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March 18th, 2020
9th District to test backup communication systems during partial VI shut down

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- As the Territory has taken the decision to partly close its borders, reduce traffic to the Territory, temporarily close schools and limit mass gatherings and movements, the Ninth District has seen it as a ripe opportunity to test its redundant communication system, which was put in place in the event the central communication system fails, as was the case following the hurricanes of September 2017.

July 20th, 2018
Tensions high from VG residents after July 17, 2018 public meeting

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- It was a packed house at the Catholic Community Centre on Tuesday July 17, 2018, when the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government held a meeting with the residents of the Ninth District.

November 21st, 2016
It’s a fact Dr O’Neal has no ‘reach’- Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Maybe he has a good chin or a wicked counter punch but talk show host Julio S. Henry has dared come to the support of Opposition Leader Hon Julian Fraser (R3) and also agreeing that Ninth District Representative Dr The Hon Hubert O’Neal has no “reach.”

October 3rd, 2016
Is Anegada the ‘forgotten land?’- Resident asks

THE SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI- The name Anegada means “the drowned land”, but does it have to be the forgotten land too? That’s the cry of one resident of that island who said he is sick and fed up of the residents being treated like forgotten people.

March 23rd, 2016
9th District resort owners welcome BVI Airways! - Hon Hubert O'Neal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Representative for the Ninth District Honourable Hubert O’Neal believes the decision to pump $7 million into foreign owned BVI Airways is a good one that will benefit the territory immensely and has reported that major resort owners in his District are eagerly awaiting the commencement of the service set to begin in September or October this year.

January 5th, 2016
No water for the year! North Sound VG residents complain of water shortage

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – For the past week or so residents of North Sound, Virgin Gorda have been experiencing severe water shortage reportedly as a result of a damaged pump used to distribute water throughout the areas.

July 29th, 2015
‘I thought Hon RT O’Neal would have quit two elections ago’ – Dr Hubert O’Neal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Representative for the Ninth District, Dr The Honourable Hubert O’Neal has disclosed that he made the decision to contest the Ninth District seat way before he had any inkling that Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE, to whom he had lost four consecutive elections, was not going to run.

June 9th, 2015
Promise of land captured the youth votes- Dr Hubert O’Neal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – "If I had lost for a fifth time I would have gone down in history with a dubious record that any politician wouldn't want to have," were the words of relief by newly elected Ninth District Representative Hubert O’Neal earlier today, June 9, 2015.

May 30th, 2015
‘Victory was assured had I gone VIP’ – Albert O. Wheatley

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Independent candidate in the Ninth District Albert O. Wheatley, speaking at a political rally in the Valley, Virgin Gorda last evening May 29, 2015 believes that if he had signed up with the Virgin Islands Party, as he nearly did, he would have been guaranteed a victory.

May 26th, 2015
‘I possess the same qualities as R.T. O’Neal’ – ‘All Out’ Sprauve

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidate for the Ninth District Elton L. Sprauve aka ‘All Out’ assured residents of Virgin Gorda that he possesses the same leadership qualities of outgoing Ninth District Representative Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE and therefore will provide the same leadership that Hon O’Neal provided for his forty years in elected office.


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