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May 6th, 2022
Premier Wheatley has ‘my pledge of support’– Hon Vanterpool

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Fourth District Representative in the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Mark H. Vanterpool says he has pledged his full support behind new Premier, Dr the Hon Natalio. D. Wheatley (R7) and the National Unity Government.

May 3rd, 2022
HoA continues today, May 3, 2022

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- The Second Sitting of the Fourth Session of the Fourth House of Assembly (HoA) will continue today, Tuesday, May 3, 2022.

March 10th, 2022
HoA: Hon Fraser to ask for CoI cost & Governor’s legal fees

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- Today, Thursday, March 10, 2022, the House of Assembly (HoA) will convene its Second Sitting of the Fourth Session of the Fourth House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands.

February 12th, 2022
Gov’t needs Maintenance Dept. for state assets– Hon Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Deputy Speaker and Territorial At-Large member in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Neville A. Smith (AL) says in 2022 he will be pushing for the creation of a government-owned maintenance department, to ensure state assets are in tip-top condition.

January 18th, 2022
Gov’t projecting $5.7M in gaming & betting revenues for 2022

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – The Government of the Virgin Islands will in 2022 be implementing The Gaming and Betting Control Act, 2020, which aims to provide for the establishment of the Gaming and Betting Control Commission to regulate the Gaming and Betting Sectors in the VI.

January 18th, 2022
Fahie gov’t re-commits to ‘Good Governance’ in 2022 roadmap

DUFF'S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- The Andrew A. Fahie-led Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Administration has thrown down the gauntlet for a new round of ‘Good Governance’ legislation that will bring greater transparency and accountability to current and future Virgin Islands governments.

January 18th, 2022
HoA returns today with Speech from the Throne & new legislation

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands' House of Assembly (HoA) will return today, January 18, 2022, at the Save the Seed Energy Centre with the highly anticipated Speech from the Throne written by the Government and delivered by the Governor.

December 29th, 2021
‘This is the worst time to be a Member of the Opposition’- Hon Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) says his heart goes out to the current members of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition, for serving at a time he considers the worst to be in the Opposition.

December 29th, 2021
GDP under Fahie Gov’t ‘still commendable’ despite pandemic– Hon Vanterpool

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Veteran legislator and Fourth District Representative in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA), Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) has lauded the Government of Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) for maintaining the territory’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) rates, despite the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

December 28th, 2021
Opposition ‘can go caroling’ after doing the people’s work– Dr the Hon Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has called on those who complained about having House of Assembly (HoA) Sittings during the festive season to do the people’s work then ‘go caroling’ after.

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