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September 11th, 2019
'It's a slippery slope'- Hon Penn on HoA exemptions for Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Leader Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has called “a slippery slope” the renewal of state contracts to companies connected to Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) while calling for more transparency in the House of Assembly (HoA) as it relates to members of the Executive receiving government contracts.

August 28th, 2019
Message by Minister for Health & Social Development Hon Carvin Malone on World Alzheimer’s Month

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands Alzheimer’s Association is a non-profit organisation which aims to create awareness, encourage prevention of the disease and be the support system for families coping with loved ones suffering from the disease.

August 10th, 2019
Fun & frolic @ Carrot Bay Cultural Fiesta

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI- From the donkey races to the tug-o-war between married men and single men, the day of cultural activities at the Carrot Bay Cultural Fiesta on August 9, 2019, was nothing short of fun and entertainment.

August 2nd, 2019
Primary Health Services return to Rosalind Penn Health Centre

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Rosalind Penn Health Centre has been reopened and will now offer health care services to the communities of East End and Long Look.

July 30th, 2019
NDP Legislators did ad hoc business with Gov't- Hon Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following some amount of Opposition backlash over the disclosure and subsequent motion carried for House of Assembly (HoA) Legislators, Hons Neville A. Smith (AL) and Carvin Malone (AL) to conduct business with the government, Minister for Education & Culture, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has questioned whether past members of the National Democratic Party (NDP) had followed the process.

July 29th, 2019
‘Cindy’ to Hon Malone: “My mouth helped your Gov’t to be elected!”

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – First announced in the Order Paper of the Fifth Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI), Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) at the Thursday July 25, 2019, House sitting moved motions to protect two of his legislators from having to vacate their elected seats.

July 25th, 2019
Motion to be moved for Hons Smith & Malone to get exemptions for Gov’t contracts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When the Fifth Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) resumes today, Thursday July 25, 2019, at the House Chambers in Road Town, Tortola, Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) will move motions to protect two of his legislators from having to vacate their elected seats.

July 24th, 2019
VI recognises newest centenarian- Mrs Emogene A. Creque

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- One of the first female entrepreneurs in the territory, Mrs Emogene Augusta Creque is now the Virgin Islands’ newest centenarian.

July 19th, 2019
Residents urged to be kind to persons with mental disorders

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A strong plea was made yesterday July 18, 2019 for persons to be patient, kind and show support for individuals suffering from mental disorders in communities across the Virgin Islands (VI) as they journey towards recovery.

July 17th, 2019
400 air filter masks procured for landfill smoke affected residents – Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Smoke and fume affected residents in West End and in proximity to the Pockwood Pond Incinerator will be given masks in the interim, as works on key components to make the incinerator operable is likely to be completed by mid-September 2019.

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