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October 22nd, 2019
Judith E. Vanterpool resigns as HLSCC President

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Acting President of the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) Mrs Judith E. Vanterpool has officially resigned from her post effective Friday, October 18, 2019.

October 14th, 2019
Nona Vanterpool-Bonelli Out! Shaina M. Smith In! as BVICCHA Chair

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Electrical engineer, politician and businesswoman Shaina M. Smith has assumed the position of the Interim Chairperson of the BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA), following the resignation of elected Chairperson, Nona Vanterpool-Bonelli.

October 9th, 2019
‘There’s something of a bright side’ to DPP’s departure- David D. Archer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “For those rising through the legal profession, there is something of a bright side to Ms Hollis’ departure: An opportunity now exists for the next DPP to rise to meet the challenge of this post and I call on others to consider employment with the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution and in other roles needed to ensure optimum functioning of this critical Office.”

October 8th, 2019
DPP Kim Hollis QC abruptly resigns

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Information just reaching our news desk is that the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and United Kingdom (UK) national, Kim Hollis QC, has tendered her resignation.

September 24th, 2019
VG Easter Festival Sub-Committee resigns

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda VI- In a surprise move, all members of the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival Sub Committee, led my Ms Lyra A. George, resigned as of September 18, 2019.

July 10th, 2019
Mark H. Vanterpool invited to be sworn in to HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Fifth Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 will likely see the swearing in of Fourth District Representative-Elect Mr Mark H. Vanterpool into the HoA.

June 16th, 2019
Premier Fahie asks Speaker to swear in Mark H. Vanterpool to HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Noting that he is of the view the matter over the swearing in of Fourth District Representative-Elect Mr Mark H. Vanterpool, which is pending before the Court of Appeal, has been hanging over the territory for an inordinate amount of time and has become a source of discord and bitterness among persons, Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has asked Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA) Hon Julian Willock to and swear in Mr Vanterpool at the next HoA sitting.

May 21st, 2019
Myron V. Walwyn resigns as NDP Chairman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The embattled leader of the Opposition National Democratic Party (NDP) and former legislator, Mr Myron V. Walwyn, today, May 21, 2019 tendered his resignation as Chairman of the National Democratic Party.

May 8th, 2019
Mark H. Vanterpool should be made to ‘forfeit’ nomination fee- Caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A caller to the talk show Speak Out BVI with host Doug Wheatley on ZBVI 780 AM on May 7, 2019 suggested that Fourth District Representative-Elect Mr Mark H. Vanterpool be made to forfeit his $1000 paid as nomination fee for the February 25, 2019 General Elections.

April 23rd, 2019
Mark H. Vanterpool begs Court for more time

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Fourth District Representative-Elect Mark H. Vanterpool, through his lawyer Patrick D. Thompson, has pleaded with the High Court for more time to address the issue of legal costs following his failed attempt for Judicial Review.

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