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Local Politics

December 12th, 2018
‘Absolutely Scandalous!’ – Skelton-Cline on PVIM wanting Opposition Leader post

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI – Claude O. Skelton-Cline, in his commentary on Tuesday, December 11, 2018—on his show Honestly Speaking—says it is ‘absolutely scandalous,’ that members of the new Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM), are allegedly discussing the need for a potential change in Opposition Leader.

December 11th, 2018
Has Mrs Penn-Sallah flip-flopped on PVIM candidacy?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) was the first to report on Friday, December 7, 2018, that former Attorney General and Deputy Premier under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government—from 2007 to 2011—R. Dancia Penn-Sallah QC, had committed to running with the National Democratic Party 2 (NDP 2), now called the Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM).

December 11th, 2018
New VI Opposition Leader coming?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - In the Virgin Islands (VI) political sphere, pundits within the breakaway group, Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM), are allegedly discussing the need for a potential change in Opposition Leader.

December 11th, 2018
PVIM's Shaina M. Smith promises equal pay for women

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islander and proud daughter of the soil Mr Shaina M. Smith, is promising to put the territory first and fight for women’s issues as an at-large candidate under the Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM).

December 11th, 2018
“Somebody vex because they lost an election” – Hon Walwyn on Skelton leaving NDP

WICKHAMS CAY, Tortola, VI - Controversial Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), took a harsh swipe at breakaway member, Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton(AL) accusing him of leaving the NDP solely because he lost the party’s internal elections earlier this year.

December 10th, 2018
PVIM's Jose C. B de Castro launches attack on D9 representatives

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI – During his first public political speech, Jose C. B de Castro unleashed an attack on Ninth District Representatives, Dr The Honourable Hubert O’Neal and Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Candidate, Mr Vincent O. Wheatley—who recently resigned from his post as Sister Islands Coordinator—for failing to do enough in the district.

December 8th, 2018
Another taxpayers trip by 'lame duck' Premier, what was accomplished?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Outgoing and 'lame duck' Premier of the Virgin Islands (VI), Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), has concluded yet another overseas trip on taxpayers money on his last days in office.

December 8th, 2018
‘Ronnie’ under fire at PVIM launch

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI – The official launch of the Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM), on Friday, December 7, 2018, saw its Leader, Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL), immediately coming under fire, for his role as a Cabinet member—as such was a party to the plethora of misgivings under the National Democratic Party (NDP) government.

December 7th, 2018
Wade N. Smith In! as PVIM D5 Candidate; resigns as Commissioner of Customs

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI - Commissioner of Customs in the Virgin Islands (VI), Wade N. Smith, announced tonight, December 7, 2018, that he has resigned from his post at Customs, and is now perusing a political career via a District 5 Candidacy with the new Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM) party.

December 7th, 2018
R. Dancia Penn In! to run with PVIM; Hon Fraser subbed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) can confirm that former Deputy Premier, Attorney General and Deputy Governor R. Danica Penn QC, will run At-Large with National Democratic Party 2 (NPD 2), breakaway group called, Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM).

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