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October 30th, 2023
Blaming the Gov’t for crime is a self-serving & dangerous narrative by Opposition- Premier

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has hit back at the Opposition for suggesting that the government is to take some of the blame for the increase in crime in the Virgin Islands.

October 26th, 2023
Opposition proposes gov’t borrows to tackle infrastructure, slow economy & crime

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Leader of the Opposition Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL), on behalf of the Members of the Opposition, has proposed the Government and Opposition work together to find ways to address economic and other challenges affecting the people of the Virgin Islands, including borrowing money to fix infrastructure.

June 28th, 2023
Opposition to come out swinging with over 100 questions for June 29 sitting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The tri-party Opposition is set to pepper the Dr Natalio D. Wheatley (R7)-led Government with more than one hundred questions, when the Second Sitting of the First Session of the Fifth House of Assembly (HoA) is held from 10:00 AM on Thursday, June 29, 2023.

May 4th, 2023
Premier Wheatley calls out Opposition for ‘seeking to disrupt’ Gov't’s work

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has called out Members of the Opposition for ‘seeking to disrupt’ the work of the Government, rather than pledging to work collaboratively in the best interest of the people.

May 1st, 2023
Opposition pledges to make life difficult for ruling VIP Gov't

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Promising no-confidence votes and filibustering, His Majesty's Loyal Opposition has said it will do all it possibly can to achieve its agenda when up against the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government in the Fifth House of Assembly (HoA).

April 28th, 2023
Premier Wheatley says Opposition Members welcomed to join his team

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Emphasising that the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) is an inclusive government, Premier Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has indicated that members of the Opposition are welcomed to join his new team.

February 4th, 2023
Hon Malone reveals he initially crossed floor to not appear like a ‘rogue member’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – At-Large Representative in the Virgin Islands House of Assembly, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has revealed that at the time of crossing into the opposition from the Unity Government in June 2022, he also did so to not appear as a rogue member of the Government.

July 19th, 2022
HoA to meet today, July 19, 2022; Debate on controversial CoI Report

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- The Fifth Sitting of the Fourth Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) is to convene today Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at 10:00 am at the Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff's Bottom, Tortola.

July 14th, 2022
Register of Interests Act withdrawn after strong objections from civil servants

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Following strong objections from civil servants and even Members of the House of Assembly (HoA), the Government of National Unity has withdrawn the Register of Interests Act, 2022, after consultations with the local civil service.

June 16th, 2022
Unity Gov’t strategies, conflict of views led to crossing floor– Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Former Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL), in announcing his exit from the Unity Government of Premier Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), has cited possible conflicts with the strategies of the new government as one of the reasons for deciding to cross the floor.

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