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February 5th, 2019
PU’s Dirk L. Walters vows to engage more with community

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI – Former Customs Officer, Dirk L. Walters, who is contesting the Fifth District Seat under the Hon Julian Fraser RA, led Progressives United (PU) for the 2019 General Elections in the Virgin Islands (VI), is promising more community engagement if elected to the House of Assembly (HoA) as a district representative.

February 5th, 2019
‘Lights at refurb B/Ball court averted more deaths’ - Rymer on HG shooting

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While many have been critical about the refurbishing of the Huntums Ghut Basketball Court facilitated by Virgin Islands Party's (VIP) Fifth District Candidate, Mr Kye M. Rymer, many are convinced that had the area not been lit due to the recent works, more persons might have been killed during the horrific shooting on the evening of Sunday, February 13, 2019, in the area.

February 4th, 2019
'VIP has the Lucky 13' - Julian Willock

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Mr Julian Willock, a former Permanent Secretary and Businessman, had his first public address since last year December, when he told residents and his supporters that he has suspended his campaign and will not be a Candidate in the 2019 General Elections in the Virgin Islands (VI).

February 4th, 2019
D1 lagging under Hon Andrew A. Fahie – PVIM’s Sylvia C. Romney-Moses

CAPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI - As first and accurately reported by Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) on January 15, 2019, Ms Sylvia C. Romney-Moses has joined the Hon Ronnie W. Skelton (AL) led, Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM-NDP 2) party as a District 1 candidate to contest the 2019 General Elections in the Virgin Islands (VI).

February 3rd, 2019
Election Gimmick? Roads being paved days before 2019 Polls

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After some seven-plus years with the poorest infrastructure in the country’s history, added to that a 2017 flood followed by two category five hurricanes, the National Democratic Party (NDP 1) has done little or nothing to fix roads and bridges in the Territory during the periods of 2011-2019.

February 3rd, 2019
VIP’s Smith-Thompson promises hope in face of despair

SEA COW'S BAY, Tortola, VI – District Three candidate under the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) 2019 Elections slate, Ms Arlene L. Smith-Thompson is promising to restore hope in the face of despair in her bid to represent the district after the polls.

February 3rd, 2019
Rajah A. Smith now running with PU; At-Large Candidate

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI – Businessman Mr Rajah A. Smith, who said he was running as an Independent At-Large Candidate for the 2019 General Elections in the Virgin Islands (VI) has now shifted gears and joined up with the Hon Julian Fraser RA led Progressives United (PU) party.

February 3rd, 2019
NDP promises heavy fines, jail time for garbage dumpers

SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI - The open burning of garbage and improper disposal of waste in the communities of Virgin Gorda is an age-old menace to residents there, who have repeatedly called on the government to have it rectified.

February 1st, 2019
Dr. Kedrick D. Pickering to launch on Feb 12, 2019; Independent Candidate

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI - After facing outcast from the Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) led National Democratic Party, (NDP 1)—a group he co-founded—Dr the Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering, representative of the seventh district, is now on his own.

February 1st, 2019
‘I won’t borrow and squander millions like NDP’ - John M. Samuel

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – Virgin Islands Party Candidate for District Six, Mr John M. Samuel is promising to put people first by investing in them and have the people invest in the economy as he campaigns under his ‘Samuel for the SIXTH’ slogan for the upcoming 2019 General Elections in the Virgin Islands (VI).

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