The Grand Old Party appears to have finally settled into a mould ready for governance. The next [British] Virgin Islands General Election is in two years. That is a very long way off. The transition from Honourable Ralph Telford O’Neal OBE to Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1), a leader more “liked” by members of the Virgin Islands Party, and the wider country, has certainly not gone smoothly.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word around social media, the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP), talk show hosts and civil society is that the ruling National Democratic Party’s (NDP) raiding of the public treasury to win the 2015 snap elections is still coming home to roost.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands Party (VIP) has a new Chairman in First District Representative Hon Andrew A. Fahie, who moments ago, November 30, 2016 unseated Opposition Leader and Third District Representative Hon Julian Fraser RA at the party’s internal elections held at Maria’s by the Sea in Road Town.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Dr Natalio D. 'Sowande Uhuru' Wheatley has dismissed talk that he is power hungry, a rolling stone and opportunist following his announcement that he was moving from the People’s Empowerment Party (PEP), where he was President, to the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) just over a week before its elections.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Two days after announcing that he was resigning from the People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) to join the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP), political candidate in the last two general elections of the Virgin Islands, Mr Natalio D. Wheatley has indicated he will be vying for the position of President of the VIP when its elections is held on November 30, 2016.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With just over a week before the elections of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), there comes the news that talk show host, college lecturer and former People’s Empowerment Party (PEP) President, Natalio D. Wheatley aka Sowande Uhuru has left that party to join the VIP.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Maybe he has a good chin or a wicked counter punch but talk show host Julio S. Henry has dared come to the support of Opposition Leader Hon Julian Fraser (R3) and also agreeing that Ninth District Representative Dr The Hon Hubert O’Neal has no “reach.”
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Word reaching our newsroom after months of investigation is that a new group has emerged and has been meeting for the last four to five months.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- History was created when between 2011 to 2015- the first of the two consecutive four year term of the Ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) Government- that the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) had zero questions for the Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering (R7), who is also the territory’s Deputy Premier.