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Local Politics

January 12th, 2019
PVIM-NDP 2 launches Wade N. Smith for District 5

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI - In front of a modest crowd, the National Democratic Party (NDP 1), breakaway group known as the Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM–NDP2) launched former Comptroller of Customs, Wade N. Smith as their candidate in District Five.

January 12th, 2019
Premier to answer questions on Walwyn Wall Scandal

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon D. Orlando Smith (AL) will be made to answer a series of questions on the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) Wall Report and investigation, at the upcoming sitting of the Virgin Islands’ House of Assembly (HoA) on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.

January 12th, 2019
Hon Fraser launches ‘Progressives United’ party

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Progressives United (PU), a political party founded by Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3), was launched in front of a moderate audience of about 75 persons last Friday evening, January 11, 2019, in Sea Cows Bay on the main Island of Tortola.

January 11th, 2019
Peebles Hospital to be renamed in honour of Premier Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Most historians and residents of the Virgin Islands (VI) will remember Premier, Dr the Hon D. Orlando Smith’s (AL) political legacy as one of corruption allegations and the split of the National Democratic Party (NDP)—a party he co-founded—into two.

January 10th, 2019
‘Mitch’ grilling Premier on spending @ NDP 1

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former National Democratic Party (NDP 1) Chaplain, Honourable Melvin M. Turnbull (R2), aka ‘Mitch,’ now with the Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM-NDP2), is now openly questioning Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon D. Orlando Smith (AL) on spending under the NDP Government.

January 10th, 2019
Vincent O. Wheatley crush opponents; wins VG Debate

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- It was one of the most anticipated events ever in the Virgin Islands' (VI) political history, the first debate in many years between three political candidates.

January 9th, 2019
Will Elections date be announced @ NDP January 12, 2019 rally?

MARKET SQUARE, Road Town, Tortola, VI - Word coming from members of the National Democratic Party (NDP 1), led by Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) is that the 2019 election date could be announced at the next NDP political rally.

January 8th, 2019
'I will be running for re-election’ - Dr Kedrick D. Pickering

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI - Dr Kedrick D. Pickering (R7), the politician who has kept the National Democratic Party (NDP 1) Government—led by Co-Leader and Premier, Dr the Hon D. Orlando Smith (AL)—from falling, has broken his silence.

January 8th, 2019
Bryan Jr. now officially the 9th Governor of USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

EMANCIPATION GARDEN, St Thomas, USVI - Albert Bryan Jr, on Monday, January 7, 2019, took the Oath of Office as the ninth elected Governor of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI), capping off a momentous journey that was years in the making.

January 8th, 2019
VIP’s Vincent O. Wheatley opens campaign HQ on VG

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - The Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) candidate for District 9, Mr Vincent O. Wheatley, has stepped up his game in the quest to represent the people of Virgin Gorda and Anegada.

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