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February 27th, 2019
Election observers cite distrust in VI electoral system

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following the February 25, 2019, General Elections in the Virgin Islands (VI) a new preliminary report from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) British Islands and Mediterranean Region (BIMR) Election Observation Mission entitled ‘Virgin Islands General Election 2019’ is citing some amount of distrust in the VI electoral system, particularly in the regulatory framework.

February 27th, 2019
“I don’t think so” - Ronnie W. Skelton on running again

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI - Chairman of the Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM – NDP2) Ronnie W. Skelton has given indications that he may be over with seeking political office in the Virgin Islands (VI) but will commit to building his party.

February 27th, 2019
Hon Shereen D. Flax-Charles – VG’s first Female Legislator

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Described as a “Red Letter” night in the Virgin Island (VI), the results of the 2019 General Election that saw the people voting for change with the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), also recorded some firsts, of the 8 elected from the VIP’s 2019 slate, Hon Shereen D. Flax-Charles (AL) became the first female legislator from the sister island of Virgin Gorda (VG).

February 26th, 2019
The Losers in the VI 2019 Election, Out they go!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI -The biggest surprise from all indication is the defeat of the controversial former Legislator, Myron V. Walwyn. He moved from the 2015 elections getting the most votes (5777) to coming in fifth in 2019 where he lost by over 600 votes.

February 26th, 2019
UPDATE: New Premier Fahie was sworn in today!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In front of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidates, party and campaign officials and those who were elected, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) was at 1:30 PM today, Tuesday February 26, 2019, sworn in as the Virgin Islands Premier.

February 26th, 2019
Feds arrest USVI boxer John A. Jackson for producing child porn


ST. THOMAS, USVI - John A. Jackson, 30, appeared today before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller for a preliminary and detention hearing after his arrest on Saturday, February 23, 2018, by Homeland Security Investigations for Production of Child Pornography, United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

February 25th, 2019
VIP wins Virgin Islands Elections 2019; NDP Out!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With official results now in, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) led by Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) managed to claim 8 totals seats out of 13 to form a new government thus winning the 2019 General Elections in the Virgin Islands (VI).

February 25th, 2019
Live Update: Complete VI Elections 2019 Results

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With polls closed and the heated political season of the 2019 General elections in the Virgin Islands behind us, results are starting to roll in from the VI Government Information Service (GIS) starting with results from the At-Large Candidates coming in from various polling stations across the territory.

February 25th, 2019
Polls closed in the VI, results pending; Territory on edge

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Polls in the Virgin Islands (VI) are now closed for the 2019 General Elections, as the few remaining voters are in lines casting votes.

February 25th, 2019
PHOTO of DAY: Hon Andrew A. Fahie with Hon Shawn K. Richards @ VIP event

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was said on the campaign trail that Caribbean Leaders are excited about the prospects of Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Chairman, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) becoming the new Premier of the Virgin Islands (VI).


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