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July 31st, 2019
Premier chides Opposition Leader for mockery of security detail

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Opposition Leader and third-term legislator Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has been rebuked for his trifling of the matter of security detail for Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

May 31st, 2019
Challenge to ‘fast track’ initiative not political’- Opposition Leader

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Opposition Leader, Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) has made it known that he, along with the other Members of the Opposition, are still trying to understand the rationale behind the 'Clear path to regularisation: Residency and Belonger Status Programme' initiated by Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) and will continue to “challenge” it.

April 2nd, 2019
Speaker nixes Vanterpool inquiry in HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Mark H. Vanterpool—the Candidate to secure the most votes in District Four at the recently held General Elections—was on hand for the sitting of the House of Assembly (HoA) today, April 2, 2019, but was not sworn-in.

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).

March 12th, 2019
4th HoA gets down to business under VIP leadership

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Twelve Candidates elected to serve in the 4th House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) were today, March 12, 2019, ‘duly’ sworn-in at the First Sitting, under the recently elected Virgin Islands Party (VIP).

December 27th, 2018
3 Opposition Leaders in 3 years for HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Third House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) was a historic one. It was the first time in local political history that there were three different Opposition Leaders in the life of one Assembly.

December 22nd, 2018
“This role is not about power” - Hon Skelton as new Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In a predicted move, Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI) His Excellency, Augustus J. U. Jaspert yesterday, December 21, 2018, officially announced that Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) would be the new Leader of the Opposition.

December 21st, 2018
Hon Fahie Out! Hon Skelton In! as new Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI) His Excellency, Augustus J. U. Jaspert today, December 21, 2018, officially announced the appointment of Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) as the new Leader of the Opposition.

August 17th, 2018
Hon Fahie kicks off consultations for UK/VI review on Jost van Dyke

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Opposition Leader, Andrew A. Fahie (R1), kick-starts his Territory-wide consultations, on the sister Island of Jost van Dyke, on Tuesday August 21, 2018, as he engages residents in order to prepare formal submissions to the United Kingdom’s review of its future relationship with its Overseas Territories (OTs).

August 15th, 2018
NDP ‘drops ball’ on UK/VI relations review-Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Opposition Leader, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has thoroughly lambasted the government of the Virgin Islands (VI), over its failure to act and engage the people of the Territory, in light of the United Kingdom’s (UK) decision to formally open a review into its future relations with its Overseas Territories (OTs)—including the VI.

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