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January 22nd, 2019
‘I never saw myself running for election’ - Hon Maduro-Caines

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Six District Representative of the National Democratic Party (NDP 1), Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines revealed that she never envisioned herself running for elections even as she is seeking re-election in District Six under the NDP’s 2019 slate.

January 22nd, 2019
Walywn sees opportunity with Economic Substance Requirement

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), believes there are positive spin offs for the growth of the Territory of the Virgin Islands (VI) in the long term, to be had from the European Union (EU) mandated, ‘Economic Substance Requirement.’

January 17th, 2019
Fmr Ports Boss defends TPP price tag

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Former Ports Authority boss has come out swinging against the current National Democratic Party (NDP) Government, specifically the Minister for Finance and Premier, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), for allowing a “lie” to continue to be peddled in the public domain, surrounding a perceived $40M, cost overrun on the construction of the Tortola Pier Park (TPP).

January 17th, 2019
Hon Walwyn challenges Hon Fahie in At-Large arena

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – National Democratic Party, Leader and Chairman, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), has challenged political opponent, Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and First District Representative, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie, to meet him at the upcoming polls, as an At Large Candidate in the General Election.

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 7th, 2019
VIP developing policy backbone for a better VI – Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), and former Opposition Leader, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) says his party is currently developing strong policy backbones with the aim of bettering the Virgin Islands (VI) for all.

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.

December 28th, 2018
Political vandalism? Or chickens coming home?

WEST END, Tortola, VI - A billboard belonging to the National Democratic Party 1, (NDP 1) led by Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) has been vandalized.

December 24th, 2018
Election 2019: When will HoA be dissolved?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Political pundits and social commentators are speculating, as to when the Virgin Islands’ House of Assembly (HoA) will be dissolved, paving the way for new General Elections that must happen before April 16, 2019.

December 19th, 2018
Wake-Up Call!

By Kenneth G. Gladstone

If you catch a black cat and paint it white, isn’t it still the same black cat? And, if your house was painted red, and you strip the red paint off then paint it blue, isn’t it the same house?

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