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February 21st, 2019
Agriculture and fishing can boost VI economy – Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of Progressives United (PU), Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) says that under a PU government in to Virgin Islands (VI) the group will aggressively peruse agriculture as a means of lowering import bills and creating new revenue streams for the territory, which is badly needed at this time.

February 21st, 2019
Advance polling underway; Issues with voting machine reported

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – As advance polling ahead of 2019 General Elections starts today, February, 21, 2019, in the Virgin Islands (VI), information coming into our news centre is that at the Valerie O. Thomas Community Centre, the staff there are experiencing issues with the E-tabulation machine.

February 21st, 2019
NDP did right at CGB Community – Hon Walwyn

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP 1) Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) says his party has done right for the Cane Garden Bay (CGB) community, even as citizens and former NDP 1 chaplain, Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) aka 'Mitch' has called for urgent action at the CGB Sewerage Plant.

February 20th, 2019
‘I am undisturbed’ - Skelton-Cline on church distancing self from him

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI – Following the bombshell news on February 14, 2019, that the Board of Trustees of the New Life Baptiste Church (NLBC) in Duffs Bottom, Tortola has distanced itself from ZBVI ‘Honestly Speaking’ radio host, Claude O. Skelton-Cline over his behaviour on the political front, the man of the cloth has finally broken his silence.

February 20th, 2019
‘1000 jobs in 1000 days’ - VIP rolls out 2019 Elections Manifesto

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In front of a packed room last evening, Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at the Village Cay Hotel and Marina Conference Room, Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has unveiled the Party’s 2019 election manifesto.

February 20th, 2019
“I cannot speak for Dr Smith’s Gov’t” - Walwyn on increment payments

GREENLAND, Tortola, VI - After sparking outrage over the promise of paying Civil Servant increments on March 15, 2019—on condition of being elected—embattled National Democratic Party Chairman (NDP 1) Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) is defending his position on the matter noting that the money is coming because the Virgin Islands (VI) had an 'exceptional year'.

February 20th, 2019
"Stick with Mitch” under PVIM - worried Turnbull tells D2

MEYERS ESTATE, Tortola, VI – Hon Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) aka 'Mitch' now with the Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) led Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM -NDP 2) is urging his district two followers and supporters to not deviate to another district candidate, rather stick with him under the PVIM banner.

February 19th, 2019
VIP to launch Manifesto today Feb 19, 2019 in D4

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands Party (VIP), the only party that has a full slate of 13 candidates to contest the 2019 polls, will this evening Tuesday, February 19, 2019, launch its political manifesto.

February 19th, 2019
'Final Thrushy flies out!’ Premier Smith says goodbye

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier of the Virgin Islands, Dr. the Hon D. Orlando Smith (AL) will forever be remembered as one of the best medical doctors in the Territory and the region, helping countless residents, delivering babies and saving many lives.

February 19th, 2019
'NDP has history of doing this' - Julio S. Henry on political memes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Social commentator Julio S. Henry is adding his voice to the conversation surrounding the use of malicious social media memes in the 2019 Virgin Islands (VI) elections season, that viciously attack political candidates and their family members in a bid to gain political mileage.

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