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August 15th, 2018
The hard truth: Whether NDP/VIP all residents want same things—Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As General Elections in the Virgin Islands draws closer, at least one potential At-Large Candidate under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), is calling for the electorate to vote on issues since, “anyone seeking your vote, should tell you how they can make your life better and move you from struggling to eat and pay your bills, to opportunities for prosperity.”

August 14th, 2018
Akeem R. Pickering to be appointed BVI Ports Authority Deputy MD for 1 year

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Word reaching our news desk from a senior National Democratic Party (NDP) Cabinet Official, is that local, Akeem R. Pickering, has been appointed Deputy Managing Director (MD) of the British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA), for one-year.

August 14th, 2018
Long lines still haunt Immigration & Labour Departments

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was some eight months ago, following Hurricanes Irma and Maria that the Immigration and Labour Department found itself overwhelmed with long lines—an influx of people (close to four thousand) arriving to help rebuild and others trying to address their status after they lost their jobs.

August 13th, 2018
UPDATE: Official; only 3 elected members will run with NDP Co-leader Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After our story was published earlier today, Monday August 13, 2018, our senior National Democratic Party (NDP) sources made contact to update us on the latest.

August 13th, 2018
House of Assembly continues on August 14, 2018

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands' (VI) Parliament or the House of Assembly (HoA), will continue with the 6th Sitting of the 3rd Session of the 3rd HoA on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at 10:00 AM.

August 11th, 2018
‘FIA- no timely information; lacks trained IT personnel’- 2016 report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Financial Investigation Agency (FIA) of the Virgin Islands (VI), a Government Statutory body, complained in their 2016 Annual Report about their inability to garner enough information from the requested entitles in a timely manner.

August 11th, 2018
3 new HIV+ cases reported in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Residents of the Virgin Islands (VI) are encouraged to continue to get tested for HIV/AIDS, as three new cases have been reported in the first six months of 2018.

August 11th, 2018
Opposition Leader takes up UK challenge in review of OT relations

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Opposition Leader Andrew A. Fahie (R1), has announced the formation of a domestic Committee to conduct outreaches across the sister islands of the Virgin Islands (VI), in order to solicit and document the views of citizens throughout the territory, in response to the United Kingdom’s (UK) establishment of a special body to review future relations with its Overseas Territories (OT).

August 10th, 2018
East End man, Dion Thomas charged for unlawful possession of firearm

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Crown on Thursday August 6, 2018, charged 39-year-old, Dion Thomas, of East End, Tortola, with the unlawful possession of a firearm, since he is not the holder of a valid license.

August 10th, 2018
Hon Fahie warns voters of ‘Smear Campaign’ to hijack Elections

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –First District Representative and Leader of the Opposition, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), has lashed out at the architects of a resuscitated ‘smear campaign’ to not only, “destroy my entire family, my wife, my mother, my children" but to also, "try to undermine the massive progress that our Virgin Islands Party (VIP) has made.”

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