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March 16th, 2017
Former legislator J. Alvin Christopher hospitalised

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former legislator and current Chairman of the People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) Mr J. Alvin Christopher was flown out of the territory to access medical care after falling ill recently.

June 14th, 2015
‘I’ll reach across the fence’-Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Newly elected Second District Representative Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull thanked everyone who voted for him in the 2015 general elections, saying that they wanted change and that he is committed to serving the needs of all the people in the district whether or not they voted for him.

May 18th, 2015
‘Early elections call has left a bad taste in many mouths’- Elford W. Parsons

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- Addressing some 150 persons that turned up at his campaign launch at the Cane Garden Bay Park on Sunday May 17, 2015, Second District candidate on the People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) slate, Elford W. Parsons laid out several ideas he has for the Second District, including to boost tourism in areas like Brewer’s Bay and to empower youth through information technology, however, he said he wanted a 'shared vision' for the district as he wants to do what the people wants.

April 27th, 2015
Elford W. Parsons In! Hon J. Alvin Christopher Out! as PEP candidate in District 2

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In one of the most risky political moves for the 2015 General Elections expected in July of this year, the newly formed People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) has decided that its long time Representative and Party Leader, Honourable J. Alvin Christopher (R2), will run as an At-Large candidate while new comer and former LIME Executive Mr Elford W. Parsons will contest on the party’s slate in the Second District.

April 16th, 2015
‘Mitch’ Turnbull takes early swing @ 2nd District Rep

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Young up and comer in Virgin Islands politics Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull sought to galvanise support for his Second District run this upcoming elections with a public meeting in Cane Garden Bay last evening April 15, 2015 where he engaged the public and explained his reasons for challenging incumbent and long serving legislator Hon J. Alvin Christopher.

February 8th, 2015
Hon J. Alvin Christopher breaks his 3-year silence on HoA questions!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There will be some extent of history made at the Third Sitting of the Fourth Session of the Second House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands on February 12, 2015.

September 11th, 2014
VI’s centenarian William Industrious dies at 104

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Mr William Industrious, one of the oldest persons in the Territory, died on Saturday September 6, 2014 taking with him a huge chunk of the Territory’s untold stories as it is believed that he possessed deep historical knowledge of the beginnings of the Virgin Islands (VI).

September 10th, 2014
‘Govt may think Opposition playing the fool’ – Hon Ralph T. O’Neal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “I regard my letter as bringing attention to a wrongdoing and hoping that corrections would be made…they may [not] be taking it serious…. They may think that the Opposition is just playing the fool,” said Leader of the Opposition and longest serving Legislator in the Territory Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE.

April 1st, 2014
‘PEP’ a wakeup call for ‘VIP’ – Hon J. Alvin Christopher

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the ‘People’s Empowerment Party’ (PEP) Honourable J. Alvin Christopher fearlessly withstood the grilling of reporters at his party’s launch last Saturday March 29, 2014 when he declared that PEP may be a wakeup call to the VIP.

February 13th, 2014
UPDATE: ‘We need to see our representative more often’ – Anegada Residents

SETTLEMENT, Anegada, VI – While leader of the Opposition and Representative for the Ninth District Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE has been showered with praises for his presence at the Farmers’ Week activities at Anegada on Monday February 10, 2014, others have come forward claiming that his presence is needed on a more regular basis.





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