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June 4th, 2015
‘We can’t afford to keep importing ‘technical’ labour’- Kevin ‘OJ’ Smith

SEA COW’S BAY, Tortola, VI – Making some of his views on economic development and empowerment known as he makes another try for the seat of Representative for the Third District, National Democratic Party (NDP) candidate Kevin ‘OJ’ Smith is against the importation of certain technical labour, citing that locals need to be trained in certain skills to take on positions such as engineers in the territory.

June 3rd, 2015
'We need to hear more about youth programmes' – Stacy Mather

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI - Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) Executive Director Stacy 'Buddha' Mather has issued a challenge to politicians and aspiring legislators to speak more about plans to move youth forward in the Virgin Islands.

June 3rd, 2015
Hon Penn warns D8 challenger not to wake a ‘sleeping giant’

EAST END, Tortola, VI – Eighth District Representative Marlon A. Penn last night June 2, 2015 said because of his demeanour he will not stoop to the level of hitting out with words to his opponents despite what they say of him.

June 3rd, 2015
Hon Pickering reveals EE housing scheme plans

EAST END, Tortola, VI – Denouncing naysayers that he is selling out the country, Deputy Premier and Seventh District candidate with the National Democratic Party (NDP) Dr The Hon Kedrick D. Pickering has vowed to continue fighting to protect the environment “down to the last breath” and also revealed plans for a housing scheme and a park for senior citizens in his district.

June 2nd, 2015
NDP seeking to restore flopped Parole Board

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It was stated in the Parole Board's 2013 annual report that dossiers were prepared for the first potential parole hearing in April of 2012, but the application was aborted primarily due to the non-appointment of a parole officer. The board has since flopped.

May 30th, 2015
Kishmet B. Daniel throws VIP under the bus

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Ms Kishmet B. Daniel, a resident of the Third District in an emotional stage display after being called to sing the territorial song in the middle of a National Democratic Party (NDP) public meeting last evening, May 29, 2015 trampled incumbent representative Honourable Julian Fraser RA, alluding to him as being uncaring.

May 30th, 2015
‘We are not liars’- VG fishermen to Hon Pickering

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Following claims by Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering that there are no reports of fishermen being chased from fishing grounds at Virgin Gorda, several fishermen flooded this news site with calls admonishing him to “wake up”.

May 29th, 2015
Rotary Club of Road Town makes record awards haul

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI – The Rotary year 2014-2015 has seen the Rotary Club of Road Town pulling in the largest numbers of awards for a single club in the Virgin islands (British) in one year, including the newest, ‘Best Video’ award.

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 26th, 2015
Herbert leads VI athletes' stellar performances

ROAD TOWN, Tortola,VI – Khari Herbert’s lifetime best in the 400m led a whole slew of stellar performances by VI Athletes, who were showcasing their talents at various meets across the Region over the past weekend.



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