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October 11th, 2017
'Send expat looters home' - Hon Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After category 5 hurricane Irma ravaged the territory on September 6, 2017, expatriates and locals were involved in looting of numerous businesses throughout the Virgin Islands (VI).

July 3rd, 2017
Karia J. Christopher installed as new Rotary president

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Rotarians, family, friends and well-wishers came together for a wonderful evening as the Rotary Club of Tortola celebrated its fiftieth anniversary.

May 16th, 2016
Gov't pushing for 5 Star Resorts @ Prospect Reef & Beef Island- Hon Christian

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Honourable Archibald C. Christian has his work cut out for him as the new Junior Minister with responsibility for Tourism as he is now on the ground making sure that the sector is transformed into the pillar of the economy that it is.

May 12th, 2016
'Locally based' entities interested in re-opening Biras Creek - Hon Archibald C. Christian

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- At Large Representative and Junior Minister for Tourism Honourable Archibald C. Christian said some parties have expressed an interest in operating the Biras Creek Resort and discussions to this end are currently taking place.

March 22nd, 2016
Unfair for local vendors to be owed almost a year - Hon Christian

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Junior Minister for Tourism and Territorial At Large Representative in the National Democratic Party Government Honourable Archibald C. Christian said Government has to change the way they operate when it comes to the payment of locals who perform for Festival and cannot be paid months after they would have worked.

November 3rd, 2015
Outsiders have brought some 'nasty habits'- Hon Archibald C. Christian

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Territorial Member of the House of Assembly Honourable Archibald C. Christian has slammed persons who come to the Virgin Islands and contribute to the destruction of its natural beauty by littering and having utter disregard for the preservation of the environment.

July 9th, 2015
‘Let’s amend 'SO' as Hon RT O’Neal had suggested’ – Hon Christian

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Territorial Representative Honourable Archibald C. Christian believes that one way to pay tribute to the Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE is to give life to changes that he wanted made to the Standing Orders (SO) when he was a member of that Committee in the House of Assembly.

July 6th, 2015
HoA approves Cruise Pier loan motion amid Opposition silence

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The House of Assembly today July 6, 2015 approved a motion for the loan of an additional $15 million for the completion of the landside phase of the controversial cruise pier development project.

March 23rd, 2015
VI Parliament passes tough Gun Bill

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the House of Assembly passed tough legislation aimed at combating gun crimes, Territorial Member of the House of Assembly Honourable Archibald C. Christian said that such crimes have risen and therefore tougher sentences are necessary to address them.

September 26th, 2014
HoA passes Bill to allow for equality in child maintenance

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The House of Assembly yesterday September 25, 2014 passed the Magistrate’s Code of Procedure (Amendment) Act 2014 eliminating discrimination against men in the court and ensuring that when it comes to the maintenance of children there is equal responsibility.

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