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March 7th, 2019
D4 By-Election looms; Walwyn to make a comeback?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Mark H. Vanterpool dropped a bombshell when he announced on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, that he had resigned from his elective post a week after being re-elected to the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA).

February 1st, 2019
‘NDP plugging renewable energy as economic pillar’ - Creque

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI - As fuel prices surge and the Virgin Islands (VI) continue to be 100% dependent on energy for commercial and domestic purposes, the territory should take a proactive look at more alternative and renewable energy sources.

January 6th, 2019
NDP without full slate to contest 2019 Elections

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As accurately reported by Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) on January 5, 2019, the National Democratic Party (NDP) is entering the 2019 General Elections without a full slate of candidates.

January 5th, 2019
NDP set to unveil Election Candidates tonight, Jan 5, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the sun sets over the Virgin Islands (VI) tonight, January 5, 2019, the National Democratic Party (NDP) will be turning on the lights to reveal their slate of candidates for the upcoming 2019 General Election in the Virgin Island (VI).

January 4th, 2019
Henry O. Creque quits BVIEC for NDP Political Career

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Deputy General Manager of the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC), Mr Henry O. Creque has tendered his resignation to pursue a political career.

November 29th, 2018
NDP Exec snubs Speaker; denies At-Large Candidacy

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Speaker of the House of Assembly(HoA), Honourable Ingrid A. Moses-Scatliffe, was yesterday, November 28, 2018, snubbed by the Executive Members of the National Democratic Party (NDP), when she failed to secure their votes, to serve as an At-Large Candidate for the party at the upcoming General Elections.

August 26th, 2018
“Hook It Up Right” – Generator Safety

ROADTOWN, Tortola, VI - Deputy General Manager for the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC), Mr Henry O. Creque, is reminding the public to practice the safe usage of generators and ‘Hook It Up Right.’

November 10th, 2017
‘Several instances’ of generators feeding back into power lines- Henry O. Creque

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the influx of generators to the Virgin Islands (UK) after Hurricane Irma destroyed power lines, transformers and poles, leaving the territory without electricity on September 6, 2017, there has always been the concern of safety, especially the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning and incorrectly connecting generators to homes and causing the power to feed back into the lines of the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC).

November 7th, 2017
Power restoration to entire VI may take 'a month less'- Henry O. Creque

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Although shying away from saying exactly when power would be restored to the entire Territory following the destruction to the electricity infrastructure by Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017, Deputy General Manager of BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) Mr Henry O. Creque has said it is estimated to take a month less with the additional help being received.

July 17th, 2017
‘We have an issue with each of the new Wartsila generators’ - Henry O. Creque

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The three new 8 Megawatt Wartsila generators for the BVI Electricity Corporation’s (BVIEC) Phase V Power Development Project was touted as the answer to the frequent power outages and load shedding across the Territory; however, this has not been the case.

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