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December 11th, 2018
“Somebody vex because they lost an election” – Hon Walwyn on Skelton leaving NDP

WICKHAMS CAY, Tortola, VI - Controversial Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), took a harsh swipe at breakaway member, Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton(AL) accusing him of leaving the NDP solely because he lost the party’s internal elections earlier this year.

December 8th, 2018
‘Ronnie’ under fire at PVIM launch

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI – The official launch of the Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM), on Friday, December 7, 2018, saw its Leader, Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL), immediately coming under fire, for his role as a Cabinet member—as such was a party to the plethora of misgivings under the National Democratic Party (NDP) government.

December 5th, 2018
PVIM without a full slate to contest elections

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI – Fired Minister for Health and Social Development, Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) today, December 5, 2018, faced the press for the first time since having to vacate the government benches in the House of Assembly (HoA) and being relieved of his ministerial portfolio.

December 3rd, 2018
Hon Skelton blasts Walwyn! Says he is incapable of managing Territory’s affairs

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL), has come out swinging against his political nemesis, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL)— recently elected Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP)—saying the Minister for Education and Culture, is incapable of managing the affairs of the Territory.

November 22nd, 2018
‘Virtually Impossible’ for Gov’t to pass critical laws before Election—Hon Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –The National Democratic Party (NDP) government of the Virgin Islands (VI), is free to bring proposed legislation to the House of Assembly (HoA), but given the existing 'political reality,' getting the laws passed will be, “virtually impossible.”

November 21st, 2018
HoA meets November 27, 2018, with increased Opposition

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The House of Assembly (HoA) will meet again on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at its Chambers in Road Town, the Capital City.

November 20th, 2018
UPDATE: Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines appointed Junior Minister of Trade

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After pressure from her supporters Six District Representative, Honourable Alvera Maduro-Caines, was moments ago appointed as Junior Minister for Trade.

November 17th, 2018
New Political Party led by Hon Ronnie W. Skelton to be launched in weeks

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The chatter and speculation is over, as Virgin Islands News Online can now confirm that there is another new political party coming and will be launched in the coming weeks, in time for the 2019, General Elections.

November 10th, 2018
Mobile Clinic arrives for BVIHSA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI -The United Kingdom (UK) has donated a Mobile Clinic Van to the Territory and it will be for the use of the BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA), in their efforts to expand Medical Services.

November 7th, 2018
By-Election debate ongoing within NDP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following the death and burial of late Firth District Representative, Honourable Delores Lettsome-Christopher, there is an active debate with the split National Democratic Party (NDP) over a By-Election.

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