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January 16th, 2024
Carvin Malone’s 'willingness to bridge divides’ exemplified his statesmanship- Speaker

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA) Corine N. George-Massicote is one of the latest to pay tribute to the late former legislator Carvin Malone, who died suddenly on January 14, 2024.

January 9th, 2024
Hon Fraser wants vehicle of new Speaker of HoA to have Emblem

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Appearing before the 2023 House of Assembly’s Standing Finance Committee (SFC) over the 2024 Budget, Deputy Clerk Ms Khauesten Industrious requested a new vehicle for the Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA) Hon. Corine N. George-Massicote.

May 18th, 2023
UPDATE: Corine N. George-Massicote returns as Fifth HoA Speaker

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Information reaching our newsroom is that a possible nominee of the ruling Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government, Ms R. Dancia Penn, OBE KC has failed to receive the full support of all Government members of the House, which paved the way for former Speaker, Ms Corine N. George-Massicote to be elected as speaker of the Fifth House of Assembly (HoA).

May 5th, 2023
HoA to meet on May 18, 2023; Race is on for new House Speaker

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- All 13 elected members will be sworn into office as legislators and official members of the House of Assembly (HoA) at the First Sitting of the Fifth HoA scheduled for Thursday, May 18, 2023, at 10:00 AM at the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex, in Road Town, the capital city.

November 24th, 2022
Andrew A. Fahie 'retires' from HoA, D1 & active politics

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Former Premier of the Virgin Islands Andrew A. Fahie has officially retired from the House of Assembly (HoA), as the First District Representative, and from active politics.

November 3rd, 2022
‘The Speaker can’t remove Fahie’- Dr Kedrick D. Pickering

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- When Speaker of the House of Assembly Corine N. George-Massicote refused to accept leave of absence from First District Representative and former Premier Hon Andrew A. Fahie, it led to anticipation that Hon Fahie would lose his seat and there would be a need for a by-election.

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.

May 23rd, 2022
UK pulling back autonomy from C’bean OTs for decades- Fmr Montserrat Speaker

BRADES, Montserrat – Former Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Montserrat Ms Shirley Osborne (2005-2019) has accused the United Kingdom (UK) of playing games in the Caribbean using Commissions of Inquiry, with the [British] Virgin Islands being the latest.

May 18th, 2022
May 19, 2022 HoA abruptly postponed; New Speaker designee pulls out!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our news centre from sources within the National Unity Government is that the House of Assembly (HoA) Sitting scheduled for Thursday, May 19, 2022, has been postponed.

April 27th, 2022
Ex HoA Speaker Ingrid A. Moses running for office @ 2023 Elections?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Information reaching our newsroom is that former speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA) under the now-ousted National Democratic Party (NDP) government Ingrid A. Moses will be contesting the 2023 General Elections in the Virgin Islands.

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