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Local Politics

November 19th, 2018
NDP Infighting! Gov’t unable to focus on Territory’s needs at present-Opposition Leader

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –The Leadership of the National Democratic Party (NDP), cannot be—at this point in time of its political juncture—in a position to effectively govern the Virgin Islands (VI) and place the interests of the people of the Territory as a priority.

November 19th, 2018
'Ronnie' gets fired as Minister; immediately flies NDP coop

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Another Government Minister has been fired from the National Democratic Party (NDP) administration—the latest victim being, Honourable Ronnie W. Skelton (AL), who served as Minister for Health and Social Development.

November 19th, 2018
Hon Turnbull confirms link-up with PVIM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – “There is no such thing as blind loyalty, loyalty cannot be bought,” the words of Honourable, Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) aka ‘Mitch,’ who continues to distance himself from the National Democratic Party (NDP), a group now facing treacherous times with the loss of key leadership members.

November 19th, 2018
HoA needs 'proper protocols' for Members here & gone – Hon Julian Fraser, RA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Honourable Julian Fraser, RA (R3), has called for a day of remembrance for fallen heroes of the Territory, as he claims they are not given proper respect by Members of the House of Assembly (HoA) of the Virgin Islands (VI).

November 18th, 2018
It was glamour, style, culture, sophistication & politics @ VIP 47th Anniversary Gala

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - It was the only place to be for the, who’s who, of the Virgin Islands (VI) political and social class.

November 17th, 2018
New Political Party led by Hon Ronnie W. Skelton to be launched in weeks

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The chatter and speculation is over, as Virgin Islands News Online can now confirm that there is another new political party coming and will be launched in the coming weeks, in time for the 2019, General Elections.

November 17th, 2018
Virgin Islands' party politics

BY Dickson C. Igwe

In 20-years, the state of Virgin Islands (VI) politics has never seen the flux and flow it sees today.

November 17th, 2018
Julio S. Henry challenges remaining Ministers to force elections

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The recent happenings in the political area of the Virgin Islands (VI) has been likened to that of “soap-opera” by popular commentator, Julio S. Henry, aka, 'Sam' who still feels Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL), should give up the Minister of Finance portfolio.

November 17th, 2018
‘I wish to be sitting with the Opposition’ - Hon Turnbull on resignation

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) continues to suffer a brutal onslaught of resignations in key leadership positions, the latest 'Thrushy' to leave the nest, Honourable, Melvin M. Turnbull (R2) aka ‘Mitch,’ has unapologetically declared his intention, to sit with the the Opposition in the Virgin Islands’ (VI) House of Assembly (HoA).

November 16th, 2018
Fired Minister: If you are not with Gov’t, you are with the Opposition-Premier

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – There is a government and an opposition in all democracies and if you are not with the government, then you are with the opposition.

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