Got TIPS or BREAKING NEWS? Please call 1-284-442-8000 or Email ALL news; ads call 1-284-440-6666                               Tune into 90.9FM from 04 September until 12 October for the 2019 Caribbean Premier League: visit for more information: 1 284 340 3461

Hon Myron V. Walywn is new NDP Leader

- Hon Penn is Deputy
Newly elected NDP President, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (at right) is congratulated by his predecessor, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith. Photo: Team of Reporters
The NDP second highest office—Vice President—was won by Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) having won 69 of the delegates’ votes. Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull (R2), his challenger, secured 50 votes. Photo: VINO/File
The NDP second highest office—Vice President—was won by Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) having won 69 of the delegates’ votes. Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull (R2), his challenger, secured 50 votes. Photo: VINO/File
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.

He was elected the party’s second leader, during the NDP’s 2018 Convention and internal elections, held today Saturday, June 23, 2018, at the Treasure Isle Hotel.

Virgin Islands News Online has since confirmed that Hon Walywn won the election, securing 68 votes, as against the 51, that voted for Honourable Skelton. (Virgin Islands News Online, has in recent weeks, accurately reported Hon Walywn as the front runner for the the NDP post). 

Hon Walwyn will now lead the NDP into the Virgin Islands next General Elections—constitutionally due by 2019—since the party’s founder leader, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith, did not seek another term as NDP President.

He served as the party’s President since its formation in January 1998.

Penn new Deputy 

The NDP second highest office was won by Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) having won 69 of the delegates’ votes. Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull (R2), his challenger, secured 50 votes.  

With the NDP contest over, eyes will now turn to the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Congress meeting schedule for July 2018 where they are to select some twelve candidates to run with party boss Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1).

NDP election history

The NDP first contested the Virgin Islands’ General Elections, in 1999 and secured five seats in the then Legislative Counsel, making up the Territory’s then political opposition.

In 2003, the NDP won government taking eight seats in Legislative Council, defeating the Virgin Islands Party (VIP). Dr Smith was the Chief Minister.

In 2007, the VIP cleaned House with the NDP losing ground and coming out with only two of the 13 seats.

Some say, had there been a recount, Dr Smith himself would have been defeated.

The party rebounded in 2011 however and captured nine seats and then in the 2015 snap elections, the NDP won again taking 11 seats.

 Dr Smith has led the party into 5 consecutive elections 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011 and 2015.



113 Responses to “Hon Myron V. Walywn is new NDP Leader ”

  • sad (23/06/2018, 22:55) Like (62) Dislike (22) Reply
    I will be officially switching to another party.
    • smdh (24/06/2018, 02:43) Like (44) Dislike (8) Reply
      We let this happen. I will NEVER vote for that man. SMDH....
    • oooooo (24/06/2018, 09:42) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
      No one stop you c$$$n
    • Ajic (24/06/2018, 11:44) Like (20) Dislike (15) Reply
    • Hrmph (25/06/2018, 04:11) Like (3) Dislike (8) Reply
      Good bye and good riddance. At last a man who wants to benefit BVIslanders by allowing foreign investment rather than hold the country back by refusing foreign investment and promoting BVIslanders over our competence and causing us embarrassment when we fail yet again.
      • Rubber Duck (25/06/2018, 11:03) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
        You cannot be serious. This man is anti progress, ant UK and an open racist. Outside Investment will be dead under this guy. In fact expect current investors to withdraw.
  • Thing Start (23/06/2018, 22:57) Like (71) Dislike (31) Reply
    Fahie you have been asking for a show down, now you got it!!
  • . (23/06/2018, 22:57) Like (10) Dislike (4) Reply
    Hmmm, omg
  • Island man rule (23/06/2018, 23:01) Like (7) Dislike (17) Reply
    • @Island man rule (23/06/2018, 23:19) Like (19) Dislike (20) Reply
      Rule the NDP, this is what it took too remove him from office permanently. ‘No more voting NDP All the way come next election’.
      • At @Island man rule (24/06/2018, 12:55) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
        VIP all the way? Strupes you better look for something proper to do
  • Platinum (23/06/2018, 23:03) Like (37) Dislike (46) Reply
    congratulations to the honorable Walwyn on becoming the new president of the ndp. now its time to unite the party.v ino tek dat
  • me (23/06/2018, 23:14) Like (26) Dislike (18) Reply
    The BVI have just been given over to foreign entities, all because of our greed. ‘NDP ALL THE WAY’!
    • not surprise (24/06/2018, 07:47) Like (20) Dislike (5) Reply
      Yes BVI show the world how prejudiced and hateful you are...he born here but not off here. Others take note listen, read and learn.
  • SMH (23/06/2018, 23:14) Like (58) Dislike (58) Reply
    Tortola dead now!
  • shock (23/06/2018, 23:17) Like (15) Dislike (5) Reply
    My dock in shock my my facial expression says a million words.
    • well man (23/06/2018, 23:29) Like (16) Dislike (5) Reply
      You are right just look at the facial expression , This is not what he wants. Lord help us
  • OMG (23/06/2018, 23:17) Like (52) Dislike (66) Reply
    I think the country has made a huge mistake the country
    Is officially a goner
  • well man (23/06/2018, 23:18) Like (80) Dislike (79) Reply
    Pray for the BVI now. This worst than Irma.
  • @platinum (23/06/2018, 23:18) Like (27) Dislike (21) Reply
    U what???? Unite? You probably mean u night meaning funnyman night cause only now NDP will be in a mess.

