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April 6th, 2018
On snubbing of Gov swearing in: ‘VI open country, we welcome people’- DG Archer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Many residents remember the controversy last year when the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government used the Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Ingrid A. Moses-Scatliffe, to discontinue with the traditional location for the swearing in of the newly appointed senior civil servant in the United Kingdom Diplomatic Service.

February 19th, 2018
House of Assembly meets March 1, 2018; Throne Speech will be read

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Construction workers are busy further restoring the damaged House of Assembly Chambers in Road Town to host the First Sitting of the Third Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA).

August 22nd, 2017
'VI people demanding good governance & accountability'- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Newly appointed Governor Mr Augustus J. U. Jaspert was urged by Leader of the Opposition Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) that the people of the territory are demanding good governance and more accountability from its leaders.

August 22nd, 2017
'Keep eyes on new governor' - Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline warns

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - "We at this point as a people of this jurisdiction cannot take our eyes off this ball," is a heads up by Virgin Islander Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline, who asserted that the ball in this case is thrown at the people of the Virgin Islands (UK) in the form of a governor who seemingly has no real experience in governing.

August 21st, 2017
New Governor Augustus J. U. Jaspert arrives!

BEEF ISLAND, VI- Governor-designate Mr Augustus J. U. Jaspert, the 13th unelected Governor of the British Overseas Territory of the Virgin Islands, has arrived in the territory.

August 21st, 2017
Letters emerge of nasty fight to keep Governor out of HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- More information has come to light on the stand by the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP)Government of Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) to block the new Governor of the Virgin Islands from being sworn in at the House of Assembly (HoA).

August 18th, 2017
After booted from HoA new Gov Jaspert to be sworn in August 22, 2017

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The National Democratic Party was adamant that the new senior civil servant in the United Kingdom Foreign Service, who has been appointed as the new colonial Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI), will not be invited to the House of Assembly (HoA) to be sworn in.

December 16th, 2015
Jr Ministers Marlon A. Penn & Archibald C. Christian sworn in; media snubbed!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a low profile affair today December 16, 2015, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) and Territorial Representative Hon Archibald C. Christian were sworn in as Junior Ministers, appointments that were first and accurately reported by Virgin Islands News Online.

June 10th, 2015
Ministerial Cabinet to remain the same

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There will be no new faces in the Ministerial Cabinet of the re-elected National Democratic Party (NDP) government, sources close to the NDP have reliably informed Virgin Islands News Online.

August 15th, 2014
‘No man is an Island’ – HE Governor John S. Duncan, OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “The role and task of the Governor is to strike a balance between the views of Her Majesty’s Government of the United Kingdom, those of the government of the Virgin Islands Government, your elected representatives and the aspirations of the people of the Virgin Islands,” said newly sworn in Governor to the Virgin Islands His Excellency Governor John S. Duncan, OBE.

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