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June 15th, 2018
Premier Smith to announce decision; run or not in NDP internal elections

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Premier and President of the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) is to announce early next week if he intends to contest the post he holds as President of his party.

June 12th, 2018
Hon Ronnie W. Skelton launches bid for NDP Presidency

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL), has formally thrown his proverbial ‘hat in the ring,’ to challenge and replace 73 year-old Premier, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), as President of the National Democratic Party (NDP) at the upcoming Delegates’ Convention, on June 23, 2018.

June 11th, 2018
Hon Pickering drops out race for NDP Presidency!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In a surprise move that shocked the political class and some National Democratic Party (NDP) delegates, Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour, Dr the Honourable, Kedrick D. Pickering (R7), has dropped out the race to lead the party he co-founded, into the next general elections.

June 8th, 2018
Hon Myron V. Walwyn challenges Premier Smith for NDP Leadership

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The National Democratic Party’s (NDP) internal elections on June 23, 2018, is now carded to be a ‘four-man’ race for the party’s leadership and presidency, with Education and Culture Minister, Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) challenging incumbent, Premier, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith.

June 7th, 2018
Claude Skelton-Cline lambasts Walwyn as 'unfit for leadership'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Less than 48 hours after Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), the Education and Culture Minister, released a video clip announcing that he will be seeking the Presidency of the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP)—at its June 23, 2018, internal elections—sections of the public are condemning the decision.

June 6th, 2018
St Lucian Verne Garde tipped to be new HMP Superintendent

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Verne Garde, Director of St. Lucia’s, Bordelais Correctional Facility (BCF)—where many of the Territory’s prisoners are temporarily housed—has been tipped to be the new Superintendent of Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) at Balsam Ghut, on Tortola.

May 6th, 2018
Where will the 2018 Tortola festival be held?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A few weeks ago the Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) told a local radio station that the 2018 August Festival on Tortola will happen.

May 6th, 2018
'We shouldn’t damn somebody’s life for smoking a joint' - Hon Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Decriminalising marijuana in the Virgin Islands (VI) has been a topic voiced by many persons throughout the community especially Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), Minister for Education and Culture, who on numerous occasion called for amendments to the drug laws.

April 28th, 2018
Hon Fahie accuses Education Minister of signing fake contract

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Tired of false promises from the government of the day, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), Opposition Leader and First District Representative, accused Minister for Education and Culture, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), for signing “fake contracts” in December 2017 to repair a school which he pointed out was “illegal”.

April 24th, 2018
2018 VI Emancipation Festival to be 'scaled down'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Despite the hurricanes of September 2017 that destroyed the territory and the fact that the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government is broke, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), Minister for Education and Culture, is going ahead with the Emancipation Festival for 2018, however, he stated there will be a “scale down” of activities.





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