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May 3rd, 2015
JoAnn ‘Roxie’ Romney expected to run for office!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Information just reaching our news room from sources close to the main Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) is that the second eldest daughter of the late Chief Minister, Cyril B. Romney, will be a candidate on the VIP ticket for the upcoming general elections.

May 1st, 2015
Albert O. Wheatley contesting 9th District

ROAD TOWN Tortola, VI- Virgin Gordian Albert O. Wheatley has announced he will be contesting the next general election for the Ninth District seat as an Independent Candidate.

April 25th, 2015
Orlando the flamboyant & Karl the trustworthy

By Dickson Igwe

Two party politics in the British Virgin Islands is getting increasingly entrenched into the social geography this early 2015. The two main parties are led by two men who, apart from the unexpected, will go into the next General Election leading their troops against the army of the other.

April 20th, 2015
Exclusive: Elton L. Sprauve- “I will fight for my people”

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI – Mr Elton L. Sprauve aka ‘All out’ said once he is elected to the Ninth District seat there will be no rest for him as he represents the district, acknowledging that he has big shoes to fill.

April 11th, 2015
On Virgin Islands Party at large nominations & demographics

By Dickson Igwe

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands Party delegate will make a second critical decision with regard to the 2015/16 General Election very shortly. That decision will be the selection of candidates to fight the British Virgin Islands General Election in the coming months. The first decision was appointing Honourable Julian Fraser RA, its leader, a few months ago.

April 4th, 2015
Shaina & the National Democratic Party

By Dickson Igwe

Shaina Smith is an attractive and intelligent British Virgin Islands television and media personality. She is an engineer, popular Op Ed journalist, and political party candidate. The following article is first of two stories shining light on the two main political parties in the British Virgin Islands.

March 27th, 2015
Shaina M. Smith to run with NDP in upcoming elections!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After months of discussions with this news site’s senior sources within the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP), Virgin Islands News Online- the official source for political coverage in the territory- can confirm that former People’s Patriotic Alliance (PPA) member Shaina M. Smith will be a candidate with the NDP for the upcoming general elections.

March 7th, 2015
Conflict of interest & government rent

By Dickson Igwe

The following is the second story in a three part narrative on the culture of political corruption in the British Virgin Islands. It is a call to voters and residents to place fixing the "corruption challenge," at the top of the agenda in the run up to General Elections in early 2016, in the British Virgin Islands.

February 21st, 2015
BREAKING NEWS: Director General of Foreign Affairs is PPP-Civic's Prime Ministerial candidate


Director General of Guyana's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Elisabeth Harper is the prime ministerial candidate for the incumbent People's Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) at the May 11, 2015 general and regional elections.

February 21st, 2015
The Politics of corruption & 2016

By Dickson Igwe

The following is first story in a series on political corruption in the run up to general elections in 2016 in the British Virgin Islands. It states that the issue of corruption and conflict of interest in a micro society is a complex affair. It is not a black and white issue, it is not exact science. Political Corruption is also a worldwide issue with varied reverberations.


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