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March 25th, 2023
Walwyn collected $276K 'lump sum' from HoA retirement package - Dr Wheatley

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has joined in blasting the controversial National Democratic Party (NDP) Sixth District Candidate, Myron V. Walwyn along with Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) over their criticism of the HoA retirement package now being referred to as the 'Greedy Bill'.

March 23rd, 2023
2 PVIM At Large candidates pledge to revisit legislators retirement Act

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Candidates for the 2023 General Elections have been milking the legislators’ retirement Act controversy to gain political traction, with some promising to have the legislation repealed, while some have said they would push for parts of it to be revised.

March 22nd, 2023
NDP seconded & benefited first from ‘Greedy Bill’- Hon Malone

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- The National Democratic Party (NDP) is being called out for its hypocrisy over the ‘Retiring Allowances Legislative Service Amendment Act 2021’, which is now being refereed to by some as the ‘Greedy Bill’.

March 22nd, 2023
Refusal to swear in Jaspert @ HoA was a matter of 'principle'- Ingrid A. Moses-Scatliffe

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI– Some six years after legislators had refused to attend a swearing-in ceremony of Ex-Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert in 2017, former Speaker Ms Ingrid A. Moses-Scatliffe said she stood on principle when ensuring Mr Jaspert was not sworn in at the House of Assembly (HoA).

March 21st, 2023
We need people with 'experience' in HoA- Lesmore Smith

FAHIE HILL, Tortola, VI- Independent At Large Candidate and businessman Lesmore Smith has said there is a need for persons with experience and the ability to make sensible decisions for the territory sitting in the next House of Assembly (HoA).

March 14th, 2023
Former HoA Speaker Julian Willock opts out of contesting 2023 General Elections

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- While more and more persons continue to throw their hats in the proverbial political ring ahead of the 2023 General Elections, one person who had stated since last October that he was contemplating to run and was actually expected to contest the elections, former House of Assembly (HoA) Speaker Mr Julian Willock, has surprisingly said he will not be seeking political office.

March 11th, 2023
UPDATE: HoA officially dissolved by Gov Rankin, proclamation gazetted

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Just as was first and accurately reported by our news center, the House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands was dissolved on Friday, March 10, 2023.

March 10th, 2023
'Every nickel, every penny I managed was spent on the people'- Hon Maduro-Caines

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Junior Minister for Tourism Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6) has said she has nothing to hide in relation to how funds were spent in her District, as the debate on the audit report on Assistance Grants from January 2019 to May 2022 commenced in the House of Assembly (HoA) on Thursday, March 9, 2023.

March 9th, 2023
Premier warns public against sharing unredacted info from leaked Audit Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has warned against the public sharing of “unredacted” information contained in the Assistance Grants Audit Report, which was recently leaked allegedly by a Member of Cabinet.

March 9th, 2023
Ron R. Potter In! Moleto A. Smith Jr Out! as Chairman of BVIHSA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A former Chairman of the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC), Mr Ron R. Potter, will now stand at the helm of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) as Chairman for a period of three years, starting March 15, 2023.


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