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January 15th, 2019
Lesmore Smith & Sylvia C. Romney-Moses to run with NDP 2; announcement soon

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI - The breakaway National Democratic Party (NDP) group—now called the Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM)—will announce shortly two more Candidates for the upcoming 2019 General Elections.

January 14th, 2019
“I was not elected to be anybody’s puppet”-Mitch

BREWERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Former Government Member of House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull, aka ‘Mitch’, is adamant he was elected as the Second District Representative not to be anybody’s puppet.

January 14th, 2019
BVI Airways, renaming Hospital among topics @ Tuesday’s HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) will meet again on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, in what could be its final Sitting before it is dissolved to pave the way for the 2019 General Elections.

January 14th, 2019
‘No one contacted me about a debate’ - Hon Maduro-Caines

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - In a late night phone call last evening, Sunday, January 13, 2019, Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines (R6) of the National Democratic Party (NDP 1) told our news centre that, “No one contacted me about a debate.”

January 14th, 2019
Hon Skelton fires back: "I left with my intellectual properties"

BREWERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM), Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL), has fired back at his political nemesis, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), Leader of the National Democratic Party (NDP) saying, “I left with my intellectual properties.”

January 13th, 2019
Hon Maduro-Caines declines debate in D6

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Even after National Democratic Party (NDP 1) leader, Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) had welcomed and called for debates in his 2019 New Year’s Message, one member of his camp is now defying those words and refusing to participate in an upcoming debate in District Six.

January 13th, 2019
Unproven ‘Corruption’ talks will hurt the VI –Hon Myron V. Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP), Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL) has expressed concerns that political ramblings which continues to see opponents accusing government of ‘corruption’ may very well result in unnecessary scrutiny of the Territory and lead to the exodus of money that should remain in the Virgin Islands (VI).

January 12th, 2019
PVIM-NDP 2 launches Wade N. Smith for District 5

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI - In front of a modest crowd, the National Democratic Party (NDP 1), breakaway group known as the Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM–NDP2) launched former Comptroller of Customs, Wade N. Smith as their candidate in District Five.

January 12th, 2019
Premier to answer questions on Walwyn Wall Scandal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon D. Orlando Smith (AL) will be made to answer a series of questions on the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) Wall Report and investigation, at the upcoming sitting of the Virgin Islands’ House of Assembly (HoA) on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.

January 11th, 2019
Peebles Hospital to be renamed in honour of Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Most historians and residents of the Virgin Islands (VI) will remember Premier, Dr the Hon D. Orlando Smith’s (AL) political legacy as one of corruption allegations and the split of the National Democratic Party (NDP)—a party he co-founded—into two.

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