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December 10th, 2018
Who qualifies to be the next premier of the BVI?

By Kenneth G. Gladstone

Even though governments have established their own identity and have taken their own path to what they perceived to be the road to making the BVI great again, it is very clear that BVI governments are yet to find the right political strategy.

December 7th, 2018
Wade N. Smith In! as PVIM D5 Candidate; resigns as Commissioner of Customs

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI - Commissioner of Customs in the Virgin Islands (VI), Wade N. Smith, announced tonight, December 7, 2018, that he has resigned from his post at Customs, and is now perusing a political career via a District 5 Candidacy with the new Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM) party.

November 25th, 2018
Irene F. Penn-O’Neal throws hat back in VIP political ring!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands News Online has been reliably informed that former At-Large Candidate, Ms Irene F. Penn-O’Neal, has thrown her hat into the ‘political ring’ and will contest in the imminent General Elections—to be held by April 16, 2019.

November 12th, 2018
Register to vote in D5 by November 16, 2018 - Juliette Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Supervisor of Elections Ms Juliette Penn is encouraging all eligible residents of the Fifth Electoral District to register to vote by November 16, 2018.

October 31st, 2018
Code of conduct for political parties coming soon

The Deputy Governor’s Office is inviting comments on a draft Code of Conduct for Political Parties and Candidates in preparation for the next General Elections according to a press release from the Government Information Service dated 30 October, 2018

August 24th, 2018
Hon Julian Fraser launches new party: ‘Progressives United’

BREWERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Former Virgin Islands (VI) elected officials, Ex Deputy Premier R. Dancia Penn QC, J. Alvin Christopher, Dr Vincent G. Scatliffe, Keith L. Flax and Vernon E. Malone were among those to join with Third District Representative, Honourable Julian Fraser RA, for a meeting to chart the course forward for a new political party—Progressives United.

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.

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