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May 23rd, 2015
Nomination Day should end @ noon – Juliette Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – After evaluating and tabulating the nomination day process of yesterday May 22, 2015 Supervisor of Elections Mrs Juliette Penn recommended that nominating of candidates for general elections be closed at noon in future.

May 22nd, 2015
‘I am proud to have rich white friends’- Hon Kedrick D. Pickering

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – The Stickett area was filled to capacity last night May 21, 2015 as it was the occasion of the campaign launch of Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering who, while outlining some of the areas of development for his district, stood up to his critics.

May 20th, 2015
Police witness: Irene F. Penn-O’Neal always denied knowing of guns & ammo

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Another police officer, Keishon Leslie has testified that Mrs Irene F. Penn-O’Neal from the onset maintained that she had no knowledge of guns and ammunition found in her home in the early morning hours of October 24, 2014.

May 20th, 2015
‘It's not about the white envelope’ - McLloyd O. Walters

EAST END, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidate for the Eighth District, Mr McLloyd O. Walters has told supporters he is a person who is committed to results as he spoke for the first fifteen minutes of his address, not looking down at a prepared speech as he said he was speaking from the heart.

May 19th, 2015
Office Of Supervisor Of Elections Publishes Revised Voters’ List

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In accordance with section 23 (1) of the Elections Act, 1994, the Office of the Supervisor of Elections is informing the public that the revised List of Voters was published on May 18. The list is also available on

May 19th, 2015
Jarecki family foundation & Guana Island partner to provide laptop computer tech programme for local students

EAST END, Tortola, VI – Jarecki Family Foundation (JFF) and Guana Island, with the dedicated assistance of the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP), today announced a new initiative that will provide access to new laptop computers to each of 45 students in two middle school groups at Elmore Stoutt High School in Road Town.

May 19th, 2015
‘NDP plans to cut civil service after elections’ – Hon Julian Fraser, RA

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – “To the civil service of this territory, all the people, the engine that keeps this machine running….word on the street is that your Premier (Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith) has entered into an agreement with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), which is the British Government, to cut the service,” so declared aspiring Premier on the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) slate Honourable Julian Fraser, RA.

May 19th, 2015
7th District under economic depression- Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – The cat-o’-nine tails was unleashed across the back of Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering, who is also the Seventh District Representative, as he was extensively lambasted for neglecting the district.

May 18th, 2015
Hon Archibald C. Christian apologises to those he offended

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – "I pledged that I will continue to speak the truth at all times dealing with your matters, and that I did. I may have offended some persons along the way, but tonight I sincerely apologise if I did.”

May 17th, 2015
Children ‘born here’ not of VI parents must be embraced- Hon Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – At the launch of the National Democratic Party (NDP) At-Large candidates for the national elections of the Virgin Islands (VI) set for June 8, 2015, emotions ran high in support of a call made by Honourable Myron V. Walwyn for the Third House of Assembly to seriously consider the boiling issue of children ‘born here’ of parents not from the Virgin Islands.


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