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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.

April 11th, 2019
Vanterpool vs HoA Speaker to be heard in High Court April 12, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our newsroom from National Democratic Party (NDP) sources is that the matter brought to the court for a Judicial Review by Mr Mark H. Vanterpool, over the saga between him and House of Assembly (HoA) Speaker Hon Julian Willock regarding his resignation letter, has a court date.

November 16th, 2018
Another 'Thrushy' flies out: Hon Turnbull leaves NDP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The National Democratic Party (NDP) continues to disintegrate with another 'thrushy' flying the Coop.

March 2nd, 2018
FSN’s Dr Sylvia M. Simmons Out! Resigns abruptly for ‘personal reasons’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Family Support Network (FSN) announced today March 2, 2018 that its Executive Director Dr Sylvia M. Simmons resigned “for personal reasons.”

June 10th, 2017
Local Janette N. Brin Out! Jamaican Damian C. Grange In! @ Pageant Committee

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Many in the tax payers funded BVI Festival and Fairs Sub-committee for the Miss British Virgin Islands Pageant believed the merger could not work.

February 16th, 2017
'Woe be unto him who leads the flock astray'- Caller to Bishop Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Describing it as a source of deep “distress” one caller to the Speak Out BVI radio programme on ZBVI 780 AM, with Host Doug Wheatley, on Tuesday February 14, 2017 called for the candid man of the cloth, Bishop John I. Cline, to step down as a religious leader for his views on the controversial topic of marijuana legalisation in the territory.

February 8th, 2017
Protesters & police clash in Dominica

ROSEAU, Dominica- The usually quiet Tuesday evening in the capital Roseau, turned into a scene straight out of a movie when hours following a public meeting and demonstration organised by the Opposition United Workers Party (UWP), demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, turned chaotic on February 7, 2017.

December 5th, 2016
Dr Cassander P. Titley-O’Neal Out! Abruptly resigns from HLSCC

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- The H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) continues to be in the news for not only the lack of government funding, late faculty and staff payments, and mold in its buildings, but also locals seem to want out while others can’t get in.

May 9th, 2016
Johnson siblings Julien & Patlian Out! From Government posts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It is not usual that a brother and sister team will leave senior posts in the civil service around the same time, however, this has happened in the Virgin Islands.

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