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September 5th, 2018
Gov’t ends funding for Paraquita Bay farmers—Hipolito D. Penn

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI - The National Democratic Party (NDP) government has decided to end funding for farming in the Paraquita Bay area—a shocking revelation dropped by Independent Candidate for the upcoming General Elections, Mr Hipolito D. Penn.

May 30th, 2015
‘Victory was assured had I gone VIP’ – Albert O. Wheatley

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Independent candidate in the Ninth District Albert O. Wheatley, speaking at a political rally in the Valley, Virgin Gorda last evening May 29, 2015 believes that if he had signed up with the Virgin Islands Party, as he nearly did, he would have been guaranteed a victory.

May 23rd, 2015
‘Victimisation fears kept people in’ – Dion M. Jennings

BELLE VUE, Tortola, VI – Independent candidate for the Sixth District Dion M. Jennings blamed the ongoing culture of victimisation for the low numbers at his public meeting held last night May 22, 2015 at the Belle Vue junction.

May 15th, 2015
Anegadian Vernon V. Vanterpool joins Ninth District race!

‎THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI - Another person, Mr Vernon V. Vanterpool has announced his intentions to run in the June 8, 2015 General Election.

May 15th, 2015
NDP Gov’t putting ‘cart before the horse’- VG resident

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Residents of Virgin Gorda were on fire at the Catholic Community Centre in the Valley last night May 14, 2015 at the campaign launch of Mrs Stephanie I. Faulkner-Williams, who is seeking the Ninth District seat, as they were very candid on many issues.

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.

May 7th, 2015
‎People don't want party politics - Stephanie I. Faulkner-Williams

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Virgin Gorda businesswoman and former Deputy Labour Commissioner Stephanie I. Faulkner-Williams has announced her candidacy for the Ninth District seat at the June 8, 2015 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.

November 17th, 2011
Being “a stand-alone in the wind” did not help cause- Allen Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Reflecting on his first outing at the polls to become the 7th District representative, businessman Allen Wheatley said running as an independent candidate affected his chances significantly and noted that himself and committee will soon decide whether he builds on his own People’s Party (POP) or joins another party.

October 26th, 2011
Preston Stoutt calls for investigation into 98% pass rate

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Independent candidate for the 1st district Preston Stoutt is calling for an investigation into the 98 pass rate for school leavers, citing it is a measure to protect the education of future students.



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