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August 16th, 2018
Governor & Deputy should be elected by VI residents—Rajah A. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Prominent Virgin Islander Rajah A. Smith, is the latest to lend his voice to the growing debate in the Virgin Islands (VI) with regards, ‘Independence, Self-Determination’ and the general management of the affairs of the Territory by the United Kingdom (UK).

March 9th, 2017
‘End the lip service’- Rajah A. Smith tells Hon Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidate in the 2015 General Election, Rajah A. Smith has called for an end to the “lip service” by the Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) as it relates to children born to expatriate parents in the Virgin Islands getting a difficult time to receive status in the territory.

November 29th, 2016
No known or proven basis for allegations of vote rigging- Carvin Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Outgoing President of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Mr Carvin Malone has rejected public claims by party member Rajah A. Smith that the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) internal elections process is being rigged.

June 28th, 2016
Homosexuality is everywhere in the VI - Bishop John I Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- “It’s in our schools; it’s in our churches. You are coming up on the ferry from St Thomas you see woman holding woman’s hand; some kissing. It has changed the way we look at life in terms of relationships in public settings even and it is impacting our society,” Leader of the New Life Baptist Church in Duff's Bottom, Bishop John I. Cline told the Morning Ride Show with Paul ‘Gadiethz’ Peart on 103.7 FM on June 23, 2016.

June 28th, 2016
Edmund G. Maduro gives Rajah A. Smith ‘10/10’ for chiding VIP leaders

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Noting that it is everyone’s right to freedom of expression, according to the Constitution, talk show host Edmund G. Maduro has showered Rajah A. Smith with praise for recently calling out the senior members of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) to step up their game and stop the infighting.

June 22nd, 2016
NDP killed petty contract system! Educated fools?-Rajah A Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a scathing attack on both major political parties, the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP), former Second District candidate Rajah A. Smith has come out swinging.

June 20th, 2016
'The VIP has a lot to be blamed for'- Rajah A. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- In a surprise statement sent out to the media today, June 20, 2016, Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidate in the June 8, 2015 general elections, Rajah A. Smith made no bones about his disappointment with his own party.

October 9th, 2015
Big shakeup in Hon Fraser League Committee! Willock, Smith & Hodge Out!

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI- The Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed League continues to make headlines off court, with the latest eyebrow raising announcement being that the Chairman and Commissioner have been relieved of their duties while the post of Assistant Commissioner has been made redundant.

September 2nd, 2015
UPDATE: VIP Congress Elections postponed until general meeting is held

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After much debate, confusion and wrangling over the delegates list, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) has accepted parts of a motion submitted by the 7th and 8th Districts to postpone the election of a new executive committee until after a general meeting is held.

August 11th, 2015
‘Be on time’- Players & patrons told ahead of Hon Fraser League

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola VI- The countdown has begun for the highly anticipated 3rd Annual Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League which bounces off this Saturday August 15, 2015 at the Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff’s Bottom on the main island of Tortola.



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