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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.

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.

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