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May 27th, 2015
‘NDP will always serve their business interests first’ – Dr Karl Dawson

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Territorial At Large candidate for the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Dr Karl Dawson said the National Democratic Party remains a party of a particular interest – business and economics – which will be served no matter what the party says to the contrary.

May 27th, 2015
NDP accuses VIP of disrespecting youth & inciting violence

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Senior members of the National Democratic Party (NDP), during a campaign meeting at the Bandstand in Road Town on May 26, 2015 unleashed furious allegations against some member/s of the opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidates for allegedly bashing a young man and, in another instance, allegedly inciting violence and criminal activities against government officials.

May 27th, 2015
‘I have been listening to the people of the 2nd’ – Rajah A. Smith

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands Party's candidate for the Second District, Rajah A. Smith, said that despite his age, he is ready and has the passion to serve the people of the district. He also said that over the past weeks he has been listening to the people and as such he can further understand what their needs are.

May 27th, 2015
Kitason blows send Cavaliers out of LIME Superfast League

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A spell of three wickets for nine runs in eight balls by Grenada’s medium pacer Frances Kitason sent the Cavaliers spiralling to defeat on Sunday May 24, 2015 as they looked to chase down the 251 runs required for victory and to stay alive in the LIME Superfast Twenty/20 League.

May 26th, 2015
Local fishermen’s rights being violated @ North Sound- Rosan-Bunbury

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – The challenges facing local fishermen, from reportedly being denied access to fishing grounds to inadequate market, were recently highlighted by Virgin Islands Party (VIP) At-Large candidate Mrs Charmaine R. Rosan-Bunbury who said the agriculture and fishing industries have much potential for economic development.

May 26th, 2015
Alberto Rosa De La Rosa stabbed by fellow inmate

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Alberto Rosa De La Rosa aka ‘Pi Yoyo’, an inmate of Her Majesty's Prison, was taken to Peebles Hospital earlier today, May 26, 2015 after he was reportedly stabbed by a fellow inmate in the prison compound at Balsum Ghut.

May 26th, 2015
BVI Exquisite Boat show 2015 lacked local support – Meslyn M. Allan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – When organisers of the BVI Exquisite Boat Show made the decision to have the event staged in a more central and easily accessible location, they were anticipating a much better turn out of patrons. But according to one of the Coordinators, Ms Meslyn M. Allan, this was not so.

May 26th, 2015
Public officers afraid to be seen with 'Opposition persons' – Irene F. Penn-O’Neal

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – At Large candidate for the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Irene F. Penn O’Neal said public officers have become so victimised and intimidated that they are afraid to have a simple conversation with any political person not associated with the sitting National Democratic Party (NDP) government.

May 26th, 2015
What boycott? – Failure to read is failure to lead

By AC Frett

Reading is Fundamental:

Emancipation took place a long time ago but our People would still rather spend a lifetime listening to the Lies of others than spend a minute reading and researching Truth for themselves… We look at the written word and tell ourselves it’s too much to read so while Missionaries ceased to exist the lessons they taught our Ancestors are still being used to handicap our Children and Grandchildren.

May 26th, 2015
Bishop Cline questions Dr Karl Dawson’s ability as a politician

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Never a shy one to let his views on any issue or topic be publicly known even if highly controversial, senior pastor of the New Life Baptist Church John I. Cline said while he has no problem with ‘Ministers of the Gospel’ running for political office, he is not sure whether everyone is cut out for the job.

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