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Local Politics

July 17th, 2019
400 air filter masks procured for landfill smoke affected residents – Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Smoke and fume affected residents in West End and in proximity to the Pockwood Pond Incinerator will be given masks in the interim, as works on key components to make the incinerator operable is likely to be completed by mid-September 2019.

July 17th, 2019
What powers are behind 'reckless' actions of Hon Vanterpool?- Claude O. Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – ZBVI 780 AM ‘Honestly Speaking’ radio commentator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline says it is concerning and reckless the ‘dramatic’ actions of Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) as a newly sworn-in Fourth District Representative yesterday, July 16, 2019, in the compound of Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA).

July 16th, 2019
‘Beyond catastrophic’– Premier Fahie says BVIAA needs critical intervention

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Calling it a 'rabbit hole' of mismanagement, deception and possible misappropriation of funds from the public purse, Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) today revealed that the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) is in critical need of intervention.

July 14th, 2019
‘VI need not wait on UK to determine future’- Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – As British Overseas Territories (OTs) seek greater autonomy to govern their own affairs independent of United Kingdom (UK) interference, outspoken ZBVI radio host and man of the cloth, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline is imploring leaders of the Virgin Islands (VI) to start thinking now about the way forward regarding self-governance.

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.

July 6th, 2019
HoA to meet July 16, 2019! Will Vanterpool be sworn in?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Fifth Sitting of the First Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) is scheduled for Tuesday, July 16, 2019 on Tortola, the main island in the Virgin Islands, according to HoA Spokesman Linton V. Leonard.

July 5th, 2019
VI @ mercy of a ‘wobbling political system in a cold place'- Premier Fahie

WICKHAM’S CAY I, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands is at the mercy of “a wobbling political system in a cold place thousands of miles away, where some individuals who have not taken the time to understand the difference between our way of life and theirs’, nor shown us the basic courtesy of asking us about our aspirations, wish to dictate to us how we must live.”

June 26th, 2019
Six past legislators to be honoured on Territory Day

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Six past legislators will be honoured and their contributions toward the Virgin Islands legislative history highlighted when the territory observes its annual Territory Day On July 1, 2019.

June 25th, 2019
EPE pass mark adjusted to 'align with school standards’ - Hon Natalio D. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr The Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) in an official statement today, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, moved to provide context and a rationale behind his decision to lower the pass requirement of the Exit Proficiency Examination (EPE) in the territory, adding that the move comes not with an aim to lower the quality of education but rather to align the exam to the standards set by the school.

June 24th, 2019
‘Premier’s conscience got the best of him’ – Julio S. Henry on D4 Saga

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With House of Assembly (HoA) Speaker Hon Julian Willock moving on June 17, 2019 asking the Court of Appeal to drop the hearing against Fourth District Representative-Elect, Mr Mark H. Vanterpool, radio host and social commentator Julio S. Henry, in commending the move, has said Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie’s (R1) conscience played a factor in him stepping in as a pacifier.

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