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June 18th, 2015
‘The people have NOT spoken’ – radio show caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A caller to the Speak Out BVI show with host Doug Wheatley does not believe the people have spoken as is being said regarding the overwhelming victory of the National Democratic Party (NDP) at the June 8, 2015 polls.

June 17th, 2015
‘We knew the odds were against us’ – PEP President Natalio D. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – President of the People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) Natalio D. Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru stated that, despite the fact the party only managed to put together a slate of five candidates, it pressed forward in the elections standing on its principles.

June 7th, 2015
'Stand up & be counted'- Hon Fraser tells youth

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) said that for the youth of the territory to guarantee a secured future they should work to create that future for themselves. He noted that change for the better can only come when young people decide that enough is enough.

June 2nd, 2015
Preston P. Stoutt still pressing for debate with D1 candidates

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Independent candidate for the First District, Preston P. Stoutt has challenged incumbent Virgin Islands Party (VIP) representative for the district Honourable Andrew A. Fahie and National Democratic Party candidate Shaina M. Smith to a live debate tonight June 2, 2015. However, both have declined the invitation.

June 1st, 2015
'We're here to support democracy in the VI'- Election Observer Mission

WICKHAM’S CAY I, Tortola, VI – The Commonwealth Observer Mission here for the June 8, 2015 elections will present its preliminary assessment of the polling day activities at a press conference on June 10, 2015 and return in two months to present its final report.

May 27th, 2015
‘NDP will always serve their business interests first’ – Dr Karl Dawson

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Territorial At Large candidate for the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Dr Karl Dawson said the National Democratic Party remains a party of a particular interest – business and economics – which will be served no matter what the party says to the contrary.

May 20th, 2015
UPDATE: VI on 'brink of disaster'- Dancia Penn OBE, QC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Painting a grim picture of where the Virgin Islands is positioned presently, former Deputy Premier under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government, Dancia Penn OBE, QC said it is her deep and abiding love for country, coupled with the call from across the Virgin Islands for change, that she has decided to put herself up as an Independent At Large candidate for the June 8, 2015 General Election.

May 20th, 2015
Hon Fraser gets his wish! Election observers coming!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following vocal calls from Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and Representative for the Third District Honourable Julian Fraser RA for international observers to be present for the June 8, 2015 elections, Governor of the Virgin Islands, His Excellency John S. Duncan has announced that an observer team will be coming.

May 18th, 2015
‘Do not split your votes’ – Hon Ralph T. O’Neal OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Outgoing Ninth District Representative Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE has called on the people of the territory not to split their votes but to vote solidly for the district and At Large candidates of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) come election day June 8, 2015.

May 14th, 2015
'We can't take four more years of NDP' – Donald E. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Social and political commentator Donald E. de Castro said the National Democratic Party (NDP) should be taught a lesson at the polls for calling a snap election.



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