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November 29th, 2022
Insolvency Act passed despite some legislators unsure about bill

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands Insolvency (Amendment) Act 2022 was passed at the continuation of the Eighth Sitting of the Fourth Session of the Fourth House of Assembly, on November 24, 2022, despite some legislators unsure what the bill was about.

November 4th, 2022
VI ‘dragging its feet’ on by-election for Fahie’s D1 seat– Vere H.E. Browne

WEST END, Tortola, VI – Former Chief Inspector in the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) Mr Vere H.E. Browne, who is a resident of the Third District of the Virgin Islands, has questioned why the government continues to 'drag its feet' on removing Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) from the House of Assembly and calling a by-election so the seat can be filled.

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.

July 9th, 2022
A lookback @ late Gov Charles W. Turnbull; Ceremony Ellis Thomas Downs

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - It was last Sunday, July 3, 2022, that the Virgin Islands (VI) learned of the sad news of the passing of former United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Charles W. Turnbull (D) who served as a Democratic Governor for two consecutive terms 1999 to 2007.

May 27th, 2022
VI taxpayers to foot Governor's $44K CoI legal bill

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI– Local taxpayers will have to foot a huge legal bill incurred by current United Kingdom (UK) appointed Governor John J. Rankin, CMG, when he appeared before the Commission of Inquiry on November 24, 2021.

May 26th, 2022
Corine N. George-Massicote sworn in as new HoA Speaker

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- As first and accurately reported by Virgin Islands News Online, that local Attorney Corine N. George-Massicote was tipped to be the new Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA), Mrs George-Massicote was sworn in this morning, Thursday, May 26, 2022, at the 3rd Sitting of the 4th Session of the 4th HoA.

April 13th, 2022
CoI was public & report should be public in its entirety– Hon Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Opposition Leader in the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has called out the Governor John J. Rankin’s withholding of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) Report while underscoring that the CoI was public and so should be its report.

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 28th, 2022
HoA project not 'priority' right now– Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) said the House of Assembly (HoA) refurbishment project will get done; however, it is not among the top priority projects of his administration.

February 19th, 2022
D3 resident receives key to brand new Gov’t built home

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Sea Cows Bay resident Naomi J. Springette-Maduro is now the latest recipient to benefit from a Government-sponsored home rebuilding project, following Hurricane destruction of the original home she shared with her husband and family in 2017.


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