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October 13th, 2023
Opposition tries to bully HoA on formation of PAC @ Special Sitting for VI's heroes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– The Special Sitting of the House of Assembly (HoA) today, October 13, 2023, was intended solely to honour the heroes and foreparents of the [British] Virgin Islands; however, Members of the Virgin Islands (VI) Opposition, namely Opposition Leader Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) and Hon Myron V. Walwyn (R6), attempted to force an amendment of the Order Paper to addresss the issue of the formation of a Public Accounts Committee (PAC) for the house.

September 21st, 2023
‘Some doing well, others catching hell!’- Banks & Insurance blasted over local treatment

ROAD TOWN Tortola, VI - Leader of the Opposition in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) while speaking under other business in the 5th House of Assembly (HoA) on Tuesday, September 19, 2023, lambasted local insurance companies and banks in the territory.

September 7th, 2023
NSC drafting plan that includes ‘non-traditional’ crime-fighting tactics – Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Whatley (R7) says in an effort to tackle crime in the VI, non-tradition crime-fighting strategies will be taken on in the VI.

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.

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 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.

April 27th, 2023
‘The rug was pulled from under us’- Hon Ronnie W. Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Opposition Members across the Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM), National Democratic Party (NDP) and Progressives United (PU) have claimed they were blindsided by Hon Lorna G. Smith, OBE (AL) who defected from the NDP and formed a Government with the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) on April 25, 2023.

April 15th, 2023
Could VI see its first female Premier after the 2023 Elections?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Since the Virgin Islands (VI) moved to a ministerial system some 56 years ago, there has never been a woman as Chief Minister or Premier of the territory.

April 14th, 2023
Political Party leaders describe CoI as demeaning & degrading

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Leaders of the major political parties contesting the upcoming elections in the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) have described the United Kingdom (UK) sponsored Commission of Inquiry (CoI) as demeaning and degrading.

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