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March 9th, 2018
‘Answer to question if I am running for office is obvious’- Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Although he has frequently proposed solutions on many issues affecting the Virgin Islands (VI), former Permanent Secretary and Businessman, Mr Julian Willock would usually evade the question of whether he was running for office in the 2019 general elections.

January 24th, 2018
‘I want to influence the political landscape’- John I. Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- He has been very vocal on many issues, including political matters, affecting the Virgin Islands and most naturally the question that came to many is whether former Chairman of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) Board, lead pastor at the New Life Baptist Church in Duff’s Bottom and Businessman, Bishop John I. Cline would be seeking office at the general elections constitutionally due in the Virgin Islands in 2019.

May 14th, 2017
A Virgin Islands Party déjà vu

Dickson Igwe

The climb to the mountain top called Power has gotten a lot steeper for the VIP. The Summit of High Office is further away. Party members have failed to bury the hatchet. Factionalism and ill will remain a feature of the Grand Ole Party. Not good!

December 5th, 2016
Change of Opposition party leaders in VI, Jamaica, Bermuda & SVG

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI- The main Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) in the overseas Territory of the Virgin Islands (UK) is not alone in ousting its party boss.

November 11th, 2016
New group emerges; Could turn into new political party!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our newsroom after months of investigation is that a new group has emerged and has been meeting for the last four to five months.

May 25th, 2016
VIP remains a viable option- Carvin Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After a resounding defeat at the polls on June 8, 2015, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) has come in for scathing criticisms from its own supporters and the general public.

April 5th, 2016
Has NHI failed in just 3 months? Please say it ain't so

By Alred 'AC' Frett

How long must we pay for their Snap Election?

Just a year ago we looked towards April 2016 as the Official Time for BVI General Elections until this was later stolen in June 2015… Today, even those who ignored repeated warnings and supported this hijacked process are acknowledging the real damage already done during such a short space of time – Even they now feel pain as we approach Beggar Nation status.

June 15th, 2015
Residents want campaign financing transparency

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Some residents of the territory are in agreement with the Commonwealth Observer Mission (COM) saying that political parties must be made to report to the public the source of their finances during elections.

June 8th, 2015
UPDATE: VIP Chairman Hon Fraser retains D3 seat

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Unofficial results just in are that Virgin Islands Party Chairman Hon Julian Fraser RA has retained his seat in the Third District after defeating National Democratic Party candidate Kevin 'OJ' Smith at the polls today June 8, 2015.

May 14th, 2015
Bro Abdul Shabazz vying for Fifth District seat

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - "I am no newcomer, silently I have been concerned and making contributions to this country and to this district," said Bro Abdul Shabazz as he opened up to Virgin Islands News Online about his quest to take a seat in the Virgin Islands House of Assembly as the representative for the Fifth District.



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