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January 18th, 2019
Walwyn dispels rumors of 2019 Election Rigging

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – Embattled Leader and Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP 1), Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) is setting the record straight that the voting machines to be used in the upcoming 2019 General Elections in the Virgin Islands (VI) will not be used for elections rigging.

January 18th, 2019
VIP’s Sharie B. deCastro pushes economic reform through education

MARIA’S BY THE SEA, Road Town, Tortola, VI - Educator & Businesswoman, Ms Sharie B. deCastro is proposing an economic strategy with an emphasis on education and development of human resources in her quest to bring economic reform to the Virgin Islands (VI) under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP).

January 17th, 2019
NDP 1 spent all funds saved for rainy days - José de Castro

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – District nine candidate of the National Democratic Party (NDP 1) breakaway group, Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIN-NDP2), Jose C. B de Castro, is adamant that for accountability and transparency to return to the Virgin Islands (VI), the Territory needs to put former NDP 1 front-man, Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) to manage its finances.

January 17th, 2019
Massive crowds turn out to VIP’s Meet & Greet

MARIA’S BY THE SEA, Road Town, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands Party (VIP) did it in style and elegance, when they hosted their Meet and Greet for the 2019 elections season at Maria’s by the Sea, last evening, Wednesday, January 16, 2019.

January 17th, 2019
Hon Walwyn challenges Hon Fahie in At-Large arena

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI – National Democratic Party, Leader and Chairman, Honourable Myron V. Walwyn (AL), has challenged political opponent, Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and First District Representative, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie, to meet him at the upcoming polls, as an At Large Candidate in the General Election.

January 16th, 2019
Lesmore Smith brings horse racing experience to PVIM - Hon Skelton

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI - Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP 1) breakaway group, Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM- NDP2), Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL), says his new At-Large Candidate, Mr Lesmore Smith brings a range of experience to the party.

January 16th, 2019
AC failure forced adjournment of HoA until January 17, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) was yesterday, Tuesday, January 15, 2019, forced to adjourn its sitting after the air conditioning system malfunctioned in the House.

January 15th, 2019
Documents missing for Pier Park Project; Audit Report incomplete

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The long awaited Audit report, commissioned by ‘lame-duck’ and outgoing Premier, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), into the Tortola Pier Park Project (TPP), was today Tuesday, January 15, 2019, tabled in the House of Assembly (HoA).

January 15th, 2019
D2 Rep 'will not rest' until 36 pump stations fixed

BREWERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Second District Representative Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull aka “Mitch” has taken a stance to not rest until a proper sewerage system replaces the current 36 which were installed over some 20 years-ago as he voiced disapproval for proposed “Bringing back from the dead” Project.

January 14th, 2019
BVI Airways, renaming Hospital among topics @ Tuesday’s HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands House of Assembly (HoA) will meet again on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, in what could be its final Sitting before it is dissolved to pave the way for the 2019 General Elections.

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