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January 25th, 2019
1G increased fees to run; counting machine in effect for 2019 Elections

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While it seems like it has not gotten much attention following the debate, residents, political parties, candidates and voters should be aware that the Elections Act was amended.

January 25th, 2019
PVIM not corrupt, nor under investigation – Hon Skelton

FAHIE HILL, Tortola, VI – As the race to the 2019 General Elections intensifies, political parties in the Virgin Islands are going hard at their opponents in the quest to win the race.

January 25th, 2019
'Badmindedness’ from NDP1 against D2 - Skelton-Cline

CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI: It was another Virgin Islands Party (VIP) launch this time it was for Carnel D. Clyne who will take on the Progressive Virgin Islands Movement aka ‘NDP 2’ Hon Melvin M. Turnbull (R2).

January 25th, 2019
NDP Gov't neglected people & social issues – R. Dancia Penn-Sallah

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former Deputy Premier of the Virgin Islands, R. Dancia Penn-Sallah QC OBE, says that over the last eight years, the sitting government—the National Democratic Party (NDP 1) led by Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Hon. D. Orlando Smith (AL)—has largely ignored the cries of the people, instead, putting all its focus on the Financial sector.

January 24th, 2019
Tears flow as Hon Christian retires from HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - It was the final day of the 6th Sitting of the 4th Session of the 3rd House of Assembly (HoA) last evening, Wednesday, January 23, 2019, as two members are retiring; outgoing Premier Dr. the Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) [1999-2019] and Hon Archibald C. Christian (AL) [2011-2019].

January 24th, 2019
RAA will not have candidates for the 2019 Elections

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Word reaching our news centre from persons close to the newly formed Reform Action Alliance (RAA), is that they will not have any candidates in the 2019 General Elections.

January 24th, 2019
Penn-Sallah announces Independent At-Large Candidacy

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – R. Dancia Penn-Sallah QC OBE, a former Deputy Premier of the Virgin Islands (VI), today, January 24, 2019, announce her Independent At-Large Candidacy to contest the 2019 General Election of the VI to be held on February 25, 2019.

January 23rd, 2019
General Election scheduled for Feb 25, 2019; HoA dissolves

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Just as was first and accurately reported by Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) today, Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith (AL) have moments ago advised that the Virgin Islands (VI) House of Assembly (HoA) will be dissolved.

January 23rd, 2019
More money budgeted to drive 2 former Legislators

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - While it is not clear what policy led to former Legislators in the Virgin Islands (VI) becoming eligible for state-sponsored transportation, more money has been approved to drive two former members around.

January 23rd, 2019
Penn-Sallah lambasts NDP over tent schools, no library

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Former Deputy Premier of the Virgin Islands (VI), R. Dancia Penn-Sallah QC OBE, is lambasting the National Democratic Party (NDP 1) Government led by Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr The Hon. D. Orlando Smith (AL) over its inaction is key sectors of the Territory.

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