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May 1st, 2024
Carey Olsen makes over $12K in donations to 5 local charities

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Five charities in the [British] Virgin Islands have benefitted from the kindness of offshore law firm Carey Olsen (BVI).

February 29th, 2024
Bill seeks to up default minimum child support from $250 to $1K in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- A bill that seeks to raise the default minimum child support payment in the US Virgin Islands (USVI) from $250 to $1,000, referred to as “the most meaningful proposed child support legislation [in] recent years,” was successfully voted out of the Committee on Government Operations, Veterans Affairs and Consumer Protection on Tuesday, February 27, 2024.

May 18th, 2023
UPDATE: Corine N. George-Massicote returns as Fifth HoA Speaker

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Information reaching our newsroom is that a possible nominee of the ruling Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government, Ms R. Dancia Penn, OBE KC has failed to receive the full support of all Government members of the House, which paved the way for former Speaker, Ms Corine N. George-Massicote to be elected as speaker of the Fifth House of Assembly (HoA).

February 5th, 2023
Dr Natalio D. Wheatley retains Chairmanship of VIP

POCKWOOD POND, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has been voted to remain as Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) as it heads into the 2023 General Election.

January 19th, 2023
UPDATE: Gaston A. Browne & ABLP retain power in Antigua general election

ST JOHN’S, Antigua- The Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP) has won the January 18, 2023 general election in Antigua and Barbuda, according to declared results. Prime Minister Gaston A. Browne will be sworn in today, a national holiday.

September 11th, 2022
Antigua plans vote on King's role as head of state

ST JOHN'S Antigua- Antigua and Barbuda will vote on whether to become a republic following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the country's prime minister has said.

August 22nd, 2022
‘Protect your future, register to vote now!’- Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Even as there appears to be uncertainty regarding whether there would be a general election as constitutionally due, a By-election for the soon-to-be vacant First District seat or whether the Virgin Islands (VI) constitution will be suspended altogether, Opposition Member Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has urged the VI people to get registered to vote.

July 21st, 2022
USVI Senator Steven D. Payne Sr expelled from 34th Legislature

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI- Fourteen senators voted to expel Senator Steven D. Payne Sr from the 34th Legislature of the US Virgin Islands (USVI) on Wednesday night, July 20, 2022, in what was a culmination of immense pressure on lawmakers to address a scandal that had rocked the Senate — one that was untied from other senators but Mr Payne — after three women accused him of either sexual harassment or sexual assault, the initial being a young employee of his own office.

May 13th, 2022
Attorney Hakim T. Creque tipped to be new Speaker of HoA?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our news centre is that Virgin Gordian Hakim T. Creque has been tipped to be the new Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA), replacing former Speaker Julian Willock.

April 30th, 2022
Dr the Hon Wheatley voted Chairman of VIP; Tipped for Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the shocking incarceration of Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) in Miami on Thursday, April 28, 2022, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Congress met this evening, April 30, 2022, and has unanimously voted for Acting Premier Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) to become the new Chairman of the VIP.

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