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January 27th, 2024
Carvin Malone never wanted to undermine Unity Gov't - Hon Rymer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As part of a special sitting of the House of Assembly on January 25, 2024, late former Legislator Carvin Malone was recalled as one who generously shared his wisdom and experience, according to Minister for Communications and Works Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5).

January 8th, 2024
‘Let us stand up & fight for our country’ & constitutional rights- Lorna E. Tom

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A Virgin Islander who is not shy to express her views on happenings in the territory, Lorna E. Tom, has warned that the territory is at a critical juncture in its history, where the fundamental rights and values enshrined in the constitution are slipping away from the grasp of the new generation.

July 21st, 2023
Governor dodges question on suspension of constitution before his departure

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- As speculation continues to circulate, UK-appointed Governor John J. Rankin, CMG was yesterday, July 20, 2023, asked at a press conference whether he plans to suspend the Virgin Islands’ Constitution before departing the territory at the end of this year.

January 20th, 2023
UK antagonism & threats still hovering over VI– Shaina M. Smith-Archer

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Chairman of the BVI Chamber of Commerce and Hotel Association (BVICCHA), Mrs Shaina M. Smith-Archer says there remains antagonism from the United Kingdom (UK) as it relates to their relationship with the Virgin Islands (VI).

January 19th, 2023
UK’s narrative paints VI as ‘a lawless town’ to suspend constitution– Hon Malone

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI– Opposition Member Hon Carvin Malone (AL) says the United Kingdom (UK) continues to push a narrative that the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) is lawless and warrants a suspension of the local constitution to bring law and order. This, according to Hon Malone, is not the right approach.

December 14th, 2022
‘Be serious’ about VI's constitutional review process- Ronnie W. Skelton

HANNAH'S ESTATE, Tortola, VI– Former legislator Ronnie W. Skelton has called on Virgin Islanders and Belongers to be serious about the constitutional review process, given its implications on the future for all persons in the Virgin Islands (VI).

December 10th, 2022
‘VI on the eve of an election & don’t know if it will have one’ – Hon Malone

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Opposition Member, Hon Carvin Malone (VI) has reiterated his calls for the United Kingdom (UK) to withdraw without delay, the Order in Council being held in reserve to suspend the [British] Virgin Islands constitution.

November 24th, 2022
Constitutional Review Consultations are not political meetings– Hon Malone

FAT HOGS BAY, Tortola, VI- Opposition Member, Hon Carvin Malone (AL) has called on members of the Virgin Islands' public to partake in the ongoing Constitutional Review Commission and not be worried that their words will be held against them.

November 15th, 2022
CRC chair urges VI to take ownership of constitutional review exercise

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Chairperson of the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) Mrs Lisa Penn-Lettsome said the people of the Virgin Islands (VI) are not fully participating in the constitutional review consultations, even after the commission has worked on building awareness and ensuring people know what the process is about.

November 14th, 2022
Treat constitutional review as if it's 'the last one'- Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Veteran legislator and Opposition Leader in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly, Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) has called on the commissioners of the Constitutional Review Commission to treat the process as if it would be the last for the VI.

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