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January 26th, 2019
Demographics: The 800-pound gorilla in the room

By Dickson C. Igwe

The Virgin Islands population mix, demographic, and migration patterns, and how these are used in Julius Caesar’s campaign, is the great unmentionable in the room.

June 9th, 2015
NDP remains in! VIP remains out! In 2015 Elections

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Even as the official result of the 2015 General Elections has not been declared as the long and tedious counting of the Territorial At Large votes continues, President of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Mr Carvin Malone has congratulated the National Democratic Party as the elected Government and said the party will definitely be doing a postmortem to see which areas the party needs to strengthen in going forward.

May 28th, 2015
Advance Polling Day scheduled for June 5, 2015

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Elections Office is informing the public that Advance Polling Day will be held on Friday, June 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

May 4th, 2015
Why snap elections are never in the people’s best interest

By Alred C. Frett

The Tricks of Slavery are still with us

As Corruption consumes Leaders and Police Officers kill unarmed Black Men, we find mothers publicly beating their Sons to prevent them from resisting the wrongness of Authority for fear they too may be killed… Mothers do what comes naturally without understanding the effects but this is the same technique used by Slave Masters to prolong Slavery and keep the Youth in shackles.

April 24th, 2015
VIP Congress to meet May 6, 2015 to confirm district candidates

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Gearing up after announcing the expectation of a snap election anticipated in July of this year, the main Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) will convene a special meeting of its governing body to ratify its nine district candidates to contest the Virgin Islands general elections.

March 10th, 2015
'NDP Gov’t killed the middle class!' - Speak Your Mind caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - A caller to the Speak Your Mind television show of Saturday March 7, 2015 labelled the National Democratic Party (NDP) government the worst as she alleged they have killed off the middle class people of the territory.

October 5th, 2014
Brazil election: Voters choosing next president

BBC NEWS

More than 142 million Brazilians are voting to choose the country's next president, following a dramatic election campaign.

May 21st, 2014
Non-voters should shut up for four years - Resident

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – One resident is of the belief that residents who don’t vote should keep their ‘mouths shut for four years’ since they cannot be part of the process.

April 7th, 2014
India begins giant general election

BBC NEWS

Indians are voting in the first phase of a general election which pits the governing Congress party against the Hindu nationalist BJP opposition.

November 5th, 2013
Russia an ‘extraordinary experience’ – Sharie B.Y. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Miss BVI 2012, Sharie B.Y. de Castro, has described Russia as being an extraordinary experience thus far and stated that amidst her busy schedule, she has also managed to capture beautiful moments that she will treasure forever.

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