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Local Politics

July 26th, 2018
Governor Jaspert announces investigation into BVI Airways

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Public, social media, the Opposition in Parliament and civil society have all been concerned for the past three years over the BVI Airways deal. In exchange for direct flights between Miami International Airport and Beef Island, Premier and Minister of Finance Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) gave BVI Airways, a company who left the Territory in 2014 saying they were bankrupt and had owed the BVI Airports Authority some $100,000, more funds via a big giveaway.

July 26th, 2018
‘NDP has destroyed BVI Image, country on a downfall’- Kaream K. Pickering

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was indeed honestly speaking on Tuesday July 24, 2018, with host and commentator, Claude O. Skelton-Cline, when one of his two guests was young Virgin Islander, Kaream K. Pickering from Long Look, on the eastern end of Tortola.

July 23rd, 2018
HoA to resume Tuesday July 24, 2018; Many Bills but no public input

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The House of Assembly (HoA) will resume its sitting on Tuesday July 24, 2018. The Parliament last met on Thursday July 19, 2018 where it was rough for Government Ministers, as they struggled to answer many of the questions truthfully, at times holding back information.

July 20th, 2018
Millions in no bid college contracts; What was Walwyn’s role?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It was revelation time at the Thursday July 19, 2018 sitting of the House of Assembly, when Ministers had to answer questions from the Opposition.

July 18th, 2018
HoA meets Thursday July 19, 2018; More BVI Airways questions

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Territory’s House of Assembly (HoA) will meet at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday July 19, 2018 in the Sixth Sitting of the Third Session of the Third House of Assembly.

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.



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