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November 14th, 2019
Green economy, medical marijuana & gambling regulations top 'Throne Speech'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The local cultivation and sale of medical marijuana, in addition to legislative agenda for the development of the Virgin Islands (VI) in a green economy, were highlights of today's November 14, 2019, "Speech from the Throne,' delivered by His Excellency, Mr Augustus J. U. Jaspert when the First Sitting of the Second Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) convened at its chambers in Road Town, Tortola.

November 14th, 2019
Consumer Protection Bill among 11 Bills for Introduction & First Reading today, Nov 14

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The return of the Consumer Protection Bill will be among eleven (11) Bills for Introduction and First reading when the First Sitting of the Second Session of the Fourth House of Assembly convenes today, Thursday, November 14, 2019.

November 1st, 2019
New session of HoA set for Nov. 14, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Just about two weeks after the House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands was prorogued, lawmakers will return to Parliament for the First Sitting of the Second Session of the Fourth HoA on Thursday, November 14, 2019.

September 24th, 2018
UK reigns in VI legislators: Cabinet Decisions to be made public

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –Decisions taken by the Cabinet of the Virgin Islands (VI), will now be made public documents.

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.


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