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November 1st, 2023
PAC forms in Opposition’s absence in HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- His Majesty’s Loyal Opposition has been pushing with haste for the formation of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), even unethically trying to force the issue at a special sitting of the House of Assembly to honour Virgin Islands’ heroes and foreparents on October 13, 2023.

March 31st, 2023
Hon Turnbull promised much 'but little was done'- Troy E. Christopher

BREWERS BAY, Tortola, VI- It was on March 9, 2023, that Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) was first to report that the son of the late legislator Delores Christopher, Mr Troy E. Christopher, was seeking to contest for the Second District seat in the 2023 General Elections of the Virgin Islands.

March 17th, 2023
Documents for proposed tender waivers to now be publicised

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In keeping with the Government’s commitment to uphold the principles of good governance, the Cabinet of the Virgin Islands has approved the publication of Cabinet documents relating to proposed tender waivers.

March 15th, 2023
Church must hold 'political leaders accountable'- Nehassie Chalwell

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI- Member of the Community Worship Centre Church of God of Prophecy (CWC COGOP) in Long Look, Mr Nehassie Chalwell has said the church has a responsibility to assist in holding political leaders responsible and that staying silent is giving consent to unacceptable conduct.

December 1st, 2022
‘In every example’ clients were right in complaints against public officers- Archer Jr

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI– Aiming to add more accountability to the public service, Deputy Governor David D. Archer Jr said systems are in place to both commend and make complaints as it relates to public service performance and that findings so far have shown the client is usually right.

November 17th, 2022
Hold Gov’t 'accountable' rather than just 'complain'– Cromwell Smith

BAUGHERS BAY, TORTOLA, VI – Talkshow host and activist Mr Cromwell Smith has called on the people of the Virgin Islands (VI) to take concrete steps to hold the government accountable rather than just complain about issues.

June 30th, 2022
Register of Interests Act 2022’ lone bill on HoA Order Paper today

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- The Fourth Sitting of the Fourth Session of the Fourth House of Assembly of the Virgin Islands will begin today, June 30, 2022, at Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff’s Bottom, Tortola.

April 24th, 2022
Over $15M was paid to businesses, farmers, fishers, schools, churches etc- Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Out of the $40 million special grant provided by the BVI Social Security Board (BVISSB) to address specified initiatives including the following COVID-19 related economic stimulus measures, a total of $15,241,839 was expended in the COVID-19 Economic Stimuli for Micro Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Businesses, Farmers and Fishermen, Day Cares, Pre-schools, Private Schools, Churches and Religious Organisations.

January 24th, 2022
UK police recruits slammed for allegedly misusing police boat for bar hopping

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Social media has been erupting with questions about accountability in the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) and even the Governor’s Office, following the publication of videos showing what is believed to be UK nationals who have been recruited to the RVIPF visiting at least two bars in the Virgin Islands using taxpayers-funded police vessels yesterday, Sunday, January 23, 2022.

December 25th, 2021
A New Year's Resolution

Dickson C. Igwe

25 years of lack of vision and planning demands that residents hold their governments accountable in the coming years, through an independent investigative Agency with teeth.

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