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May 29th, 2015
'I was working before politics' – Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines

PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI - “District 6, these days I have become accustomed to the insults and insinuations by past and present opponents along with some in the district. If you remember, during the 2011 campaign, the question was asked: ‘Where the lady with the little bag going?’ but you the people answered for me, and together we proved that little is much in the hands of someone who cares,” Hon Alvera Maduro-Caines told supporters at her campaign meeting at the One Mart parking lot in Port Purcell.

May 29th, 2015
Hon Christian wants Hon O’Neal to apologise for name calling

PURCELL, Tortola, VI – Territorial At-Large candidate under the National Democratic Party (NDP) Honourable Archibald C. Christian last night, May 28, 2015 called on members of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) to apologise to the NDP team for calling them unfavourable names. He said Leader of the Opposition Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE and VIP Chairman Honourable Julian Fraser, RA (R3) in particular needed to apologise.

May 29th, 2015
'VIP will cut taxes'- ‘Juggy’ Harrigan

BELLE VUE, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidate for the Sixth District Elvis ‘Juggy’ Harrigan said a Virgin Islands Party (VIP) in Government would provide tax breaks to put money in people’s pockets and to get the economy going again.

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 28th, 2015
'Job creation in Anegada will require innovative thinking' - Hon Fraser

SETTING POINT, Anegada, VI – Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Julian Fraser RA, (R3) believes Anegada has the potential for many of the activities that would take place as a result of the new maritime academy that the VIP plans to introduce once elected to office.

May 28th, 2015
Hon Walwyn blasts media & critics of VG b/ball facility

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – In what was regarded as yet another “distasteful” attack directed at certain media houses, Minster for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn accused media houses of causing mischief for criticising the construction of the Jeffrey Caines Sports Arena in Virgin Gorda.

May 28th, 2015
‘No man will be left behind’ – 'All Out' tells Anegadians

SETTING POINT, Anegada, VI – Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidate for the Ninth District Elton L. Sprauve aka ‘All Out’ vowed to fight for Anegada and Virgin Gorda once elected to replace the stalwart Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE as he feels the district and Anegada in particular has been left behind for the past three years.

May 27th, 2015
‘9th District also neglected by NDP’ – Hon Ralph T. O’Neal OBE

NORTH SOUND, Virgin Gorda, VI – Leader of the Opposition and former Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Ralph T. O’Neal OBE (R9) said in the same manner the National Democratic Party (NDP) neglected the needs of the First, Second and Third Districts, they neglected the needs of the Ninth District also.

May 27th, 2015
'NHI will be a burden on the average person' – Dr Rawle R. Hannibal

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Yet another candidate in the national elections of the Virgin Islands (VI) has taken the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme to task and admonishes residents to take a second look at the policy since it is likely to have a serious strain on their pockets.

May 27th, 2015
‘NDP will always serve their business interests first’ – Dr Karl Dawson

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Territorial At Large candidate for the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Dr Karl Dawson said the National Democratic Party remains a party of a particular interest – business and economics – which will be served no matter what the party says to the contrary.

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