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October 25th, 2018
VIP to vote in December for its at Large slate; 8 persons to vie for 4 seats

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Word reaching our news desk from senior Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Officials is that the Party Congress will vote on Saturday, December 1, 2018, to fill four of its at-large candidate positions for the 2019 General Elections.

September 26th, 2018
BVI Bayside Blazers hands St. Maarten championship trophy to Nagico

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Today, Wednesday September 26, 2018 Team Bayside Blazers turned over their championship trophy they won in July 2018 while participating in the fifth annual Battle of the Fittest Basketball Tournament in Dutch St. Maarten to Nagico Insurances.

September 1st, 2018
NDP’s ‘lawlessness’ stigmatises debate on ‘Self-Determination’—Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Self-Determination and, or Independence, is a conversation which needs to be had but the ‘lawlessness’ demonstrated in the National Democratic Party’s (NDP) rule over the Virgin Islands (VI), has stigmatised the necessary national discourse.

August 30th, 2018
Where is money pledged for post hurricanes recovery?—Julian Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The plight of numerous Virgin Islanders, continue to be bleak, one year after two Category-5 Hurricane hurricanes laid waste to the Territory, leading political aspirant, Mr Julian Willock, to question “where is the money” that had been pledged in aid for the country’s recovery.

August 17th, 2018
Hon Fraser Basketball League to resume August 31, 2018

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Officials from the Honourable, Julian Fraser ‘Save the Seed’ National Basketball League, today announced that the ‘League’ has been resumed, having been cancelled last year, due to the two powerful Category-5 Hurricanes, Irma and Maria.

August 15th, 2018
The hard truth: Whether NDP/VIP all residents want same things—Willock

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As General Elections in the Virgin Islands draws closer, at least one potential At-Large Candidate under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), is calling for the electorate to vote on issues since, “anyone seeking your vote, should tell you how they can make your life better and move you from struggling to eat and pay your bills, to opportunities for prosperity.”

August 9th, 2018
Dr Turnbull slams VI Leaders, those facilitating ‘corruption’

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI - Chairman of the Virgin Islands (VI) Heritage Month Committee, Reverend Dr Melvin A. Turnbull, has lashed out at ‘those’ that facilitate ‘corruption’ in the Territory saying, “…be careful who you take money from, and for what, it might just be your enslavement.”

August 7th, 2018
Willock signals “Heavy Lifting” post Elections in order to restore VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The future of the Virgin Islands (VI) now rests in the hands of the Delegates of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP)—and voters at large—given the ‘heavy lifting’ that is required to elevate the Territory out of its current slump, following the upcoming General Elections.

August 3rd, 2018
Willock sets Hon Walwyn straight on ‘corruption & investigations’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Communications and Works, and now At Large Candidate in the 2019 Elections, Mr Julian Willock, has rejected outright, recent claims made by the Minister for Education and Culture, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), saying it appears the Minister “is a stranger to the truth.”

August 1st, 2018
Deputy Governor’s Office calls for updated Election laws by year end

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With General Elections constitutionally due in 2019, the Deputy Governor’s Office has commenced their preliminary preparations such as updating their staff database, looking to recruit new staff and is also looking to introduce new polling stations but they are also calling for updated Election laws to be enacted by year-end.



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