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March 26th, 2019
Vanterpool resignation invalid, No By-election – Gov Jaspert

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI), His Excellency Mr Augustus J.U Jaspert in a release today announced that following legal advice, the resignation tendered by District 4 Representative, Mark H. Vanterpool is invalid and there is no need to call a By-election.

March 26th, 2019
Premier & Opposition Leader in Antigua for Justice Redhead funeral

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Territory is represented today Tuesday, March 26, 2019, in Antigua for the funeral services of the late retired Justice Albert J. Redhead formerly of Grenville Vale, St. George, Grenada who resided in Antigua & Barbuda.

March 25th, 2019
Gov informed twice of D4 seat vacancy – Speaker Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – New speaker of the Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) Hon Julian Willock, in a press release unveiled that he is sticking to his decision with regards to the acceptance of Mark H. Vanterpool’s resignation from the HoA and has taken formal steps to declare that the seat is vacant.

March 25th, 2019
Hon Fahie unanimously re-elected VIP Chairman, Lemuel L. Smith is President

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - According to the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Constitution, after each general election the party congress must elect a new Executive Body including the Chairman of the Party.

March 25th, 2019
We need to ready ourselves against UK pressure- Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Outspoken social commentator, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline who hosts the popular ‘Honestly Speaking’ radio show on ZBVI 780 am, says it is imperative that the Virgin Islands (VI) get itself ready to defend against heightening pressure from those in the United Kingdom (UK) Parliament seeking to impose policies on the territory.

March 25th, 2019
VIP Chairman debunks ‘rigging claims’ @ Congress

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Virgin Islands (VIP), Premier and Minister of Finance, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), has for the first time defended his sweeping victory at the party’s internal elections—ahead of the General Elections—saying it was ‘political strategy’ that worked.

March 24th, 2019
Night of the 'Fahies' as VIP marks 48 years

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The boardwalk of the Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park (TPP) came alive when the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) celebrated its 48th anniversary and annual fundraiser yesterday Saturday, March 23, 2019.

March 22nd, 2019
Criminal investigation into Walwyn's wall commences - CoP Mathews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Police Commissioner Michael B. Mathews has dropped a bombshell to Virgin Islands News Online. Speaking to our news centre today, Friday, March 22, 2019, the Top Cop confirmed that the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) wall scoping exercise ended last week and has now turned into a ‘criminal investigation’.

March 22nd, 2019
Deputy Premier mulls Investment Club for D7

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Deputy Premier of the Virgin Islands (VI), Dr the Honourable, Nathalio D. Wheatley (D7), aka Sowande, is gearing to host a community meeting in District Seven on April, 6, 2019, where he is expected to press for the formation of a District Council, with sub-committees and an Investment Club, aimed at developing the specific constituency.

March 22nd, 2019
VIP observes 48 yrs by supporting BVI Cancer Society

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands Party (VIP)—still in a celebratory mode—will this Saturday, March 23, 2019, observe its 48th Anniversary with its Annual Fundraiser.

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