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June 7th, 2021
VI Opposition was instrumental to progress of HoA insurance coverage – Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has called ‘usual deception’ the statements emanating from the Opposition Members of the House of Assembly (HoA), regarding the insurance coverage for former legislators.

April 22nd, 2021
Hons Penn & Vanterpool receive 2nd dose of AstraZeneca vaccine

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Leader of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition, Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8), along with Opposition Member Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) received their second doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine today, April 22, 2021, according to a press release from Hon Penn.

September 3rd, 2020
Hon Penn slams Hon Malone for ‘undocumented COVID-19 cases’ comment

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Opposition Leader Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) has publicly chided Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) for his recent comment about the Territory possibly having over 1400 undocumented COVID-19 cases, according to projections.

August 6th, 2020
Opposition Leader slams decision to shut out work permit & exemption holders

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The decision to arbitrarily ban work permit holders and work permit exempt persons indefinitely from the Virgin Islands “seems like another knee jerk decision from this Administration”, and speaks to the absence of a coherent plan to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, Opposition Leader Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) has said.

March 17th, 2020
I can’t say I’m in favour of a state of emergency ‘right now’ – Hon Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On the heels of US Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Albert Bryan Jr declaring a state of emergency to mitigate the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the USVI on Friday, March 13, 2020, Opposition Leader Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) said he is not in favour of the Virgin Islands (British) doing the same.

January 5th, 2020
Wedding bells for Marlon & Joy!

PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic, WI- On Saturday, January 4, 2020, the Leader of the Opposition, Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) and CEO of the National Bank of the Virgin Islands, Ms Joy N. Francis said ‘I do’ to each other in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.

July 31st, 2019
Premier chides Opposition Leader for mockery of security detail

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Opposition Leader and third-term legislator Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has been rebuked for his trifling of the matter of security detail for Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

May 31st, 2019
Challenge to ‘fast track’ initiative not political’- Opposition Leader

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Opposition Leader, Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) has made it known that he, along with the other Members of the Opposition, are still trying to understand the rationale behind the 'Clear path to regularisation: Residency and Belonger Status Programme' initiated by Premier and Minister of Finance Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) and will continue to “challenge” it.

April 2nd, 2019
Speaker nixes Vanterpool inquiry in HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Mark H. Vanterpool—the Candidate to secure the most votes in District Four at the recently held General Elections—was on hand for the sitting of the House of Assembly (HoA) today, April 2, 2019, but was not sworn-in.

March 12th, 2019
Opposition pledges support for new Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Opposition Members of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA), have pledged to support and work in cooperation with the newly elected Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government, under the aegis of Premier and Minister of Finance and Tourism, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

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