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April 11th, 2019
Hon Wheatley wants frugal spending on Festivals

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With the Virgin Islands Festival and Fairs Committee (BVIF&FC) some $300K in debt as accumulated under the Dr D. Orlando Smith led National Democratic Party (NDP) government, the committee is looking to spend this year’s $710k budget as frugal and as wisely as possible given the current rebuilding atmosphere in the Virgin Islands (VI).

April 7th, 2019
SCB ‘Elevator Hill’ road gets quick attention

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Just a few weeks ago, Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) announced that the long outstanding efforts to upgrade the dangerous road conditions in the areas of the Guard House/Threadfall in Sea Cows Bay, often called the ‘Elevator Hill’ will be addressed soon.

April 7th, 2019
VIP inherits $300K festival debt from NDP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Ahead of the 2019 Emancipation Festival, residents are being told that the 65th anniversary festivities will now be scaled down significantly due to financial constraints.

April 2nd, 2019
“Greater push towards prosperity” – Skelton-Cline on 2019 Budget

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Outspoken social commentator and man of the cloth, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline in reacting to the $426M Budget estimates presented by Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew. A. Fahie (R1) says that Budget 2019 under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) offers greater prosperity as was campaigned upon by the VIP pre-elections 2019.

March 28th, 2019
'NDP robbed me of a Scholarship based on political affiliation'–Kevon S. Lettsome

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Outspoken youth activist, Mr Kevon S. Lettsome, has accused the ousted National Democratic Party (NDP) government of denying him a Scholarship because of his political affiliation.

March 21st, 2019
NDP raided treasury to finance ‘election projects’—Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), has begun to expose the National Democratic Party (NDP) government over its expenditure of the Territory’s resources, funding projects for political gains during the 2019 General Election season.

March 11th, 2019
2019 Elections: Entire Ex NDP Cabinet wiped out!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The five Cabinet Members for the National Democratic Party (NDP) are all in the history books.

March 11th, 2019
Prospect Reef abandoned, a symbol of NDP failure

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was in July 2017, that former Premier, Dr D. Orlando Smith, at a press conference, announced an agreement to re-developed Prospect Reef Resort.

March 10th, 2019
No recounts in D2 & D6; VIP accepts loss

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Word was circulating that following the 2019 election results and the defeat of two Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidates in Districts 2 and 6, they had requested and were pursuing recounts.

March 5th, 2019
‘Investigation into ESHS Wall continues’- CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following his devastating defeat in the 2019 General Elections in the Virgin Islands (VI), many are questioning what will happen to the investigation launched by the Police into the $1.6M Elmore Stoutt High School Wall (ESHS) commissioned by former Legislator, Myron V. Walwyn.

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