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November 15th, 2018
No By-Elections! General Elections to be held by April 16, 2019—Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) will no longer be holding By-Election for the Fifth District, to fill the vacant seat left with the untimely death of Honourable Delores Lettsome-Christopher, but will instead go to General Elections by April 16, 2019.

November 15th, 2018
Citizens of the VI have a right to election now—Claude O. Skelton Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - For the sake of the people, the Territory should not have to suffer through stagnation and no representation because of a divided and dysfunctional National Democratic Party (NDP) government, beyond March/April of 2019 and there needs to be General Elections at the earliest.

November 14th, 2018
NDP resignations vindicates Opposition Leader no confidence motion

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The recent plethora of resignations from the National Democratic Party (NDP) has vindicated the call by Opposition Leader, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), when he sought to move a motion of no-confidence against the ruling NDP administration.

November 13th, 2018
UPDATE: By-Election date changed to January 7, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Word reaching our newsroom from senior National Democratic Party (both wings) Members is that the By-Election date, has been re-scheduled from January 14, 2019, as was first reported by our newsroom and will now take place on January 7, 2019.

November 9th, 2018
Shaina M. Smith to contest elections as a Territorial Candidate

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former National Democratic Party (NDP) member and Chairperson of its Women’s Association, Ms Shaina M. Smith, has confirmed that she will be running as a Territorial Candidate in the upcoming election, with a team that is more ‘Progressive.”

November 8th, 2018
Shaina M. Smith resigns from NDP with immediate effect

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The National Democratic Party (NDP) today November 8, 2018, at its Executive Meeting heard that it has lost another of its members—Ms Shaina M. Smith, who also served as Chairperson of the party’s Women’s Association.

November 7th, 2018
By-Election debate ongoing within NDP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following the death and burial of late Firth District Representative, Honourable Delores Lettsome-Christopher, there is an active debate with the split National Democratic Party (NDP) over a By-Election.

September 30th, 2018
Dr. Arlene L. Smith-Thompson & Dean B. Fahie In! Ready to roll in D3, D8

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Before a packed house of Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Congress Members and some observers, the governing body of the Opposition VIP made two important selections.

September 27th, 2018
Dean B. Fahie & Dr. Arlene L. Smith-Thompson are VIP candidates for D3 & D8

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Word reaching our newsroom from senior Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Officials is that they now have two additional candidates, one for District three and the other for District eight.

September 12th, 2018
Speaker’s impartial rule now in question?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The ability of the Speaker of the House of Assembly—Ms Ingrid A. Moses Scatfliffe—to preside over its sittings as an impartial adjudicator, is being called into question—in light of in light of reports, she will be running for Office, as an At-Large Candidate, on the National Democratic Party’s (NDP) ticket.





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