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Local Politics

August 27th, 2015
Hon Fahie meets with Hon Pickering as meetings with Gov't continue

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – First District Representative Honourable Andrew A. Fahie has again engaged with a Minister of the National Democratic Party Government, this time with Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering, to discuss issues affecting the district.

August 25th, 2015
‘I have found a balance’ – Hon Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – Representative of the Second District Honourable Melvin Mitch Turnbull believes finding a balance is the key to successfully juggling family life, politics and his youth mentorship work.

August 24th, 2015
Hon Fahie not commenting on reports of 'joining' NDP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Representative for the First District Honourable Andrew A. Fahie last week held a series of discussions with Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn with regards to issues of concern not only to the First District but to the entire territory.

August 24th, 2015
EXCLUSIVE: ‘I have started working in the 2nd District’ – Hon Melvin M. Turnbull

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI – New Second District Representative Honourable Melvin ‘Mitch’ Turnbull has commenced the work of addressing the needs of the district as he continues to make his mark as one of the youngest representatives of the people.

August 22nd, 2015
‘Hon Fahie power-hungry!’ – Radio show caller alleges

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A caller into the Three D talk show on ZBVI 780 AM last evening August 21, 2015 opined that the spat between Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) and Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) "looked bad" in the eyes of the public, especially when in 2014 the Virgin Islands Party Congress voted for Honourable Fraser to be the Chairman of the party.

August 21st, 2015
‘Some present MPs not qualified to be in the HOA!’ – Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Talk show host and social commentator Edmund G. Maduro said there are persons in the House of Assembly (HoA) who are not qualified according to the Constitution to be members of the House of Assembly.

August 19th, 2015
We cannot save ourselves by selling out our children

By Alred C. Frett

Demoting us to elevate themselves:

Those quick to say we are wasting time and effort in speaking out against Social Evils and Corruption because those in authority are not listening are actually expressing their own willingness to behave as sheep in accepting self-destruction… More importantly, they should first understand that our messages are not aimed at puppetising Leaders but rather at enlightening and educating our People.

August 17th, 2015
‘Stop abusing Hon Fraser! – Edmund G. Maduro tells VIP constituents

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Radio talk show host Edmund G. Maduro said he cannot understand why Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and Leader of the Opposition Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) is facing opposition within his own political party.

August 15th, 2015
‘People regret voting the NDP back in’ – Donald E. de Castro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio talk show host and commentator Donald E. de Castro said persons have come to him already expressing ‘buyer’s remorse’ about voting the National Democratic Party (NDP) back into power.

August 13th, 2015
Hon Julian Fraser RA silent on upcoming VIP elections

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Leader of the Opposition and Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Honourable Julian Fraser RA was philosophical about the need to remain silent regarding the upcoming elections of the VIP set for September 2, 2015.

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