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NDP Infighting! Gov’t unable to focus on Territory’s needs at present-Opposition Leader

Opposition Leader, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) gave his views this past week during a press conference held Friday, November 16, 2018, at the studios of the Caribbean Broadcast Network (CBN) in Road Town, the Capital City, where lambasted the NDP over its infighting and the spin-off effect on the country and its people. Photo: VINO/File
NDP Infighting! Gov’t unable to focus on Territory’s needs at present-Opposition Leader, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1). Photo: VINO/File
NDP Infighting! Gov’t unable to focus on Territory’s needs at present-Opposition Leader, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1). Photo: VINO/File
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.

Opposition Leader, Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) gave his views this past week during a press conference held Friday, November 16, 2018, at the studios of the Caribbean Broadcast Network (CBN) in Road Town, the Capital City, where he lambasted the NDP over its infighting and the spin-off effect on the country and its people.

Sidebar Threats

The NDP has in recent days been besmirched by a spate of resignations and infighting and according to Hon Fahie, “There is nobody else leading...there is nobody who can be able to lead right now, this government the way it is and be able to able to concentrate on their work for the people.”

Hon Fahie posited, “…there are too much sidebar threats internally.”

He suggests that in order “to have a peace of mind to run the country properly you need a united group of people.”

VIP Slate

According to the Opposition Leader, and Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party (VIP), his party’s slate at this time, is more appropriately suited to take the reins of government and consists of people that have “the intelligence, that love the people, that understand to put country above self, and country above power in order to get these matters addressed.”

Hon Fahie was adamant, the VI is in dire need of strong leadership, given its existing political and other realities.

The Opposition Leader used the occasion to remind of the need for urgent General Elections, “to release this government from the bondage that they are in with each other.”

He said, in what can be percieved as a direct appeal to the administration, “release the country from this bondage and allow for General Elections, so that the people can have a choice and decide which government that they want in.”

Governor Augustus J.U. Jaspert, has already decreed that General Elections be held before April 16, 2019.

16 Responses to “NDP Infighting! Gov’t unable to focus on Territory’s needs at present-Opposition Leader”

  • LMB (19/11/2018, 15:05) Like (22) Dislike (12) Reply
    Mind you lose the Opposition leadership your darned self
  • Wait (19/11/2018, 15:06) Like (9) Dislike (5) Reply
    Pay attention bossie they release themself already. Now get together with your new opposition and chose a leader. Looks like yourself has been demoted for the time being.
  • hello (19/11/2018, 15:10) Like (24) Dislike (6) Reply
    Andrew, go take a seat and work on your candidate list. Who are your At Large Candidates? Now that Mitch is with Ronnie, who do you have for the 2nd district?

    Talk how much you want but elections not happening before March 2019
  • wize up (19/11/2018, 15:12) Like (6) Dislike (2) Reply
    Ok: we looking at Fahie: Fraser: Turnbul: Christian: Skelton: Pickering

    Ok: we looking at Smith: Oneal: Penn: Walwyn: Vanterpool: Maduro

    Ok: six a-side
  • #Watching (19/11/2018, 17:17) Like (13) Dislike (7) Reply
    This guy is so cunning with words. Infighting? I thought there were differences of opinion and values and if need be you separate amicably. What infighting? Just trying to scare the public for your own benefit. It will run its course no matter how hard you bawl for elections now. You may win, and then there’s a chance you don’t.
  • ?? (19/11/2018, 17:24) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
    Hello Hello look who is talking hahahhah hahahhah
  • Ehhh (19/11/2018, 17:52) Like (14) Dislike (12) Reply
    Fahie is the same Fahie of yester year, Don't forget that, he has been out of the power seat a long time and he's now hungry for it. So all these hysterical rants will not work. Election will be called when its supposed to be and NOT because you called for it. Who is You?!
    • Hmmm (19/11/2018, 21:25) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
      all I have to say is the love of power goes alone with the love of money I lot of people feel like Fahie is the best person for the bvi I really don't think so,it's different when u have an boss and u being the boss.
  • facts (19/11/2018, 19:58) Like (26) Dislike (7) Reply
    On a serious note Fahie is the best hope for the bvi
  • Jaigon (20/11/2018, 05:12) Like (5) Dislike (3) Reply
    Hon. Fahie, they NDP bloggers like they want your head, look like they want to eat you over your statement. Don’t mind them you continue to address the ills of this territory. Even if this territory falls into a deep pit, some of them will still say things are good. Those who are talking about you can loose opposition leader pic, just don’t understand democracy. Although Ronnie, Archie and Mitch who left the NDP will be sitting on the opposition side of the house, Ronnie cannot be opposition leader, you will continue to hold your position and will have the guys working along with you to hold the government foot to the fire.
  • BRAD BOYNES (20/11/2018, 06:29) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    Focus on VIPD Mandate to lead this country and not the NDP and their pistarkle leadership
    • @Brad Boynes. Agreed 100% (20/11/2018, 07:30) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
      Fahie should stay out focus on his party and watch ndp perish in their own fire ..VIP is going to soon have their own in fighting when they choose 4 of the 8 at large candidates .If they think the rejected 4 and their fans will sit quietly. . Hmmm.

  • wize up (20/11/2018, 08:40) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    simply curious because under the current political climate none of the 13 persons we have voted into political offer have any time to seriously think about rebuilding our country(2017; the flood then 2 CAT 5 hurricanes) our country still in shambles however the politicians fighting for power(busy seeing who will run at large, who will run in districts and putting together their various political strategies) what time do they have to focus on the people’s business: in the mean time the process of our people will come to standstill
  • Watchful Eyes (20/11/2018, 10:43) Like (0) Dislike (4) Reply
    can't wait for election we giving the VIP a do this time


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