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March 5th, 2019
‘Investigation into ESHS Wall continues’- CoP Matthews

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following his devastating defeat in the 2019 General Elections in the Virgin Islands (VI), many are questioning what will happen to the investigation launched by the Police into the $1.6M Elmore Stoutt High School Wall (ESHS) commissioned by former Legislator, Myron V. Walwyn.

March 4th, 2019
Business Community, UK happy with VI election outcome!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Governor of the Virgin Islands (VI) His Excellency, Augustus J. U Jaspert told our news centre on Friday, March 1, 2019, that the British Government was happy that “democracy worked in the Territory.”

March 4th, 2019
“I will continue to serve you” – NDP’s Myron V. Walwyn

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP 1) Mr Myron V. Walwyn, who lost his At-Large seat during the February 25, 2019, General Elections in the Virgin Islands (VI), told his supporters that for him, the fight is not over.

March 2nd, 2019
'2019 election season the worst' - NDP’s Marlon A. Penn

WICKHAM’S CAY II, Tortola, VI - The National Democratic Party (NDP 1) has conceded their defeat at the February 25, 2019 polls against the Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) led Virgin Islands Party (VIP) in the Virgin Islands (VI).

March 2nd, 2019
No room for Independent Candidates; Its VIP & NDP show

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - One of the many lessons learnt from the Monday, February 25, 2019, General Election in the Virgin Islands is that the Territory remains a two-party system.

March 2nd, 2019
BVI Feb 25, 2019, General Election Post-Mortem

By Edgar Leonard

In the February 25, 2019, BVI election, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) led by Premier Andrew A. Fahie (D-1) captured eight of the thirteen seats in the unicameral House of Assembly (HOA).

March 1st, 2019
PHOTO of the Day: Premier Fahie already on Job!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Today, March 1, 2019, our roving camera caught Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) about to enter his official vehicle, a 2016 Cadillac Escalade that was used by the former Premier, Dr D. Orlando Smith of the National Democratic Party (NDP 1) regime.

March 1st, 2019
UPDATE: New VIP Cabinet took Oath of Office

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Before family, close friends and senior VIP officers, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Government has today Friday, March 1, 2019, sworn in its Cabinet.

February 28th, 2019
Hon Fahie Gov't on track, moving with record speed

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following reports of infighting over cabinet positions in the new Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) government, senior sources have dispelled the rumour as erroneous, calling it “false news”.

February 28th, 2019
“I am grateful” – Hon Melvin M. Turnbull on D2 re-election

FISH BAY, Tortola, VI – Lone winner in the Ronnie W. Skelton led Progressives Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM-NDP 2) camp, Hon Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) aka ‘Mitch’ says he is grateful for the opportunity to be re-elected to serve the second district for another term and expressed gratitude to his party members for the support during the heated elections season.

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