    Party done!
    • @@platinum (23/06/2018, 23:28) Like (26) Dislike (13) Reply
      Party members switched sides now. NDP in chaos. The signs of the times! So let it be!
  • Comment (23/06/2018, 23:22) Like (13) Dislike (58) Reply
    Now do you think it is finally time to define Indigenous BVIslander people. March for that!!!
    • Road Town (24/06/2018, 00:51) Like (22) Dislike (5) Reply
      Yes. Not by birth alone. It is proven that being born in the Virgin Islands DOES NOT MAKE YOU A VIRGIN ISLANDER especially if both your parents were not born themselves in the virgin islands; to some extent, circumstances and instances.
      You seem to be wanting a sorry argument. March if you desire to. Won't change $hit.
      • @Road Town (24/06/2018, 04:36) Like (7) Dislike (2) Reply
        Indigenous must be defined by Grandparents birthplace. If one or both Grandparents were born in the BVI you are defined indigenous.
  • Gay (23/06/2018, 23:22) Like (42) Dislike (50) Reply
    BVI we are in trouble. We need to have godly people to lead our land. Not rainbows.
    • Dont mean to (24/06/2018, 08:34) Like (29) Dislike (19) Reply
      @Gay, you need to shut the F..k up. Some of those so called godly people that you are talking about is some of the worst hypocritical, evil demons we have in the BVI. Myron was the most qualified and best suited for the position. I am proud to say, I voted for Myron.
  • voter 6 (23/06/2018, 23:28) Like (37) Dislike (53) Reply
    0h please he will be just fine.He loves the country so he will do whats is best for the country.
    • @Voter 6 (23/06/2018, 23:45) Like (29) Dislike (31) Reply
      Never voted NDP, and never will, I am one of the wise ones, I do not sell out my country for the dollar bill. Nobody loves the BVI more than indigenous BVIslanders ‘believe that’!!
  • HAHA (23/06/2018, 23:30) Like (38) Dislike (50) Reply
    So the man that got our children in tents 9 months after the storm can possibly be our Premier. Nice
    • Vislander, Maryland (23/06/2018, 23:46) Like (47) Dislike (50) Reply
      I told you guys Myron was going to win. Wish I could send down some Maryland crab cakes and fried soft shell crabs. That is what we are having on the patio in celebration.
    • Bloop (24/06/2018, 00:20) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply
      Yep he won’t have it any other way
    • Silly Rabbit (24/06/2018, 00:22) Like (46) Dislike (28) Reply
      Irma and Maria have your kids under a tent!
      • Bull$hit (24/06/2018, 05:12) Like (26) Dislike (10) Reply
        NDP have millions for airline shenanigans, but can’t find money to rebuild pertinent infrastructures like our damn schools and the frigging “govment” complex? The public schools holding fund raisers to rebuild! Who and who have our children in tents still? Since that’s the way ya’ll thinking, no wonder he’s President now. Dumb people. We’re too rich to accept help from the UK military, yet most of any buildings that are government run or owned still in shambles come next hurricane season. To all the government employees in the complex, if a hurricane come this season, you will be in ⛺️s too
      • SMH (24/06/2018, 12:12) Like (15) Dislike (1) Reply
        @silly rabbit , What Irma and Maria, The storm was in September.Look around you lots of people with less resources and money have rebuilt since the storm. The schools are not a priority with NDP. Nearly every time they bragged about how much is put in the reserve funds. The purpose of the reserve fund is for situations like Irma.
    • So right! (24/06/2018, 13:11) Like (10) Dislike (2) Reply
      My thoughts exactly! Look at the state of the education system 10 months after Irma and at the start of a new hurricane season! He can’t run our country! Look at the state of all the distric basketball courts.... nowhere for the kids to go... nothing for them to do. Now he wants more responsibility? He wants to be able to fail the WHOLE country and not just our kids. What a joke! You know who we need running for office... Mr.Creque and Mr.Moses from BVIEC... following the storm they were action men... and that is exactly what we need.
    • So right! (24/06/2018, 13:11) Like (4) Dislike (3) Reply
      My thoughts exactly! Look at the state of the education system 10 months after Irma and at the start of a new hurricane season! He can’t run our country! Look at the state of all the distric basketball courts.... nowhere for the kids to go... nothing for them to do. Now he wants more responsibility? He wants to be able to fail the WHOLE country and not just our kids. What a joke! You know who we need running for office... Mr.Creque and Mr.Moses from BVIEC... following the storm they were action men... and that is exactly what we need.
  • Destruction of NDP (23/06/2018, 23:35) Like (43) Dislike (15) Reply
    New Headline!....
    Andrew, new premier of the BVI as NDP candidates switch sides.
  • Luvz (23/06/2018, 23:37) Like (45) Dislike (4) Reply
    Wow, why all the doom and gloom because of the new leaders? If many had been paying attention, these results should not come as a surprise. Only God knows what is ahead for the BVI. Let us all keep praying for good governance. Congrats to the winners!
  • vex (23/06/2018, 23:47) Like (25) Dislike (43) Reply
    Bvi gone to hell poor locals
  • Ms. Diva (23/06/2018, 23:52) Like (50) Dislike (24) Reply
    Yes Myron, you did it. I will be dishing out humble pie to all of you who said he will not win. You all better recognize.
  • ausar (24/06/2018, 00:00) Like (23) Dislike (18) Reply
    .....And so the story goes!

