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December 6th, 2018
Hon Walwyn's politics is 'wicked' & 'divisive'-Claude O. Skelton-Cline.

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Honestly Speaking’s host, Mr Claude O. Skelton Cline, has ‘called out’ National Democratic Party (NDP) Chairman, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), over what he calls his, “wicked” and “divisive” politics.

November 29th, 2018
Is Dr. Pickering out of Walwyn’s NDP?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The man who has represented the seventh district—Dr the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering—from 1999 to current, under the National Democratic Party (NDP) banner (Walwyn’s wing) seems to have been forced out of the party.

November 29th, 2018
NDP Exec snubs Speaker; denies At-Large Candidacy

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Speaker of the House of Assembly(HoA), Honourable Ingrid A. Moses-Scatliffe, was yesterday, November 28, 2018, snubbed by the Executive Members of the National Democratic Party (NDP), when she failed to secure their votes, to serve as an At-Large Candidate for the party at the upcoming General Elections.

November 22nd, 2018
‘Virtually Impossible’ for Gov’t to pass critical laws before Election—Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –The National Democratic Party (NDP) government of the Virgin Islands (VI), is free to bring proposed legislation to the House of Assembly (HoA), but given the existing 'political reality,' getting the laws passed will be, “virtually impossible.”

November 21st, 2018
HoA meets November 27, 2018, with increased Opposition

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The House of Assembly (HoA) will meet again on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at its Chambers in Road Town, the Capital City.

November 20th, 2018
UPDATE: Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines appointed Junior Minister of Trade

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After pressure from her supporters Six District Representative, Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines, was moments ago appointed as Junior Minister for Trade.

November 19th, 2018
NDP Infighting! Gov’t unable to focus on Territory’s needs at present-Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –The Leadership of the National Democratic Party (NDP), cannot be—at this point in time of its political juncture—in a position to effectively govern the Virgin Islands (VI) and place the interests of the people of the Territory as a priority.

November 19th, 2018
Hon Turnbull confirms link-up with PVIM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “There is no such thing as blind loyalty, loyalty cannot be bought,” the words of Honourable, Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) aka ‘Mitch,’ who continues to distance himself from the National Democratic Party (NDP), a group now facing treacherous times with the loss of key leadership members.

August 2nd, 2018
Hon Walwyn blames NDP for being slow to respond to allegations of corruption

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP), and Co-Leader Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), has admitted that the party’s ‘old guard’ had ‘dropped the ball,’ in defending itself against the corruption allegations made by several persons, including a former Governor, John S. Duncan OBE, the media, civil society and the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP).

July 26th, 2018
Governor Jaspert announces investigation into BVI Airways

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Public, social media, the Opposition in Parliament and civil society have all been concerned for the past three years over the BVI Airways deal. In exchange for direct flights between Miami International Airport and Beef Island, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) gave BVI Airways, a company who left the Territory in 2014 saying they were bankrupt and had owed the BVI Airports Authority some $100,000, more funds via a big giveaway.

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