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January 22nd, 2023
16 graduate in BVI Red Cross’ Home Care Basics Aide

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Some 16 persons in the Virgin Islands are newly qualified to provide home care aide, thanks to the opportunity provided by BVI Red Cross.

January 21st, 2023
No discussions to run as Unity Gov’t ‘but anything can happen’- Hon Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –Minister for Health and Social Development under the Government of National Unity, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) said while he has had no discussions on current elected officials taking on Elections 2023 as a Unity Government, anything can happen between before elections day.

January 19th, 2023
Hon Penn may become future VI Premier but not in 2023 – Claude O. Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Social Commentator Claude O. Skelton-Cline said while he believes the current National Democratic Party (NDP) Chairman and Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8), may become the Premier at some point in the future, that time is not in 2023.

January 18th, 2023
Is Marlon A. Penn the new NDP Chairman?

EAST END, Tortola, VI- Since the former Chairman Myron V. Walwyn tendered his resignation on May 21, 2019, as Chairman the National Democratic Party (NDP) the party has been without a leader.

January 18th, 2023
No finger pointing over bad roads!- ‘Gov’ts are continuum’- Hon Penn

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Following statements by Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) that the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) is not to be blamed for the state of the territory’s deplorable roads, National Democratic Party (NDP) Chairman and Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R7) has indicated that no single person can be blamed.

January 17th, 2023
‘We need to go see how people are living in the communities’- Hon Penn

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) says in order for persons who really need help to benefit from social assistance, community outreaches must be done by Social Development Department.

December 29th, 2022
VI in a ‘hallmark of sheer anxiety’ over recent events- Hon Penn

EAST END, Tortola, VI - Minister for Health and Social Development under the Unity Government, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) has kicked off his 2023 elections campaign pitch with a letter to the East End/Long Look community, promising to continue representing the district and the Virgin Islands, despite the unmitigated levels of anxiety being experienced by citizens.

December 22nd, 2022
Wider cross-section of public needed on National Security Council– Hon Penn

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI– Minister for Health and Social Development under the Unity Government, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) is advocating for more members on the local National Security Council (NSC), which he said should involve a wider cross-section of the public.

December 20th, 2022
'Everyone has to atone for their own sins‘- Hon Marlon A. Penn

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- Minister for Health and Social Development under the National Unity Government, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) says he will not accept responsibility for any policy decisions that came under the previous Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration.

November 20th, 2022
‘Randomised selection’ for Joe’s Hill homes possible- Hon Penn

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- The Social Security Board (SSB) has embarked on a three-step Applicant Selection Process: comprised of verification, pre-approval, and final selection procedures, for units at Joe’s Hill Manor Estate.

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