ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Health and Social Development Hon Ronnie W. Skelton said that the National Health Insurance (NHI) system will need a start up financing from Government of between $15 million and $25 million.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Communications and Works Hon Mark H. Vanterpool today April 17, 2014 denounced the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Interim Report on the Ports Project as being devoid of facts to substantiate claims made therein.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Representative for the Third District Hon Julian Fraser RA will tomorrow April 17, 2014 pose a number of questions to Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Hon D. Orlando Smith in the House of Assembly during the Sixth Sitting of the Third Session of the Second House of Assembly.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The subject of mentally ill persons being made to wear t-shirts bearing the political slogan, ‘NDP must go’ was again brought to the fore, this time when talk show host, Edmund G. Maduro turned his attention to the issue.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands is becoming a very political society according to Minister for Education and Culture Hon. Myron V. Walwyn.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – First District Representative Hon. Andrew A. Fahie came in for some criticism in the House of Assembly (HOA) from Deputy Premier Dr The Hon. Kedrick D. Pickering yesterday, April 8, 2014 after voicing concerns about the way persons are treated at the Peebles Hospital.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the ‘People’s Empowerment Party’ (PEP) Honourable J. Alvin Christopher fearlessly withstood the grilling of reporters at his party’s launch last Saturday March 29, 2014 when he declared that PEP may be a wakeup call to the VIP.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Further to the recent announcement by Leader of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Hon Ralph T. O’Neal, OBE that the party will on April 23, 2014 hold a congress meeting to have internal elections, seasoned member of the party, Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) has told Virgin Islands News Online that he intends to accept a nomination for the position of VIP Chairman should one be put forward in his favour.