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August 14th, 2018
History? Mr Speaker? Hon Archibald C. Christian acts as Speaker

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It was a history making session today, Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at the continuation of the 6th Sitting of the 3rd Session of the 3rd House of Assembly (HoA).

August 13th, 2018
UPDATE: Official; only 3 elected members will run with NDP Co-leader Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After our story was published earlier today, Monday August 13, 2018, our senior National Democratic Party (NDP) sources made contact to update us on the latest.

May 24th, 2018
Take it back! ‘We will not accept that rule’ - Hon Mark H. Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the territory prepares for the most significant march in years, today May 24, 2018, Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4), Minister for Communications and Works, along with Honourable Delores Christopher, Deputy Speaker and Fifth District Representative and Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6), came together for one last rally to convince the people in their district why they should take part in the march.

May 3rd, 2018
Projects 'earmarked' for 5th District some 4 budgets ago not done- Hon Christopher

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Known for being very vocal on issues that affect the territory and her district, Honourable Delores Christopher, Deputy Speaker and Fifth District Representative, made a strong call for her district to get more attention, adding that projects earmarked for her district years ago are yet to be undertaken or completed.

April 17th, 2018
Gov Jaspert signs controversial Bill to create alternative Gov't

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was a heated two days of debate late last month that further placed a wedge in the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) led by 73-year-old Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL).

March 26th, 2018
‘We ain’t toeing that line’- Hon Christopher

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Implying that her own National Democratic Party (NDP) Government is trying to force elected members hands to satisfy the interest of individuals and that Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) is not in control of the ship, Deputy Speaker and Fifth District Representative Hon Delores Christopher said those are some of the reasons she is finding it difficult to support the Bill entitled: Virgin Islands Recovery and Development Agency 2018.

March 20th, 2018
‘We will voice numerous concerns about Agency’- Hon Christopher

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It is no secret that, like the public at large, the Backbenchers of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government have major concerns about the Recovery and Development Agency that will be put in place by law to manage loans received for the Territory’s recovery and development following the devastating hurricanes of September 2017.

February 6th, 2018
Banks already have buyers lined up to purchase property in default- Hon Christopher

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - During the Fifth District Recovery and Development Plan public consultation meeting held at Althea Scatliffe Primary School on February 5, 2018, Fifth District Representative Honourable Delores Christopher pleaded with the Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), to investigate banks that are selling people's properties who cannot pay for them quickly enough.

May 2nd, 2017
‘Lack of funds stalled my basketball court project’- Hon Delores Christopher

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Critics have said she has done little to move her Fifth District forward, now in her second term [2011-current] as the Representative; however, Hon Delores Christopher said lack of funds stalled one of her projects.

February 24th, 2017
Hon Christopher slams Premier Smith, ‘Economy not robust!’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The first day of the Budget debate held on February 23, 2017 for the National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration spending bill had high drama, suspicion and theatrics, not even William Shakespeare in many of his writings could have properly described.



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