rd House of Assembly (HoA) continues today, Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at 3:00 PM at its Chambers in Road Town the capital city.

January 16th, 2019
Roads Project contracted out; PWD lacks capacity—Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Ministry for Communication and Works, headed by Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool, (R4), has decided to contract out, its road development project and instead focus on ‘patching potholes.’

November 28th, 2018
Premier fails in bid to breach HoA protocols

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Speaker of the Virgin Islands’ (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable, Ingrid Moses-Scatliffe at the Tuesday 27, 2018, sitting opted to abide by the Standing Orders—rules that governs the modus operandi of the House—and adjourned which denied the granting of a leave, requested by Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith(AL).

November 26th, 2018
Opposition queries money owed by Gov’t & number of skilled workers in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands’ (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) will meet on Tuesday November 27, 2018, at the Road Town, Tortola, Chambers.

November 14th, 2018
Are we heading for early elections? NDP on verge of collapse

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The temperature is heating up, as the split within the National Democratic Party (NDP) is now public knowledge.

September 3rd, 2018
Bayside Blazers & Knights clinch convincing League wins

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - The ‘Knights’ kept up their winning streak when action continued over the weekend in the Honourable Julian Fraser, Save the Seed National Basketball League 2018.

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