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Local Politics

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 23rd, 2019
VIP should get rid of AG Baba F. Aziz – Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Julio S. Henry, the outspoken Tola Radio VI host says that the ruling Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government should figure out a way to get rid of Attorney General (AG) Hon Baba F. Aziz, given his support of many poor projects under the past National Democratic Party (NDP) regime.

April 23rd, 2019
PHOTOS: D4 Saga invades VG Easter Hat Parade

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – With Easter 2019 offering a hive of activity in the territory, the Methodist Church of Virgin Gorda held their hat parade on Sunday, April 21, 2019, as part of the Virgin Gorda Easter Festival 2019.

April 22nd, 2019
Skelton-Cline deserves 98K Gov't contract – Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Tola Radio VI host, Julio S. Henry says the controversial contract given to Grace Consultants, a local consultancy firm headed by Mr Claude O. Skelton Cline, is deserving and a step in the right direction for the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government to deliver on its promises.

April 20th, 2019
Vanterpool may be mentally ill - Edmund G. Maduro on D4 Saga

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI – With the District 4 saga surrounding the resignation of Representative-elect Mark H. Vanterpool and Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) Speaker, Hon Julian Willock currently before the High Court, former talk show host Mr Edmund G. Maduro is adding his voice to the conversation.

April 17th, 2019
HoA details steps for passing Budget 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following the presentation of the Budget 2019 by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), many citizens of the Virgin Islands (VI) are at lost as to what procedure must then be followed for the budget to passed.

April 17th, 2019
Court can’t force HoA to abide by ruling – Skelton-Cline

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI - Outspoken Social commentator and man of the cloth, Pastor Claude O. Skelton-Cline says that in the District 4 Saga with Mark H. Vanterpool and House of Assembly (HoA) Speaker, Hon Julian Willock, even as the matter is currently before the High Court, the court still cannot force the HoA to abide by its ruling.

April 15th, 2019
D4 Saga: Speaker’s Attorney hits back at AG in Court

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the heat in the saga of the Virgin Islands (VI) District 4, House of Assembly (HoA) seat gets hotter, House Speaker Hon Julian Willock’s Attorney, Anand Ramlogan, SC, said the court should allow the HoA to address the issue of Mark H. Vanterpool’s resignation if the court agrees with the submissions made by the Attorney General (AG), Baba F. Aziz, that the House was capable of dealing with the matter.

April 15th, 2019
Land titles soon for Anegada residents - Hon Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Natural Resources, Labour and Immigration, Hon Vincent O. Wheatley (R9) says his Ministry is working on giving out land titles to Anegada residents as promised on the 2019 campaign.

April 13th, 2019
Knockout punch for Vanterpool as Judicial Review dismissed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Justice Ann Marie-Smith has rejected Mark H. Vanterpool's application seeking leave for a judicial review over House of Assembly (HoA) Speaker, Hon Julian Willock’s refusal to swear him in as Fourth District representative in the HoA.


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