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May 23rd, 2018
‘The march is about country; We will deal with NDP later’- Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Outspoken resident and political aspirant Julian Willock has again thrown his full support behind the May 24, 2018 march to demonstrate the people’s displeasure with an amendment to the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill passed in the House of Commons demanding that only Overseas Territories located in the Caribbean operate registers of beneficial ownership.

April 5th, 2018
‘I will not support NDP next elections; Too much damage done’- Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While election is about one year out, the political rhetoric on all sides is heating up. There is no secret of a civil war within the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP).

April 3rd, 2018
Dr Smith & Hon Fahie in dead heat for preferred VI leader- Opinion Poll

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Despite many people saying he is fast asleep and does not have full control of his government, an opinion poll released moments ago by the Peter W. Wickham's Barbados based Caribbean Development Research Service Inc., (CADRES) showed that Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) is in a statistical dead heat with Leader of the Opposition and Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) as the Territory’s preferred Leader.

March 19th, 2018
EXCLUSIVE: NDP will be re-elected if people want to continue with 'bullshit’- 'Foxy'

LITTLE HARBOUR, Jost van Dyke, VI- Mr Philiciano O. Callwood MBE aka ‘Foxy’ is 79 years old, having been born on September 27, 1938. The internationally well-known indigenous Virgin Islander, who boasts of being a seventh generation local from Jost van Dyke, says he stays far from local politics.

March 1st, 2018
Premier Smith lambasted NDP over billboard; Party civil war ongoing

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In the continued inside war between the progressive wing of the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) and the status quo supporters, led by Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Hon D. Orlando Smith (AL), he has made his position known over a public billboard.

January 18th, 2018
More licks rain on ‘heartless’ NDP Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “You do not get the impression that they are people centred. You can’t in my opinion…put your interest in things. You have to put your interest in people. The things that you do must first impact the interest of the people of that country,” stated former Permanent Secretary and Businessman Mr Carl Dawson in referring to the draft recovery plan document released by Government late December 2017.

December 30th, 2017
Inside the December 19, 2017 NDP meeting; New target: Chairman Potter

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The embattled ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) led by 73-year-old Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) continues to fight to rid the party of the old guards.

December 28th, 2017
NDP base of supporters eroded because of lack of trust- Bishop Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the mismanagement of the Territory’s finances, the divide in the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP), and the lack of confidence in the leadership of Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), many are wondering if snap elections will be called.

November 12th, 2017
‘I am not just going to toe the party line’- Hon Marlon A. Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There is more evidence that all is not well inside the National Democratic Party (NDP) camp- the ruling political party in the Virgin Islands.

July 19th, 2017
Governor has ‘nothing further to add’ to past criticisms of NDP Gov’t

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With his point already made, Governor John S. Duncan OBE has nothing further to add to the criticism of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government of Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), who recently attempted to put a spin on the way his administration has been running the country.



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