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Local Politics

June 6th, 2016
Deputy Governor recruitment delayed for 'other pressing matters'- John S. Duncan

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Many civil servants, some of whom have reported to be victims of her reign in office, were in a celebratory mood when it was announced that the 71 year old Vivian Inez Archibald CBE would finally retire come August 31, 2016.

June 6th, 2016
‘Let Voters place own ballot paper in Ballot Box’- 2015 Election Observers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the 2015 general elections of the Virgin Islands now in the history books, the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association British Islands Mediterranean Region (CPA BIMR) group, which was invited to observe the elections in the tiny overseas territory of some 11, 000 plus voters, has made some serious recommendations.

June 3rd, 2016
2015 Election Observers questioned independence of Election Office

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While the general public for the most part has accepted the results of the 2015 snap election in the Virgin Islands that saw the National Democratic Party (NDP) returned to power, international election observers have raised some questions in their final report.

June 3rd, 2016
'I am disappointed in Hon Fraser' - Edmund G. Maduro

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Radio talk show host Edmund Gregory Maduro has slammed Leader of the Opposition Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3) for a recent comment about talk show hosts, including Maduro, being silent on the issue of the airport development.

May 27th, 2016
Dr Pickering has lost his way - Mandinka M. Crabbe

EAST END, Tortola, VI - Businessman and contractor Mandinka M. Crabbe has said that Seventh District Representative, Deputy Premier and Minister for Natural Resources and Labour Dr The Honourable Kedrick D. Pickering needs to stand up for the people who have elected him consistently since 1999.

May 25th, 2016
VIP remains a viable option- Carvin Malone

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After a resounding defeat at the polls on June 8, 2015, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) has come in for scathing criticisms from its own supporters and the general public.

May 25th, 2016
Doug Wheatley slams NDP Gov't for lack of transparency

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Talk show host and social and political commentator Douglas Wheatley expressed a strong concern for what he called the lack of consultation with the people by the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government in major decisions of the country likely to leave a burden of debt on future generations.

May 24th, 2016
Gov John S. Duncan caught lying to the public; no misquote by VINO!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With his credibility in the pits and with no one trusting him to bring about good governance in the Virgin Islands, controversial Governor John S. Duncan OBE has now been caught lying to the public.

May 20th, 2016
Bank knows more about Gov’t finances than HoA- Hon Andrew A. Fahie

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Opposition Member and First District Representative Hon Andrew A. Fahie again slammed the non-transparent manner of the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government, adding that all indications show it is covering up the fact that has run the country broke.

May 20th, 2016
Edmund G. Maduro slams Hon Walwyn for abusing HoA immunity

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Controversial radio talk show host Edmund G. Maduro slammed Minister for Education and Culture Honourable Myron V. Walwyn for what he called his use of legalised slander in that he used the House of Assembly to slander the name of a private individual under the cover of immunity.


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