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April 1st, 2017
Voter rebellion!

Dickson Igwe

Niccolo Machiavelli was a prominent 15th Century political philosopher. He was political adviser to the Italian City State of Florence and its rulers.

January 16th, 2017
$323M budget presented; Disappointing says Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The National Democratic Party (NDP) Government of Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Hon D. Orlando Smith (AL) presented a $323M budget in the House of Assembly today, January 16, 2017.

November 29th, 2016
No known or proven basis for allegations of vote rigging- Carvin Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Outgoing President of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Mr Carvin Malone has rejected public claims by party member Rajah A. Smith that the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) internal elections process is being rigged.

October 13th, 2016
Gov't lacks transparency; No regards for HoA rules - Hon Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The repositioning of the Questions and Answers segment to the bottom of the Order Paper at the Second Sitting of the Second Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA) today October 13, 2016 is not sitting well with Opposition Member Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

September 21st, 2016
VI needs constitutional advancement not independence - Gerard St. C. Farara QC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The talk of the territory of the Virgin Islands taking on the status of independence has been the hallmark of discussion in many sections of society; however, member of the Inner Bar Mr Gerard St. C. Farara QC suggests constitutional advancement not independence.

June 13th, 2016
UPDATE: VI Youth Parliament Opposition to move motion @ June 15, 2016 Sitting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In an amended version of the Order Paper sent out to the media today June 13, 2016 for the re-established Youth Parliament of the Virgin Islands, the Opposition Leader ‘Hon’ Rea Vanterpool is now expected to move a motion.

June 8th, 2016
NDP Govt gets failing grade one year into 2nd term- Natalio D. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Exactly one year ago today, on June 8, 2015, the Virgin Islands went to the polls in what was called a snap elections and the electorate spoke with a loud and resounding voice, giving the National Democratic Party (NDP) a clear mandate in taking the territory forward.

April 16th, 2016
NDP to finally establish Register of Interest Committee

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After almost ten years and counting and many “say games” played by both political parties, the National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration will form the Register of Interests Standing Select Committee of the House of Assembly, which is a critical component of the Register of Interest Act of 2006.

April 4th, 2016
8 yrs later Legislators still refusing to comply with Register of Interests Act - SFC Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With all the chatter and unconfirmed reports about which politician is stealing money from Government, which one bought a mega yacht and which one continues to engage in conflict of interest in order to pay himself directly and indirectly, eight years later most of the elected officials in the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) have still not declared their interests to the Register of Interests.

January 24th, 2016
VI Constitution & way of life more @ risk of repeal or UK interference- Hon Fahie

CAPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI- In almost prophetic manner, First District Representative and Member of the Opposition Hon Andrew A. Fahie began his presentation of his annual First District Report at the Capoon’s Bay Recreational Grounds on January 23, 2016 by playing a tape of a speech he made during the 2015 elections campaign in which he called out the National Democratic Party (NDP) for its lack of transparency and perceived financial mismanagement and had warned voters against returning the NDP to power.

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