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July 17th, 2017
House of Assembly to meet on August 1, 2017

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While communication from the House of Assembly (HoA) and the Dr Smith-led National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration are most often not forthcoming, many persons thought that the HoA was prorogued for the June-July-August recess.

July 14th, 2017
Opposition Leader labels NDP Gov’t a 'failure'

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Leader of the Opposition Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) is having none of the recent spin by Premier Dr The Hon D. Orlando Smith on the state of the Virgin Islands economy, calling the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government a failure.

July 12th, 2017
Is the Virgin Islands in for another snap election?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was June 2015, almost eight months before the election was due, that Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) called a snap election, which according to some, caught the Opposition Virgin Islands Party with their 'pants down.'

June 28th, 2017
'We are now only seen in terms of our party affiliation'- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Host of the radio programme, ‘Speak out BVI’ on ZBVI 780 AM, Doug Wheatley, has added his voice to the discourse on whether the [British] Virgin Islands political party system has done its job since being implemented.

April 19th, 2017
NDP Gov’t is no longer fit to serve- Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Making a case that there is need for a new group of thinkers to come forward as an alternative for the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government, former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA), Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline blasted his own NDP Government saying they have betrayed the people they were elected to serve.

March 23rd, 2017
Inside the NDP Meeting of March 22, 2017

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The National Democratic Party (NDP) held a general meeting at its headquarters close to Village Cay Hotel in Road Town on March 22, 2017.

February 24th, 2017
Hon Christopher slams Premier Smith, ‘Economy not robust!’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The first day of the Budget debate held on February 23, 2017 for the National Democratic Party (NDP) Administration spending bill had high drama, suspicion and theatrics, not even William Shakespeare in many of his writings could have properly described.

February 23rd, 2017
Hons Maduro-Caines & Christopher object to airport project now!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a bomb shell move that sent shockwaves to the government front bench and the supporters of the National Democratic Party (NDP), the normally reserved and soft-spoken Sixth District Representatives Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines came out swinging against the 2017 Budget.

February 18th, 2017
‘Hatchet man’ needed to downsize civil service, spending- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Talk show host Doug Wheatley has suggested the employment of a ‘hatchet man’ as a possible solution to keeping a balance on the revenue and expenses of the Government of the Virgin Islands.

January 29th, 2017
NDP holds general membership meeting; Turnout poor!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After alerting its members of a General Membership Meeting almost two weeks ago, the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) held a meeting yesterday January 28, 2017 in Theater No 4 at UP's Cineplex in Road Town, Tortola. The meeting was scheduled to start at 6:30 P.M.





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