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August 13th, 2018
UPDATE: Official; only 3 elected members will run with NDP Co-leader Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After our story was published earlier today, Monday August 13, 2018, our senior National Democratic Party (NDP) sources made contact to update us on the latest.

July 27th, 2018
Hon Penn discuss ICT woes with regional counterparts @ CANTO Conference

PANAMA CITY, Panama, SA - Virgin Islands (VI) Junior Minister for Trade and Investment Promotion, Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8), on Tuesday July 24, 2018, joined with his counterparts at the Caribbean Association of National Telecommunications Organizations (CANTO) 34th Annual Conference, to discuss among other important matters, the issue of the Region’s readiness for a ‘Digital Economy.’

June 24th, 2018
NDP Delegates vote for ‘title change’ for 2 top posts

TREASURE ISLE, Tortola, VI - Delegates at the National Democratic Party’s (NDP) 2018 Convention, held at the Treasure Isle, Hotel on Saturday, June 23, 2018, unanimously, “approved the exchange of titles and not roles of the President, Vice President, Chairman and Deputy Chairman—which is now in line with international standards.”

June 23rd, 2018
Hon Myron V. Walywn is new NDP Leader

TREASURE ISLE HOTEL, Tortola, VI – Political newcomer and second term legislator, Honourable Myron V. Walywn (AL), has been elected the new Leader of the National Democratic Party (NDP), beating out the party’s co-founder, Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton.

June 23rd, 2018
NDP Showdown looms: Hons Skelton vs Walwyn & Turnbull vs Penn

TREASURE ISLE HOTEL, Tortola, VI – Campaigning for top posts in the National Democratic Party’s (NDP) Convention, today June 23, 2018, winded up with nominees on both sides pulling out the stops, with last minute calls and even providing transportation for Delegates voting in the ‘first of its kind,’ internal election for a new President and Vice President, among other posts.

June 22nd, 2018
Caribconnect.Net Launched To Empower Local Entrepreneurs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Local entrepreneurs can now, be matched with Mentors, Investors and Financing Institutions following the launch of an online incubator programme, CaribConnect.net.

June 20th, 2018
East vs West: Hons Penn & Turnbull clash for Deputy’s post @ NDP Convention

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Media attention and social commentary has been focused on the race between Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) and Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), in the National Democratic Party’s (NDP) internal elections, scheduled for June 23, 2018—a race to succeed outgoing President and party leader, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL).

June 12th, 2018
Hon Ronnie W. Skelton launches bid for NDP Presidency

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL), has formally thrown his proverbial ‘hat in the ring,’ to challenge and replace 73 year-old Premier, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), as President of the National Democratic Party (NDP) at the upcoming Delegates’ Convention, on June 23, 2018.

May 9th, 2018
Residents tired of empty promises for consumer protection bill

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - “We are at the point where it is in the Attorney General’s hands now, where the AG has to bring forward swiftly consumer legislation that not just protects the consumers of this territory but also works to protect the business sector from unfair accusations. We’ll now have a process and a mechanism to actually manage the consumer affairs of the territory.”

May 2nd, 2018
'It's unacceptable that Gov't workers are still unpaid after hurricane cleanup' - Hon Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - During the Fourth Sitting of the Third Session of the Third House of Assembly (HoA) on Friday April 27, 2018, Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8), Junior Minister for Trade and Investment Promotion, told the members of the House that it is “unacceptable” that workers are still not paid for services rendered following the hurricanes of September 2017.



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