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June 19th, 2018
Tales from Tortola Pt VII - Engaging with the Electorate

Thomas C. Famous

With an upcoming General Election in the Virgin Islands, it gave me cause to reflect on our own elections in Bermuda. I have been directly involved in the canvassing side of every General Election and By-Election in Bermuda since 2012.

May 9th, 2018
Faster results for next VI general elections?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While most residents and political aspirants are gearing up for a snap election before year’s end, the Office of the Election Supervisor is ensuring that the results of the next poll is timely.

December 10th, 2016
Virgin Islands Party 3

Dickson Igwe

The Grand Old Party appears to have finally settled into a mould ready for governance. The next [British] Virgin Islands General Election is in two years. That is a very long way off. The transition from Honourable Ralph Telford O’Neal OBE to Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), a leader more “liked” by members of the Virgin Islands Party, and the wider country, has certainly not gone smoothly.

May 26th, 2015
What boycott? – Failure to read is failure to lead

By AC Frett

Reading is Fundamental:

Emancipation took place a long time ago but our People would still rather spend a lifetime listening to the Lies of others than spend a minute reading and researching Truth for themselves… We look at the written word and tell ourselves it’s too much to read so while Missionaries ceased to exist the lessons they taught our Ancestors are still being used to handicap our Children and Grandchildren.

May 26th, 2015
'VIP is not hungry for power' – Sharie B. de Castro

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – “Contrary to the current government, the VIP is not hungry for power; instead we understand that our people in the BVI are hungry for change. Real change requires a new type of government – A Virgin Islands Party government,” explained young Territorial At Large candidate Sharie B. de Castro.

May 22nd, 2015
‘I am proud to have rich white friends’- Hon Kedrick D. Pickering

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI – The Stickett area was filled to capacity last night May 21, 2015 as it was the occasion of the campaign launch of Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering who, while outlining some of the areas of development for his district, stood up to his critics.

May 21st, 2015
EXCLUSIVE: Dancia Penn ‘like a fly in ointment’- John I. Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Shortly after announcing her run for political office as an Independent Territorial At Large candidate, former legislator and prominent figure in the legal fraternity Mrs Dancia Penn has come in for criticisms from Bishop John I. Cline who referred to her as a ‘fly in ointment’ due to her late entry into the electoral race.

May 20th, 2015
‘It's not about the white envelope’ - McLloyd O. Walters

EAST END, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidate for the Eighth District, Mr McLloyd O. Walters has told supporters he is a person who is committed to results as he spoke for the first fifteen minutes of his address, not looking down at a prepared speech as he said he was speaking from the heart.

May 16th, 2015
Kevin ‘OJ’ Smith calls for unity in the Third District

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – In delivering a forty minute presentation where he rolled out his plans for the development of the Third District electoral candidate on the NDP slate, Mr Kevin ‘OJ’ Smith told his supporters that they cannot allow themselves to become something that they are not and for them to unite as one people.

May 14th, 2015
Nomination Day in the VI is Friday May 22, 2015

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- His Excellency the Governor Mr John S. Duncan, OBE today issued the Writs of Election which formally pave the way for the upcoming General Election.



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