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Local Politics

November 2nd, 2018
Tributes flow as Hon Christopher Lie in State at HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Family, friends, residents and elected members of the Virgin Islands’ Legislature are coming out to pay respects as the body of the late Hon Delores Lettsome-Christopher (R5) Lie in State at the House of Assembly (HoA) in Road Town, Tortola.

October 30th, 2018
‘Where are the other NDP Ministers?’- Radio Caller

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: The infighting and division in the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) continues to be noticed by the public. The Hon Myron V. Walwyn’s wing of the party appeared on ‘NDP Radio’ last evening Monday, October 29, 2018, for a two-hour show.

October 27th, 2018
Where are the Hurricane relief funds? NDP ducks answer

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: The mistrust and lack of accountability and transparency of the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) Government continues.

October 26th, 2018
UPDATE: Hon. Christopher will be laid to rest on November 3, 2018

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: The Government of the Virgin Islands has announced the date for the funeral of Honourable Delores Lettsome-Christopher as November 3, 2018.

October 26th, 2018
How did Walwyn get hands on AG’s Wall Report? - Claude O. Skelton-Cline

BAUGHER'S BAY, Tortola, VI: Questions are being raised as to how Minister for Education and Culture Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) got his hands on the AG’s Special Report following the investigation of the Elmore Stoutt High School wall costing some $1.6M.

October 26th, 2018
RDA cannot function without proper regulations – Hon Marlon A. Penn

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Junior Minister for Trade and Investment Promotion Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) has called for the regulations that govern the functions of the RDA to be brought to the House of Assembly (HoA) as a matter of urgency.

October 25th, 2018
VIP to vote in December for its at Large slate; 8 persons to vie for 4 seats

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Word reaching our news desk from senior Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Officials is that the Party Congress will vote on Saturday, December 1, 2018, to fill four of its at-large candidate positions for the 2019 General Elections.

October 25th, 2018
Stop complaining else plague will hit Territory - Hon Pickering to Legislators

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering (R7) has urged his fellow legislators to stop complaining as much as they do, but rather, be thankful for what they have and where they are heading as it relates to the territory’s development.

October 24th, 2018
By-Election by December/January to fill 5D seat

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the death on October 16, 2018, of cultural icon and fighter for the people, Honourable Delores Lettsome-Christopher, the former Representative for District Five, her seat is now left vacant.

October 24th, 2018
Hon. Fahie berates NDP over reckless spending

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Opposition Leader and Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) again lashed out at the National Democratic Party (NDP) over its poor Recovery and Development Agency (RDA) Plan and equally poor financial management.





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