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March 27th, 2020
Stench of rubber mat sends emergency HoA into recess

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- The special emergency Sixth Sitting of the Second session of the Fourth House of Assembly, today, Friday, March 27, 2020, to address issues relating to COVID-19 in the Territory, had to be sent into recess over concerns raised about the foul smell emanating from a floor mat in the room.

March 16th, 2020
Opposition Leader calls for closure of schools for next 30 to 60 days

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Affirming his support to the Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led government and the measures being implemented to protect the Territory against the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), Opposition Leader, Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) says the Virgin Islands' (VI) Opposition supports many of the initiatives the government is implementing, noting that the issues are of concern to all.

March 2nd, 2020
Opposition complains about getting too much info in answers to questions in HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A streamlining of the way Government Members of the House of Assembly (HoA) answer questions may be on the way, following accusations from Hon Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) that government Ministers are evading answering specific questions about their Ministries when asked.

February 27th, 2020
Hon Malone speaking 'nonsense if you ask me’- Hon Turnbull

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Opposition Member Honourable Melvin A. Turnbull (R2) appeared slightly irate by Minister for Health and Social Development Hon Carvin Malone’s (AL) response to concerns from residents of Jost van Dyke, calling it ‘nonsense’ during the House of Assembly on Tuesday, February 25, 2020.

February 18th, 2020
‘We are chasing’ after $$ while agriculture suffers- Hon Turnbull

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- Member of the Opposition Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) is questioning whether the ruling government is serious about agriculture in the Virgin Islands since residents are reportedly building concrete apartments on farm lands at Paraquita Bay, Tortola.

February 11th, 2020
Sewage stench @ Ivan Dawson Primary School ‘terrible to endure’

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- Residents in the vicinity of the Ivan Dawson Primary School in Cane Garden Bay are calling for Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) to intervene into the situation of the ‘unbearable’ stench of sewage in the area.

February 11th, 2020
Granny says she would be in 'Balo' if grandchild was given Pine Sol

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- As the Territory patiently awaits the outcome of the investigation on the incident where a teacher allegedly gave a student Pine Sol to gargle as punishment for using 'bad words', one grandmother said the matter disgusted her to the point that she believes if the incident had happened to one of her grandchildren, she would have been an inmate of Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) in Balsam Ghut.

February 6th, 2020
Enis Adams Primary half-finished! Awaiting Gov't's involvement - Hon Turnbull

MEYERS ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Close to five months after businessman and founder and previous majority owner of Road Town Wholesale Ltd, Mr Peter Haycraft handed over the brand new Enis Adams Primary School at Meyers Estate on Tortola, Opposition Member Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) said Government has failed to complete the school.

February 5th, 2020
Premier blazes Opp. Leader over alleged rumour mill against Hon Maduro-Caines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With a stern warning, Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has outright condemned attacks on new Virgin Islands Party (VIP) member, Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6) by Opposition Leader, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8).

February 5th, 2020
'More & more stories' of bad treatment in schools coming out – Hon Turnbull

MEYERS ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Member of the Opposition and Second District Representative, Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull has claimed that more stories of bad-treatment of school children are coming to light ever since a teacher at the Ivan Dawson Primary School in Cane Garden Bay reportedly gave a student Pine-Sol to gargle.


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