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July 29th, 2021
HoA votes to exempt Hon Neville A. Smith from vacating seat

WICKHAM’S CAY 1, Tortola, VI- The House of Assembly (HoA) has voted to exempt Deputy Speaker and Territorial At Large Member Hon Neville A. Smith from vacating his seat after the company the legislator is a Director of entered into two contracts with the Government of the Virgin Islands.

July 29th, 2021
HoA meets today, July 29, 2021 for Virtual Emergency Meeting

WICKHAM'S CAY 1, Tortola, VI- The House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands has convened today, Thursday, July 29, 2021, in an all-virtual emergency sitting.

July 27th, 2021
HoA meets Thursday, July 29, 2021

WICKHAM'S CAY 1, Tortola, VI- After a rare month-long adjournment, the House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands will convene on Thursday, July 29, 2021.

July 8th, 2021
US states legalise marijuana as post-pandemic economic booster

NEW YORK, USA - At least 5 more US states have recently legalised recreational marijuana use, which means 30% of the country allows its adult residents to possess and use cannabis.

June 21st, 2021
Gov’t ‘will not be defined by areas we have to improve’- Premier

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has declared that his administration will not be defined by any areas that are work in progress, rather, by its record of making good governance a priority.

June 11th, 2021
Members of ousted NDP regime to face CoI next week

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A number of members of the former National Democratic Party (NDP) administration, including former premier Dr the Hon D. Orlando Smith, are scheduled to appear before the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) from Monday, June 14, 2021.

June 9th, 2021
‘No time to play political football in VI’ -Skelton-Cline urges Legislators

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Legislators in the Virgin Islands (VI) have been admonished to stop playing ‘political football’ over issues, given the current state of affairs in the territory.

May 21st, 2021
Legislators’ retirement benefits not a salary increase; 30 years overdue– Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says the recent decision by the House of Assembly (HoA) to address benefits for retired legislators (HoA) was an issue that has been outstanding for over 30 years.

May 17th, 2021
NDP Gov't had challenges enforcing mandatory sentencing - Hon Penn on gun laws

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Leader Hon Marlon A. Penn (R1) has said the previous National Democratic Party (NDP) Government had challenges enforcing minimum mandatory sentences regarding illegal weapons.

May 15th, 2021
Hon Smith wants mandatory jail time for possession of illegal guns

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Deputy Speaker and Territorial At-Large member in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Neville A. Smith (AL) has called for stiffer penalties relating to gun crimes, including mandatory jail time for those found with illegal guns.


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