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March 2nd, 2018
Churches are the next target- 2018 Speech from Throne; Did anyone listen?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The average resident is now preoccupied with getting a roof over his heads, a job, and crime overwhelming the Virgin Islands (VI).

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).

September 22nd, 2016
Freedom of Information Bill being reviewed- Gov Duncan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The failure by the National Democratic Party (NDP) government to pass the long awaited Freedom of Information Bill has seen it come under heavy criticism from prominent members of the public, the media, as well as talk show hosts.

September 11th, 2016
House of Assembly to meet Sept 22, 2016

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA), which has its lowest rating since the 2011 General Elections, is to come off its summer break and meet on Thursday September 22, 2016.

October 8th, 2013
UPDATE: Hon. Fraser denounces another ‘uncouth’ action of NDP in HOA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – All set to represent the people of the Third District and the rest of the Territory, Honourable Julian Fraser, RA, was disappointed that the Questions and Answers segment was omitted from the Order Paper of the First Sitting of the Third Session of the Second House of Assembly (HOA) without notice.

October 7th, 2013
NDP Gov’t promises stiffer penalties for gun-related crimes

ROAD TOWN , Tortola, VI – Among the long list of priorities for the National Democratic Party government as it relates to its governing of the affairs of the Virgin Islands are matters pertaining to gun related crimes, the status of children born in the Virgin Islands and moves to amend the Arbitration Act.

December 8th, 2011
1st speech from Throne: Stimulating & fixing economy no. 1 priority of Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Delivering the first speech from the Throne at the Second House of Assembly today December 8, 2011, Governor William Boyd McCleary said the new Government will focus on seven broad areas to ensure that the Virgin Islands (VI) advance to a level of development where all residents will be able to enjoy good health, a high quality of life and personal fulfilment, a high quality natural and built environment, safe communities and opportunities to use their talents in gainful employment



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