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September 27th, 2022
Hon Malone 'wants to look good' so he could be re-elected– Picko Moff

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI– Social Commentator Kaream K. Pickering aka 'Picko Moff' has accused Opposition Member Hon Carvin Malone (AL) of trying to look good in the House of Assembly (HoA) in a bid to get re-elected at the 2023 general elections in the Virgin Islands (VI).

September 27th, 2022
HoA to meet today Sept 27, 2022 with Opposition to ask questions!

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - The Seventh Sitting of the Fourth Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands will meet today Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at the Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duffs Bottom on the main Island of Tortola.

September 26th, 2022
Unity Gov't admits to dragging foot on Gaming & Betting Commission

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says while he is sure illegal gambling is taking place in the VI, neither has he any specific knowledge of the activity nor has he participated.

September 20th, 2022
HoA ‘dropped the ball’ with no special sitting for late Queen- Hon Fraser

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Senior Legislator and Leader of the Opposition Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) has accused the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) of dropping the ball when it came to honoring the late Queen Elizabeth II after her death on September 8, 2022.

August 31st, 2022
Legislators recall life of late Emmett C. Caines

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Legislators of the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly, yesterday, August 30, 2022, paid tribute and offered condolences on the passing of Mr Emmett C. Caines, the husband of Sixth District Representative and Junior Minister of Tourism, Hon Alvera Madura Caines (R6).

August 9th, 2022
UPDATE: Motion to reduce money transfer levy to 3.5% passed in HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– The Resolution to reduce the money transfer services levy from 7 % to 3.5%, as well as amend the categories to benefit from the funds collected, has been passed in the House of Assembly (HoA).

July 27th, 2022
VI should make proposals rather than accept instructions- Hon Malone

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI– Opposition Member Honourable Carvin Malone (AL) has called out the Virgin Islands (VI) for being in a reactive state rather than proactive when it comes to policies.

July 22nd, 2022
Legislators not given enough time to scrutinise bills– Hon Fraser

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI– Opposition Leader in the VI House of Assembly (HoA) Hon Julian Fraser RA, (R3) has complained about the lack of sufficient time to scrutinise bills brought before to the HoA, especially as it relates to bills for the financial services sector.

July 20th, 2022
‘We are not puppets, we are patriots’- Premier Wheatley

DUFF’s BOTTOM, Tortola VI – Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has rebutted comments made by Fourth District Representative, Hon Mark H. Vanterpool that Cabinet members of the Government of National Unity are puppets, comments which Hon Vanterpool later withdrew.

July 19th, 2022
Hon Fahie denied leave from 5th, 6th & future HoA Sittings- Speaker

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly Speaker, Hon Corine N. George-Massicote has denied ex-Premier, Andrew A. Fahie (R1) Leave of Absence from the House of Assembly (HoA) for the current Fifth Sitting, along with the Sixth and future Sittings of the House under his current bail condition in the United States.


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