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Local Politics

July 17th, 2018
‘Be watchful for NDP slick Washington DC commercials’ Willock warns

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Political aspirant running in the next general election and hoping to secure a seat At Large with the Opposition Virgin Islands Party (VIP) ticket, Julian Willock has released a message over the weekend to both the VIP delegates and the public.

July 15th, 2018
VIP confirms district candidates @ July 14, 2018 Congress meeting

TREASURE ISLE HOTEL, Tortola, VI- It was a quiet but productive night at the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) Congress meeting that took place last evening, Saturday July 14, 2018 at the Treasure Isle Hotel on Tortola.

July 9th, 2018
‘UK has no confidence in NDP Administration’—Carvin Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The United Kingdom (UK) Government “has no confidence in our local government, the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government.” This was posited by former President of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) and businessman Carvin Malone on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, during his appearance on radio show ‘Honestly Speaking’ with Claude O. Skelton-Cline.

July 6th, 2018
Lord Ahmad: ‘BVI must respect will of Parliament’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: In a bombshell response to the huge march held by residents of the Virgin Islands (VI) on May 24, 2018 to show their opposition to the United Kingdom (UK) Parliament passed amendment calling for all British Overseas Territories in the Caribbean region to have open registry for beneficial owners of off shore companies, the UK has spoken.

July 5th, 2018
‘Have General Election now’ - Carvin Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: The drum beat of residents, the media, civil society, Opposition Members including Hon Julian Fraser RA, political aspirants Julian Willock and many others, in calling for the people to go to the polls now to get a fresh mandate, is getting louder.

July 4th, 2018
NDP Civil War Part 2: Chairman Walwyn’s eligibility to sit in HoA questioned

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: The ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) has entered a new phase of the nasty in-fighting and destabilization.

July 4th, 2018
House of Assembly to resume July 10, 2018

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: The continuation of the 5th Sitting of the 3rd Session of the 3rd House of Assembly (HoA) will be held on Tuesday July, 10, 2018 at 10:00 AM according to HoA spokesman Linton V. Leonard.

July 3rd, 2018
Premier Smith on the plane again; heading to CARICOM meeting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI: Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) is away from the Territory attending the 39th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in Jamaica from July 3 to 7, 2018.

June 28th, 2018
‘We need immigration reform’- Claude O. Skelton-Cline

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Claude O. Skelton-Cline, in his commentary on Tuesday, June 25, 2018—on his show Honestly Speaking—has called for "Comprehensive Immigration Reform."

June 28th, 2018
Opposition Members’ questions back on Order Paper

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The National Democratic Party (NDP) Government, has a history in the House of Assembly (HoA), of evading the Opposition Members' questions.


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