    That the leadership position for the NDP has been sold to the foreigner, says everything about the founders; that their leadership abilities arr dead!
    What will now become of the BVIslander? How will we fit in Myron's plans for the country? At best, we can no longer be in leadership positions, only as on-lookers.
    It will be interesting to see the coming months ahead before newer electionsn be had in 2019.
    • @ausar (24/06/2018, 00:17) Like (12) Dislike (9) Reply
      Most likely this will start the dismantling of the NDP Party. Many members will switch sides to change the balance of power.
  • Well (24/06/2018, 00:01) Like (51) Dislike (10) Reply
    If Turnbull was not so egotistical and cocky, he might have won. Congrats to Myron.
    • Yup (24/06/2018, 07:19) Like (26) Dislike (1) Reply
      Yup you’re right , he is very cocky! #BeHumble
    • Coky your backside (24/06/2018, 15:52) Like (13) Dislike (19) Reply
      When Myron boldly stated that he can't protect BVIlanders, was he not cocky? In the country where he represents, he boldly telling the people that voted for him, that he can't protect them. So why did he take the job, was it to protect his pocket? That was very disrespectful.
  • Amazed (24/06/2018, 00:01) Like (53) Dislike (31) Reply
    Doc crook Ronnie.He messed up the country and now put Myron to finish us off.
    • Now is my turn (24/06/2018, 00:53) Like (33) Dislike (14) Reply
      Such bitter and evil words from the mouths of BVIslanders. That evil is what brings harm to the entire country. Congratulations to Hon Walwyn and all future leaders of the country.. May God give you all the strenth, wisdom and integrity needed to take the BVI forward. Keeping in touch from afar.
      • My Take (24/06/2018, 08:11) Like (27) Dislike (7) Reply
        Thank you Now is my turn for that comment. The reason why the BVI is the way it is, is because of of the bitterness and evil words toward each other. The bitterness and evil words chain need to be broken. My 80 year old grandmother said Myron is one of the hardest working man in politics and predicted he would win. Congrulations Myron.
  • New VIP Members (24/06/2018, 00:07) Like (17) Dislike (9) Reply
    The prophet at church did say Andrew would be ruling. Time to switch trains NDP All aboard!!! lol...
  • Hmm (24/06/2018, 00:10) Like (33) Dislike (42) Reply
    Today is one of the saddest days in BVI history. If the NDP gets in next election, we will all look back and regret it.
  • Sunshine (24/06/2018, 00:30) Like (12) Dislike (13) Reply
    I’m voting for the new sunshine party
  • VIP Can Rule (24/06/2018, 00:36) Like (11) Dislike (11) Reply
    ....It looks like half of the NDP party is for Ronnie. If Half of the members switch over to the VIP Party. VIP is in control.
  • Ottoman (24/06/2018, 00:54) Like (19) Dislike (5) Reply
    Born here but NOT of HERE. Sit on that for a bit.
  • Yadgu (24/06/2018, 01:13) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    This messageu
  • Umm (24/06/2018, 01:15) Like (9) Dislike (2) Reply
    Ya’ll sure about this?!
  • antigua (24/06/2018, 02:15) Like (7) Dislike (22) Reply
    Ha ha you all fool fool locals I told you all we Island people run things
  • Eagle Eye (24/06/2018, 02:41) Like (28) Dislike (8) Reply
    Myron is always the top at large candidate.that proves the majority of the country is in agreement with him being stop acting foolish
    • @Eagle Eye (24/06/2018, 09:21) Like (11) Dislike (9) Reply
      Wrong, that is because most indigenous BVIslanders vote ‘NDP All the Way’... and everyone else give him their votes. I hope my people finally wise up.
  • Truth (24/06/2018, 02:51) Like (23) Dislike (6) Reply
    God knows everything. And for those who believed that bvi belong to them should go back in history and check.
    Nothing like indigenous Bvi islanders.
    We are all sons and daughters of slave from African, we should stop deceving ourselves and let the truth be told to the new generation.
    Bvi belong to God.
    Let the will of God prevails and congratulations to the New leaders of NDP
  • truth 2 (24/06/2018, 02:57) Like (17) Dislike (8) Reply
    No body is switching party, i challenge Any body come next election NDP will win.
    Rather watch it Hon. Frazer is switching to NDP ( breaking News)
  • Let’s not forget (24/06/2018, 03:51) Like (9) Dislike (4) Reply
    That the NDP president may not be the Premier in the end. Still more to come. Stay tuned.
    • oh yes (24/06/2018, 17:21) Like (19) Dislike (3) Reply
      He will be Premier one day. Just remember this,for every ten people here in the BVI that is against Myron, fifty more will be for him.
      • Amazed (25/06/2018, 11:41) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
        @oh yes.He cannot Be premier without his team being elected.Let’s see how he achieve ‘s that.
  • the rock (24/06/2018, 04:15) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
    How petitic most of you all sound. For the last time ite the people who got the power not the elected officials. We better start paying attention to what is going on now.
  • UK Local (24/06/2018, 05:43) Like (41) Dislike (7) Reply
    It’s quite interesting to see all the negative comments here about Hon. Myron V. Walwyn and the doom and gloom being predicted and wished upon the BVI. Is that all really necessary and called for?

