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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.

June 30th, 2018
The Third March, Part A

Dickson Igwe

The Virgin Islands General Election is to take place before the end of 2018 or early 2019. It will be an epic affair. The General Election will be a hard fought battle. In politics, the stakes are always high.
It will be seeing a national movement of voters marching to the ballot box. And the 2018/2019 General Election is a continuation of two preceding marches.

April 22nd, 2018
Virgin Islands Political Wild Cards 2

Dickson Igwe

OK. Political commentary is controversial. Undoubtedly! But why is this so? Because it discusses power! And in the game of power the stakes are always high.

February 7th, 2018
Troy E. Christopher In! Louis Potter Out! as NDP Chairman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Just as was first and accurately reported by our newsroom last week, the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP), led by 73 year old Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), held its elections last evening, Tuesday February 6, 2018 to fill the post of party chairman and other officers.

January 18th, 2018
Moleto A. Smith Jr to run for USVI Governor for second time

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- Others have done it before, who had deep roots in the Virgin Islands (VI), and went on to be governor of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) and Lieutenant Governor.

January 6th, 2018
‘People are asking me to run for office’- Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Radio talk show host and political activist Edmund G. Maduro told our newsroom today December 6, 2018 that he has been approached by members of the public to run again for political office.

December 30th, 2017
Inside the December 19, 2017 NDP meeting; New target: Chairman Potter

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The embattled ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) led by 73-year-old Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) continues to fight to rid the party of the old guards.

April 26th, 2017
Running or Not? Willock forms ‘strong’ campaign committee

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Not agreeing or denying whether the reports circulating that he may be jumping ship or starting a new party, the former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Communications and Works and Chairman of the Board of Advance Marketing and Professional Services, Mr Julian Willock, has placed on record that he is still a supporter and member of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP).

April 8th, 2017
The time to talk about the future of the VI is now- Doug Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While placing on record that he does not know whether there is any substance to talks that the United Kingdom has threatened intervention in the governing of the territory if elections are not held by August 2017, talk show host Doug Wheatley has called on all political parties to engage the people in a meaningful discourse on the future of the Virgin Islands.

January 16th, 2017
Hon Walwyn accused of undue political interference in Horse Owners' election

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- The ever controversial Minister for Education and Culture, Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL), is making negative headlines again.



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