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March 13th, 2019
Anegada, VG to get special ‘Development Fund’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Ninth District, namely the sister islands of Virgin Gorda and Anegada, in the Virgin Islands (VI) are each earmarked for accelerated recovery and development, in addition to becoming 'energy independent' by 2025, with the implementation of the 9th District Development Fund.

March 12th, 2019
4th HoA gets down to business under VIP leadership

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Twelve Candidates elected to serve in the 4th House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI) were today, March 12, 2019, ‘duly’ sworn-in at the First Sitting, under the recently elected Virgin Islands Party (VIP).

March 1st, 2019
Ministers Wheatley & Flax-Charles visit Anegada on electrical grid situation

SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI - Residents of Anegada have been experiencing challenges with their power supply for months.

February 28th, 2019
Hon Fahie Gov't on track, moving with record speed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following reports of infighting over cabinet positions in the new Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) government, senior sources have dispelled the rumour as erroneous, calling it “false news”.

February 27th, 2019
Hon Shereen D. Flax-Charles – VG’s first Female Legislator

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Described as a “Red Letter” night in the Virgin Island (VI), the results of the 2019 General Election that saw the people voting for change with the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), also recorded some firsts, of the 8 elected from the VIP’s 2019 slate, Hon Shereen D. Flax-Charles (AL) became the first female legislator from the sister island of Virgin Gorda (VG).

February 26th, 2019
The Losers in the VI 2019 Election, Out they go!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI -The biggest surprise from all indication is the defeat of the controversial former Legislator, Myron V. Walwyn. He moved from the 2015 elections getting the most votes (5777) to coming in fifth in 2019 where he lost by over 600 votes.

February 23rd, 2019
Skelton-Cline berates NDP over UK pressure to legalise same-sex unions

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI – Following the bombshell report from a United Kingdom (UK) parliamentary committee wanting British Overseas Territories (OTs) to remove belongership status, legalise same-sex marriages and implement the public beneficial ownership registries, outspoken ZBVI ‘Honestly Speaking’ radio host, Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline is hitting out at the National Democratic Party (NDP 1) government as ultimately responsible.

February 22nd, 2019
CANCELLED: No Nurse Iris O’Neal opening, building not ready!

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - Dr Hubert R. O’Neal (R9) and his National Democratic Party (NDP 1) government was hoping for some election brownie points by rushing to open the Nurse Iris O’Neal Medical Centre.

February 14th, 2019
No apologies from Skelton-Cline & Wheatley to Dr. O’Neal!

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI - Candidate for district nine with the National Democratic Party 1 (NDP1), Dr the Hon Hubert R. O’Neal who two days ago demanded apologies from both Claude O. Skelton-Cline and Virgin Islands Party (VIP) ninth district candidate, Mr Vincent O. Wheatley did not receive any and may have to meet them in court.

February 14th, 2019
Dr Titley-O'Neal throws full support behind VIP’s Wheatley

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – Amidst high controversy, Dr Cassander P. Titley-O'Neal, the niece of National Democratic Party’s (NDP 1) Candidate for the Ninth District, Dr Hubert R. O’Neal, is throwing her full support behind Virgin Islands Party’s (VIP) Vincent O. Wheatley as they contest to represent the district after the February 25, 2019 polls in the Virgin Islands.

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