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February 11th, 2019
Black History Month, Local Elections & Valid Opposition

By Alfred C. Frett

Black History Month and the Making of Elections:
We are almost midway in Black History Month – The shortest and most unstable month with the habit of changing every four years… Nonetheless, many are finally recognizing our old History as a bunch of lies forced on us and harder to correct as time goes by… ‘Piss-torians’ and bad leaders have knowingly ensnared us with their self-interest fables; designed to have us hate one another.

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.

February 18th, 2018
'I am really glad with how the VIP is progressing'- Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Members of the public and talk show hosts have always expressed concern that the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) will not be ready in the event a snap election is called and have often called on the party to pull itself together in order to be a viable alternative to the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP).

January 26th, 2018
‘No candidates selected yet to run with VIP’- Natalio D. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) has today January 26, 2018 announced that no candidates have been selected by its 76 Member Congress to contest the 2019 general elections.

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 9th, 2017
UPDATE: PM May hung in June UK elections

LONDON, United Kingdom- After calling a snap election for June 8, 2017 United Kingdom's Prime Minister Mrs Theresa M. May of the Conservative Party aka Tories failed to secure the 326 seats outright majority she needed in Parliament to form another government and will now seek to stay in power with a coalition government with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).

December 2nd, 2016
Premier Smith's $92G Cadillac repaired after accident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was over four months ago, on July 31, 2016 that the state-owned $92,500 Cadillac Escalade purchased after the 2015 snap election for Premier Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) was involved in an accident.

November 15th, 2016
Biras Creek Resort to reopen 'soon' – Hon O'Neal

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Representative for the Ninth District Dr The Hon Hubert O’Neal has announced that the legal troubles of Biras Creek Resort in Virgin Gorda are over and it will soon be back as a functioning resort.

October 27th, 2016
VIP was not ready for 2015 snap elections- Carvin Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Just over a year after the snap elections in the Virgin Islands (UK) that gave the National Democratic Party (NDP) a majority win, outgoing President of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Mr Carvin Malone has admitted that the party, in which he held the position as President for over 17 years, was not ready.

September 14th, 2016
Another snap election will disenfranchise many- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Respected talk show host of the Speak out BVI show on ZBVI 780 AM, Doug Wheatley has questioned the reason behind the feet dragging by the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) Government on electoral reform.

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