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March 3rd, 2023
‘I will not yield’: Premier Wheatley & Hon Turnbull clash in HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- They may be Ministers in the so-called Unity Government, but blood is thicker than water was proven in the House of Assembly (HoA) on March 2, 2023, when Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Hon Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) clashed.

February 28th, 2023
HoA rescheduled to March 2, 2023

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The continuation of the 3rd Sitting of the 5th Session of the 4th House of Assembly initially scheduled for 2:00 PM today, February 28, 2023, has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 2, 2023, at 10:00 AM at the House of Assembly Chamber in Road Town, Tortola.

February 23rd, 2023
Skelton-Cline says God will address HoA members conspiring against him

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI– Talk show host and former government consultant Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline, rather than defending criticisms surrounding his consultancy contracts awarded under the past Andrew A. Fahie administration, has called on God to deal with those who conspired against him in the House of Assembly (HoA).

February 22nd, 2023
Premier Wheatley reminds Hon Penn his NDP is ‘not without sin’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Minister for Health and Social Development in the Unity Government and member of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) spent much time in the House of Assembly (HoA) on February 21, 2023, seemingly trying to wipe himself and party clean of the controversial contracts given to consultant Claude O. Skelton-Cline during the Andrew A. Fahie led Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Administration.

February 22nd, 2023
Gov’t contracts awarded to Claude O. Skelton-Cline was a 'mistake'- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Government contracts awarded to Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline under the past Premier Andrew A. Fahie administration were labeled a mistake by current Premier, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) when the House of Assembly debated an Auditor General's Report on the examination of public contracts issued to Mr Skelton-Cline.

December 14th, 2022
Ex-FS L. Allen Wheatley blasts Unity Gov’t; Pleads for help for youths

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Former Financial Secretary Mr L. Allen Wheatley has said there is a cash flow problem in the territory and the Unity Government has to take some of the blame for it.

September 23rd, 2021
I took a backseat from business after entering politics- Hon Smith tells CoI

WICKHAM'S CAY II, Tortola, VI - Deputy Speaker and Territorial At-Large Member in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Neville A. Smith said in order to be as transparent as possible, he took a backseat regarding managing personal business operations in the territory.

August 6th, 2021
VI Gov't seeking bidders for territory-wide Solid Waste collection

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the Government of the Virgin Islands moves to address the issue of solid waste on the four main islands of the territory, it has announced it will be awarding contracts to execute the projects.

February 16th, 2021
RDA awards 4 new contracts for projects on VG, Anegada & Tortola

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As the Virgin Islands continues its steady recovery from the 2017 devastating hurricanes, the Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) has awarded four new contracts for projects on Virgin Gorda, Anegada and Tortola to a combined value of $429,764.86.

December 16th, 2020
Businesses with unpaid taxes keep getting Gov't contracts- Hon Turnbull

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Member of Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) has spoken out against some of the recently introduced policies relating to labour in the Virgin Islands.

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