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May 22nd, 2015
‘Let’s have a woman represent the 4th District’ – Hon Ralph T. O’Neal OBE

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Representative for the Ninth District Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE said there are many issues to be looked after in the city of Road Town on the main island of Tortola and he is sure that under the guidance of JoAnn ‘Roxie’ Romney those issues will be attended too.

May 21st, 2015
‘We have to stop this runaway train’- Stephanie I. Faulkner-Williams

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – “As your representatives in the House of Assembly, we will ensure that resources are evenly distributed and allocated to assist persons desiring to set-up and run their own companies. We need to stop this runaway train where the rich continue to become unseemly richer while the poor become destitute.”

May 21st, 2015
‘Give us your vote for our integrity & record’ – Irene F. Penn-O’Neal

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – At Large candidate for the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Irene F. Penn-O’Neal called on voters of the Sixth District to give the party’s candidates their votes as the party is one they could trust – having integrity and a record of development in the country, unlike the alternatives.

May 21st, 2015
EXCLUSIVE: Dancia Penn ‘like a fly in ointment’- John I. Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Shortly after announcing her run for political office as an Independent Territorial At Large candidate, former legislator and prominent figure in the legal fraternity Mrs Dancia Penn has come in for criticisms from Bishop John I. Cline who referred to her as a ‘fly in ointment’ due to her late entry into the electoral race.

May 21st, 2015
Hon Fahie knocks NDP culture of 'cha-ching'

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Senior member of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and First District candidate Honourable Andrew A. Fahie continues to ponder why the Government has called a snap election but said that he wasn’t worried.

May 21st, 2015
‘Take the money & vote them out’ – Elvis ‘Juggy’ Harrigan

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Prodigal son of the Sixth District Elvis ‘Juggy’ Harrigan last evening May 20, 2015 returned home to the place he originated from but, unlike the account in the Bible, there was no fatted calf or feast awaiting him because of the economic downturn the community along with so many others face.

May 21st, 2015
‘I am no longer a diamond in the rough’ – Hon Marlon A. Penn

EAST END, Tortola, VI - “They can take the credit, for all I am concerned about is improving the lives of the citizens of my community.., and their families,” said Honourable Marlon A. Penn as he officially launched his campaign last night, May 20, 2015 in Red Bay, East End.

May 20th, 2015
UPDATE: VI on 'brink of disaster'- Dancia Penn OBE, QC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Painting a grim picture of where the Virgin Islands is positioned presently, former Deputy Premier under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government, Dancia Penn OBE, QC said it is her deep and abiding love for country, coupled with the call from across the Virgin Islands for change, that she has decided to put herself up as an Independent At Large candidate for the June 8, 2015 General Election.

May 20th, 2015
Some voters disenfranchised due to early elections call- Elections Supervisor

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The early elections date called by Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith has not only caught many persons aspiring to run for political office off guard but has even disenfranchised some persons eligible to vote. Added to that, the Elections Office was also affected by the sudden announcement as it was unable to complete the processing of voter’s identification cards.

May 20th, 2015
Hon Fraser gets his wish! Election observers coming!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following vocal calls from Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and Representative for the Third District Honourable Julian Fraser RA for international observers to be present for the June 8, 2015 elections, Governor of the Virgin Islands, His Excellency John S. Duncan has announced that an observer team will be coming.



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