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Local Politics

February 1st, 2019
‘NDP plugging renewable energy as economic pillar’ - Creque

HUNTUMS GHUT, Tortola, VI - As fuel prices surge and the Virgin Islands (VI) continue to be 100% dependent on energy for commercial and domestic purposes, the territory should take a proactive look at more alternative and renewable energy sources.

January 31st, 2019
Callers praise Rymer leadership, involvement in Huntums Ghut B/ball Court

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI – During ‘VIP Let’s Talk,’ the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) live radio talk show airing on ZBVI 780 AM, the appreciation and affection for one of the two guests who helped restored the Huntum’s Ghut Basketball court was expressed by callers and heard by radio listeners who tuned in.

January 31st, 2019
NDP candidates Hon Maduro-Caines & Parillon ducked debates

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – In his New Year’s 2019 address, Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP 1), Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) had welcomed and issued a challenge for public debates by all political candidates with some three of his candidates taking to social media to support the call.

January 31st, 2019
Bryan appoints OMB Director without notifying public

VI CONSORTIUM

ST. THOMAS, USVI - Governor Albert Bryan Jr has appointed a Virgin Islander from Virgin Gorda, Ms Jenifer C. O’Neal as Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director, an important position in government because of the calamitous state of the territory’s finances.

January 31st, 2019
NDP caused UK to infringe on rights of Territory – Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Claude O. Skelton-Cline, the ZBVI ‘Honestly Speaking” host now Virgin Islands Party (VIP) supporter is continuing his vicious tirade against the Premier D. Orlando Smith (AL), now Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) led National Democratic Party (NDP 1) over its lackluster performance as government over the past 8 years.

January 31st, 2019
NDP's ‘Juggy’ vows to assist hurricane-affected areas in D5

FAHIE HILL, Tortola, VI - Elvis J. Harrigan aka 'Juggy', the Fifth District Candidate contesting the 2019 polls under the Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) led National Democratic Party (NDP 1), said it is of paramount importance that help be given to District 5 to aid in its recovery from the ravages of the 2017 hurricanes.

January 30th, 2019
'Yes we frothing at the mouth' – Skelton-Cline to Hon Walwyn

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI- ‘Honestly Speaking’ Radio host, Claude O. Skelton-Cline is hitting back at Chairman of the National Democratic Party (NDP 1), Hon Myron V. Walwyn (AL) over some comments he made at a recent NDP 1 rally in Sea Cows Bay on Saturday, January 26, 2019.

January 30th, 2019
Verna V. Smith, to run At-Large, possibly Progressives United candidate?

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - Word reaching our news centre is that Aviation professional and Sea Cows Bay resident, Ms Verna V. Smith is expected to throw her hat in the political ring as an At-Large candidate.

January 30th, 2019
PVIM’s Karl M. Scatliffe share plans for D4

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Karl M. Scatliffe, the District 4 representative of the NDP 1 breakaway group, Progressive Virgin Islands Movement (PVIM) amongst other issues, is looking to cut government spending if elected to the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA).

January 30th, 2019
Walwyn thrilled at return of Royal Caribbean to VI

FAHIE HILL, Tortola, VI - Less than one month before 2019 General Elections in the Virgin Islands (VI), Royal Caribbean Cruise Line—which had ceased calls to the destination—has given indications that they are ready to return.

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