    The delegates made their choice and elected him as leader of the NDP and it’s up to the general populace to decide whether to elect the NDP or the VIP to lead the BVI forward. And come what may, the very few that come on to the news blogging sites to voice their views will not make any difference come what may!

    We have to realise that all the noise that is being made is just that - noise. Hon. Walwyn, as it has been seen, does not pay attention to the noice, he gets on with the job he was elected to do whether his decisions be popular or not. That to some is the sign of a true leader!
    • @UK Local (24/06/2018, 09:37) Like (10) Dislike (11) Reply
      Are you truly trying to have a say in this matter when you’ll raise your children apart from the general population, and care more about your pets than the locals. You live amongst us like y’all in South Africa during apartheid days and yet want to have an opinion?
    • Empty comment (25/06/2018, 09:44) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
      If there is a true assessment of this man’s work you will realize most of the portfolio of his Ministry is untouched for years. Ask the sports people, ask culture and I can go on. A true leader will inject $700,000 for Carnival at this time? Unfortunately some of you are blinded by his PA strategies. Do your homework properly before you blog.
  • New leader of NDP (24/06/2018, 06:21) Like (11) Dislike (26) Reply
    We want Ronnie!!! Let’s do a vote in the public for the new leader. We don’t like you guys choice!
  • Jonney (24/06/2018, 07:02) Like (6) Dislike (8) Reply
    Ndp believe we people in the bvi ls a fool look how they have the road school police station sport fire station and no work ...
  • Eddiel (24/06/2018, 07:22) Like (29) Dislike (53) Reply
    this man bill a wall for so much money a still vote for him we people are joker in the bvi,
    • Sun Fish (24/06/2018, 10:05) Like (10) Dislike (5) Reply
      @Eddiel, BoBo cakes, the wall again? I'ts a new day, new beginnings. Let us all work together as a County and make things better for all of us and stop complaining so much. Like it or not, Myron was elected as the NDP leader.
  • 1 (24/06/2018, 07:35) Like (16) Dislike (10) Reply
    It does not matter we sending the government home anyway
  • Passing (24/06/2018, 07:37) Like (6) Dislike (10) Reply
    Know he will pass the people children who fail to vote for his party.
  • Country divided (24/06/2018, 07:55) Like (14) Dislike (7) Reply
    Is time for new party to be formed to take the country forward. They will get my vote!
  • North Carolina (24/06/2018, 07:57) Like (21) Dislike (7) Reply
    Congrulations to you Myron and Penn.
  • me (24/06/2018, 08:01) Like (9) Dislike (7) Reply
    At the end of the day we are all god children do not judge him he'll be fine also he is a good man god will take care bvi
  • Eyeland sand (24/06/2018, 08:55) Like (26) Dislike (12) Reply
    Congratulation Myron and Marlon, Vote for M and M in 2019.
  • high science (24/06/2018, 09:17) Like (39) Dislike (12) Reply
    Ronnie too cheap. Myron is young and has better ideas for the BVI. He will diversify and allow the BVI to be better represented in work affairs. Ronnie cannot speak proper English “persons “. FSC alone can’t keep us afloat, Crypto is the next move , , fishing , agriculture, music. Myron will find the right things for us. Now our children will get papers.
    • ??? (24/06/2018, 10:22) Like (5) Dislike (10) Reply
      Allow the BVI to be better represented in work affairs??

      How? Like, take the food out of our children's mouth when their fathers and mothers can’t get adequate employment because he gives the jobs to outsiders who will vote for him next election?? (These are the things you see?? I see civil war on the horizon, and Myron taking the next plane out of here to his ingenious birth island when things hit the fan. Us BVIslanders better fix this mess.)
  • Florida (24/06/2018, 09:27) Like (36) Dislike (14) Reply
