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April 16th, 2015
Works Minister denies road works an election gimmick

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The National Democratic Party (NDP) today April 16, 2015 signed an agreement for the controversial loan of $16 million from the Social Security Board (SSB) for the construction of roads in the territory.

April 16th, 2015
‘Mitch’ Turnbull takes early swing @ 2nd District Rep

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Young up and comer in Virgin Islands politics Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull sought to galvanise support for his Second District run this upcoming elections with a public meeting in Cane Garden Bay last evening April 15, 2015 where he engaged the public and explained his reasons for challenging incumbent and long serving legislator Hon J. Alvin Christopher.

April 15th, 2015
Is Shaina M. Smith an early flip-flopper?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Member of the People’s Patriotic Alliance (PPA) Shaina M. Smith recently announced that she will be seeking the public’s support as she runs for the First District this upcoming elections with the National Democratic Party (NDP).

April 13th, 2015
Look who we caught on camera! Can you pick the next Premier?

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- While the politicians were out in numbers at the post Easter races at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cows Bay yesterday April 12, 2015 look who Virgin Islands News Online caught on candid camera!

April 13th, 2015
United Party gearing up for campaign launch- Conrad A. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The United Party (UP) is making preparations to launch its elections campaign with the planned disclosure of its list of candidates to contest the upcoming polls, said Chairman Conrad A. Maduro.

April 11th, 2015
‘Bunch of illiterate people leading us' – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show host Edmund G. Maduro continues to blast the Government for their policies on beaches owned by international investors and their alleged disallowing of locals to access them.

April 9th, 2015
‘Just answer the Opposition's questions!’ – Donald E. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show host Donald E. de Castro has called on the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government to respect the Opposition when it comes to answering questions they pose in the House of Assembly, noting that those in the administration were at one stage in the Opposition.

April 8th, 2015
‘I’m not blocking EE Sewerage Project!’ – Hon Fraser

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) has challenged anyone to say he is standing in the way of the East End/Long Look Sewerage Project because of his standing with a family whose land was being compulsorily acquired by Government for the said project.

April 8th, 2015
‘May the best candidate win' - Preston P. Stoutt

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Mr Preston P. Stoutt, the youngest of three sons of the late Chief Minister of the Virgin Islands H. Lavity Stoutt, has announced his intention to run as an Independent candidate in the First District and has declared that the people will decide who the winner will be.

April 8th, 2015
Radio caller blames district rep for closure of WE Police Station

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A caller has dismissed the concerns of Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) regarding the need for the Government to address the West End Police Station, which has been closed for some months now pending repairs to the building.

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