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November 17th, 2018
Virgin Islands' party politics

BY Dickson C. Igwe

In 20-years, the state of Virgin Islands (VI) politics has never seen the flux and flow it sees today.

November 17th, 2018
Julio S. Henry challenges remaining Ministers to force elections

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The recent happenings in the political area of the Virgin Islands (VI) has been likened to that of “soap-opera” by popular commentator, Julio S. Henry, aka, 'Sam' who still feels Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), should give up the Minister of Finance portfolio.

November 17th, 2018
‘I wish to be sitting with the Opposition’ - Hon Turnbull on resignation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) continues to suffer a brutal onslaught of resignations in key leadership positions, the latest 'Thrushy' to leave the nest, Honourable, Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) aka ‘Mitch,’ has unapologetically declared his intention, to sit with the the Opposition in the Virgin Islands’ (VI) House of Assembly (HoA).

November 16th, 2018
Fired Minister: If you are not with Gov’t, you are with the Opposition-Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – There is a government and an opposition in all democracies and if you are not with the government, then you are with the opposition.

November 16th, 2018
NDP's 'corruption' threatens VI's stability-Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Chairman and Leader of the Opposition Honourable, Andrew A. Fahie (R1), believes corruption and poor financial management by the National Democratic Party (NDP), has now muddied the Territory’s relations and negotiating powers with the United Kingdom (UK) and threatens the Virgin Island’s (VI) political stability, at its very core.

November 16th, 2018
Another 'Thrushy' flies out: Hon Turnbull leaves NDP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The National Democratic Party (NDP) continues to disintegrate with another 'thrushy' flying the Coop.

November 15th, 2018
No By-Elections! General Elections to be held by April 16, 2019—Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) will no longer be holding By-Election for the Fifth District, to fill the vacant seat left with the untimely death of Honourable Delores Lettsome-Christopher, but will instead go to General Elections by April 16, 2019.

November 15th, 2018
Hon Archibald C. Christian fired!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Word reaching our newsroom from senior National Democratic Party (NDP), sources is that today Thursday, November 15, 2018, Junior Minister for Tourism, Honourable Archibald C. Christian(AL), has been fired by Premier, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL).

November 15th, 2018
Citizens of the VI have a right to election now—Claude O. Skelton Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - For the sake of the people, the Territory should not have to suffer through stagnation and no representation because of a divided and dysfunctional National Democratic Party (NDP) government, beyond March/April of 2019 and there needs to be General Elections at the earliest.

November 14th, 2018
NDP resignations vindicates Opposition Leader no confidence motion

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The recent plethora of resignations from the National Democratic Party (NDP) has vindicated the call by Opposition Leader, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), when he sought to move a motion of no-confidence against the ruling NDP administration.





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