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June 15th, 2018
‘8% pay cut for Ministers under a VIP Administration'- Hon Fahie

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Leader of the Opposition Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has promised the people of the Territory that, if his Virgin Islands Party (VIP) is to win the next general elections, he along with all his Ministers of Government will take an 8 percent pay cut.

April 28th, 2018
‘VIP will name candidates in 1 month; I am not undermining Congress’- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Many residents, political and social commentators have all predicted a snap election this year and continue to ask where is the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) team.

April 25th, 2018
'There will be General Elections no later than November 2018'- Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- According to the constitution of the Virgin Islands the territory is expected to have its national election in 2019, four years after the last election held in 2015. However, Political and social commentator Mr Claude O. Skelton- Cline believes elections will be much sooner.

April 3rd, 2018
Dr Smith & Hon Fahie in dead heat for preferred VI leader- Opinion Poll

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Despite many people saying he is fast asleep and does not have full control of his government, an opinion poll released moments ago by the Peter W. Wickham's Barbados based Caribbean Development Research Service Inc., (CADRES) showed that Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) is in a statistical dead heat with Leader of the Opposition and Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) as the Territory’s preferred Leader.

December 28th, 2017
NDP base of supporters eroded because of lack of trust- Bishop Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the mismanagement of the Territory’s finances, the divide in the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP), and the lack of confidence in the leadership of Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), many are wondering if snap elections will be called.

June 28th, 2017
'We are now only seen in terms of our party affiliation'- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Host of the radio programme, ‘Speak out BVI’ on ZBVI 780 AM, Doug Wheatley, has added his voice to the discourse on whether the [British] Virgin Islands political party system has done its job since being implemented.

February 8th, 2017
Heartbreaking that Hon Fraser was 'thrown under the bus'- Radio caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Host of the Speak Out BVI Show on ZBVI 780 AM, Doug Wheatley has called on Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition to hold hands and move forward for the sake of the party and the territory on a whole.

February 5th, 2017
There is need for a ‘solid 3rd political party’- Radio Caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A caller to the 3D Show on 780 AM ZBVI on Friday February 3, 2017 said in light of the apparent disunity in the official Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP), there is a need for a third political party, one that is united and solid.

November 24th, 2016
I am a humble person, not power hungry- Dr Natalio D. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Dr Natalio D. 'Sowande Uhuru' Wheatley has dismissed talk that he is power hungry, a rolling stone and opportunist following his announcement that he was moving from the People’s Empowerment Party (PEP), where he was President, to the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) just over a week before its elections.

November 21st, 2016
Natalio D. Wheatley joins VIP!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With just over a week before the elections of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), there comes the news that talk show host, college lecturer and former People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) President, Natalio D. Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru has left that party to join the VIP.



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