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October 20th, 2012
Sparks fly on 3D show as hosts discuss behaviour in HOA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Sparks flew last evening October 19, 2012 on the 3D Show as co-host of the evening’s programme, Natalio Wheatley, decided to raise the issue of the behaviour of Members of the House of Assembly (HOA).

October 15th, 2012
Dr. Lettsome insulted by Hon. Walwyn’s “Dr. Scholls shoe box” statement

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- World renowned writer, Historian and former educator Dr. Quincy F. V. Lettsome, Ph.D. has taken insult by the recent remarks in the House of Assembly (HOA) by the Minister for Education and Culture Hon. Myron V. Walwyn about receiving his manuscripts in a “Dr. Scholls shoe box”.

August 14th, 2012
Was it a state secret? House of Assembly Prorogued!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI Just about eight months after its first sitting of the first session on December 8th, 2011 the Second House of Assembly (HOA) of the Virgin Islands was prorogued without a whisper.

May 24th, 2012
Kenya Vice President Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka in VI!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Word just reaching this news site from its team of reporters around the Virgin Islands and our well placed sources inside the ruling National Democratic Party Government is that the Republic of Kenya’s Vice President Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka will arrive in the Virgin Islands today, Thursday May 24, 2012.

May 16th, 2012
Opposition leader pledges to work with Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Predicting a tough financial road before things could get better, Leader of the Opposition Hon. Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE has pledged that he is willing to work with Government to build the Virgin Islands (VI).

May 15th, 2012
Hon. Skelton: Fraser ran away from KATS “like hot potato”

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon. Ronnie Skelton found it ironic that one of his colleagues in the House of Assembly (HOA) was dishing out advice on the BVI Water Sports programme when at one time he claimed the district representative “was running away from it [KATS sailing programme) like a hot potato”.

May 11th, 2012
Signed Protocols provide clear future for the VI - Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Finance, Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith stated that the Virgin Islands (VI) is solely leaning on the Protocols for Effective Financial Management that was signed with Henry Bellingham, United Kingdom Minister for the Overseas Territories on April 23 2012, and that the Protocols play a vital role in helping to establish where to go as a Territory and in choosing the right road to get there.

May 10th, 2012
Watching Gov’t like a Hawk; Public Accounts Committee to be appointed today

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Straddling on the statement that the opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) will be watching the Government “like a hawk”, the Public Accounts Committee will be appointed where among its duties will be to report to the House of Assembly (HOA) any case of apparent extravagance or waste of public funds by the Government.

February 15th, 2012
Should there be term limits for politicians in VI?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A remark in the House of Assembly (HOA) February 14, 2012 about term limits for politicians, has spilled out into the public for debate it seems as callers to the radio programme Speak out BVI voiced their opinion on it.

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