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June 5th, 2015
'I will always be for the 99 percent'- Zoe J. Walcott-McMillan

CAPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidate for the Fifth District Zoe J. Walcott-McMillan slapped down and dismissed any inkling that she was interested in joining the National Democratic Party (NDP) though she said she was approached by them.

June 5th, 2015
Advance polling underway!

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – The elderly, the feeble and those who will be working at polling stations on June 8, 2015 have begun to cast their ballots as advance voting got underway across the territory today June 5, 2015 ahead of Monday’s official polling day.

June 5th, 2015
VIP shares concerns with election observers

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- Three members of the Commonwealth Observer Mission here in the Virgin Islands for the June 8, 2015 General Elections met with a large delegation from the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) on Thursday June 4, 2015 where they were made aware of some of the concerns the VIP has regarding the voting process.

June 5th, 2015
‘VIP to revamp immigration policies’ – Irene F. Penn-O’Neal

CAPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI – At Large candidate for the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Irene F. Penn-O’Neal said if and when elected to office, the VIP will prepare a comprehensive population policy, along with a population strategy that will guide the issuing of work permits to foreign workers settling in the territory.

June 4th, 2015
Dr Hubert O’Neal voted out of BVI Sports Fishing Association

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Word reaching this news site from our Team of Reporters across the Virgin Islands is that National Democratic Party (NDP) Ninth District candidate Dr Hubert O’Neal was voted out as President of the BVI Sports Fishing Association at a special meeting held last Thursday May 28, 2015.

June 4th, 2015
Latino community warned against selling their votes

PURCELL ESTATE, Tortola, VI – With his fluency in Spanish, member of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Devon U. Osborne took the opportunity at a meeting in Purcell Estate on Tuesday evening June 2, 2015 to address members of the Latino community about being wary of those seeking to bribe them for their votes.

June 4th, 2015
‘NDP has looted treasury & gone with whole cookie jar’ – Hon Fahie

CAPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI – As the days turn to hours before the commencement of Advance Polling tomorrow Friday June 5, 2015 and Election Day on Monday June 8, 2015, senior member of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and incumbent candidate for the First District Honourable Andrew A. Fahie upped the pressure with a bombardment of the National Democratic Party on their stewardship over the last term.

June 4th, 2015
CGB Baptist Church allegedly asks for donation for 'Mitch' Turnbull

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Online commentators have been giving their take on allegations that there was a recent call for a collection at the Cane Garden Bay Baptist Church to aid the funding of the political campaign of Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull.

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 must address high cost of living’- Dr Karl Dawson

PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI – The only male At Large candidate on the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) ticket Dr Karl Dawson has pledged that the party, if and when elected to office, will address as an urgent priority the high cost of living which has saddled the backs of the ordinary people over the last three and a half years.



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