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October 21st, 2018
PHOTO of the Day: Hon Fahie a bipartisan leader? Meets with Byran Jr & Roach

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Days after meeting with the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) Governor Kenneth E. Mapp in Tortola, Opposition Leader and Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) did the same with Mapp’s USVI Democratic Opponent for Governor, Mr Albert Bryan Jr., and running mate Senator Tregenza A. Roach

October 21st, 2018
We need “Freedom” to understand, develop our economy – Dr Natalio D. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Social commentator and President of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Dr Natalio D. Wheatley opened up to the Virgin Islands (VI) with a dialogue on how to move the Islands forward as a British Overseas Territory.

October 15th, 2018
Tales of corruption continue: Walwyn’s ESHS wall cost, works do not add up - AG Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: The Auditor General of the Virgin Islands (VI), Ms Sonia M. Webster made some serious conclusions in her investigation of a small school wall costing taxpayers $1.6 M.

October 12th, 2018
Hon Vanterpool in hot seat, Opposition questions RDA Plan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Opposition leader, Honourable Andrew. A. Fahie (R1) has expressed concerns in relations to the Recovery and Development Plan, which was brought before the House of the Assembly (HoA) during its October 11, 2018 sitting.

October 12th, 2018
Polls: Gov Mapp & Albert Bryan in dead heat


CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI: A new poll conducted by VI Tech Stack, a firm venerable in the polling business, in conjunction with the University of the Virgin Islands shows Governor Kenneth Mapp in a dead heat with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Albert Byran.

October 12th, 2018
Hon Vanterpool running in next elections?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – It is still unclear whether Minister for Communications and Works Honourable Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) will be contesting the upcoming general elections.

October 11th, 2018
A tale of corruption; the Myron Walwyn ESHS wall- Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - By now the political class and other interest groups would have had sight of a Special Report commissioned by a former Governor into a small wall built by the Co-Leader of Government business and Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL).

October 10th, 2018
HoA Showdown: Fahie Vs Walwyn over Human Rights Act

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: The rant of “born here” and “not from here” took its place in the highest forum of the legislature on October 9, 2018, The House of Assembly (HoA), with preverbal punches hurled across the aisle via prominent house members.

October 9th, 2018
Religious leaders get clarion call to speak out against Hon Walwyn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Religious leaders in the Virgin Islands (VI) are being called on, to speak out against the divisive politics being employed by co leader of government business in the House of Assembly (HoA), Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL).

October 4th, 2018
Prison Act 2018 going too far?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) is in disagreement with sections of the proposed provisions to the Virgin Islands (UK) Prison Act of 2018.


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