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April 13th, 2023
Brewers Bay restroom contractor says critics ‘bashing for badmind & jealousy’

BREWERS BAY, Tortola, VI– Kendol K. Arthur aka ‘Kingman’ of K&C Construction has slammed critics of the Brewers Bay restroom facility as ‘badmind and jealous’ over the cost which he is adamant was the lowest bid to the tune of $124,000 for his part of the contract for the facility.

April 3rd, 2023
'We are lacking real community leadership'- D2 Candidate Troy E. Christopher

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- Independent Second District Candidate Mr Troy E. Christopher believes what is lacking in the Second District and the rest of the territory is real community leadership, which he claims is responsible for a lack of progress and failure to rebuild following the devastation of the 2017 hurricanes.

March 31st, 2023
Hon Turnbull promised much 'but little was done'- Troy E. Christopher

BREWERS BAY, Tortola, VI- It was on March 9, 2023, that Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) was first to report that the son of the late legislator Delores Christopher, Mr Troy E. Christopher, was seeking to contest for the Second District seat in the 2023 General Elections of the Virgin Islands.

March 24th, 2023
VI 'ready for people with integrity to represent them'- Hon Turnbull

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI– Minister for Natural Resources and Labour and Second District Representative Hon Melvin M. Turnbull has pleaded for the Second Electoral District to re-elect him for a third term, while telling the community he has been their voice and stood up for the district over the last few years.

March 17th, 2023
Hon Turnbull defends $238K washroom facility @ Brewers Bay

BREWERS BAY, Tortola, VI – The washroom facility being constructed at Brewers Bay costing over $200, 000 has been strongly defended by Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Hon Melvin M. Turnbull (R2), who detailed the cost breakdown of the project in an attempt to justify the price tag.

March 9th, 2023
Troy E. Christopher eying a run for D2 seat

BREWERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Mr Troy E. Christopher, the son of the late legislator Deloris Christopher, will make a run for the Second District seat in the 2023 general elections.

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 26th, 2023
Same sex-marriage: ‘I will stand on the biblical principles’- Hon Melvin M. Turnbull

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI- The issue of same-sex marriage is always a hot and controversial topic in the Virgin Islands and many a politician choose to shy away from it. At a press conference called by Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM) at HireBVI Conference Room on February 24, 2023, the members of the panel were asked their position on the topic.

January 27th, 2023
Unapproved activities on VI beaches will be shut down– Hon Turnbull warns

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Hon Melvin M. Turbull (R2) has warned against unauthorised use of beaches for commercial and non-commercial activities, which he says continues on beaches at Cane Garden Bay, Long Bay and Beef Island.

January 3rd, 2023
Labour Department in shambles; A work permit took 1 year!- SFC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The true challenges of the Labour and Workforce Department was revealed last month, December 2022, in the Standing Finance Committee (SFC) deliberations to examine the 2023 Budget estimates.

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