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May 28th, 2015
'Job creation in Anegada will require innovative thinking' - Hon Fraser

SETTING POINT, Anegada, VI – Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Julian Fraser RA, (R3) believes Anegada has the potential for many of the activities that would take place as a result of the new maritime academy that the VIP plans to introduce once elected to office.

May 28th, 2015
‘No man will be left behind’ – 'All Out' tells Anegadians

SETTING POINT, Anegada, VI – Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidate for the Ninth District Elton L. Sprauve aka ‘All Out’ vowed to fight for Anegada and Virgin Gorda once elected to replace the stalwart Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE as he feels the district and Anegada in particular has been left behind for the past three years.

May 27th, 2015
‘9th District also neglected by NDP’ – Hon Ralph T. O’Neal OBE

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – Leader of the Opposition and former Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE (R9) said in the same manner the National Democratic Party (NDP) neglected the needs of the First, Second and Third Districts, they neglected the needs of the Ninth District also.

May 27th, 2015
'NHI will be a burden on the average person' – Dr Rawle R. Hannibal

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Yet another candidate in the national elections of the Virgin Islands (VI) has taken the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme to task and admonishes residents to take a second look at the policy since it is likely to have a serious strain on their pockets.

May 27th, 2015
‘NDP will always serve their business interests first’ – Dr Karl Dawson

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Territorial At Large candidate for the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Dr Karl Dawson said the National Democratic Party remains a party of a particular interest – business and economics – which will be served no matter what the party says to the contrary.

May 27th, 2015
‘I have been listening to the people of the 2nd’ – Rajah A. Smith

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands Party's candidate for the Second District, Rajah A. Smith, said that despite his age, he is ready and has the passion to serve the people of the district. He also said that over the past weeks he has been listening to the people and as such he can further understand what their needs are.

May 26th, 2015
Local fishermen’s rights being violated @ North Sound- Rosan-Bunbury

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – The challenges facing local fishermen, from reportedly being denied access to fishing grounds to inadequate market, were recently highlighted by Virgin Islands Party (VIP) At-Large candidate Mrs Charmaine R. Rosan-Bunbury who said the agriculture and fishing industries have much potential for economic development.

May 26th, 2015
Public officers afraid to be seen with 'Opposition persons' – Irene F. Penn-O’Neal

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – At Large candidate for the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Irene F. Penn O’Neal said public officers have become so victimised and intimidated that they are afraid to have a simple conversation with any political person not associated with the sitting National Democratic Party (NDP) government.

May 26th, 2015
Bishop Cline questions Dr Karl Dawson’s ability as a politician

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Never a shy one to let his views on any issue or topic be publicly known even if highly controversial, senior pastor of the New Life Baptist Church John I. Cline said while he has no problem with ‘Ministers of the Gospel’ running for political office, he is not sure whether everyone is cut out for the job.

May 26th, 2015
‘I possess the same qualities as R.T. O’Neal’ – ‘All Out’ Sprauve

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidate for the Ninth District Elton L. Sprauve aka ‘All Out’ assured residents of Virgin Gorda that he possesses the same leadership qualities of outgoing Ninth District Representative Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE and therefore will provide the same leadership that Hon O’Neal provided for his forty years in elected office.



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