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August 2nd, 2018
Hon Walwyn blames NDP for being slow to respond to allegations of corruption

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP), and Co-Leader Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), has admitted that the party’s ‘old guard’ had ‘dropped the ball,’ in defending itself against the corruption allegations made by several persons, including a former Governor, John S. Duncan OBE, the media, civil society and the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP).

March 30th, 2014
UPDATE: “The leadership of this country has deceived us” – PEP's J. Alvin Christopher

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Taking to the podium with standing ovation from his fellow party members and other supporters Chairman of People Empowerment Party (PEP) Honourable J. Alvin Christopher was like a Minister of the Gospel of Christ, starting his speech for the first few minutes on the principles of the Bible.

January 17th, 2013
UPDATE: No overseas invitations extended for London House celebrations- Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Director of the London Office Kedrick E. Malone said that there were no oversea invitations extended from London to attend the reception of the Premier, Dr. the Honorable D. Orlando Smith in celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the BVI London Office.

May 26th, 2012
“Problem” concrete structure in RT ghut being removed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the hurricane season fast approaching, Minister for Communications and Works and representative for the 4th District Hon. Mark Vanterpool is making efforts to have the capital “hurricane proof”, firstly by ensuring that the drains and ghuts can control the excessive water flow and preventing blockage or over flow.

May 18th, 2012
UPDATE - CDB's $15M loan approved, announces Premier Smith

GUN CREEK, Virgin Gorda, VI - The Territory's Premier revealed today, May 18, 2012 that he has received a letter from Henry Bellingham, Minister of Overseas Territories, indicating that the $15.7M Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) loan has been approved by the United Kingdom Government.

May 10th, 2012
Watching Gov’t like a Hawk; Public Accounts Committee to be appointed today

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Straddling on the statement that the opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) will be watching the Government “like a hawk”, the Public Accounts Committee will be appointed where among its duties will be to report to the House of Assembly (HOA) any case of apparent extravagance or waste of public funds by the Government.

May 8th, 2012
2013 timeline still in effect for new hospital completion

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – After more than a week of making calls and being pushed around for an answer on the status of the new Peebles Hospital project, it was finally revealed that the new hospital will be completed between 15 and 18 months, with the clock running from May 7, 2012.

March 27th, 2012
Hon. Fahie wants fmr. Finance Minister O’Neal to defend record

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Representative of the First District and former Minister for Education and Culture Hon. Andrew Fahie has called for the Leader of the Opposition and former Minister of Finance Hon. Ralph T. O’Neal OBE, to defend his finance record for the period the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) was in office from 2007 to 2011.

January 10th, 2012
Opposition leader calls for constitutional changes, supports a Tourism Minister

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Leader of the Opposition Hon. Ralph T. O’Neal OBE and his then Government of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) administration had lobbied to have constitutional changes for a sixth ministry, and today he is calling for such changes and is pleased to see the current Government of the National Democratic Party (NDP) has taken up the idea of having a sixth minister - a Minister for Tourism.

December 8th, 2011
Labour Commissioner Maynard expected to be removed from office

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - News just reaching Virgin Islands News Online is that Labour Commissioner Oleanvine Maynard is expected to be sent on leave next week and will not return to her post as Labour Commissioner.

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