    CONGRATULATIONS MYRON. Mamosas and eggs benerdics for brunch today. Knew all along you were going to get the votes. To all the haters, oh well, get over it already and enjoy your crow stew and humble pie for lunch today.
  • Just my 3cents (24/06/2018, 09:42) Like (3) Dislike (9) Reply
    Take a good look a Doc’s face shaking hands with Myron not pleased at all with the outcome
  • Fresh breeze (24/06/2018, 09:53) Like (18) Dislike (8) Reply
    Congrulations Myron. Penn, I am also proud of you and congratulate you. See Penn, being cocky and arrogant like certain people gets you nowhere. #Myron and Penn for a brighter and better BVI.
  • ha (24/06/2018, 10:54) Like (13) Dislike (11) Reply
    Let all the Skelton’s take that! Uncle Ronny wouldn’t be saving the day as Premier. All ayo go hide now!
    • Fish Bay Rep (24/06/2018, 21:38) Like (7) Dislike (4) Reply
      You must be off your bleepin meds! We don’t need him to be in power just so you know. We Skeltons good. Now go put the phone down before you hurt yourself. Damn idiot.
    • @Ha (25/06/2018, 07:52) Like (4) Dislike (3) Reply
      Hear this moo moo now! The Skelton will flourish even more now. You have no idea, because you obviously aren’t that bright. Hope everything works out for you though. We don’t hate, we appreciate!
  • Outsider (24/06/2018, 10:59) Like (6) Dislike (9) Reply
    I can trace my mother and Father's families back to slavery in the BVI, but because of circumstances I and my children and grand children were born outside of BVI. Foreigners have more rights. How do we preserve the indigenous people?
  • Well then (24/06/2018, 11:09) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Bvi needs change
    But y’all to scared and that’s what’s really killing this country
  • me (24/06/2018, 12:31) Like (7) Dislike (38) Reply
    From what I’ve heard last night Myron paid for some of them votes and contracts was given.. Schools already can’t get built what is the county???
    Good luck BVI
    20 years I’m with the NDP now I’m switching to VIP
    • VI Gyal (25/06/2018, 14:22) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      You have heard. Is it true? Now just like you I have been in support of the NDP from the inception. Is this a significant reason to go to the other side who had even more years in office and did what they could at that time. It is a new day, a new Era. Why BVI people do not like changes I do not know.
  • wize up (24/06/2018, 13:49) Like (9) Dislike (1) Reply
    within the next 20 years they will be white folks running for political opponents: let see what the level of conversation will be.....
    • Me (24/06/2018, 17:02) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
      They have white BVislandersi wonder why they don’t run for politics? Maybe it’s racially motivated? Questions and no answers.
  • NYC, Bronx (24/06/2018, 14:05) Like (11) Dislike (3) Reply
    Congratulations Myron and Marlon.
  • Brooklyn (24/06/2018, 17:43) Like (10) Dislike (7) Reply
    From reading the comments LOL, seems like a lot of people is walking around Tortola looking shell shocked over Myron's big win. Congrats Mryon, you are the one that is going to turn Tortola around for the best.
    • Just my 3cents (25/06/2018, 15:29) Like (1) Dislike (5) Reply
      Brooklyn so if he’s the one to turn Tortola around for the the best what happened to the schools for our children to get to go back it’s soon a year after the hurricane
      • Hmmm (26/06/2018, 06:56) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        Parents needs to get their hands dirty and help rebuild. Teach your kids about community service. The Government can’t do it all. The schools them had need breaking down from long.
  • Ting fe talk (24/06/2018, 20:00) Like (7) Dislike (17) Reply
    Ronnie can't speak English???? That one had me cracking the F up! NDP mean he too dumb to take the next generation forward???? Hahahahahaha lord look ting fe talk. Then I seeing a post on facebook floating around about the constitution since 2007 is being hidden and Myron not qualified to be premier base on his parents birthplace. Loooooord have mercy pon this little place here.

