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February 11th, 2019
Ex 4D Rep E. Walwyn Brewley endorses Luce D. Hodge-Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Former Fourth District Representative and Sports Icon, E. Walwyn Brewley [1983–1999] aka ‘GM’ has thrown his hat and full support behind Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Candidate, Luce D. Hodge-Smith to represent the people of D4.

March 12th, 2018
'Things are bad; House of Assembly needs medicine' - Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - During the continuation of the First Sitting of the Third Session of House of Assembly (HoA) on Thursday, March 8, 2018, Honourable Julian Fraser RA, Third District Representative, lashed out at the organisers of the official funeral for the late Omar W. Hodge for not including Sixth District Representative, Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6) on the programme to speak.

January 18th, 2018
‘Omar was never too busy to listen or to help’ - Patsy C. Lake

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - He was widely regarded as the ‘People’s Man’ and so it was no surprise that the pews of the New Testament Church of God International Worship Centre in Baughers Bay, Tortola, were filled with persons of all walks of life as they bade final farewell to the late legislator Mr Omar W. Hodge.

January 17th, 2018
‘The people telling me these fellows don’t have a heart’- Eileene L. Parsons OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former legislator and member of the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) Eileene L. Parsons OBE has taken a swipe at the NDP regime, saying on the Honestly Speaking show aired January 16, 2018 on ZBVI 780 AM that unlike politicians of today, the late Omar W. Hodge had a heart.

January 17th, 2018
Fit for a King & Political Giant: Omar W. Hodge Lies in State

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Family, fellow politicians and ordinary citizens from all walks of life filed pass the open casket today January 17, 2018 (happening now) of former Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Omar W. Hodge.

January 14th, 2018
Parliament Building will be ready for Omar W. Hodge’s send off

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Workers of Quality Construction Ltd, the local firm headed by Roy A. Garraway, was busy today Sunday January 14, 2018, putting on the final touches to repairing the Parliament Building, better known as the House of Assembly (HoA).

January 7th, 2018
Late Legislator Hodge to lie in state January 17, 2018; Rush on to repair HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It took the passing of a legislator it seems for the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government and the Deputy Governor’s Office to pay some attention to the repairing of the House of Assembly (HoA) Chambers.

January 5th, 2018
Is Premier Smith heeding Omar W. Hodge’s warnings after the fact?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - When the now deceased long serving legislator and member of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Omar Wallace Hodge sounded one of his usual warnings to the Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) Administration to have non-VIslanders regularised or be hit by an “Earthquake”, did he foresee the devastation caused by the recent natural disasters or was it the obvious rift, as has been playing out on social media, that seems to be very strong between expatriates and locals?

January 4th, 2018
‘People’s Man’ stood up for my mom who ‘was not from here’- Hon Maduro-Caines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- She shockingly toppled the political giant at the 2011 General Elections of the Virgin Islands as a National Democratic Party (NDP) candidate for the Sixth District, but there was still plenty of love between Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6) and the late Omar W. Hodge, a former Minister for Natural Resources and Labour.

December 28th, 2017
Tribute on passing of Mr Omar W. Hodge by Dr The Hon Kedrick D. Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Below is a tribute on the passing of former Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Mr Omar W. Hodge by Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering (R7).

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