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May 2nd, 2018
HoA adjourned abruptly; Next meeting date unknown

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Opposition Members will have to wait a while longer to have their questions answered, as the House of Assembly (HoA) was abruptly adjourned yesterday, Tuesday May 1, 2018.

July 3rd, 2015
Malfunctioning AC unit forces adjournment of Magistrate's Court

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Magistrate’s Court today July 3, 2015 adjourned all of the cases coming before it following a malfunctioning of the air conditioning system which could not be fixed following several minutes of attempts by technical staff.

September 25th, 2014
Hon O’Neal, Hon Fraser skip today’s HoA sitting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Two prominent members of the Opposition were today September 25, 2014 absent from the Tenth Sitting of Third Session of the Second House of Assembly.

January 10th, 2014
Delays hamper start of sex offence trial

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – IT Specialist, Mr. Oliver Lewis, 34, will return to the Magistrate’s Court next month for the start of his trial after delays forced an adjournment today, January 10, 2014.

December 17th, 2013
Andre Penn’s retrial traversed to 2014 assizes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “No more adjournments for Andre Penn…” this was part of a headline carried by Virgin Islands News Online on October 1, 2013 as it was a stern warning dished out by High Court Judge Vicki Ann Ellis at the opening of the final assizes of the High Court for 2013.

July 11th, 2013
UPDATE: Penn manages another adjournment!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The facts are sketchy but former legislator Andre A. Penn, who is accused of sex related offences allegedly committed on a minor, has managed to get yet another adjournment to his retrial in the High Court.

July 10th, 2013
Ministers' show of no-confidence in Premier Smith glaring-Hon. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Ninth Sitting of the Second Session of the Second House of Assembly (HOA) ended in dramatic fashion yesterday July 9, 2013 after First District Representative and Former Minister for Education and Culture Hon. Andrew A. Fahie rose to question what section of the Standing Orders Minister for Communications and Works Hon. Mark H. Vanterpool was speaking under after seconding the motion for the House to be adjourned.

June 25th, 2013
Update: DJ Commodore gets new attorney

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Attorney at law Patrick Thompson has taken on the task of representing Ian Thomas aka DJ Commodore, who is to be tried in the High Court for allegedly raping a minor.

November 29th, 2012
Prosecution ready to proceed with Vanterpool drug possession case

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Crown’s case against Joel Vanterpool on charges of possession of cannabis and cocaine was all set to proceed when the matter came before Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards yesterday November 28, 2012.

November 7th, 2012
Legal rep. for alleged killer McKelly remains uncertain

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – From all appearances, it seems the preliminary inquiry into the shooting death of Kareem ‘Bingy’ Sebastian will be delayed further by the continued lack of representation of the accused, Jessroy McKelly.

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