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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.

February 14th, 2015
BREAKING NEWS: APNU, AFC agree to coaliton


Guyana‎'s two major opposition parties have agreed to form an alliance to contest the May 11, 2015 general and regional elections, according to well-placed sources.

January 3rd, 2015
Mr. Big Spender and Frugal Miser

By: Dickson Igwe

Virgin Islands General Election 2016 is gearing up to be a contest based on economics. Specifically, the debate will center upon which political party possesses the economic philosophy, savvy, know how, and public confidence, to generate strong economic growth.

November 5th, 2014
GUYANA: General elections almost certain


Guyanese are almost certain to go to the polls before year-end, now that the opposition has maintained that it would be going ahead with its no-confidence motion in the House when it convenes on Monday.

October 4th, 2014
The Virgin Islands boat builder and seafarer

By Dickson Igwe

The following article is part of a series of stories on politics and economics in the Virgin Islands, in the run up to general elections in early 2016. The narrative urges the need for visionary politics. It argues that the possession of a national vision by a country can aid effective social and economic development.

September 27th, 2014
Visionary Politics and 2016

By Dickson Igwe

The following article is part of a series of stories on Virgin Islands politics and economics. It asks the question: what is the long term vision for the Virgin Islands in the run up to general elections in early 2016?

August 29th, 2014
Brazil's economy falls into recession, latest figures show


Brazil has fallen into recession, just a month before the general election, latest figures show.

August 28th, 2014
‘Next Elections are going to be tough’ – Hon Ralph T. O’Neal OBE warns

SEA COWS' BAY, Tortola, VI – The Territory’s most experienced and senior legislator, Former Premier of the Virgin Islands Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE (R9) has spoken words of wisdom to residents sending the strong warning that the upcoming general elections are not to be taken lightly.

June 17th, 2014
Hon Fraser outlines mission to strengthen VIP

SEA COWS’ BAY, Tortola, VI – Newly elected Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Third District Representative Hon Julian Fraser RA is ready for the task ahead of moving the party towards the next general elections and among his first tasks are strengthening the party’s organs and identifying new leaders.

January 2nd, 2014
EXCLUSIVE: Edmund Maduro to contest 2015 general elections

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Popular talk show host Mr Edmund Maduro has stated emphatically that he will be contesting the 2015 general elections in the Virgin Islands.


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