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April 16th, 2024
Increase payroll tax exemption to $15K- Hon Ronnie W. Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Opposition Leader Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) has recommended that employees earning less than $23,000.00 annually be given an annual payroll tax exemption of the first $15,000.00 earned.

January 8th, 2024
Opposition Leader Skelton pulls out of joint press conference with Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There was an informal emergency meeting of the House of Assembly (HoA) on Friday, January 5, 2024, after Governor John J. Rankin's bombshell announcement seeking to recolonise the Virgin Islands and take away its democratic rights.

July 14th, 2023
‘We have done good things in this Territory’- Hon Ronnie W. Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Leader of the Opposition Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) told the House of Assembly (HoA) on Thursday, July 13, 2023, that the Virgin Islands has “done a lot of good things”.

July 6th, 2023
Caller on ‘Da Morning Braff' show on Tola Radio slams Opposition Leader

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI- It was this morning, Thursday, July 6, 2023, on ‘Da Morning Braff’ talk show on Tola Radio 100.5 FM with host Floyd Burnett ‘aka’ Heritage that a frequent caller slammed the Leader of the Opposition.

April 27th, 2023
UPDATE: Opposition Leader Hon Ronnie W. Skelton sworn in

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Opposition Leader and Chairman of Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM) Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) has been sworn in.

May 19th, 2022
Hon Fraser In! Minister Penn Out! as Opposition Leader

GOVERNMENT HOUSE, Road Town, Tortola, VI- It was on Monday, May 9, 2022, that veteran legislator Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) was sworn in as the second Opposition Leader within the life of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA).

September 29th, 2021
Getting ready for General Election? Revised Voters’ List published

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) pounding away at the Virgin Islands (VI) despite the territory experiencing one of the most challenging times in its history, with the coronavirus pandemic coming on the heels of the devastating Hurricane Irma, there has been much-dreaded talk about a possible United Kingdom takeover and even early general election to remove the self-determination-minded Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government.

September 10th, 2021
Opposition Leader says he is 'ready' to become Premier

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Leader of the Opposition Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) has promised his constituents that if he is elected into the office of Premier, he would not be a dictator.

September 6th, 2021
Premier: ‘I could’ve shut my mouth’ on hiring advisers like other Gov'ts

CAPPOONS BAY, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) told his constituents in the First Electoral District on Sunday, September 5, 2021, he could have been silent about hiring ministerial political advisers like past governments in the Virgin Islands.

July 27th, 2021
Premier slams Opposition for peddling misinformation on Ministerial Advisors

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a live broadcast that lasted almost 40 minutes, Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) cleared the air and slammed Opposition Leader Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) for his comments on the Cabinet’s decision to appoint political advisors for ministers.

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