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Archive for November, 2021

Representative of the Second District where Jost Van Dyke is located, Melvin 'Mitch' Turnbull.

HOA wasn’t consulted when Willock told its lawyers to file injunction

House of Assembly (HOA) members jointly represented by Silk Legal in the Commission of Inquiry (COI) were not consulted before Speaker Julian Willock instructed the law firm to file a court injunction against COI attorneys. Despite the Speaker’s claims otherwise, […]

by / on November 1, 2021 at 9:00 AM /
Premier Andrew Fahie

UK won’t outrightly tell BVI to cut public service but they’ve hinted it

The BVI‘s political leader has said he believes that although it is not explicitly stated, the UK wants the territory to drastically reduce its public service. Addressing the House of Assembly recently, Premier Andrew Fahie said the UK’s intention of […]

by / on November 1, 2021 at 8:30 AM /
Dr Wheatley

Gov’t will fulfil all the demands of teachers

Local educators have been reassured that the government will fulfil their list of demands linked to several teacher sickouts that happened in the territory last week. Education Minister Dr Natalio Wheatley gave that assurance last evening while further challenging legislators […]

by / on November 1, 2021 at 8:27 AM /

I won’t be threatened by ‘next election’ — Premier

Premier Andrew Fahie has vowed not to be threatened by an upcoming election or get intimidated into not completing his agenda.  Speaking before the House of Assembly (HOA) recently, Fahie said he recently received many messages blaming him for things […]

by / on November 1, 2021 at 8:25 AM /
Mark Vanterpool

No Speaker could prevent me from being in the HOA

Fourth District Representative, Mark Vanterpool, has come out with praise for the soundness and virtue of the BVI‘s electoral laws, which he said are responsible for allowing him back into the House of Assembly (HOA) when attempts were made to […]

by / on November 1, 2021 at 6:45 AM /