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April 11th, 2019
'NDP felt VI people were stupid' - Kaream K. Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Hard Talk radio host Kaream K. Pickering aka 'Picko Moff', in his vicious tirade against the fallen National Democratic Party (NDP) administration is leaving no stone unturned in lashing out at the former Premier Dr D. Orlando Smith and Myron V. Walwyn led political party.

April 10th, 2019
‘Marlon is a Puppet, not a Leader’ – Kaream K. Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Radio host and Social commentator, Kaream K. Pickering aka 'Picko Moff' is of the view that for the National Democratic Party (NDP) to ever have a chance at power again in the Virgin Islands (VI) they will need new faces and a stronger leader.

April 9th, 2019
Trefor A. Grant Out! Carnel D. Clyne In! as BVIF&FC Chairman

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) Cabinet has announced sweeping changes to the administration of the BVI Festival and Fairs Committee (BVIF&FC) starting with the official ousting of its National Democratic Party (NDP) aligned Chairman, Mr Trefor A. Grant and the appointment of Virgin Islands Party (VIP) District 2 candidate for 2019, Mr Carnel D. Clyne as his replacement.

April 9th, 2019
'Drain swamp of NDP' taken out of context - Julio S. Henry

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Following his controversial comments on the March 26, 2019, edition of ‘Hard Talk’ where Radio Host Julio S. Henry called for the ‘swamp to be drained’ in getting rid of all National Democratic Party (NDP) members from the House of Assembly (HoA), the Tola Radio host is now saying his comments were taking out of context.

April 8th, 2019
Know VI Constitution like the Bible - Claude O. Skelton-Cline

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI – Social commentator and radio host Mr Claude. O. Skelton-Cline is urging the people of the Virgin Islands (VI) to get themselves familiar with the Virgin Islands Constitution Order 2007, just like they are familiar with the Bible and other religious texts.

April 7th, 2019
SCB ‘Elevator Hill’ road gets quick attention

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Just a few weeks ago, Minister for Transportation, Works and Utilities, Hon Kye M. Rymer (R5) announced that the long outstanding efforts to upgrade the dangerous road conditions in the areas of the Guard House/Threadfall in Sea Cows Bay, often called the ‘Elevator Hill’ will be addressed soon.

April 7th, 2019
VINO turns 9; Has new look

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI - Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) is now 9 years old, having been founded March 1, 2010.

April 7th, 2019
VIP inherits $300K festival debt from NDP

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Ahead of the 2019 Emancipation Festival, residents are being told that the 65th anniversary festivities will now be scaled down significantly due to financial constraints.

April 6th, 2019
“Mark trying to distract us” - Picko Moff on D4 Saga

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – With a possible Virgin Islands Party (VIP) government led audit into the $85 million-plus Cyril B. Romney Tortola Pier Park Project (TPP)—which saw cost overruns of at least $40 million—social commentator and radio host, Kaream K. Pickering aka 'Picko Moff' is of the view that former Minister for Communications and Works, Mr Mark H. Vanterpool is now using the D4 saga as a distraction from the real issues.

April 6th, 2019
No money issues in VI – Premier Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1), says that with the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) in government and budget estimates in place, the main objective now is to make sure that all the various parts of the Virgin Islands (VI) financial services sector is working together as a unit so that they can overcome challenges.

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