    The sad thing is you all acting as if this man just won the general election and became premier.

    It nah reach yet and all the obeah and lodge power will not get him to the top. Only we the people so let the political games begin. Oh Sh__ it already started hahahahaha!
  • Amazed (25/06/2018, 08:26) Like (1) Dislike (3) Reply
    Just like the cartoon says,the delegate list was rigged.Doc is celebrating.I guess he wanted to prove that,contrary to what is portrayed in the cartoons,he is not asleep.He probably wanted to get revenge for the young man’s disrespect in the house,but revenge is not always sweet Doc,Let me see you all get your party elected in the next general elections.
  • wize up (25/06/2018, 18:44) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    Some politicians keep tell you how the country broke yet them running to be come premier.....wat ah ting??!!
  • Fresh (25/06/2018, 19:35) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
    It's a new season it's a brand new day fresh fuel to charter our way. Embrace the new era and trust me it's going to be challenging but we can make it if we stay focus with our eyes on the prize. Country above self is the key to success.
    • Love for myCountry (26/06/2018, 21:33) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      @ Fresh: It is really a new season and a new day indeed! There is nothing to embrace for this new era is full of deception and will lead this country down a path where we should not be going. For someone who boasts of being the face of young people, to use deceptive tactic to win an internal election is not a good example for young people. Promises of contract, giving out money and promises of money, spreading lies on other persons is down right mean and dirty. Using such tactics does not give a clear view of voters choice - people felt obligated because of what they were promised and given. What legacy are we leaving for our young people? Is this a good start? How can person speak of integrity and transparency when you are guilty of the same? And there is much more that can be said but it will come later. This is not the leadership this country needs and the people will not be fooled! The battle is won but the war is behind. A celebration party which was held at Mulligan on the same night of the election. I hope the celebration will continue. People were disgusted by what they saw.

Create a comment

Create a comment

Disclaimer: Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) welcomes your thoughts, feedback, views, bloggs and opinions. However, by posting a blogg you are agreeing to post comments or bloggs that are relevant to the topic, and that are not defamatory, liable, obscene, racist, abusive, sexist, anti-Semitic, threatening, hateful or an invasion of privacy. Violators may be excluded permanently from making contributions. Please view our declaimer above this article. We thank you in advance for complying with VINO's policy.


Follow Us On

Disclaimer: All comments posted on Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) are the sole views and opinions of the commentators and or bloggers and do not in anyway represent the views and opinions of the Board of Directors, Management and Staff of Virgin Islands News Online and its parent company.